Science Researcher Update: Spotlight on Meetings, Conferences, and Events

FASEB 2017 SRC Hematologic Malignancies

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: FASEB 2017 SRC Hematologic Malignancies

 

This SRC focuses on bringing together biochemists, geneticists, molecular biologists and clinicians interested in the pathophysiology of the leukemias and lymphomas, and the development of novel therapies for these diseases. Leukemia and lymphoma has provided a number of key paradigms for molecularly targeted cancer therapy, as illustrated by the remarkable success of all-trans-retinoic acid for the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia and tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy for chronic myelogenous leukemia. New and promising small-molecule compounds and antibodies targeting epigenetic regulators, surface receptors and downstream signaling pathways are currently under development and will be discussed at this meeting. Added to these examples of targeted therapy, immunotherapy, including checkpoint inhibition and modified T cell-based therapies have emerged as important future anti-leukemia/lymphoma treatments. 

The meeting will cover a broad range of topics, including hematopoietic stem cell differentiation, identification and study of novel oncogenes and tumor suppressors, mechanisms of action of products of chromosomal translocations, normal and pathologic signaling in hematopoietic cells, aberrant epigenetic/transcriptional control, genomics of hematological malignancies, the role of tumor microenvironment, and the development of new experimental models of hematologic malignancies. 

Highlights

• Career Development Sessions

• Meet the Expert sessions

• Short talks selected from submitted abstracts 

Keynote Speakers

• Jay Bradner

• Novartis

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Tags: Leukemia, USA, July, Vermont, 2017, Current Science Meetings and Events, July 2017, Science Meetings and Events, Saxtons River, Pathophysiology, Lymphoma

XVII International Workshop on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (iwCLL)

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: XVII International Workshop on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (iwCLL)

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Tags: Leukemia, May, Life Sciences, New York City, 2017, May 2017, Hematology

18th Annual John Goldman Conference on Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Biology and Therapy

 

Conference - Houston, TX, United States

Speakers at this meeting will present the newest and often unpublished data that relate to the (1) Biology of CML including the origin of BCR-ABL1, signal transduction, basis of disease progression, action of tyrosine kinase inhibitors and mechanisms underlying resistance to TKI,

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Tags: Leukemia, cell biology, Biology, United States, September, Life Sciences, Conference, Houston, TX, 2016, cancer therapy

The Bone Marrow Niche, Stem Cells, & Leukemia: Impact of Drugs, Chemicals, & the Environment

The Bone Marrow Niche, Stem Cells, and Leukemia: Impact of Drugs, Chemicals, and the Environment

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Tags: 2013, science current events, Stem Cells, Leukemia, chemical research, cancer research, United States, May, Chemical Biology, Environment, Life Sciences, Conference, New York City

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