DF/HCC Cancer Genetics Retreat

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund Auditorium
35 Binney Street,
Boston, MA

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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.

Preliminary Program: 

8:30-10:30

Session 1. The ICGC and TCGA Pan cancer analysis projects.
Session chair: Gad Getz (MGH/Broad)
Speakers: 
Rameen Beroukhim (DFCI): Structural Alterations in the Cancer Genome
Jaegil Kim (Broad): 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

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-1:00

Session 2. Cancer epigenetics: Transcriptional drivers and dependencies in cancer.  
Session chair: Bradley Bernstein (MGH)
Speakers:
Rick Young (Whitehead Institute, MIT): Transcriptional addiction and New Therapeutics
Shelley Berger (Perelman School of Medicine, UPenn): Talk title TBD
Brad Bernstein (MGH):Epigenetic plasticity in cancer

1:00-3:00

Lunch and poster session (Smith 308/309)

3:00-5:00

Session 3. Cancer heterogeneity and evolution.
Session chair: Matthew Meyerson (DFCI)
Speakers:
Adam Bass (DFCI): Order matters: How evolution of esophageal cancer impacts clinically relevant heterogeneity
Matthew Meyerson (DFCI): Evolution and selection of chromosomal rearrangements
Catherine Wu, DFCI: 
Clonal kinetics and clonal evolution in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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