7th - 10th May 2014
Venue: EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Meyerhofstr. 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Website: EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Tumor Microenvironment and Signaling
Phone number: +4962213878797
Since the description of the first proto-oncogenes Src, Myc, Jun and Ras, many other oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes have been identified. The respective proteins regulate key cellular growth and death pathways. Dysregulation allows oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes to transform mammalian cells and cancers arise in conditions where multiple such events are juxtaposed. Many proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressors have been mapped to canonical signaling pathways, providing a more holistic view of growth control mechanisms and paving the way for systems level analysis of cancer mechanisms.
Kari Alitalo, University of Helsinki, Finland,
Frances Balkwill, Barts Cancer Institute, United Kingdom,
Mariano Barbacid, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Spain,
Joanne Brugge, Harvard Medical School, USA,
Vincenzo Cerundolo, University of Oxford, United Kingdom,
Mike Clarke, Stanford University, USA,
Maria Pia Cosma, CRG Barcelona, Spain,
Karin de Visser, Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands,
Rudi Grosschedl, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany,
Lisa Johnson, BC Cancer Agency, Canada,
Chris Marshall, The Institute of Cancer Research, United Kingdom.
Jan Paul Medema, Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands,
Luis Parada, UT Southwestern, USA, Emmanuella Passegué, UCSF, USA,
Andreas Trumpp, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Germany,
Karen Vousden, The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, United Kingdom,
Zena Werb, University of San Francisco, USA
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