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BioCARE ADVANCED SEMINAR “Methodologies in Cancer Biomarker Research”

May 26, 2011 at 9:50-16:15, Fernströmsalen, BMC, Lund

The seminar is open and free of charge, but you need to register. Separate invitation with instructions for registration  has been sent out via e-mail. Contact Kristin.Lindell@med.lu.se if you not have received the

e-mail invitiation.

9:50-10:00 Welcome remark and introduction of BioCARE

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

and Professor Thoas Fioretos, vice co-ordinator, head of research scool.

Methods and platforms in cancer biomarker research

Chairs: Åke Borg (LU) and Göran Stenman (GU).

10:00-10.30 Biomarkers: The way forward, Professor Nils Brünner, Copenhagen

10:30-11:00 Genomic tools in cancer biomarker research, Dr. Lao Saal, Lund

11:00-11:30 Antibody arrays in cancer biomarker research, Professor Carl Borrebaeck, Lund

11:30-12:00 Cancer research in silico, Associate Professor Markus Ringnér, Lund

12:00-13:00 Lunch

Strategic partners of BioCARE from the Health Care Sector and the Industry.

Chairs: Thoas Fioretos (LU) and Martin Bergö (GU)

13:00-13:20 What are the challenges for improved diagnostics, follow-up and treatment of cancer patients? Dr. Mats Jerkeman, SUS, Lund

13:20-13:40 Biobanking initiatives in Skåne, Professor Christer Larsson, Malmö

13:40-14:00 FIRST™ – a unique browser for function-based discovery of human therapeutic antibodies. Of interest for the BioCARE community?” Björn Frendeus, Bioinvent AB

14:00-14:20 Interactive visualization of large data sets, Carl-Johan Ivarsson, Qlucore AB

14:20-15:00 Coffee break

Short presentations of research projects with a focus on methods in cancer biomarker research. Chairs: Caroline Wigerup (LU) and Katerina Ejeskjär (GU)

15:00-15:15 Whole exome sequencing of pediatric acute leukemia, Dr. Henrik Lilljebjörn, Department of Clinical Genetics, Lund

15:15-15:30 Oncogenic signaling in renal cell carcinoma, Anna-Karin Boström (LU)

(selected from the BioCARE Research School Retreat)

15:30-15:45 Drug combinations for glioblastoma, Linnea Schmidt (GU)

(selected from the BioCARE Research School Retreat)

15:45-16:00 Molecular subtypes of malignant melanoma, Katja Harbst (LU) (selected from the BioCARE Research School Retreat)

16:00-16:15 Closing remarks, Professor Sven Påhlman

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