Recent Advances in Cancer Nanotechnology: From Diagnostics to Therapeutics
April 13, 2017, Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB), Rm 1005
Georgia Institute of Technology
8:15 a.m. Coffee, fruit and pastries
8:45 a.m. Welcoming remarks - John McDonald, Professor of Biological Sciences and Director, Integrated Cancer Research Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
9:00 a.m. Shana Kelley - Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
“Tracking Rare Cells and Cancer Biomarkers using Nanostructured Materials”
9:55 a.m. Susan Thomas - Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
"Design of Biomaterial-based Nanotechnology for Overcoming Barriers to Immunotherapeutic Drug Delivery to Sentinel Lymph Nodes"
10:50 a.m. Adriana Haimovitz-Friedman - Attending Radiation Biologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
"Targeting Precision Nanomedicines to the Tumor Microenvironment"
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:50 p.m. James Heath - Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology (Passadena, CA) and Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of California Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA).
"Keynote address: Technologies for Personalizing Cancer Immunotherapies"
1:45 p.m. A. Fatih Sarioglu - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology,Atlanta, GA.
"Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells using Microfluidics"
2:40 p.m. Todd Sulchek, The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
"Biophysical Markers of Cancer and Their Uses for Cell Sorting"
3:30 p.m. Closing remarks