BDHP Circulating Tumour Cell Symposium

Event Type Symposium
When Mar 24, 2015
from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where TRI Auditorium
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Each workshop will feature short focused presentations from invited speakers followed by open audience comments and a speaker panel discussion.

9:00 – 9:25


9:25 – 9:30


Prof Rik Thompson
Prof Colleen Nelson

9:30 – 10:45

Workshop 1 - Capture / Isolation
Session sponsored by ALS

Prof Klaus Pantel

10:45 – 12:00

Workshop 2 - Culture / Propagation
Session sponsored by STEMCELL

Prof Jean Paul Thiery

12:00 – 2:00

Networking Lunch

2:00 – 3:30

Workshop 3 - Functional & Molecular Characterisation
Session sponsored by ILLUMINA

Dr Catherine Alix-Panabières

3:30 – 4:00

Afternoon Tea

4:00 – 5:30

Workshop 4
ctDNA / CTC / DTC Comparisons
Session sponsored by MAINTRAC-GENOSTICS

Prof Klaus Pantel

5:30 – 6:00

Synopsis of meeting & Close

Prof Colleen Nelson
Dr Euan Walpole


No registration fee but RSVP essential. Friday 20 March to Dr Liliana Endo-Munoz l.munoz@uq.edu.au (please advise any dietary requirements)


Session Sponsors

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Meeting Sponsors


Biorad logo         Qiagen logo     Agena logo

Geneworks logo              Clearbridge logo


International Speakers

Prof Klaus Pantel

Klaus Pantel

Chairman, Department of Tumor Biology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Prof Jean Paul Thiery

Jean Paul Thiery

Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Dr Catherine Alix-Panabières 

Catherine Alix-Panabieres
Laboratory of Rare Human Circulating Cells, Institute of Research in Biotherapy, Saint-Eloi Hospital University Medical Centre, France

National Speakers

Dr Majid Ebrahimi Warkiani

Majid Ebrahimi Warkiani
School of Mechanical and Manufacturing, University of New South Wales, Sydney

A/Prof Benjamin Thierry

Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia

Prof Matt Trau

Matt Trau
Australian Institute of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland

A/Prof Kevin Spring

Kevin Spring
Ingham Institute, Liverpool Hospital, University of Western Sydney

A/Prof Alex Dobrovic

Alex Dobrovic
Translational Genomics & Epigenomics Laboratory, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

A/Prof Olga Martin

Olga Martin
Division of Radiation Oncology and Cancer Imaging, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Dr Ian Vela

Ian Vela
Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology and Princess Alexandra Hospital,Translational Research Institute

A/Prof Chamindie Punyadeera

Chamindie Punyadeera
Saliva Translational Research Group, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology

Prof Rik Thompson

Rik Thompson
Breast Cancer Research, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Translational Research Institute

Proudly supported by:

EMPathy Breast Cancer Network  www.empathybcn.org

Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners


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Translational Research Institute (TRI) Auditorium
37 Kent Street, Woolloongabba
Brisbane, Australia

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