American Association for Cancer Research

Webcast Sessions Daily Calendar

Webcasts will be made available approximately 48 hours after the session has taken place and will be available online for up to two years after the conference.

Note: Only individual talks within a session that AACR has received permission to webcast will be included. For example, if there are four talks in a session and only two speakers give their permission to be webcast, then only those two talks will be made available.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • Drug Resistance (Educational Session)
  • Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer (Educational Session)
  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 1: Early Discovery and Lead Generation (Educational Session)
  • Targeting AKT in Cancer: Promise, Progress, and Potential Pitfalls (Basic Science-Clinical Interface Sessions: Pathways to Progress)
  • Go/No-Go Decisions in Clinical Trials (Educational Session)

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 2: Kinase Target Discovery and Inhibitor Development (Educational Session)
  • New Technologies for the Development of Preclinical Mouse Models of Cancer (Methods Workshop)
  • Met Therapeutics in Clinical Trials (Basic Science-Clinical Interface Sessions: Pathways to Progress)

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • The Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis: Biological and Clinical Implications (Educational Session)
  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 3: Optimizing Drug Discovery: Insights on an Important Process (Educational Session)
  • Clinical Trials Design Workshop Part 1: A Journey from Classical to Innovative Approaches (Methods Workshop)
  • Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor as a Therapeutic Target: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Findings (Basic Science-Clinical Interface Sessions: Pathways to Progress)

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 4: Chemical Development: Translating a Potent Agent into a Registered Product (Educational Session)
  • Methods for the Study of microRNA Biology (Methods Workshop)
  • Clinical Trials Design Workshop Part 2: A Journey from Classical to Innovative Approaches (Methods Workshop)
  • Her2 (Basic Science-Clinical Interface Sessions: Pathways to Progress)

5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

  • Eleventh Annual AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship

Sunday, April 13, 2008

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • Opening Ceremony

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Opening Plenary Session

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Eleventh Annual Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research Lecture

12:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer (New Concepts in Organ Site Research Session)

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Recent Progress and Current Challenges (New Concepts in Organ Site Research Session)

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • New Drugs on the Horizon 1 (Drug Development Track: Special Session 1)

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

  • New Drugs on the Horizon 2 (Drug Development Track: Special Session 2)
  • Cancer Genomics (Symposium)
  • Cancer Stem Cells: The Bayard D. Clarkson Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer (Symposium)

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Third Annual AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lecture

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • Second Annual AACR-CICR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research
  • Understanding the p53 Pathway to Produce More Effective Targeted Therapeutics (Meet-the-Expert Session)
  • Molecular Diversity of Human Breast Cancer: Clinical and Therapeutic (Meet-the-Expert Session)
  • Cancer Prevention: What Does the Future Hold? (Meet-the-Expert Session)

Monday, April 14, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • Fifth Annual AACR-Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Career Development Award Lecture

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

  • Presidential Address

9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Clinical Plenary Session 1: Breakthroughs in Phase I, II, and III Clinical Trials (Clinical Research Track: Special Session)

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Receptor Tyrosine Kinases (Symposium)
  • Chemoprevention in the Era of Personalized Medicine: Recent Advances (Symposium)
  • Integrative Analysis of the Cancer Genome (Symposium)

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • A Dialogue with the Director of the National Cancer Institute

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Fourth Annual AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Tumor Microenvironment Interactions (Symposium)
  • Resistance to Targeted Agents (Symposium)
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Clinical Plenary Session 2: Phase I, II, and III Clinical Trials (Clinical Research Track: Special Session)
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Seventh Annual Kirk A. Landon-AACR Prize for Basic Cancer Research Lecture

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • Seventh Annual Dorothy P. Landon-AACR Prize for Translational Cancer Research Lecture

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • Forty-Eighth Annual AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award Lecture

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • Thirteenth Annual AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Clinical Research Lecture

9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Novel Mechanisms of Tumor Angiogenesis (Symposium)

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • DNA Breaks and Genome Instability (Symposium)

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Thirty-Second Annual AACR-Rosenthal Family Foundation Award Lecture

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Clinical Plenary Session 3: Phase 0, I, and II Clinical Trials (Clinical Research Track: Special Session)

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

  • Second Annual AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

  • Seventeenth Annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award Lecture for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

  • Inflammation and Cancer: Mechanisms Regulating Pro-versus Anti-tumor Immunity (Symposium)
  • The Diverse Roles of MicroRNAs in the Pathogenesis of Cancer (Symposium)
  • Mice as Models for Discovery of Critical Tumor Events (Symposium)

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • Twenty-Eighth Annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research Lecture

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • PI3-Kinase Pathway (Symposium)
  • Small-Molecule Inhibitors to Target Protein-Protein Interactions as a New Cancer Therapeutic Strategy (Symposium)