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Annual Meeting 2022

DECODING CANCER COMPLEXITY | INTEGRATING SCIENCE | TRANSFORMING PATIENT OUTCOMES

The AACR Annual Meeting program covers the latest discoveries across the spectrum of cancer research—from population science and prevention; to cancer biology, translational, and clinical studies; to survivorship and advocacy—and highlights the work of the best minds in research and medicine from institutions all over the world.

April 8-13, 2022
New Orleans, Louisiana

Cancer Evolution WORKING GROUP TOWN HALL MEETING and networking reception

Sunday, April 10, 2022 □ 6:30-8:30 p.m. CT □ Jefferson Ballroom □ Hilton New Orleans Riverside 

6:30-7 p.m. Working Group Membership Networking Session 

7-7:10 p.m. Welcoming Remarks and AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group Overview  

  • Frank H. Laukien, MD
    Bruker Corporation, Billerica, MA; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 
    2021-2023 Co-Chair, AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group 
  • Charles Swanton, MBPhD, FRCP, FMedSci, FRS, FAACR
    The Francis Crick Institute and UCL Cancer Institute, London, United Kingdom 
    2021-2023 Co-Chair, AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group 

7:10-8:10 p.m. Mapping the Landscape of Cancer Evolution / Perspectives of the Field Across the Cancer Spectrum 

7:10-7:15 p.m. History of Cancer Evolution 

  • Anna D. Barker, PhD, FAACR 
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    2021-2023 Co-Chair-Elect, AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group 

7:15-7:20 p.m. Evolutionary Biology Perspective 

  • Jeffrey P. Townsend, PhD
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut
    2021-2023 Co-Chair-Elect, AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group 

7:20-7:25 p.m. Molecular Biology Perspective 

  • Susan M Rosenberg, PhD
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

7:25-7:30 p.m. Clinical Perspective 

  • Larry Norton, MD, FAACR 
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 

7:30-7:40 p.m. Provocative Questions for Future Thought 

  • Frank H. Laukien, MD 
    Bruker Corporation, Billerica, MA; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 
    2021-2023 Co-Chair, AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group 

7:40-8:05 p.m. Speaker Panel Discussion 

8:05-8:30 p.m. Working Group Membership Networking Session

NOTICE OF VACCINATION REQUIREMENT FOR ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDEES

The health and safety of AACR Annual Meeting attendees, as well as the patients and communities they serve, remain the AACR’s highest priorities. Therefore, the AACR will be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all attendees.

See the Onsite Safety Policies and Procedures.

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