Cellular Reprogramming and Metastatic disease

March 19th - 22th, 2020



Chaired By

 Sarah- Maria Fendt, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology
 Raul Mostavlavsky, MD, PhD, Harvard University


Important Dates

 01/19/2020 - Travel Form )
 02/19/2020 - Abstracts )


Venue Information

Hideaway Resort
3805 Walker Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
719.481.2083

www.hideawayreservations.com


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 International : 623-516-6140


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Program Description

We propose to explore current understanding of the molecular mechanisms that allow cancer cells to leave the primary site, disseminate, and grow as metastatic disease in
a foreign tissue. We will also explore how these cells avoid/resist treatment as part of such metastatic disease progression. Despite major advances in cancer treatment, once tumors metastasize, and regardless of the tumor type, prognosis remains dismal. New knowledge suggest that beyond genetic mutations, cancers cells may acquire non-genetic adaptations (metabolism, epigenetics, cell cycle resistor phenotypes, immune modulation) that could confer unique advantage to these aggressive cells. We plan to discuss new models to study metastatic disease, and current state of affairs in the field.


Participant Information

Participant Institution

Airport Information

Denver International Airport (DIA) is approximately 1 hour from the meeting location.

  • Arrivals - Thursday at 3 PM, 5 PM and 7 PM
  • Departures -

Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is approximately 20 minutes from the meeting location.

  • Arrivals - Thursday at 3 PM
  • Departures -

International participants are welcome to arrive on Wednesday to minimize chances for missed or delayed connections.


Abstracts

The abstracts should be only one or two paragraphs outlining the theme of your presentation and should reflect the objective and spirit of the meeting (see above). Abstracts will be circulated about one week before the meeting. The meeting organizer will start requesting them a month before the meeting.


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