Friday, June 26, 2015

A Symposium in honor of Kurt J. Isselbacher, MD

Friday, June 26, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Simches Research Building, 3rd Floor, Auditorium Room 3110
185 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 
ALL ARE WELCOME

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Gastrointestinal Speakers

Session Chair:
ANIL K. RUSTGI, MD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

JOSEPH L. GOLDSTEIN, MD
Nobel Laureate, Regental Professor and
Chairman, Department of Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

JEFFREY I. GORDON, MD
Director, Center for Genome Sciences & Systems
Biology and Glaser Professor
Washington University School of Medicine

TIMOTHY C. WANG, MD, PHD
Chief, Division of Digestive & Liver Medicine &
Silverberg Professor
Columbia University

Cancer Research Speakers

Session Chair:
DANIEL A. HABER, MD, PHD
Director, Mass General Cancer Center
Kurt J. Isselbacher/Peter D. Schwartz
Professor Harvard Medical School

ROBERT A. WEINBERG, PHD
Director, Ludwig Center for Molecular Oncology
Professor of Biology and Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RENÉ BERNARDS, PHD
Group Leader, Head of Division of Molecular Carcinogenesis
Netherlands Cancer Institute

ISWAR K. HARIHARAN, MBBS, PHD
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Berkeley

AGENDA

1:00PM
Welcoming Remarks
Daniel A. Haber, MD, PhD
Director, Mass General Cancer Center
Kurt J. Isselbacher/Peter D. Schwartz
Professor of Oncology
Harvard Medical School

GASTROINTESTINAL MEDICINE

Introductions
Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

1:10PM“How to solve a scientific puzzle: Clues from Stockholm and Broadway”
Joseph L. Goldstein, MD
Nobel Laureate
Regental Professor and Chairman
Department of Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

1:45PM“The human gut microbiota and childhood undernutrition: Looking at human development
from a microbial perspective”
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD
Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor
Director, Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine

2:20PM“Gastric stem cells, stem cell niche, and the origins of gastric cancer”
Timothy C. Wang, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Digestive & Liver Medicine
Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Professor of Medicine
Columbia University

2:55PM - Break

CANCER RESEARCHIntroductions: Daniel A. Haber, MD, PhD

3:10PM“Mechanisms of malignant progression”
Robert A. Weinberg, PhD
Director, Ludwig Center for Molecular Oncology
Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Member, Whitehead Institute

3:45PM“Synthetic lethal drug combinations for the treatment of cancer”
René Bernards, PhD
Group Leader, Head of Division of Molecular Carcinogenesis
Netherlands Cancer Institute

4:20PM“Genetic regulation of growth and tissue repair”
Iswar K. Hariharan, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

4:55PMClosing Remarks: Daniel A. Haber, MD, PhD

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