American Association for Cancer Research

2007 - 2008 Special Conferences

Please click on the title of the conference for additional information or contact the AACR Program Development Department at (215) 440-9300 or programs@aacr.org for information or to order a copy of the conference proceedings (limited supplies, print only).



In the Forefront of Basic and Translational Cancer Research
7th AACR-JCA Joint International Conference
January 21 - 25, 2007 • Waikoloa, Hawaii
Chairpersons: Lynn M. Matrisian, Kohzoh Imai

Oncogenomics 2007: Dissecting Cancer Through Genome Research
January 31 - February 3, 2007 • Phoenix, Arizona
Chairpersons: Jeffrey M. Trent, Nicholas C. Dracopoli, Laura J. van't Veer

Chemistry in Cancer Research
Joint AACR and American Chemical Society conference
February 4 - 7, 2007 • San Diego, California
Chairperson: Stephen S. Hecht

Advances and Challenges in Aerodigestive Epithelial Cancer: Genetics, Diagnosis, and Therapy
February 6 - 9, 2007 • Charleston, South Carolina
Chairpersons: Jennifer R. Grandis, David P. Carbone, Anil K. Rustgi

Translational Research at the Aging and Cancer Interface
February 20 - 23, 2007 • San Diego, California
Chairpersons: Judith Campisi, Harvey Jay Cohen, William B. Ershler

Advances in Proteomics in Cancer Research
February 27 - March 2, 2007 • Amelia Island, Florida
Chairpersons: Rudolf H. Aebersold, Richard M. Caprioli, Matthias Mann

Approaches to Complex Pathways in Molecular Epidemiology
Organized in conjunction with the Molecular Epidemiology Working Group of the AACR (MEG)
May 30 - June 2, 2007 • Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Chairpersons: Alisa M. Goldstein, David J. Hunter, Thomas A. Sellers, Duncan C. Thomas

Advances in Breast Cancer Research
October 17 - 20, 2007 • San Diego, California
Conference Chairpersons: Carlos L. Arteaga, Lewis A. Chodosh, Kornelia Polyak

The Role of Non-Coding RNAs in Cancer
October 31 - November 3, 2007 • Cambridge, Massachusetts
Chairpersons: Phillip A. Sharp, René Bernards, Todd R. Golub

Advances in Colon Cancer Research
November 14 - 17, 2007 • Cambridge, Massachusetts
Chairpersons: Monica M. Bertagnolli, Hans Clevers, Raymond N. DuBois

The Role of Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer Research
December 6 - 9, 2007 • San Francisco, California
Chairpersons: María A. Blasco, Woodring E. Wright, Virginia A. Zakian


Ubiquitin and Cancer: From Molecular Targets and Mechanisms to the Clinic
January 22 – 25, 2008 • San Diego, California
Chairpersons: Kenneth C. Anderson, Tony Hunter, Claudio Joazeiro

Cytoskeleton Signaling in Cancer
February 3 – 5, 2008 • San Diego, California
Chairpersons: Alan Hall, Rakesh Kumar

The Role of Cancer Stem Cells in the Initiation and Propagation of Tumorigenesis
February 12 – 15, 2008 • Los Angeles, California
Chairpersons: John E. Dick, Jane Visvader

Candidate Pathways, Whole Genome Scans: Reconciling Results, Looking into the Future
Presented in conjunction with the Molecular Epidemiology Working Group of the AACR
May 20 – 23, 2008 • Carefree, Arizona
Chairpersons: Stephen J. Chanock, Cornelia M. Ulrich

Cancer Epigenetics
May 28 – 31, 2008 • Boston, Massachusetts
Chairpersons: Jean-Pierre J. Issa, Peter W. Laird

Joint Metastasis Research Society-AACR Conference on Metastasis
August 3 – 7, 2008 • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Chairperson: Danny R. Welch

Chemical and Biological Aspects of Inflammation and Cancer
October 14 – 17, 2008 • Ko Olina, Oahu, Hawaii
Chairpersons: Lisa M. Coussens, Michael Karin, Lawrence J. Marnett

Targeting the PI3-Kinase Pathway in Cancer
November 11 – 14, 2008 • Cambridge, Massachusetts
Chairpersons: Lewis C. Cantley, Charles L. Sawyers

Tumor Immunology: New Perspectives
Presented in conjunction with the Cancer Immunology Working Group of the AACR
December 2 – 5, 2008 • Miami, Florida
Chairpersons: Alexander M. M. Eggermont, Olivera J. Finn, Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, Louis M. Weiner

Infection and Cancer: Biology, Therapeutics, and Prevention
Presented by the Hong Kong Cancer Institute and the AACR in conjunction with the State Key Laboratory in Oncology in South China, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
December 5 – 7, 2008 • Hong Kong SAR, China
Chairperson: Anthony T.C. Chan
Honorary Chairperson: Waun Ki Hong