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Phase III+: The University is open for expanded research operations; only authorized personnel will be admitted on campus. More info here.

Anderson Center Symposia

2019 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 13, 2019

10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Zachary Mirman, Graduate Fellow
de Lange Laboratory, The Rockefeller University

2:05–2:15 p.m.
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Sidney Strickland Professor, Vice President for Educational Affairs, Dean of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, The Rockefeller University

2:15–3 p.m.
Nuclear Condensates, Gene Control, and Cancer
Richard A. Young
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research & MIT

3–3:45 p.m.
Wnt Signaling Allows Cells to Divide
Roel Nusse
Stanford University

3:45–4 p.m.
Tea/Coffee Break

4–4:45 p.m.
Chromosomal Instability and Genome Plasticity in Cancer Evolution, Immune Evasion, and Metastasis
Charles Swanton
The Francis Crick Institute, London

4:45 p.m.
Social Time Faculty Club

2018 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 14, 2018

10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Leonid Timashev, Graduate Fellow
de Lange Laboratory, The Rockefeller University

2:05–2:15 p.m.
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Richard P. Lifton, President, The Rockefeller University

2:15–3 p.m.
Chromosome Segregation: New Approaches and Insights
Sue Biggins
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

3–3:45 p.m.
Mechanisms of Vertebrate Cross-link Repair
Johannes Walter
Harvard Medical School

3:45–4 p.m.
Tea/Coffee Break

4–4:45 p.m.
Metabolic Origins of Endogenous DNA Damage in Stem Cells
Ketan J. Patel
Medical Research Council, UK

4:45–5:30 p.m.
Social Time Faculty Club

2017 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 8, 2017

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Leonid Timashev, Graduate Fellow
de Lange Laboratory, The Rockefeller University

2:05 – 2:15 p.m.
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Rick Lifton, President, The Rockefeller University

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Growth Regulation by the mTOR Pathway
David Sabatini
MIT/Whitehead Institute/Broad Institute

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Deep Imaging of the Genome
Tom Misteli
National Cancer Institute

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Tea/Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
BRCA2 Suppresses Replication Stress Manifested in Subsequent Cell Cycle Stages
Maria Jasin
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

4.45 – 5:30 p.m.
Signatures of Mutational Processes
Mike Stratton
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

2016 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 16, 2016

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Roos Karssemeijer, Graduate Fellow
de Lange Laboratory, The Rockefeller University

2:05 – 2:15 p.m.
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Rick Lifton, President, The Rockefeller University

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Transcription Meets Replication: Dangerous Crosstalk in the Genome
Karlene Cimprich
Stanford University

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
TBD
Levi Garraway
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Tea/Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Reconstitution of chromosome replication
John Diffley
The Francis Crick Institute, London

4.45 – 5:30 p.m.
Centromeres, aneuploidy and tumorigenesis
Don Cleveland
University of California at San Diego, Ludwig Cancer Institute

2015 Anderson Cancer Symposium – Friday, September 18, 2015

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Roos Karssemeijer, Graduate Fellow
de Lange Laboratory
The Rockefeller University

2:05–2:50 p.m.
Illuminating Biology at the Nanoscale with Single-Molecule and Super-Resolution Imaging
Xiaowei Zhuang
Harvard University, Boston

2:50–3:35 p.m.
Genome Editing Technologies for Cancer Research
Feng Zhang
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge

3:35–3:50 p.m.
Tea / Coffee Break

3:50–4:00 p.m.
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Michael Young
Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Rockefeller University

4:00–4:45 p.m.
Topological Associated Chromosomal Domains and Genomic Rearrangements
Fred Alt
Immune Disease Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston

4:45–5:30 p.m.
Cancer Stem Cells and Malignant Progression
Robert Weinberg
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge
Sponsored by the Anderson Center for Cancer Research

2013 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 27, 2013

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Shaheen Kabir, Graduate Fellow
de Lange Laboratory, The Rockefeller University
 
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Titia de Lange
Director, Anderson Center for Cancer Research
The Rockefeller University

2:10–2:55 p.m.
Globally Monitoring Translation One Codon at a Time through Ribosome Profiling
Jonathan Weissman
University of California, San Francisco

2:55–3:40 p.m.
The Consequences of Aneuploidy
Angelika Amon
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:40–4:00 p.m.
Tea / Coffee Break

4:00–4:45 p.m.
Seeing and Understanding the Functions of Tumor Suppressors, BRCA2 and RAD51 Paralogs, in Chromosome Maintenance
Stephen Kowalczykowski
University of California, Davis

4:45–5:30 p.m.
Lung Cancer Progression and Treatment
Tyler Jacks
Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 7, 2012

10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Aakanksha Singhvi, Postdoctoral Fellow
Shaham Laboratory, The Rockefeller University
 
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President, The Rockefeller University

2:10–2:55 p.m.
The von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor: Insights into Oxygen Sensing and Cancer Metabolism
William Kaelin
Harvard Medical School and Associate Director, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

2:55–3:40 p.m.
Axis of Aging and Cancer
Ronald DePinho, President
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

3:40–3:55 p.m.
Coffee / Tea Break

3:55–4:40 p.m.
Centrosomes, Cilia and Cell Signaling
Tim Stearns
Stanford University

4:40–5:25 p.m.
Transcriptional Mechanisms Regulating Stem Cell Pluripotency and Differentiation
Robert Tjian
University of California at Berkeley and President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2011 Anderson Cancer Symposium – September 9, 2011

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

2:00–2:10 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Aakanksha Singhvi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Shaham Laboratory
The Rockefeller University
 
Presentation of the Poster Awards
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President
The Rockefeller University

2:10–2:55 p.m.
Bioorthogonal Chemistries for Glycoprofiling and Beyond,
Carolyn Bertozzi
University of California, Berkeley

2:55–3:40 p.m.
Chaperonin-mediated Protein Folding
Arthur Horwich
Yale University

3:40–3:55 p.m.
Coffee / Tea Break

3:55–4:40 p.m.
Cargo Protein Sorting and Vesicular Traffic from the ER
Randy Schekman
University of California, Berkeley

4:40–5:25 p.m.
Sirtuins, Aging and Disease
Leonard Guarente
Massachusetts Institute of Technology