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BioCARE Advanced Seminar, November 28th 2013

“Tumor Microenvironment and Physiology

Medicon Village, Lecture Hall (Hörsalen) Building 302, Scheelevägen 2, Lund

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


09.45-10.15 Coffee and Registration

10.15-10.25 Welcome address and information about BioCARE

Professors Thoas Fioretos, vice coordinator LU, and Göran Stenman, deputy coordinator GU

10.25-11.10 Keynote 1:

Arne Östman, Karolinska Institutet

Impact of PDGF-regulated fibroblasts on cancer prognosis and drug response

11.10-11.20 Break

11.20-11.50 Karin Leandersson, Lund University

Myeloid cells and stroma formation in breast cancer

11.50-12.20 Kristofer Rubin, Lund University

Collagen and the barrier for fluid transport in carcinoma connective tissue

12.20-13.15 Lunch

13.15-13.45 Maria Kasper, Karolinska Institutet

Stem Cell Dynamics In Skin - From Homeostasis To Cancer

13.45-14.15 Mattias Belting, Lund University


14.15-14.45 Sofie Mohlin, Lund University

Hypoxia and tumor cell differentiation - The role of HIF-2α

14.45-15.15 Coffee

15.15-15.45 Kristian Pietras, Lund University

Untangling TGF-beta signaling in the pro-angiogenic tumor stroma

15.45-16.30 Keynote 2:

Göran Landberg, Gothenburg University

Tumour microenvironment and breast cancer progression

If you have any questions please contact:

Kristin Lindell or the director of the Research School Thoas Fioretos

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