Transforming Cancer Research Through Technology

When: December 2, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
December 3, 2010, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Where: Winship Cancer Institute at Emory, Room C5012 (1365-C Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322).

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The goal of this initiative is to bring together researchers involved in many different scientific disciplines whose work has an impact on cancer treatment and therapy (oncologists, biologists, physicists, biomedical engineers, immunologists, physicians and doctors).

Participants to this symposium will include Professor Fadlo Khuri, Professor and Chair of the Winship Cancer Institute and organizer of the symposium, scientists and experts in nanotechnology from Georgia Tech, LAAS-CNRS, doctors, oncologists from Inserm, Emory University, Curie Institute, Genclis Corp.: 2007 winner of the InNaBioSante Foundation (see this document), Nanobiotix Corp., Claudius Regaud Institute from the Toulouse Canceropôle and the Grand-East Canceropôle with Prof. Jean-Marc Egly, Member of the French Science Academy.

This symposium will focus on the following themes:

1) Genetics and Cancer: Discovery and Tools;
2) Cancer Stem Cells and Apoptosis;
3) Hormone Responsive Cancers;
4) The Nanotechnology Revolution and Cancer;
5) The Renaissance of Cancer Immunology: Vaccines, Dendritic Cells, and More.

This gathering should enhance international synergies among researchers and bring awareness to the student community as well.

Registration is required by November 24, 2010.
To register, please click on this link

Contact: Jacqueline Signorini, Scientific Attaché

With the support of: