University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Malignancies Program Meeting

February 19, 2020, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mission Bay
1450 3rd Street, Bakar Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94158

Topic: Chemical Biology

8:00 - 8:10 am


Amit J. Sabnis & Bill Weiss

8:15 - 8:45 am

Synthetic lethal liability in MYC driven cancers

Özlem Aksoy, PhD
Post-doctoral fellow, Bill Weiss Lab, Pediatric Malignancies

8:50 - 9:20 am

Drugging the Aurora A kinase interactome

W. Clay Gustafson, MD PhD
Member, Pediatric Malignancies Program

9:30 - 10:00 am

Investigating the role of CNPY4, a novel regulator of the Sonic Hedgehog pathway, in limb development

Megan Lo, BS
Graduate Student, Natalia Jura Lab

10:00 - 10:15 am

Coffee Break

10:15 - 10:45 am

Targeting proteostasis as an anticancer strategy

Jack Taunton, PhD
Member, Experimental Therapeutics Program

10:50 - 11:20 am

Identification of proteostasis network weaknesses in cancer

Arielle Shkedi, BS
Graduate Student, Jason Gestwicki Lab, Experimental Therapeutics

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Applying chemical biology to develop new theranostic technologies

Michael Evans, PhD
Member, Prostate Cancer Program


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