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Oncobiology
 
February 28 - March 2
João Nuno-Moreira
ADVANCED COURSE ON ONCOBIOLOGY
2011/2012 Coordinator: João Nuno Moreira (CNC, FFUC)
Course venue: CNC Seminar Room (Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra - Pólo I, 2nd floor)

COURSE SCHEDULE

Tuesday (February 28th)
9:30-9:45 – Introduction
9:45-10:45 – Basic concepts on signaling in cancer
João Taborda Barata
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon
10:45-11:00 – Break
11:00- 12:00- CNC seminar: "Mr Hyde revealed: IL-7/IL-7R signaling in T-cell leukemia"
João Taborda Barata
12:00-13:15 – Lunch
13:15-14:00 - Journal club (Group I: Ana Patrícia Marques, António Carvalho Silva)
14:00-14:45 - Journal club (Group II: André Filipe Soares, Catarina Praça Almeida)
14:45-15:00 – Break
15:00-16:00 – The role of the Immune System in the battle against cancer: an overview
Íris Caramalho
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Unity of Clinical Immunology, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Lisbon
16:00-16:45 - Journal club (Group III: Dominique Moreira Fernandes, João Ribas Almeida)

Wednesday (February 29th)
10:00-11:00 – Epigenetic changes in cancer: from biology to biomarkers
Carmen Jerónimo
Department of Genetics from the Portuguese Institute for Oncology, Porto and
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto
11:00-12:00 – Journal club (Group IV: Joana Ribeiro Guedes, Marcelo José Marques Correia, Ana Lelo)
14:00-15:00- Cancer as a systemic disease: angiogenesis and metastasis
Sérgio Dias
Angiogenesis Group, Portuguese Institute for Oncology, Lisbon EPE (CIPM/IPOLFG)
15:00-16:00- Journal club (Group V: Mariline Mendes Silva, Sofia Constantino Romano)

Thursday (March 1st)
9:30-11:30 – Tumor targeting with non-viral vectors: "playing a cat and mouse game"!
João Nuno Moreira, Lígia Silva
Group of Vectors and Gene Therapy, Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra
Vera Moura -  Division of Innovation and Knowledge Transfer from the University of Coimbra
11:30-11:45 – Break
11:45-12:45 – Development of gene delivery systems for application in cancer therapy
Henrique Faneca
Group of Vectors and Gene Therapy, Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra
14:30-15:30- Journal club (Group VI: Sara Monteiro Lopes, Tânia Marisa Perestrelo, Joana Pedro)
17:00-18:00- Introduction of Tumor Stroma and Microenvironment.
Raghu Kalluri
Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Friday (March 2nd)
10:00 – 11:00- E-cadherine-dependent cancer: what are the critical factors?
Raquel Seruca
Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto.
11:00-11:15 – Break
11:15-12:15 – Breast Cancer Stem Cells: its importance in cancer biology
Joana Paredes - (This Presentation was Canceled)
Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto.
12:15-13:30 – Lunch
13:30-14:30– Journal club (Group VII: Sandra Balseiro, Marta Isabel Pereira, Katia Almeida Mesquita)
15:00-16:00 - Tumor Microenvironment Controls the Rate of Cancer Progression and Metastasis
Raghu Kalluri
Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Students Evaluation
Each group is assigned one review paper and one research paper. Students should perform an oral presentation of 20 min, which will be followed by 10 - 15 min of discussion.

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

Group 5

Group 6

Group 7

Reviews_support for groups 1 and 2:
Review 1.pdf
Review 2.pdf

Review_support for group 3.pdf

Review_support for group 4.pdf
Review 2_support for group 4.pdf

Review_support for group 5.pdf

Review_support to group 6.pdf

Review_support to group 7.pdf
Review 2_support to group 7.pdf
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