November 6, 2014 / Thursday
17:00-18:00Opening ceremony
Chairs: Sonja Levanat, Richard Marais
18:00-18:45Richard Marais (UK) (sponsored by EACR)
"The Biology of BRAF and RAS Signalling in Melanoma: From Basic Biology to Clinical Application"
19:00-19:45Esteban Cvitkovic (France)
"Drug Development from the Target to the Clinic"
20:00-21:00Welcome reception
November 7, 2014 / Friday
SECTION "Signal Transduction"
Chairs: Maja Herak Bosnar, Ivan Đikić
8:30-9:05Ivan Đikić (Germany) (sponsored by EACR)
"Linear Ubiquitination and RIP Kinases in Regulation of Inflammation and Cancer"
9:10-9:45Siniša Volarević (Croatia)
"Ribosome Biogenesis Stress and p53 Activation"
Short talks:
9:50-10:05Isidora Petrović (Serbia)
"Human SOX18 Gene Is a Novel Target of Hedgehog Signaling in Cervical Carcinoma Cell Line"
10:10-10:25Katja Ester (Croatia)
"Chicken Anemia Virus-derived Protein Apoptin Triggers Cell Cycle Arrest but Not Apoptosis in Cancer Stem Cells"
10:30-11:00Coffee break
SECTION "Immunity and Cancer"
Chairs: Božena Šarčević, Janoš Terzić
11:00-11:35Riccardo Dolcetti, Elena Muraro (Italy) (sponsored by EACR)
"Breast Cancer and Immunity"
11:40-12:15Janoš Terzić (Croatia)
"Inflammation and Cancer: Role of IL-6"
Short talk:
12:20-12:35Ines Mrakovčić-Šutić (Croatia)
"Cross Talk Between Regulatory T Cells (Tregs) and NKT Cells in Peripheral Blood and Prostatic Tissue of Patients with Prostatic Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia"
13:30-14:30Poster session
SECTION "Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics"
Chairs: Neda Slade, Robert Zeillinger
14:30-15:05Jiri Zavadil, Magali Olivier (France)
"Mutation Spectra of Carcinogenic Exposures - New Opportunities in Cancer Research and Prevention"
15:10-15:45Robert Zeillinger (Austria)
"From Research to Diagnostics in Ovarian Cancer"
Short talks:
15:50-16:05Jelena Barbarić (Croatia)
"A Closer Look at Disparities in Melanoma Incidence and Mortality in South- Eastern Europe: West to East Gradient in Incidence Rates, Increasing Recent Incidence Trends Across The Region, Unclear Mortality Patterns."
16:10-16:25Gabrijela Smoljkić (Croatia)
"The Effect of Endothelin System on the Proliferation and Apoptosis of MDA-MB-231 Cells Treated with Paclitaxel"
16:30-17:00Coffee break
SECTION "New Therapies and Cancer Resistance"
Chairs: Maja Osmak, Gregor Serša
17:00-17:35Gregor Serša (Slovenia)
"Biomedical Applications of Electroporation: From Bench to Bedside"
17:40-18:15Lidija Beketić-Orešković (Croatia)
"Personalized Approach to the Therapy of Breast Cancer"
Short talks:
18:20-18:35Engin Ulukaya (Turkey)
''A Novel Promising Anti-Cancer Compound Against Cancer: A Palladium (II)-Saccharinate Complex of Terpyridine"
18:40-18:55Anamaria Brozović (Croatia)
"The miR-200 Family Regulates Sensitivity to Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Human Ovarian Carcinoma OVCAR-3 and MES-OV Cells"
19:00-19:30Closing ceremony and best poster awards (sponsored by EACR)