All are welcome to this DF/HCC Cancer Genetics Retreat chaired by David Kwiatkowski and Gad Getz, including leaders in the field from Boston and beyond. The day includes 3 sessions, a lunch, and a poster session.
Session 1. The ICGC and TCGA Pan cancer analysis projects.
Session chair: Gad Getz
Jaegil Kim (Broad Institute) - Mutational signatures in the ICGC and TCGA Pan cancer analysis projects
Peter Van Loo (The Francis Crick Institute) - The genetic archaeology of 2,658 cancers
Session 2. Cancer epigenetics: Transcriptional drivers and dependencies in cancer.
Session chair: Bradley Bernstein
Rick Young (Whitehead Institute, MIT) - Transcriptional addiction and new therapeutics
Shelley Berger (Perelman School of Medicine, UPenn)
Brad Bernstein - Epigenetic plasticity in cancer
Lunch and poster session
Session 3. Cancer heterogeneity and evolution.
Session chair: Matthew Meyerson
Adam Bass: Order matters: How evolution of esophageal cancer impacts clinically relevant heterogeneity