Sanford-Burnham Cancer Metabolism Symposium

Sanford-Burnham Cancer Metabolism Symposium

August 29-30, 2012
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
La Jolla, California

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Day 1: Wednesday, August 29th

Registration - 3:30 p.m.

Welcome and Introductory Notes - 4:50 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

Craig Thompson Keynote

Craig Thompson, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
Cancer Metabolism: there is more to it than glucose and glutamine

5:40 p.m.

Almut Schulze

Almut Schulze, Ph.D.
London Research Institute, Gene Expression Analysis Lab, London
Balancing macromolecule biosynthesis, bioenergetics and antioxidant production to support cell growth and cancer cell survival

Reception - 6:30 p.m.

Via RSVP request ONLY - Open to all Sanford-Burnham registrants

Speaker Dinner - 7:30 p.m.

(for speakers/hosts)

Day 2: Thursday, August 30th

Coffee Service - 7:45 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

Kun-Liang Guan

Kun-Liang Guan, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego
Protein lysine acetylation and metabolism regulation

8:40 a.m.

Jorge Moscat

Jorge Moscat, Ph.D.
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla
Tumor supressor role of PKCzeta in the metabolism of cancer cells

9:20 a.m.

Tak Mak

Tak Mak, Ph.D.
Advanced Medical Discovery Institute, University Health Network, Toronto
Cancer Cell Survival under metabolic stress

Coffee Break - 10:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Reuben Shaw

Reuben Shaw, Ph.D.
The Salk Institute, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, La Jolla
LKB1/AMPK control of tumor metabolism

11:10 a.m.

Maria T. Diaz-Meco

Maria T. Diaz-Meco, Ph.D.
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla
Nutrient sensing control by p62

11:50 a.m.

Tomer Shlomi

Dr. Tomer Shlomi
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Computer Science Department, Haifa
An integrative computational-experimental approach for identifying synthetic lethal metabolic genes in cancer

Lunch - 12:30 p.m.

Via RSVP – Open to Sanford-Burnham registered Faculty

2:00 p.m.

Matthew Vander Heiden

Matthew Vander Heiden, M.D., Ph.D.
The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, Cambridge
Regulation of metabolism to support cell proliferation

2:40 p.m.

Robert T. Abraham

Robert T. Abraham, Ph.D.
Oncology Research Unit, Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development, San Diego
Destructive liaisons: the cancer cell signaling - metabolism supernetwork

3:20 p.m.

David Sabatini

David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge
Regulation of growth by the mTOR pathway

4:00 p.m.

Karen Vousden

Karen Vousden, Ph.D.
Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow
p53 and metabolism

Reception - 5:00 p.m.

Via RSVP request ONLY - Open to all Sanford-Burnham registrants

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