Meeting Agenda

ACTC 2012 TENTATIVE PROGRAM


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4



DAY 2: Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Time Session/Title Confirmed Speaker
Thursday, Sept 27
8:30 – 12:00
Plenary Lecture Session 3:
Novel Technologies for the isolation, detection and characterization of CTCs
8:30 – 9:00
PL3-1
“The frequency of Circulating Tumour Cells” Leon Terstappen, Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, MIRA Research Institute, Department of Medical Cell BioPhysics, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands
9:00 – 9:30
PL3-2
“Portable filter-based microdevice for detection and characterization of circulating tumour cells” Richard J. Cote,Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine,USA
9:30 – 10:00
PL3-3
“EPISPOT assay” Catherine Alix-Panabières,
Laboratoire Cellules Circulantes Rares Humaines - LCCRH , Institut de Recherche en Biothérapie - IRB , Hôpital Saint-Eloi - CHRU Montpellier, France
10:00 – 10:30
PL3-4
“The prognostic value of circulating tumour cells in gynaecological cancers by using molecular methods” Sabine Kasimir-Bauer, Professor, Head of Laboratory, Dep. of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
10:30 – 11:00 Networking Coffee Break in the Exhibition Hall
11:00 – 11:30
PL3-5
“Multimarker assessment of putative disseminating breast cancer stem cells” Marija Balic , Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
11:30 – 12:00
PL3-6
“Molecular characterization of CTCs” Evi Lianidou,Professor, Department of chemistry, University of Athens, Greece
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break - Exhibition visit
13:00 – 14:00 ORAL PRESENTATION 2 (Selected Oral Presentations(n=6 speakers, 10 min each plus time for questions)
  • O2-1
  • O2-2
  • O2-3
  • O2-4
  • O2-5
  • O2-6
14:00 – 15:30 POSTER SESSION 2
15:30 – 16:00 Networking Coffee Break in the Exhibition Hall
16:00 – 17:30
Technology Forum :
Recent Advances in CTC technologies: isolation, enumeration and detection systems


(CTC Technology Companies Sponsored Oral Presentations)
(n=3 Speakers, 30 min each)
17:30 – 18:30
EXPERT PANEL:
What are the next steps in CTC Technologies?
Moderator:
Panelists: