April 18 - 22, 2015
Pennsylvania Convention Center
The following changes were made to the program after the print version went to press. These changes have been made in the online and app versions of the program:
Session Cancellations/Time Changes/Title Changes
Sunday, April 19; 2:30-3:30 p.m.Meet the Research Icon - Joan S. Brugge, PhDThis session has been canceled.
Sunday, April 19; 3:15-5:15 p.m.Minisymposium: MYC Family Deregulation and TargetingThe title of this session has been changed to:Deregulation and Targeting of Transcription Factors in Cancer
Tuesday, April 21Special Session: MYC: Social InteractomeThe time for this session is listed in the print Program as 5:00-6:30 p.m. The time has been changed to 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 18; 1:00-3:00 p.m.Educational Session: Mechanisms of Cancer Therapy ResistanceChairperson Change: Joan S. Brugge has been replaced by Charles Swanton.
Educational Session: From Chemistry to the Clinic, Part 3: New Opportunities in Epigenetic TherapiesChairperson Change: Gary G. Chiang has been replaced by Guowei Fang.Monday, April 20, 2015; 5:00-6:30 p.m.Science Policy Session: Tobacco Control and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)Speaker Change: Michele Bloch has been replaced by Rachel Grana.Speaker Change: Matthew L. Myers has been replaced by Danny McGoldrick.Wednesday, April 22, 2015; 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noonMajor Symposium: Epigenetic Mechanisms in Cancer RiskSpeaker Change: Manel Estellar has been replaced by Holger Heyn.
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The following two abstracts have been moved to the Minisymposium session titled "Cancer Genomics: Characterization, Evolution, and Function" (Sunday, April 19; 3:15-5:30 p.m.; Room 114, Pennsylvania Convention Center):
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Correction: Minisymposium Chairpersons
Due to a production error, some Minisymposium chairpersons were left out of the print program. The correct chairpersons are listed in the print Daily Pocket Calendar and in the online and app versions of the program, and they are listed below for reference:
Minisymposia: Sunday, April 19, 2015; 3:15-5:15 p.m.
New Carcinogenic Mechanisms Revealed by Gastrointestinal Tract CancersChairpersons: S. Perwez Hussain and Yinling Hu
Liquid Biopsies Chairpersons: Caroline Dive and Jorge S. Reis-Filho
Biomarkers and Cancer: New Insights Chairpersons: Sonja I. Berndt and Meira Epplein Cell Cycle Mechanisms of Anticancer Drug Action Chairpersons: Helen M. Piwnica-Worms and Geoffrey I. Shapiro
Drug Discovery: New Targets and Antibody Drug ConjugatesChairpersons: Elizabeth A. Harrington and Klaus Bosslet
Cancer Genomics: Characterization, Evolution, and Function Chairpersons: Christoph Lengauer and Hiroyuki Aburatani
Deregulation and Targeting of Transcription Factors in CancerChairpersons: David Dominguez-Sola and Carla Grandori
Oncogenic Signaling and Cell Death Chairpersons: Alex Toker and Anthony G. Letai
Cancer Stem Cells 1 Chairpersons: Andreas Trumpp and Catriona H. Jamieson
Signaling of the Microenvironment Regulates Tumor Progression Chairpersons: Kornelia Polyak and Peter S. Nelson
Minisymposia: Monday, April 20, 2015; 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Progress Toward New Drugs and New Drug Technologies Chairpersons: Matthew A. Marx and Katerina Leftheris
Predictive and Prognostic BiomarkersChairpersons: Steven D. Averbuch and Laura J. Van 'T Veer
Molecular Mechanisms of Sensitivity or Resistance to Pathway-Targeted AgentsChairpersons: Paul Workman and Richard M. Marais
PARP and DNA Repair InhibitorsChairpersons: Yves G. Pommier and Malcolm A. Smith
Immune Checkpoint InhibitionChairpersons: Mario Sznol and Jeffrey A. Sosman
Cancer EpigeneticsChairpersons: Feyruz V. Rassool and James M. Flanagan
Non-Coding RNAs in Cancer Biology 2Chairpersons: Erwei Song and Joshua Mendell
Mechanisms of Cancer Initiation and New Targets for PreventionChairpersons: Andrew J. Dannenberg and Cory Abate-Shen
Epigenetic and Metabolic Regulation in the MicroenvironmentChairpersons: Irene M. Ghobrial and Aldo M. Roccaro
Mouse Models of Human Cancer 2Chairpersons: Anton Berns and Lewis A. Chodosh Minisymposia: Tuesday, April 21, 2015; 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Precision Medicine in the ClinicChairpersons: Pasi A. Jänne and David B. Solit
Molecular Endocrinology of Breast and Prostate CancerChairpersons: Lesley-Ann Martin and Myles A. Brown
Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer 4: New InsightsChairpersons: Brandon L. Pierce
Exploiting the MAPK Pathway in CancerChairpersons: S. G. Eckhardt and Alex A. Adjei
Refined Targeting of the PI3K Pathway in CancerChairpersons: Phillip A. Dennis and David A. Fruman
Adoptive ImmunotherapyChairpersons: Nabil Ahmed and Michael C. Jensen
Metabolism and Cancer 3Chairpersons: Chi V. Dang and Valeria R. Fantin
Targeting Signaling Pathways in CancerChairpersons: Lloyd C. Trotman and Jean J. Zhao
Clonal Evolution, Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition, and Metastatic ColonizationChairpersons: Filippo G. Giancotti and Sandra S. McAllister
Pediatric Cancer: Basic Science 3Chairpersons: A. Thomas Look and Rani E. George