Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and Koch Institute’s Bridge Project Technology Workshop – September 20, 2012

The Bridge Project is designed to bring the expertise of the Koch Institute, MIT, and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to bear on complex translational problems in cancer research.

The Technology Workshop will bring together bioengineering and clinical oncology. Scientists and engineers from MIT and DF/HCC will give presentations on technologies with potential utility in improving cancer detection, analysis, diagnosis and treatment. Grant funding will be available this fall to collaborative teams in the areas of brain, pancreatic, thoracic, ovarian, and melanoma cancers.

When:  Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Dana Farber Cancer Institute
               Yawkey Building, Room 306-307
               450 Brookline Ave.
               Boston, MA

Registration is required, and a light dinner will be provided.  Topics and speakers include:

Drug Delivery  
6:00 Robert Langer
6:15 Paula Hammond
6:30 Darrell Irvine
Early Detection
6:45 Sangeeta Bhatia
7:00 Cesar Castro
7:15 Michael Cima (videotaped earlier)
7:30 Jongyoon Han (videotaped earlier)
7:45 Mehmet Toner (videotaped earlier)
Systems Bio  
8:00 Michael Yaffe
8:15 Marc Vidal