Mini-symposium: Cancer research – Discovery and validation of cancer biomarkers

This mini-symposium will bring together scientists interested in cancer biomarker discovery. The mini-symposium will provide an opportunity to learn about cancer research at SciLifeLab and elsewhere, discuss current ideas and techniques available at SciLifeLab with focus on biomarker discovery.

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09.30 Arrival & coffee
10.00 Introduction
Tobias Sjöblom, Uppsala University
10.10 Epigenetic biomarkers in acute leukemia
Sören Lehmann, Uppsala University
10.40 Is it possible to detect lethal prostate cancer at an early, curable stage?
Pernilla Wikström, Umeå University
11.10 Coffee break
11.25 Affinity proteomics with plasma biobanks – Opportunities and challenges for cancer biomarker discovery and validation
Jochen Schwenk, KTH Royal School of Technology
11.55 Targeting tumor associated macrophages for treatment
Mikael Karlsson, Karolinska Institutet
12.25 Closing
12.30 Lunch and mingle