American Association for Cancer Research

2011 Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research Podcasts and Teleconference

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The Second AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research, Sept. 14 – 18, 2011, in San Francisco, CA, is the second of its kind focused on the latest advances in basic cancer research. The goals of this broad-based meeting are to present the best in basic cancer research, give early-career investigators a unique opportunity to interact with luminaries in the field, and to create a synergy between many subfields of basic cancer research to encourage and strengthen collaborative efforts.

The AACR will hold a press conference, interview several selected speakers and will post audio and video recordings on this page from September 15 – 17.


Teleconference: 2011 Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research

René Bernards, Ph.D., professor of molecular carcinogenesis at The Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, hosted a press conference featuring some of the major scientific findings presented at the conference.


Interview with James P. Allison, Ph.D., director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Interview with Judith Campisi, Ph.D., professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Interview with Levi A. Garraway, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Interview with Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc., director, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and distinguished professor, Keck School of Medicine

Interview with Sir David P. Lane, Ph.D., chief scientist, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore

Interview with Helen M. Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., head, Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Interview with Zena Werb, Ph.D., professor and vice chair, department of anatomy, University of California San Francisco

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Updated: Sept. 16, 2011