Programme-0516 2018-05-16T14:32:35+00:00

Day 1: 8th June 2018 (Friday)

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SESSION 1

8:30

9:00

Registration

9:00

9:20

1. Rector, University of Macau: Welcome Remark
2. Prof. Chuxia Deng (Conference Chair, 5th Macau Symposium of Biomedical Sciences):
Opening Speech

9:20

9:55

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lowy (2017 Lasker-DeBakey Awardee)

Deputy Director
National Cancer Institute, USA

Preventing HPV-associated cancers by vaccination

9:55

10:20

Kevin Struhl

David Wesley Gaiser Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard Medical School, USA

Three stories:  Evolution of promoter directionality, the role of Mediator, and dramatically different structure of mRNA 3′ isoforms in yeast

10:20

10:45

Kwan MAN (Nancy)

Professor, Department of Surgery

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The impact of regional immune-regulation on tumor invasiveness – the role of macrophages

10:45

11:15

Coffee Break / Posters

11:15

11:40

Merja Heinaniemi

Associate Professor, School of Medicine

University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Genome-wide analysis of the regulatory landscape in different pre-B-ALL subtypes

11:40

12:05

Mikaël MARTINO

Associate Professor, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute

Monash University, Australia

Delivering morphogens and immune modulators to promote tissue regeneration

12:05

12:30

Jun YU

Professor, Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Gut microbial dysbiosis and colon carcinogenesis: basic and translational

12:30

14:25

Light Lunch and Poster Session

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SESSION 2

SESSION 3

Moderators: TBC

Moderators: TBC

14:30

14:55

Lee Jia

Director of Cancer Metastasis Alert & Prevention Center

Fuzhou University, China

Chronic safe prevention and control of cancer metastasis: the novel strategy to
reduce the global cancer death

Zhi-Xiong Jim XIAO

Professor & Dean, College of Life Sciences

Sichuan University, China

AMPK in Metabolic Reprogramming and Cancer Metastasis

14:55

15:20

Alan Siu Lun WONG

Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Combinatorial genetics technologies for functional genomics

Hongjie ZHANG

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

A model of hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1 reveals a role of glycosphingolipids in neuronal polarity

15:20

15:45

Vivien Ya-Fan WANG

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

Bcl3 Phosphorylation by Akt, Erk2, and IKK Is Required for Its Transcriptional Activity

Joong Shim Sup

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

Inhibition of AURKA-CDC25C axis induces synthetic lethality in colorectal cancer cells with ARID1A loss

15:45

16:10

Jun ZHENG

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

A Widespread Group of Pro-effectors are Used by Type VI Secretion System to Control Bacterial Social Behavior

Kin Yip TAM

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

Targeting tumor metabolism as an alternative strategy for cancer treatment

16:10

16:40

Coffee Break / Posters

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SESSION 2

SESSION 3

Moderators: TBC

Moderators: TBC

16:40

17:05

Jun QIN

Professor,
Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Proteomics and Precision Medicine

ZHU Yi Zhun

Chair Professor / Dean, School of Pharmacy

Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

The journey of novel compounds from bench to FDA

17:05

17:30

Xuanjun ZHANG

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

Rational Design of Molecular Probes for Bioimaging and Sensing

Canhua HUANG

Dean, West China School of Basic Medical Sciences & Forensic Medicine, Sichuan University, China

Redox signaling in tumorigenesis

17:30

17:55

Kongming Wu

Professor and Vice Director, Department of Oncology

Tongji Hospital of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

The distinctive expression of DACH1 in breast cancer subtype and its clinical significance

Zhang Hao

Head of The Institute of Precision Cancer Medicine and Pathology

Jinan University Medical College, China

Changing Incurable to Curable: Chimera RNA and Cancer Exosome for Personalized Medicine

17:55

18:10

Selected Poster Presentation

Selected Poster Presentation

18:30

20:30

Gala Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: 9th June 2018 (Saturday)

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SESSION 4

Moderators: TBC

9:00

9:30

Registration

9:30

10:00

Conferment of Honorary Degree

10:00

11:00

Doctor honoris causa Lecture: Ada Yonath

Director, The Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Next Generation Species Specific Eco Friendly Antibiotics and thoughts about origin of life

11:00

11:30

Coffee Break / Posters

11:30

11:55

Chuxia DENG

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

Biobank of major cancer types in Macau for integrative study of precision oncology

11:55

12:20

Ye-Guang CHEN

Professor, School of Life Sciences

Tsing Hua University, China

HER2/EGFR-AKT signaling modulates TGF-β signaling to promote breast cancer development

12:20

14:20

Light Lunch and Poster Session

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SESSION 5

Moderators: TBC

14:20

14:45

Xin-Hua Feng

Distinguished Investigator, Life Sciences Institute, Zhejiang University, China

Oncogenic Activation Disables TGF-beta Signaling

14:45

15:10

LAN Hui Yao

Research – Assistant Dean, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

TGF-beta promotes cancer via the Smad3-dependent tumor microenvironments.

15:10

15:35

Simon LEEDHAM

Associate Professor / Wellcome Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford, UK

Morphogen signaling in intestinal inflammation and carcinogenesis

15:35

16:00

William CHAO

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Macau, Macau

Structural mechanisms of cell-cycle regulators

16:00

16:25

Hong Quan ZHANG

Professor

Peking University Health Science Center, China

Integrin-interacting proteins Kindlins: biology and related diseases

16:25

16:35

Chuxia Deng, Dean, FHS

Best Poster Awards

16:35

16:40

Renhe Xu, Associate Dean, FHS

Closing Remark