American Association for Cancer Research

2009 - 2010 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).


Mouse Models of Cancer
January 12-15, 2009 : San Francisco, California
Co-Chairpersons: Joanna L. Groden, Douglas Hanahan, Scott W. Lowe, and Andrea I. McClatchey

Advances in Prostate Cancer Research
January 21-24, 2009 : San Diego, California
Co-Chairpersons: Arul M. Chinnaiyan, Owen N. Witte, and Bruce R. Zetter

Translation of the Cancer Genome
February 7-10, 2009 : Boston, Massachusetts
Co-Chairpersons: Lynda Chin, Joe W. Gray, Richard L. Schilsky, and William R. Sellers

Chemistry in Cancer Research: A Vital Partnership in Cancer Drug Discovery and Development
February 8-11, 2009 : New Orleans, Louisiana
Chairperson: John T. Hunt

Metabolism and Cancer
September 13-16, 2009 : La Jolla, California
Co-Chairpersons: Ronald M. Evans, Reuben J. Shaw, and M. Celeste Simon

Advances in Breast Cancer Research: Genetics, Biology, and Clinical Applications
October 13-16, 2009 : San Diego, California
Co-Chairpersons: Carlos L. Arteaga, Lewis A. Chodosh, and Kornelia Polyak

Genetics and Biology of Brain Cancers
December 13-15, 2009 : San Diego, California
Co-Chairpersons: Mitchel S. Berger, Lynda Chin, Paul S. Mischel, and Webster K. Cavenee



Cancer Epigenetics
January 20-23, 2010 : San Juan, Puerto Rico
Co-Chairpersons: Jean-Pierre J. Issa, Peter W. Laird, and Kornelia Polyak

Protein Translation and Cancer
February 3-6, 2010 : Coronado, California
Co-Chairpersons: Carol L. Prives, Davide Ruggero, Robert J. Schneider, and Nahum Sonenberg

Cell Death Mechanisms and Cancer Therapy
February 1-4, 2010 : San Diego, California
Chairperson: Wafik S. El-Deiry
Co-Chairpersons: John C. Reed and Eileen P. White

AACR/JCA Joint Conference: Cancer Genomics, Epigenomics, and the Development of Novel Therapeutics
February 5-9, 2010 : Waikoloa, Hawaii
Co-Chairpersons: Peter A. Jones and Yusuke Nakamura

The Role of Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer Research
February 27-March 2, 2010 : Fort Worth, Texas
Co-Chairpersons: Titia de Lange, Woodring E. Wright, and Virginia A. Zakian

EMT and Cancer Progression and Treatment
February 28-March 2, 2010 : Arlington, Virginia
Co-Chairpersons: John S. Condeelis, David M. Epstein, and Robert A. Weinberg

The Future of Molecular Epidemiology: New Tools, Biomarkers, and Opportunities
June 6-9, 2010 : Miami, Florida
Co-Chairpersons: Paolo Boffetta and Thomas A. Sellers

Colorectal Cancer: Biology to Therapy
October 27-30, 2010 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Co-Chairpersons: Richard M. Goldberg, Joanna L. Groden, and Anil K. Rustgi

Tumor Immunology: Basic and Clinical Advances
November 30-December 3, 2010 : Miami Beach, Florida
Co-Chairpersons: Olivera J. Finn, Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, and Elizabeth M. Jaffee