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Oncobiology
 
March 8 - 12
Analia Carmo (analiacarmo@gmail.com), Joao Nuno Moreira (jmoreira@ff.uc.pt)

ADVANCED COURSE ON ONCOBIOLOGY


Coordinators: João Nuno Moreira (CNC), Anália do Carmo (CNC)
Place:
CNC Seminar Room/Anfiteatro de Farmacologia (Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra- Pólo I, 2º Andar)
 
Basic Topics:
1.      Signaling transduction in cancer
2.      Importance of microenvironment in tumour development and in tumour treatment
3.      Tumour metabolism and tumour growth
4.      Epigenetics: epigenetic markers and the importance of epigenetics in tumour therapy
5.      Stem cells: contribution for tumourigenesis, involvement in chemoresistance, role in tumour therapy
6.      Cancer therapy: non-viral delivery of nanopharmaceuticals
7.      Translational research in cancer: from bench to clinic application
 
Invited lecturers
 
Raquel Seruca, MD, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Senior research at patimup
Cancer genetics unit
Rua Dr Roberto Frias s/n
4200-465 Porto
Portugal
URL:http://www.ipatimup.pt
 
Dylan Jones, Ph.D
Postdoctoral research fellow
Center for tumour biology - Angiogenesis Laboratory
Institute of Cancer, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry,
Charterhouse Square,
London EC1M 6BQ.
UK
http://www.cancer.qmul.ac.uk/staff/dilke.html
 
João Taborda Barata, Ph.D
Cancer Biology Unit
Institute of Molecular Medicine
Lisboa, Portugal
Website:
http://www.imm.ul.pt/indexi.html
 
Carmen Jeronimo, Ph.D.
Head of Cancer Epigenetics Group
Department of Genetics/Research Center
Portuguese Oncology Institute - Porto
Portugal
Phone: + 351 22 508 4000 (ext. 5606)
Fax: + 351 22 508 4016
email: carmenjeronimo@ipoporto.min-saude.pt;
http://sites.google.com/site/ipoportoresearchcenter/Homepage
http://publicationslist.org/carmenjeronimo
&
Guest Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS)University of Porto
email: cljeronimo@icbas.up.pt
 
António Duarte, Ph.D
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of lisbon
Lisbon
Portugal
 
Ana Gil, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Chemistry Dept
University of Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal
Tel: +351234370707, Fax. +351234370084
 
Joana Paredes, Ph.D
Researcher
Cancer Genetics Unit
Rua Dr Roberto Frias s/n
4200-465 Porto
Portugal
URL:http://www.ipatimup.pt
 
COURSE SCHEDULE
Tuesday (March 9th)
9:00-9:30 – Introduction of teachers and course participants
9:30-10:30 – Signal transduction aberrations in cancer
                        João Taborda Barata
10:30-10:45 – Break
10:45- 11:45- "Novel" concepts in cancer signal transduction
                        João Taborda Barata
12:00-13:30 – Lunch
13:30-14:30 -  Tumour angiogenesis
                        Dylan Jones
14:30- 15:15 –Journal club (Group I)
15:15-15:30- Break
15:30-16:15- Journal club (Group II)
 
Wednesday (March 10th)
9:30-10:30 – – Metabonomics: bases and applicability to cancer
                        Ana Gil
10:30-10:45 –Break
10:15-11:15 – Epigenetic in tumors
                        Carmen Jerónimo
11:15- 12:00 – Discussion
12:00-14:00 - Lunch
14:00-14:45 – Journal club (Group III)
 
Thursday (March 11th)
9:30-10:30 – Journal club (Group IV)
Note: Journal club will focus on anticancer drug therapy presented and discussed on the Drug Development advanced course.
10:30-10:45 – Break
10:45 – 11:30 – Delta4/Notch signalling.
                         António Duarte
11:30-12:00 – Discussion
12:00-14:00 – Lunch
14:00-14:45 – Journal club (Group V)
 
Friday (March 12 th)
9:30-10:30 –  Breast Cancer Stem Cells: its importance in cancer biology               
                        Joana Paredes
10:30-10:45 – Break
10:45 – 11:45- E-cadherin and cancer
                        Raquel Seruca
12:00-14:00 – Lunch
14:00-14:45– Journal club (Group VI)
 
Students Evaluation
 
Each group is assigned one review paper and one research paper. Students should perform an oral presentation and discussion of the research paper.

Group I
Ana Luisa Grilo Pinho
Patrícia Rodrigues Monteiro
Marília Henriques Cordeiro

Group II
Ana Carolina Moreira
Paula Micaela Banca
Carlos Dias Rodrigues

Group III
Ana Raquel Oliveira Martins
Ângela Costa Crespo
Miranda Mele

Group IV
Humberto Ferreira
Cláudio Roque
Helena Leitão

GroupV
Cassilda Pereira
Cláudia Pereira
Susana Pereira
Inês Barbosa

Group VI
Ana Garrido
José Sereno
Tiago Alfaro


Group I Research paper suppl data.pdf

Group I Research paper.pdf

Group I Review paper.pdf

Group II research paper.pdf

Group II review paper.pdf

Group III Research paper.pdf

Group III Review paper.pdf

Group IV Research paper.pdf

Group IV Review paper.pdf

Group V Research paper.pdf

Group V Review paper.pdf

Group VI Research paper.pdf

Group VI Review paper.pdf
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