CPRIT Conference Program Schedule

CPRIT Inaugural 2010 Conference

Wednesday, November 17

6:30am-6:30pm

Registration and Information

Palazzo

9:00am-6:00pm

Abstract Posters

Exhibit Hall 1

7:30am-8:30am

Keynote Welcome Breakfast
The Honorable Susan Combs

Ballroom A

8:30am-9:00am

Break

9:00 am-11:30am

PLENARY SESSIONS

Ballrooms B C

 

9:00-9:30am

 

“Genes and Pathways that Prevent Genome Instability:
From Model Organisms to Cancer Genetics “
Richard Kolodner, Ph.D., UCSD Ludwig Institute

 

9:30-10:00am

 

“Cancer Drug Discovery: Targeting the ‘Undruggable’”
Stephen Fesik, Ph.D., Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

 

10:00-10:30am

 

BREAK

 

10:30-11:00am

 

“Future Directions in Cancer Prevention & Control”
Marcus Plescia, M.D., Ph.D., CDC

 

11:00-11:30am

 

“Genomic Signatures of Cancer”
Richard Gilbertson, M.D., Ph.D., St. Jude Children’s
Research

11:30am-12:00pm

Break

12:00pm-1:30pm

Luncheon: Keynote Address
“Investigating and Treating Cancer with RNA”
Phil Sharp, Ph.D., Koch Institute Integrative Cancer Research

Ballroom A

1:30pm-2:00pm

Break

2:00 pm-4:00pm

Concurrent Sessions
PREVENTION


Meeting Room 6

  

2:00 - 3:00 pm

 

“Why Cancer Prevention Research Must Be More than
Just Disseminating Basic & Clinical Research Results”
Lawrence Green, UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Center

 

3:00 - 4:00 pm

 

Prevention Abstract Presentations

 

RESEARCH

Ballroom C

 

 2:00 - 3:00 pm

 

"Breakthroughs in Oncology Research and Drug
Development"
Panel discussion moderated by Joseph Bailes, M.D.

 

3:00 - 4:00 pm

 

Research Abstract Presentations

4:00pm-4:30pm

Break

4:30pm-6:00pm

POSTER SESSION with GENERAL RECEPTION

Exhibit Hall 1

6:30pm-8:00pm

CPRIT Recipient Annual Honors Dinner (by invitation only)
Note:Shuttles will begin loading at 6:00pm.

Bauer House

 

Thursday, November 18

8:00am-6:00pm

Registration and Information
Abstract Posters

Palazzo
Exhibit Hall 1

9:00am-11:30am

PLENARY SESSIONS

Ballrooms BC

 

9:00-9:30am

 

“A Comprehensive Research Model for the Early Detection of Cancer”
Don Listwin, Canary Foundation

  

9:30-10:00am

 

“Texas Youth Evaluation Project 2008/2010”
Kenneth Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., Cooper Institute

 

10:00-10:30am

 

BREAK

 

10:30-11:00am

 

“MicroRNA Control of Disease and Development”
Eric Olson, Ph.D. , University of Texas Southwestern

  

11:00-11:30am

 

“From the Halls of Academia to the Shores of Industry:  Science-Based Drug Discovery in Cancer”
Ira Mellman, Ph.D., GENENTECH

11:30am-12:00pm

Break

12:00pm-1:30pm

Luncheon: Survivorship Panel Discussion
Moderated by Evan Smith, Texas Tribune

Ballroom A

1:30pm-2:00pm

Break

 

Concurrent Sessions
PREVENTION


Meeting Room 6

 

2:00-4:00 pm

 

Prevention Abstract Presentations

 

RESEARCH

Ballroom C

 

3:00-4:00pm

 

Research Abstract Presentations

4:00pm-4:30pm

Break

4:30pm-6:00pm

POSTER SESSION

Exhibit Hall 1

 

Friday, November 19

 

8:00am-11:00am

Registration and Information

Palazzo

9:00am-11:00am

CPRIT Workshop: Tips on How to Get CPRIT Funding

Ballroom A