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Vancouver Autophagy Symposium 2013

Hosted by the CIHR Team in Investigating Autophagy Proteins as Molecular Targets for Cancer Treatment, led by Dr. Sharon Gorski, on March 25, 2013. More information and how to Register below:

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Monday, March 25, 2013    8:00AM -  5:30PM

Vancouver Autophagy Symposium 2013

BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.

Register securely on-line using Eventbrite.

This day long workshop will  feature presentations by research groups carrying out work related to autophagy and cancer. The Final Vancouver Autophagy Symposium Agenda is now available, including Speakers and Presentation Titles.

Two Keynote addresses will be given :

9:15 - 10:15 Dr. Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD, Professor and Robert and Renee Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases at  the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

12:00 - 1:00 Dr. Jayanta Debnath, Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco

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Call for abstracts!
You are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the Vancouver Autophagy Workshop 2013.

A limited number of abstracts submitted by February 25th (4:00pm) will be considered for oral presentation. Authors of abstracts selected for oral presentation will be contacted via email by March 4th, 2013 and invited to present at the Autophagy Symposium.

The deadline for abstract submission for poster presentation is March 18th.

All abstracts selected for oral and poster presentation will be published in an abstract booklet and given to delegates at the Workshop. Two scientific poster sessions will be held during the day, and a cash award for the best poster and the best oral presentation will be presented.  Awards have been generously sponsored by CDRD.

Discussions will be moderated by:  Dr. Sharon Gorski (Simon Fraser University, BC Cancer Agency -Genome Sciences Centre) and Dr. Julian Lum (BC Cancer Agency - Deeley Research Centre).

For further information contact our Organizing Committee Members:

Svetlana Bortnik,
Dr. Mario Jardon,
Katharina Rothe,
Dr. Lubomir Vezenkov,
Stephanie McInnis, Project Manager
Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
Phone: 604-675-8000 x 7965
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