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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Norris Cotton Cancer Center (Auditorium G)

8:00 am

Welcome - Continental breakfast

8:30am

"Developing Optimal Antibody Therapeutics for Cancer"
Gregory Adams, PhD, Associate Professor and Co-Leader, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia PA

9:00am

"From Black-Eyed Peas to Cancer Nanotechnology"
Nicole F. Steinmetz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland OH

9:30am

"Engineering Anti-Tumor Immunity with Hitchhiking Therapeutics"
Darrell Irvine, PhD, Professor of Materials Science & Engineering and Biological Engineering, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston MA

10:00am

Coffee Break

10:15am

"Combinatorial Ligand-Directed Targeting in Translational Medicine"
Renata Pasqualini, PhD, Associate Director for Translational Research, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque NM

10:45am

"Nanoparticle Targeting in Ovarian and Breast Cancer"
Karl Griswold, PhD, Associate Professor, Thayer School of Engineering and Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

11:15am

"Sensing Molecular Targets Using Magnetic Nanoparticles"
John Weaver, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Engineering Sciences, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover NH

11:50pm

Break for room change (Aud. G to Aud. E)

12:00pm

NCCC Grand Rounds Speaker and DCCNE Keynote (lunch provided)
"Normalizing Tumor Microenvironment to Treat Cancer: Bench to Bedside to Biomarkers"
Rakesh Jain, PhD, Andrew Werk Cook Professor of Tumor Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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1:15pm

Break for room change (Aud. E to Aud. G)

1:30pm

"Therapeutic Antibody Discovery in the 21st Century"
Tillman Gerngross, PhD, Associate Provost of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer; Professor, Thayer School of Engineering and Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH; CEO, Adimab LLC, Lebanon NH

2:00pm

"Re-Programming Anti-Tumor Immunity by Targeting Deregulated Transcriptional Networks with Nanomaterials"
Jose Conejo-Garcia, MD PhD, Associate Professor, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

2:30pm

"Improving Chemoradiotherapy with Nanoparticle Therapeutics"
Andrew Wang, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill NC

3:00pm

"Enhancing Cancer Immunotherapy by Nanoparticle Delivery and Blocking of Immune Suppression"
Rongfu Wang, PhD, Director, Center for Inflammation and Epigenetics, Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX

3:30pm

"Immunotherapy for Cancer Using Iron Oxide Nanoparticles"
Steven Fiering, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH

4:00pm

Poster Reception, 6th floor Atrium NCCC