Program Overview

Registration

Registration and information desk open

8:00-8:30am

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Trainee-Led Welcome (Lisa Sorrells)

Light refreshments will be provided

8:30-8:40am

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Special Lecture: Patient Advocacy (Introduction by Samantha Hain)

All in Our Lifetime: Journey Into Activism

Michele Atlan (Vice President, Breast Cancer Care and Research Fund)

8:40-9:00am

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Morning Session

Talk Session 1A (faculty and trainee talk titles and abstracts are available here)

Developmental Systems

9:00-10:00am

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Break

10:00-10:20am

Talk Session 1B (faculty and trainee talk titles and abstracts are available here)

Therapeutics

10:20-11:30am

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Lunch

Boxed lunches available for registered attendees.

11:30am-12:00pm

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Poster Session and Vendor Show

Posters will be on display throughout meeting.

12:00am-1:30pm

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Afternoon Session

Talk Session 2A (faculty and trainee talk titles and abstracts are available here)

Interdisciplinary Topics

1:30-2:30pm

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Break

2:30-2:50pm

Talk Session 2B (faculty and trainee talk titles and abstracts are available here)

Cancer Progression Mechanisms

2:50-4:00pm

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Keynote Speaker (Introduction by Jonathan Kelber)

Understanding tumorigenesis and drug resistance in three-dimensions: What we have learned from 3D models of morphogenesis, tumorigenesis, and drug sensitivity.

Dr. Joan Brugge (Director, Harvard Ludwig Center)

4:00-5:00pm

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Presentation Awards and Closing Remarks

Organzing/mentoring faculty

5:00-5:15pm

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