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2018 Conference Agenda [tentative]

Monday, August 6, 2018
9:00-10:00am Registration
10:00am - 2:00pm Pre–Session Workshop
10:00am - 12:00pm

NIH Grant Session

Mike Espey (National Cancer Institute)
Michele McGuirl (National Institutes of Health)

12:00 - 1:30pm

Meet the Editors / Networking / Lunch

Natalie Cain (Cell Reports)
Teodoro Pulvirenti (Journal of Experimental Medicine)

1:30 - 2:00pm Break
2:00 - 3:30pm

Epigenetics Session

Ali Shilatifard (Northwestern University)
Jeff Rosen (Baylor College of Medicine)

3:30 - 4:00pm Break
4:00 - 6:30pm

Development and Genetics

Michael Shen (Columbia University)
Claudia Petritsch (University of San Francisco, California)
Phil Beachy (Stanford University)

6:30 - 8:30pm Opening Reception
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 
9:00 - 11:30am


Zena Werb (University of San Francisco, California)
Huiping Liu (Northwestern University)
Arnold Caplan (Case Western Reserve University)

11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch Session
1:00 - 3:30pm

New Technologies

John Condeelis (Einstein College of Medicine)
Analisa DiFeo (Case Western Reserve University)
Stan Gerson (Case Western Reserve University)

3:30 - 4:00pm Break
4:00 - 6:00pm

Tumor Microenvironment

Shideng Bao (Cleveland Clinic)
Jennifer Yu (Cleveland Clinic)

6:00 - 6:30pm Lightning Presentations
6:30 - 8:30pm Poster Session/Presentation/Reception/Awards Competition
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
9:00 - 11:00am

CSC-immune Cell Interactions

Rongfu Wang (Cornell University)
Justin Lathia (Cleveland Clinic)

11:00 - 11:30am Break
11:30am - 1:00pm Young Investigators Luncheon
12:50 - 1:00pm Break
1:00 - 4:00pm

NCI Sponsored Session

Ned Sharpless (National Cancer Institute)
Navdeep Chandel (Northwestern University)
Jason Mears (Case Western Reserve University)
Vivian Gama (Vanderbilt University)
Irving Weissman (Stanford University)