The Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, California


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Presented by:

The Usha Mahajani Foundation
Moores Cancer Center at
    UC San Diego Health
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Sanford Burnham Prebys
    Medical Discovery Institute


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31st Annual

Usha Mahajani Symposium on
Molecular Medicine

Friday, September 6, 2019

PROGRAM / SCHEDULE


8:00-9:00am   Registration Open

9:00-9:10
Opening Remarks
Gerry Boss, MD

AM SESSION
Peter D. Adams
Moderator

9:10-9:50
Symposium Overview

Cellular Senescence a Link Between Cancer and Aging

Peter D. Adams

9:50-10:00    Discussion


10:00-10:50
SHIRLEY KLUG KOLKEY MEMORIAL KEYNOTE LECTURE

Somatic Mutations in Normal Human Tissues and in Cancer
Professor Sir Mike Stratton, FMedSciFRS

10:50-11:00    Discussion


11:00-11:20    Break

11:20-11:50
SIRT6 Role in Genome and Epigenome Maintenance: Implications for Cancer and Aging
Vera Gorbunova, PhD

11:50-12:00    Discussion

12:00-1:15    Lunch Break

PM SESSION
Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPSC, FASCO
Moderator


1:15-1:45
Immortal Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Aging and Cancer
Margaret A. Goodell, PhD

1:45-1:55    Discussion


1:55-2:25
Mitochondrial Stress Signaling in Immunity and Cancer
Gerald Shadel, PhD

2:25-2:35    Discussion


2:35-2:55    Break


2:55-3:25
Tissue Stem Cells: Coping with Stress
Elaine Fuchs, PhD

3:25-3:35    Discussion


3:35-4:05
A Generalized Theory of Age-dependent Carcinogenesis
James DeGregori, PhD

4:05-4:15    Discussion


4:15-4:20     Concluding Remarks