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Inflammation, Microbiota, and Cancer

Masur and Lipsett Auditorium, Building 10,
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

September 19, 2013


8:30 - 8:45 Giorgio Trinchieri, Curt Harris, Robert Wiltrout

Session 1: Inflammation and Microbiota

Chair: Giorgio Trinchieri
8:45 - 9:30 Special Opening Lecture 1. Fiona Powrie, Oxford
Gut reactions: Immune pathways in the intestine in health and disease
9:30 - 10:00 Julie Segre, NHGRI
Human Microbiome Project: Genomic analysis of skin bacteria and fungi
10:00 - 10:25 Heidi Kong, NCI
The human skin microbiome in atopic dermatitis and primary immunodeficiencies
10:25 - 10:45 COFFEE BREAK
10:45-11:15 Curtis Huttenhower, Harvard
The Human Microbiome Project and beyond: next steps in understanding health and targeting disease
11:15-11:45 Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID
Microbiota and immunity
11:45-12:15 Jay Berzofsky, CCR, NCI
Role of colonic lymphoid patch dendritic cells in patrolling the colonic lumen, transporting antigen, and imprinting homing of T cells to the colon

Session 2: Cancer, Microbiota and Metabolism

Chair: Mary Carrington
1:30 - 2:00 Stephen Hursting, University of Texas
Obesity, inflammation and cancer
2:00 - 2:30 Cari Meinhold Kitahara, DCEG, NCI
Epidemiologic evidence linking circulating markers of inflammation to lifestyle factors and cancer risk
2:30 - 3:00 Giorgio Trinchieri, CCR, NCI
Microbiota, systemic inflammatory tone and tumor responsiveness to therapy
3:00 - 3:20 COFFEE BREAK
3:20 - 3:50 Bin Gao, NIAAA
Inflammation, metabolism, and liver cancer: an IL-22 story
3:50 - 4:20 Luigi Ferrucci, NIA
Adipocytokines and the metabolic syndrome among older persons with and without obesity: the InCHIANTI study
4:20 - 5:10 Keynote Lecture 1. Martin J Blaser, New York University
Microbiota, antibiotics, metabolism, and human health

September 20, 2013

Session 3: miRNAs, Cancer and Inflammation

Chair: Curt Harris
8:30 - 9:15 Special Opening Lecture 2. Carlo Croce, Ohio State University
MicroRNAs in inflammation and hematopoietic tumors
9:15 - 9:45 Curt Harris, CCR, NCI
Interweaving the threads of inflammation and microRNA networks in human lung and colon cancer
9:45 - 10:10 Xin Wang, CCR, NCI
Inflammatory gene expression and miRNA expression in liver cancer diagnosis, prognosis and therapy
10:10 - 10:35 Shyam K. Sharan, CCR, NCI
Role of tumor suppressor BRCA1 in epigenetic regulation of miR-155, an oncogenic microRNA
10:35 - 11:00 Howard Young, CCR, NCI
Interferon-gamma: Regulation by and effects upon miRNAs
11:00 - 11:20 COFFEE BREAK
11:20 - 11:50 Kevin Struhl, Harvard
An epigenetic switch linking inflammation to cancer
11:50 - 12:15 Christophe Cataisson, CCR, NCI
Common pro-inflammatory pathways are downstream from multiple initiators of skin carcinogenesis
12:15 - 12:40 Yinling Hu, CCR, NCI
A new model of inflammation dependent lung cancer in IKKalpha deficient mice

Session 4: Cancer, Inflammation and Immunity

Chair: Scott Durum
2:00- 2:30 Raymond DuBois, Arizona State University
Inflammatory mediators and epigenetic effects on colorectal cancer progression
2:30 - 3:00 Jerome Galon, Inserm, Paris
Immunoscore in colon cancer
3:00 - 3:30 Miriam Merad, Mount Sinai
Resident Macrophages, inflammatory DC in the intestine and other organs
3:30 - 3:50 COFFEE BREAK
3:50 - 4:20 Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, St. Jude
Inflammasome and microbiota
4:20 - 5:10 Keynote Lecture 2. Tyler Jacks, MIT
Molecular dissection of lung cancer progression: senescence and inflammation

General Information

For conference related questions please contact Heather Leonard at 301-228-4027


Masur and Lipsett Auditorium, Blg 10
NIH - Bethesda, MD

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