Agenda

9:00 – 9:10
Welcome and Introduction
CANCER GENOMICS
9:10 – 9:40
KEYNOTE: AACR PROJECT GENIE – Integrating Genomics & Phenomics Through Standardized Curation of Real-World Data
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
9:40 – 10:00
Terry Fox Marathon of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Centre Update
Victor Ling, PhD, Terry Fox Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
10:00 – 10:10
Discussion
10:10 – 10:30
Single Cell RNA Sequencing and Clinical Applications
Sohrab Shah, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
10:30 – 10:50
Molecular Residual Disease and ctDNA: Opportunities for Interception
Dan Landau, MD, PhD, New York Genome Center, New York NY
10:50 – 11:00
Discussion
11:00 – 12:00
Lunch
TUMOR IMMUNOTHERAPY
12:00 – 12:30
KEYNOTE: The Role of Tumor Organoids in the Evaluation of Immunotherapy
Emile Voest, MD, PhD, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
12:30 – 12:50
Microbiome, Cancer and Inflammation
Kathy McCoy, PhD, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
12:50 – 1:00
Discussion
1:00 – 1:40
Debate: This house believes that there are therapeutic strategies to turn “cold” tumors into “hot” tumors
FOR: John Hilton, MD, Ottawa Health Sciences Center, Ottawa, ON
AGAINST: Grainne O’Kane, MD, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON
1:40 – 1:50
Debate: Rebuttals
1:50 – 1:55
Closing Remarks