University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

3rd Triannual 2019 Symposium Highlighting Cancer Research at Parnassus

September 12, 2019, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Parnassus
513 Parnassus Avenue
Cole Hall Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94143

Parnassus

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8:35 am

Registration & Poster set-up (coffee & tea)

8:55 am

Welcome

Andrei Goga, MD, PhD (UCSF – Professor Cell &Tissue Biology and Medicine) and Rushika Perera, PhD (UCSF – Assistant Professor in Anatomy).

9:00 – 10:00 am

Keynote 1: MYC Clocking in Cancer Metabolism

Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, Scientific Director, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

10:00 – 10:15 am

 Break – coffee/tea & poster viewing

Session 1 – Metabolic Pathways and Organelles in Cancer (chair TBD)

10:15 – 10:40 am

Lysosome Function in Cancer

Rushika Perera, PhD (UCSF – Assistant Professor in Anatomy)

10:40 – 11:05 am

Lipid Droplets, Lipotoxicity, and Ferroptosis

James Olzmann, PhD (UC Berkeley – Assoc. Professor in Nutrition Science)

11:05 – 11:30 am

Lysosome pH Dynamics in Cancer Cells

Diane Barber, PhD (UCSF – Professor in Cell & Tissue Biology)

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch – poster viewing

Noon – 1:00 pm

Sokolow Memorial Cancer Endowment Lectureship – Medical Grand Rounds

"New Ways to Control Pancreatic Cancer" [live stream]
David Tuveson, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch – poster viewing (continued)

Session 2 – Metabolism’s Impact on the Immune System and Microbiome (Chair TBD)

1:30 – 1:55 pm

Gut bacterial metabolism of anti-cancer drugs

Peter Turnbaugh, PhD (UCSF – Assoc. Professor in Microbiology and Immunology)

1:55 – 2:20 pm

Microbiome Regulation of Automimmunity

Susan Lynch, MD, PhD (UCSF –Professor in Microbiology and Immunology)

2:20 – 2:45 pm

Exosome Function in Immune Evasion

Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD (UCSF – Professor in Urology)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Break – coffee/tea & poster viewing

Session 3 – Nutrient Metabolism and Cancer Vulnerabilities (Chair TBD)

3:00 – 3:25 pm

Nutrient Dependencies in Cancer

Andrei Goga, MD, PhD (UCSF – Professor in Cell and Tissue Biology)

3:25 – 3:50 pm

Mechanisms and consequences of pancreatic cancer stromal evolution
Mara Sherman, PhD (OHSU - Assistant Professor)

3:50 – 4:50 pm

Keynote 2: Fat Development and Implications for Cancer

Shingo Kajimura, PhD (UCSF – Professor in Cell and Tissue Biology)

4:50 – 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks
Rushika Perera & Andrei Goga

Register: https://parnassus-symposium-sept2019.eventbrite.com/

Faculty Organizers: Rushika Perera, PhD and Andrei Goga, MD, PhD

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