Agenda - Research & Education Day

Oncology Research and Education Day - Student sitting in a lab

20th ANNUAL ONCOLOGY RESEARCH & EDUCATION DAY

Lamplighter Inn, Best Western - Crystal Ballroom, Regency Room, Chelsea Room & Atrium

591 Wellington Road, London

Thursday June 13, 2023 - 8:30AM to 5:30PM

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AGENDA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand and appreciate the contributions of different oncology disciplines, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgery, and medical biophysics, to a comprehensive cancer treatment approach.
  2. Gain knowledge of cutting-edge research in oncology, including novel methodologies for studying cancer at the cellular level and the implications for treatment resistance and patient care.
  3. Enhance skills in presenting research findings and foster networking opportunities with peers and experts, aiming to build collaborative relationships that bridge clinical and basic science research in oncology.
7:45 - 9:00 REGISTRATION AND OPENING REMARKS
Atrium & Crystal Ballroom
7:45   Registration and Breakfast
  Please register and enjoy a light breakfast while networking with colleagues.
8:30   Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Vanessa Dumeaux PhD. and Ana Lohmann MD. PhD. - Conference Co-Chairs
  Michael Ott MD. FRCSC. - Chair/Chief Department of Oncology
  Kirk Baines - Philanthropist & Founder, Baines Centre for Translational Cancer Research
9:00 - 10:10   MORNING PRESENTATIONS
Oncology Talks AND Oral Presentations
Crystal Ballroom
9:00  

"Experimental Oncology: Translating Science into Survival." - Division of Experimental Oncology - Saman Maleki PhD.

9:15

"Is Anthracycline Chemotherapy Essential in the Treatment of Women with Breast Cancer?" - Division of Medical Oncology - Danilo Giffoni MD. FRCPC.

9:30   Oral Presentation 1 -
9:40   Oral Presentation 2 -
9:50   Oral Presentation 3 -
10:00   Oral Presentation 4 -
10:10 - 11:45 MORNING POSTER AND NETWORKING SESSION (Odd Numbers)
Regency Conference Room AND Chelsea Meeting Room & Atrium
10:10   Poster Viewing and Judging (Odd Numbers)
  Please enjoy refreshments and a light snack while viewing the scientific poster
  presentations.
11:45 - 12:45 KEYNOTE LECTURE
Co-Chairs: Vanessa Dumeaux and Ana Lohmann
Crystal Ballroom

"Dissecting Tissue Genomes at Single-Cell Resolution"

Charles Gawad, MD. PhD.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology),
Faculty Fellow, Sarafan ChEM-H
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University, California;
Pediatric Hematology-Oncologist, Stanford Medicine Children's Health, California
 
Objectives:
Define somatic mutation and explain how those genetic changes can contribute to diseases; Describe the tools used for single-cell sequencing and the unique information obtained from this approach compared to standard tissue-level sequencing; Define single-cell multiomics and discuss the insights into cancer biology that can be gained by studying the genome and transcriptome of the same cancer cell.
12:45 - 1:45 LUNCH
Crystal Ballroom & Atrium
1:45 - 3:10  AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS
Oncology Talks AND Oral Presentations
Crystal Ballroom
1:45

"Introducing a New Paradigm with Real-Time Adaptive Radiotherapy in London." - Medical Biophysics - Jason Vickress PhD. MCCPM.

2:00  Division of Radiation Oncology  - Joelle Helou MD. FRCPC.
2:15

"Modern Approaches in Translational Breast Cancer Research." - Division of Surgery - Armen Parysan MD. PhD. FRCSC.

2:30  Oral Presentation 5 -
2:40  Oral Presentation 6 -
2:50  Oral Presentation 7 -
3:00  Oral Presentation 8 -
3:10 - 4:45 AFTERNOON POSTER AND NETWORKING SESSION (Even Numbers)
Regency Conference Room AND Chelsea Meeting Room & Atrium
3:10   Poster Viewing and Judging (Even Numbers)
  Please enjoy refreshments and a light snack while viewing the scientific poster
  presentations.
4:45 - 5:30 AWARD CEREMONY, CONCLUDING REMARKS AND NETWORKING
Crystal Ballroom
4:45   Presentation of Awards
  Michael Ott, Morgan Black, Vanessa Dumeaux, Ana Lohmann
  Department of Oncology, Excellence in Academic and Teaching Awards (5)
  Denise Power Cancer Research Staff Award of Excellence (1)
  Oral (2) and Poster Presentation Awards (10)
5:25   Concluding Remarks and Adjournment
  Vanessa Dumeaux and Ana Lohmann
4:45 - 5:30   Networking

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