|9:00 - 9:15 AM||
Welcome and Introduction
Kathy Miller, M.D., Ballve Lantero Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine
Harikrishna Nakshatri, B.V.Sc., Ph.D., Marian J. Morrison Professor in Breast Cancer Research, Professor, Department of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
Steve Peachey, Board Member, the Heroes Foundation and introduction of patient advocates
|9:15 - 9:45 AM||
“EMT-MET Plasticity Couples with Pro-inflammatory Gene Program to Promote Lung Metastasis”
Xin Lu, Ph.D.
|9:45 - 10:15 AM||
“Obesity-associated leptin signaling promotes chemotherapy resistance in breast cancer: The role of tumor-initiating cell enrichment”
Laura Bowers, Ph.D.
|10:15 - 10:30 AM||BREAK|
|10:30AM - 11:00 AM||
“Small Molecule Degraders of SUMO1 protein as new anticancer drugs for breast cancer therapy"
Chunhai "Charlie" Hao, M.D, Ph.D, FRCPC
|11:00 - 11:45 AM||
“The Hallmarks of Cancer Metastasis”
Danny R. Welch, Ph.D. (Keynote speaker)
|11:45 - 1:30 PM||Lunch and Poster Session -- Alumni Hall|
|1:30 - 2:30 PM||Elevator Speech -- 2 minute speech by course participants|
|2:30 - 3:00 PM||Advocate Panel Discussion|
|3:30 - 4:00 PM||Selected oral presentation from post-docs and graduate students
*Prize awarded to graduate students/post-docs for best presentation*
|4:00 PM||Closing Remarks|
Topics and titles subject to change.