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The 3rd BioCARE, Advanced Seminar Organized together with The Mendelian Society and The Royal Physiographic Society in Lund on the Occasion of the 2012 Nilsson-Ehle Lecture

Cancer Genomics in the Year of 2012

May 23, 2012 at 10:00-17:00, Fernströmsalen, BMC, Lund

The seminar is open and free of charge, but you need to register to receive lunch. Separate invitation with instructions for registration is sent out by e-mail. Contact if you not have received the e-mail invitation.

10:00-10:15 Welcome remark and introduction to BioCARE

Professor Sven Påhlman, coordinator, Professor Göran Stenman, deputy coordinator,

and Professor Thoas Fioretos, vice coordinator (LU) of BioCARE.

10:15-10.45 An Introduction to Methods in Cancer Genomics, Dr. Sofia Gruvberger Saal, Lund

10:45-11:30 The 2012 Nilsson-Ehle Lecture, by invitation of The Mendelian Society and the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund.

Introduction of the 2012 Nilsson-Ehle Lecturer

Professor Bengt O. Bengtsson, Chairman of The Mendelian Society in Lund

The 2012 Nilsson-Ehle Lecture

Evolution of the cancer genome. Professor Mike Stratton, Director of the Wellcome Trust Sanger

Institute, UK, Head of the Cancer Genome Project

11:30-12:00 Whole genome sequence analysis of MLL rearranged infant acute lymphoblastic leukemias reveals remarkably few somatic mutations- A Report From the St Jude Children's Research Hospital - Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. Dr Anna Andersson, Lund

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:20 A Molecular Taxonomy for Urothelilal Carcinoma, Gottfrid Sjödahl, Lund

(Selected speaker from the BioCARE Research School).

13:20-13:40 Deep sequencing analyses to identify target genes of recurrent chromosomal aberrations in sarcoma, Dr Karolin Hansén Nord, Lund

13:40-14:00 Stratification of neuroblastoma tumors using whole genome approaches, Professor Tommy Martinsson, Göteborg

14:00-14:20 Molecular phenotypes with clinical implications in malignant melanoma, Dr. Göran Jönsson, Lund

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:20 Genomic and gene expression profiling in male breast cancer, Dr Ingrid Hedenfalk, Lund

15:20-15:40 Translation of genomic research – the SCAN-B project, Dr Lao Saal, Lund

15:40-16:00 Epigenetic profiling in breast cancer, Dr Markus Ringnér, Lund

16:00-16:20 Non-coding RNAs in breast cancer, Dr Carlos Rovira, Lund

16:20-16:40 Announcement of the Gina Prize and closing remarks, Professor Sven Påhlman

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