Salk Institute
Glenn Center for Aging Research, Annual Symposium
8:00 - 9:00 Registration  
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks  
9:15 - 10:00 Antoni Ribas, UCLA BRAF inhibitors and PD-1 Blockade for Melanoma
10:05 -10:20 Jeniffer Hernandez, Salk Institute for Biological Studies The CREB/CRTC2 Pathway Modulates Autoimmune Disease by Regulating the Expression of IL-17
10:25 - 10:40 Dinorah Friedmann-Morvinski, Salk Institute for Biological Studies NFkappaB Activation in Glioblastoma and its Role in Tumor Plasticity
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00 - 11:45 Valeria Fantin, Pfizer Zeroing in an Oncogenic Driver: The Rapid Evolution of Targeted Therapies for Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK)-Positive Lung Cancer
11:50 - 12:05 Petrus De Jong, University of California, San Diego Regulation of Intestinal Tumorigenesis via the TRPV1 Ca2+ Channel
12:10-12:25 Charisse Crenshaw, Salk Institute for Biological Studies A Corridor of Protein Fold Robustness Enables Functional Innovation of Catalytic Specificity
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch/Poster Session  
2:00 - 2:45 Frederic de Sauvage, Genentech Innate and Acquired Resistance to Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitors
2:50 - 3:05 Yao-Cheng Li, Salk Institute for Biological Studies A Platform System to Detect Protein-Protein Interactions in Living Cells, and to Identify their Antagonists and Agonists
3:10 - 3:25 Robert Svensson, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase Inhibition by ND646 Reduces Fatty Acid Synthesis and Inhibits Cell Proliferation in Human Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Cells
3:30 - 3:45 Coffee Break  
3:45 - 4:30 Jeffrey Engelman, Mass. General Hospital Overcoming Resistance to Targeted Therapies
4:30 - 6:30 Poster Reception & Social Hour  


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