9th Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference
 
Tentative Agenda
09/07/2022
3:00 pmMBC from Down under (Friends from Australia, Virtual Session)

Moderator: Jaime Fornetti, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Speaker: Alex Swarbrick, PhD, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
3:20 pm - 3:40 pm
Speaker: Geoffrey Lindeman, BSc (Med), MBBS (Hons), FRACP, PhD, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker: Amy Dwyer, PhD, University of Adelaide
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmPoster Session, GRASP, Networking RECEPTION
 
09/08/2022
8:00 am - 8:20 amWelcome and Conference Goals
Speaker: Alana Welm, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Speaker: Josh Newby
8:20 am - 8:30 amPatient Advocate Welcome
Speaker: Carla Lloyd, PhD
8:30 amSession 1

Moderator: Alana Welm, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute
8:30 am - 9:00 amKeynote
Speaker: Hope Rugo, MD, UCSF
9:00 amSession 2

Moderator: Ben Park, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Speaker: Martine Piccart, MD PhD, Institute Jules Bordet
9:20 am - 9:40 am
Speaker: Susana Garcia-Recio, UNC - Lineberger Cancer Center
9:40 am - 10:00 am
Speaker: Nicola Aceto, PhD, ETH Zurich
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Speaker: Mark E. Burkard, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:20 am - 10:40 amBREAK
10:40 amSession 3

Moderator: Max Krummel, PhD, UCSF
10:40 am - 11:00 am
Speaker: Sandra Mcallister , PhD, Dana Farber/ Harvard Cancer Center
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Speaker: Kaylee Schwertfeger, PhD, University of Minnesota
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Speaker: Kevin Barry, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
11:40 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: Ekrem Emrah Er, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago
12:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch: breakout groups with Elevator Pitches & Networking Session
2:00 pmSession 4

Moderator: Heide Ford, PhD, University of Colorado
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Speaker: Morag Park, PhD, McGill - Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Centre
2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
Speaker: Weston Porter, PhD, Texas A&M University
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Traci Lyons, PhD, University of Colorado
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmBREAK
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmLightening Talks 1
Moderator: Mikala Egeblad, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Labs
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmBREAK
4:30 pmSession 5

Moderator: Minetta Liu, MD, Mayo Clinic
4:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Speaker: Claudine Isaacs, MD, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University
4:50 pm - 5:10 pm
Speaker: Antonio Wolff, MD, Johns Hopkins
5:10 pm - 5:20 pmWrap Up
5:30 pmWelcome Reception
 
09/09/2022
7:50 am - 8:00 amPatient Advocate Welcome
Speaker: Janice Cowden
8:00 am - 8:30 amSession 6
Keynote
Speaker: Donald McDonnell, PhD, Duke University
Moderator: Xiang Zhang, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
8:30 amSession 7

Moderator: Senthil Muthuswamy, PhD, Harvard Medical School
8:30 am - 8:50 am
Speaker: Julio Aguirre-Ghiso, PhD, Tisch Cancer Institute
8:50 am - 9:10 am
Speaker: Andrei Goga, MD, PhD, UCSF
9:10 am - 9:30 am
Speaker: Momo Bentires-Alj, PhD, University of Basel
9:30 am - 9:45 amBREAK
9:45 am - 11:00 am

Session 8



Speaker: Hillary Stires, PhD
Moderator: Alana Welm, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Moderator: Josh Newby
11:00 amSession 9

Moderator: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Speaker: Tiffany Seagroves, MBA, PhD, University of Tennessee
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Speaker: Srinivas Malladi, PhD, UT Southwestern
11:40 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: Lev Becker, PhD, University of Chicago
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLightening Talks 2
Moderator: Zachary Schafer, PhD, University of Notre Dame
2:00 pm - 2:15 pmBREAK
2:15 pmSession 10

Moderator: Jeff Rosen, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
2:15 pm - 2:35 pmEpigenetic modulatory function of osteogenic cells in metastasis progression
Speaker: Igor Bado, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
2:35 pm - 2:55 pm
Speaker: Alana Welm, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute
2:55 pm - 3:10 pmTherapeutic targeting of cancer fitness gene MTDH in metastatic breast cancer.
Speaker: Yibin Kang, PhD, Princeton
3:10 pm - 3:25 pmBREAK
3:25 pmSession 11

Moderator: Andrew Ewald, PhD
3:25 pm - 3:45 pm
Speaker: Nick Wagle, MD, Broad Institute
3:45 pm - 4:05 pm
Speaker: Meenakshi Anurag, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
4:05 pm - 4:25 pm
Speaker: Bora Lim, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
4:25 pm - 4:30 pmCLOSING
4:30 pm - 4:30 pmAdjourn