April 27, 2018 - Abilene Campus

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - TENTATIVE

Friday, April 27th, 2018

 
 8:00 am                    

Registration and Breakfast

8:45 am

Opening Remarks 

9:00 am

"Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: From Pathogenesis to Therapy"

Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Henske, M.D.

10:00 am

"Stubborn Tumor Cells: Novel Mechanism Preventing Differentiation of TSC-null Tumor Cells"

Distinguished Speaker: Magdalena Karbowniczek, M.D., Ph.D.

10:45 am

Break

11:00 am

"Melanoma Therapy: Challenges and Options"

Distinguished Speaker: Sanjay K. Srivastava, Ph.D.

11:45 am

"Tackling Rapamycin Non-responsiveness and Resistance in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and Lymphangioleiomyomatosis"

Distinguished Speaker: Aristotelis Astreinidis, Ph.D. 

12:30 pm

Lunch (provided by Hendrick Medical Center) and Panel Discussion with Keynote Speaker and Patient(s) with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

1:30 pm

"Advanced Nuclear Reactors and Targeted Alpha Therapy: The NEXT Big Idea in Cancer Treatment"

Rusty Towell, Ph.D.

1:50 pm

"HIF-1a: The Missing Component in Progestin-driven Breast Cancer"

Candace Wicks, Ph.D.

2:10 pm

"Biological Role of COL10A1 in Breast Cancer Metastasis"

Malaney O'Connell, Ph.D.

2:30 pm

Break

2:40 pm

"Cisco College's Biology Academic Cooperative, Undergraduate Research at a 2-year Institution"

Dawn Kochanek, Ph.D. 

2:50 pm

"Translating Science to Practice"

Presentation by Kathryn Norton, M.D.

3:00 pm

"ACCION for Rural West Texas"

Theresa Byrd, Dr.PH.

3:20 pm

Connecting with Cancer Survivors

3:40 pm

Closing Remarks

4:00 pm

Poster Presentations (1 hour)

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