14th International Wolfsberg Meeting on Molecular Radiation Biology / Oncology 2015

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Saturday, June 20, 15:30-18:00

15:30

Opening and Welcome Address
H. Peter Rodemann, Tübingen, Germany

Session 1

Young Investigators Platform

15:45-16:15

Invited Lecture
Randall J. Kimple, Madison, USA
The importance of HPV for radiation oncology

16:15-16:45

Late-Breaking Abstract Lecture
N.N. (to be defined by the organizers)

16:45-17:15

Coffee break

 

VARIAN-Juliana Denekamp Award Ceremony and Award Lecture

17:15-17:30

Laudatio
N.N.

19:30

Wolfsberg Barbecue

 

Sunday, June 21, 8:00-12:00

Session 2

DNA-Repair and Radiation-Induced Signaling Cascades

08:00 - 08:30

Keynote Lecture 1
Ira-Ida Skvortsova, Innsbruck, Austria
Crosstalk between DNA repair and cancer stem cell (CSC) associated intracellular pathways

08:30-09:00

Keynote Lecture 2
Karen E. Knudsen, Philadelphia, USA
Targeting hormone-DNA repair crosstalk in cancer: mechanisms and therapeutic implications

09:00-11:00

Coffee Break / Poster Session

11:00 - 12:00

3 Proffered Paper Talks

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch

 

Sunday, June 21, 13:30-17:30

Session 3

Molecular and Microenvironmental Aspects of Tumor and Radiation Biology

13:30-14:00

Keynote Lecture 1
Amato J. Giaccia, Stanford, USA
Harnessing the HIF pathway for normal tissue radioprotection

14:00-14:30

Keynote Lecture 2
Michele De Palma, Lausanne, Switzerland
Macrophage regulation of tumor responses to anticancer therapies

14:30-16:30

Coffee Break / Poster Session

16:30 - 17:30

3 Proffered Paper Talks

18:30 - 19:30

Wolfsberg Cup

20:00

Wolfsberg Dinner

 

Monday, June 22, 8:00-13:15

Session 4

Biomarkers and Targeting Strategies for Radiation Oncology

08:00 - 08:30

Keynote Lecture 1
Lars Zender, Tübingen, Germany
Innovative cancer mouse models and in vivo shRNA technology for accelerated target discovery in gastrointestinal tumors

08:30 - 09:00

Keynote Lecture 2
Dan G. Duda, Boston, USA
Translation of anticancer efficacy from non-clinical models to the clinic using biomarkers

09:00 - 11:00

Coffee Break / Poster Session

11:00 - 12:00

3 Proffered Paper Talks

12:00 - 12:30

Poster Award and Farewell Ceremony

13:30

Bus Departure to Zürich Airport / Railway Station Konstanz