NOTICE: The HDIR-6 Meeting has been postponed to November 11-12, 2021.

Preliminary Programme

November 5, 2020 / Thursday
13:00-15:00Registration
15:00-15:30Opening ceremony
PLENARY LECTURE
Chair: Sonja Levanat
15:30-16:30Iva Tolić (Croatia)
"Mitotic Spindle and Errors in Chromosome Segregation"
16:30-17:00
Coffee break
SECTION 1 – NON-MAMMALIAN MODELS OF TUMOR
Chairs: Maja Herak Bosnar,
17:00-17:40
Krisztina Takacs-Vellai (Hungary)
"How to Use C. elegans as a Tumor Model? Characterizing the Biological Function of NM23-H1, the First Metastasis Suppressor Through Its Worm Orthologue"
17:40-18:20
Vedrana Filić Mileta (Croatia)
"Regulation of Ras Activity in Cellular Feeding"
Short talks:
18:20-18:40selected from abstracts
18:40-19:00selected from abstracts
19:00-20:00Welcome reception
November 6, 2020 / Friday
SECTION 2 – CANCER BIOMARKERS AND RESISTANCE
Chairs:
9:00-9:40Ariana Znaor (France)
"Global Cancer Burden and Cancer Surveillance"
9:40-10:20Luisa Guerrini (Italy)
"Induced Resistance to Thalidomide in Multiple Myeloma Cells"
Short talks:
10:20-10:40selected from abstracts
10:40-11:00selected from abstracts
11:00-11:20Coffee break
SECTION 3 – CANCER GENOMICS AND EPIGENOMICS
Chairs: Maja Sabol,
11:20-12:00Nenad Bartoniček (Australia)
T.B.A.
12:00-12:40Daniela Taverna (Italy)
"miR-214 in Tumor-Stroma Cell Interactions"
Short talks:
12:40-13:00
selected from abstracts
13:00-13:20selected from abstracts
13:20-14:30
Lunch break
14:30-15:30
Poster session
15:30-16:00Sponsored Lecture
SECTION 4 – SIGNALING NETWORKS I
Chairs: Neda Slade, Yari Ciribilli
16:00-16:40Yari Ciribilli (Italy)
"ETV7 as a Mediator of Chemoresistance and Cancer Aggressiveness in Breast Cancer"
16:40-17:20Neda Slade (Croatia)
"The Role of p53 in Melanoma Development and Therapy Resistance"
Short talks:
17:20-17:40selected from abstracts
17:40-18:00selected from abstracts
November 7, 2020 / Saturday
SECTION 5 – SIGNALING NETWORKS II
Chairs:
9:00-9:40
Paola Defilippi (Italy)
"The Adaptor Protein p140Cap Negatively Regulates the Aggressiveness of Breast Cancer and Neuroblastoma: Molecular and Functional Insights"
9:40-10:20Sandra Sobočanec (Croatia)
"Sirtuin 3 Exerts Its Tumour-Suppressive Role by Stabilizing p53 and Attenuating Response to Estrogen in MCF-7 Cells"
Short talks:
10:20-10:40selected from abstracts
10:20-10:40selected from abstracts
11:00-11:20Coffee break
SECTION 6 – CANCER IMMUNOLOGY AND IMMUNOTHERAPIES
Chairs:
11:20-12:00Alan Parker (UK)
"Development of αvβ6 Selective Precision Immunovirotherapies"
12:00-12:40Bojan Polić (Croatia)
"The Role of NKG2D in Development of Liver Inflammation and Hepatocellular Carcinoma"
Short talks:
12:40-13:00selected from abstracts
13:00-13:20selected from abstracts
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Chair: Sonja Levanat
13:20-14:20
Caroline Dive (UK)
"Using Circulating Tumour Cells to Assist Small Cell Lung Cancer Research" [Sponsored by EACR]
14:20-14:30Closing ceremony and best poster awards sponsored by EACR