Wednesday September 25, 2013
08.30 Welcome introduction, Jean-Yves Pierga & Klaus Pantel
08.35 Keynote lecture: CTC-DTC research: State-of-the-art & Perspectives, Klaus Pantel
Session 1 Metastasis biology I
09.05 Dormant tumor cell survival and recurrence, Lewis Chodosh
09.30 Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT), Jean-Paul Thiery
09.55 Microenvironment and Epithelial Mesenchymal Plasticity, Erik W. Thompson
10.20 Coffee break
10.50 The KISS1 metastasis suppressor:
A regulator of mitochondrial biogenesis and metabolism, Danny Welch
11.10 Metastatic breast cancer stem cells, Christophe Ginestier
11.30 Cancer dormancy, Julio Aguirre-Ghiso
11.50 Reactive stroma as biomarkers and therapeutic targets of bone metastasis,
12.10 Bone microenvironment, Philippe Clézardin
12.30 Lunch and Posters Session
Session 2 Novel CTC assays
14.00 Challenges in CTC detection, Catherine Alix-Panabières
14.25 Microfluidic-magnetic sorting of CTC: the best of two worlds? Jean-Louis Viovy
14.45 Microfluidic biochips for CTC detection and retrieval, Chwee Teck Lim
15.05 In vivo nanodetector, Klaus Lücke
15.25 Coffee break
15.55 Are filtration-based methods more efficient for the characterization
of CTC heterogeneity?, Françoise Farace
16.15 Novel CTC assays, Nicolo Manaresi, Silicon Biosystems
16.30 Novel CTC assays, Eugen Ermantraut
16.45 -17.50 4 selected presentations (10 + 5 min)
17.30 -18.30 Posters session
Thursday September 26, 2013
Session 3 CTC in clinical studies
08.30 Clinical relevance of CTC, Jean-Yves Pierga
08.50 Molecular characterization of CTC in breast cancer, Stefanie S. Jeffrey
09.10 Gastro-intestinal cancers, François-Clément Bidard
09.30 PLS3 expression in circulating blood is a good marker for colon cancer recurrence,
09.50 Prostate cancer, Howard Scher
10.10 Coffee break
10.40 Lung Cancer CTCs clinical utility and molecular characterisation, Caroline Dive
11.00 CTC-DTC: the Russian experience, Nikolai Tupitsyn
11.15 - 12.15 4 selected presentations (10 + 5 min)
1. Bladder cancer
2. Gastro-intestinal cancers
3. Head and neck cancer
12.15 -12.35 Current challenges for clinical implementation of CTC testing, Daniel Hayes
12.35 Lunch and Posters Session
Session 4 Molecular characterization of CTC
14.00 Challenges in CTC molecular characterization, Evi Lianidou
14.25 EMT and CTC, Massimo Cristofanilli
14.45 CTC molecular characterization:
Are we ready to move forward with clinical testing? Michail Ignatiadis
15.05 mRNA and microRNA profiling of CTCs from metastatic breast
and colorectal cancer patients, Anieta M. Sieuwerts
15.25 Coffee Break
16.00 Characterization of CTC & DTC, BjØrn Naume
16.20 Detection and characterization of circulating tumor cells from patients
with colorectal cancer, Sabine Riethdorf
16.40 -17.25 3 selected presentations (10 + 5 min)
Mini Session 5 Clinical studies
17.30 - 19.00 3 satellite sessions (selected presentations)
1. Gynecological cancers
2. Gastro-intestinal cancers
3. Urological cancers
20.00 - 00.00 Dinner, Young Investigator Travel Grant, Best Communications & Best Posters awards
Friday September 27, 2013
Session 6 Metastasis biology II
08.30 Identification of Heterogeneous Stem Cell Populations in Solid Tumors, .
Michael F. Clarke
08.50 CTC and DTC in breast cancer - what is and will be the clinic aultility?
09.10 Lymph node metastases, Stanley P.L. Leong
09.30 Tumor metastasis and dormancy of breast cancer:
Biology and clinical implications, Ann Chambers
Session 7 CTC and other circulating markers
09.50 Overview: Circulating nucleic acids in cancer patients, Dave Hoon
10.15 Exosomes and metastatic niche, David Lyden
10.35 Coffee break
11.05 Tumor exosomes as circulating biomarkers ? Clotilde Théry
11.25 Circulating tumor DNA and microRNA in blood cancer patients,
11.45 Detecting circulating tumor DNA: PAP, digital PCR and next generation .
sequencing approaches, Marc-Henri Stern
11.55 Circulating miRNA in cancer, George Calin
12.10 -13.30 Lunch and Posters Session
13.30 -15.00 6 selected presentations (10 + 5 min)
Call for abstracts
Abstracts must be submitted online through the ISMRC website which hosts an electronic
abstract submission form. Each presenter can only submit one abstract. Deadline for abstract submission is May 24, 2013.
ISMRC Young Investigator Travel Grant
The Young Investigator Travel Grant is awarded to the three top Young Investigators who are selected to present an oral or plenary poster presentation at the ISMRC Annual Meeting. ISMRC Young Investigator Travel Grant recipients will receive € 600 (USA); € 600 (ASIA) & € 300 (Europe) to support travel to the Meeting.
These grants will be officially announced and given during the dinner on Thursday September 26.
Eligible applicants must:
- Be the first and presenting author of the abstract
- Be a student/trainee or within five years of completion of a Ph.D., M.D.,
residency training or equivalent.
Posters and oral communications
All abstracts will be submitted to the scientific committee that will select the best presentations as an oral communication during the symposium. The non-selected will be accepted as posters under the condition of approval of the scientific committee.
The 3 best oral communications will be awarded with prizes and so will be the 3 best posters.
The prizes will be given during the dinner on Thursday September 26.
Please consult the ISMRC 2013 website on a regular basis for updated information.
Registration to the conference can also be done through our online registration form via the
ISMRC 2013 website.
The currency in France is the Euro.
The official language of the congress is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.
The poster area will be in the conference centre and therefore posters may be viewed at any
time during conference hours.
An exhibition featuring equipment and medical publishers will be held in the Exhibition area.
The opening of the exhibition will be on Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 08.55.
The exhibition will remain open until Friday September 27, 2013 at 12.40.
Companies and publishers who would like to participate in the exhibition may obtain more
detailed information from the COM&CO office.
Contact person: Etienne Jarry – Industry & Exhibition
Tel.: +33 4 91 09 70 53
E-mail: [email protected]
Luncheons and refreshments
The registration fee for the conference includes lunch, coffee breaks and gala dinner to all
participants and exhibitors wearing their conference badges.
How to reach Pullman Paris Bercy?
Coming from the the ring road, take Porte de Bercy exit and head towards Paris Centre (city
centre), then take the Bercy exit and follow the signs to Terroirs and St Emilion.
From the wharves or the centre of Paris, head towards Gare de Lyon railway station, pass
under the Finance Ministry building and take the second Bercy exit. From there, follow the
signs for Terroirs and St Emilion.
Accessible by public transport
Underground station 14 COUR ST EMILION
Bus 24 TERROIRS DE FRCE
Railway Station GARE DE LYON (1.82 km)
PARIS GARE DE LYON (1.60 km)
Airport PARIS ORLY (12.00 km)
ROISSY CDG (20.00 km)
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