Recent Advances in Cancer Nanotechnology: From Diagnostics to Therapeutics

Agenda

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