American Association for Cancer Research

Webcast Schedule

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.

*The Opening Plenary, the Spotlight on Breakthroughs in Cancer Research session, and the Address by the Director of the National Cancer Institute will be available as webcasts approximately 24 hours after they conclude.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

 

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

  • Histone Deacetylases as Targets of Cancer Therapy (Pathways Session)
  • Nanotechnology Platforms for Cancer Imaging (Methods Workshop)
  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 1: Early Discovery and Lead Generation (Educational Session)

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

  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 2: Emerging Molecular Targets (Educational Session)
  • Therapeutic Targeting of ras Pathways (Basic Science-Clinical Interface Sessions: Pathways to Progress)
  • Methods in Cancer Epigenetics and Epigenomics (Methods Workshop)
  • The Immunologic Biomarkers of Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis (Educational Session)

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

  • From Chemistry to the Clinic: Pathways for Drug Discovery and Development Part 3: Optimizing Drug Discovery-Insights on an Important Process (Educational Session)
  • Aspects of the Tumor Microenvironment that Regulate Solid Tumor Development (Educational Session)
  • Clinical Trial Designs Workshop: Design and Implementation of Innovative Clinical Trials Part 1: Early Phase Trials and Discovery (Methods Workshop)
  • Hedgehog Signaling Antagonists for Cancer Therapeutics (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)
  • Her-2 Targeting Therapies, Resistance, and Counteracting Strategies (Basic Science-Clinical Interface Sessions: Pathways to Progress)
  • Clinical Trial Designs Workshop: Design and Implementation of Innovative Clinical Trials Part 2: Late Phase Trials and Validation (Methods Workshop)

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • Twelfth Annual AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lecture 

Sunday, April 19, 2009

 

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • 100th Annual Meeting Opening Ceremony*

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Opening Plenary Session*
*Available online as a webcast approximately 24 hours after the session.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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

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

  • Invading the Sanctuary: New Approaches to Brain Metastases (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)
  • Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancer (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)

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

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

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

  • Metastasis Models, Microenvironment, and Mechanisms (Symposium) 
  • Regulation of Angiogenesis by Microenvironmental Cues (Symposium)

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

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

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

  • Third Annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research Lecture 
  • Drug Discovery in the p53 Pathway (Meet-the-Expert Session)
  • Sequencing a Cancer Genome (Meet-the-Expert Session)

Monday, April 20, 2009

 

7:45 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

  • Spotlight on Breakthroughs in Cancer Research (Special Plenary Session)*
*Available online as a webcast approximately 24 hours after the session. 

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

  • Circulating Tumor Cells: Biology and Clinical Applications for Research and Practice (Symposium)

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Presidential Address

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

  • Ruth Sager Memorial Symposium on Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics: Epigenomics and the Stem Cell: The Cancer Connection
  • Immune Regulation in the Tumor Microenvironment (Symposium)
*11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  • Address by the Director of the National Cancer Institute

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

  • Basic and Translational Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Molecular Profiles, Mechanisms, and Clinical Directions (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Fifth Annual AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Advances in Cancer Stem Cells: The Bayard D. Clarkson Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer (Symposium)
  • The Cancer Genome: Recent Advances (Symposium)
  • AACR/ASCO Symposium: COX-2 and Cancer Treatment

4:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Eighth Annual Kirk A. Landon-AACR Prize for Basic Cancer Research Lecture

5:40 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

 

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

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

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

  • Colon Cancer: Biology, Genetics, and Early Detection (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)
  • The Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer in Never Smokers: A Different Disease (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)

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

  • Fourteenth Annual AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research Lecture

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

  • Autophagy, Metabolic Stress, and Therapeutic Response (Symposium)
  • New Kinase Targets in Cancer (Symposium)

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

  • Thirty-third Annual AACR Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Memorial Award Lecture

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

  • Human Papillomavirus and Head and Neck Cancer (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)
  • New Biological Insights Are Changing the Way We Treat Myeloma (New Concepts in Organ Site Research)

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

  • Third Annual AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lecture

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

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

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

  • Molecular Imaging of Cancer Pathways (Symposium)
  • The Successes and Challenges of Cell-Based Immunotherapies (Symposium)

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

  • Breast Cancer Treatment by Molecular Insights: How Diverse Can We Make It? (Meet-the-Expert)
  • Inflammation and Cancer (Meet-the-Expert)
  • Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells (Meet-the-Expert)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

 

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

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

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

  • Noncoding RNAs (Symposium)
  • The Chemical Biology of Mutagenesis and DNA Repair (Symposium)