Metabolism and Cancer

Date Friday, September 23, 2011, 10:00 - 14:45
Location Lundbeck Auditorium, Biocenter, Ole Maaløes vej 6, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Organizers Drs Tuula Kallunki and José Moreira

10.00-10.15

Welcome address

10.15-11.00

Dr Oluf Pedersen, Section of Metabolic Genetics, Marie Krogh Center for Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark: “Genetics of Common Metabolic Phenotypes”

11.00-11.45

Dr Michael Karin, Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA: “Inflammation, Metabolism, Aging and Cancer: Dangerous Liaisons”

12.00-13.00

Lunch and coffee

13.00-13.45

Dr Marja Jäättelä, Apoptosis Department, Institute of Cancer Biology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark: “Control of cell survival by lysosomal metabolism”

13.45-14.30

Dr Tak W. Mak, Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: “Cancer Metabolism: Old Wood Best to Burn”

14.30-14.45 Closing Remarks

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