Program “Personalized Oncology 2019” Conference

Venue: University Hospital Basel, Zentrum für Lehre und Forschung (ZLF), Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel map

Sunday, 23.06.2019

14:00Registration, Poster setup
15:15 Welcome
15:30

Tandem Keynote:
Michael Hall (University of Basel)
Cracking the HCC code - An OMICS map of liver cancer to understand its development and therapy response

Andreas Neubauer (University of Marburg)

17:00Flash talks
17:30 Poster session & Reception
18:30Barbecue @ ZLF courtyard
21:30 End

Monday, 24.06.2019

Session I: “Predicting Outcomes: from Biology to Artificial Intelligence” (Chair: Olivier Michielin)
08:45

09:05
Andreas Trumpp (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum)
Stem cells features in cancer
Q&A
09:15
09:35
Mark Rubin (University of Bern)
Q&A
09:45
10:05
Peter Campbell (Wellcome Sanger Institute)
Q&A
10:15 Coffee break
10:45

11:05
Lillian Siu (University of Toronto)
Multi-omic dynamic evaluations in patients receiving Immunotherapy
Q&A
11:15 Short talk (selected abstract)
11:30 Short talk (selected abstract)
11:45 Panel discussion
12:15 Lunch & Poster session

     

Session II: “Treatments, Resistance, and Combination of Therapies”
14:00

14:20
Roger Lo (University of California Los Angeles)
The Intersection between MAPK and PD-1 Therapies in Melanoma
Q&A
14:30


14:50
Mark Rubinstein (University of South Carolina)
Augmenting anti-tumor immunity with the combination of IL-15/IL-15Ra complexes and PD-1/PD-L1 blockade
Q&A
15:00

15:20
Anna Obenauf (Research Institute of Molecular Pathology)
Understanding tumor evolution during cancer progression and therapy
Q&A
15:30 Coffee break
16:00

16:20
Daniel Peeper (The Netherlands Cancer Institute)
Towards rational combinatorial cancer treatment – a functional genomics approach
Q&A
16:30 Short talk (selected abstract)
16:45 Short talk (selected abstract)
17:00 Panel discussion
17:30Transfer to Elisabethenkirche Basel map
18:40Personalized Oncology in Switzerland: Olivier Michielin (University Hospital Lausanne), Mohamed Bentires-Alj (University of Basel), Andreas Wicki (Kantonsspital Baselland), Mitch Levesque (University Hospital Zurich)
19:00 Conference Dinner @ Elisabethenkirche map
23:30End

Tuesday, 25.06.2019

Session III: “From Personalized Avatars and Disease Models to Novel Trial Methods”
08:15


08:35
Olli Kallioniemi (Karolinska Institute)
Functional drug testing and precision systems medicine: from leukemias to solid tumors
Q&A
08:45

09:05
Meenhard Herlyn (The Wistar Institute)
Personalizing targeted and immune therapies in melanoma
Q&A
09:15


09:35
Jonas Nilsson (University of Gothenburg)
Personalized immune avatars and genetic analyses to support clinical decision making for patients with skin and uveal melanoma
Q&A
09:45 Coffee break
10:15


10:35
Lars Hemkens (Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics / Universitätsspital Basel)
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Q&A
10:45Short talk (selected abstract)
11:00Short talk (selected abstract)
11:15 Coffee break
11:45Tandem keynote and conference summary:
Markus Heim (University of Basel) & Douglas Hanahan (EPFL Lausanne)
13:15Poster Award, closing
13:30Adjourn
14:00

Ethics and the Future of Health (Partner event by BaselArea.swiss)

DayOne Masterclass on exponential Ethics with Dr. Nicoletta Iacobacci (Webster University Geneva and Jinan University Guangzhou, China)
        Information and registration on the website.

17:30End