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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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32nd Annual

Usha Mahajani Symposium on
Molecular Medicine

Friday, September 10, 2021

PROGRAM / SCHEDULE

9:00-9:15
Opening Remarks
Gerry Boss, MD

9:15-9:20
Shirley Klug Kolkey Memorial Keynote Lecture
Introduction

Ze’ev Ronai, PhD, Professor

9:20-9:45
Nongenetic Mechanisms of Tumor Evolution and Therapy Resistance
Jean-Christophe (Chris) Marine, PhD

9:45-9:55    Live Q&A/Discussion

9:55-10:00
Introduction
Geoffrey Wahl, PhD, Professor

10:00-10:25
Genomic Evolution of Brain Metastases: Implications for Precision Medicine
Priscilla Brastianos, MD

10:25-10:35    Live Q&A/Discussion

10:35-10:40   Break

10:40-10:45
Introduction
Geoffrey Wahl, PhD

10:45-11:10
Cell-Free DNA Fragmentation and Early Detection in Patients with Cancer
Victor Velculescu, MD, PhD

11:10-11:20    LiveQ&A/Discussion

11:20-11:25
Introduction
Tony Hunter, PhD

11:25-11:50
Towards Precision Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, MD, PhD

11:50-12:00    Live Q&A/Discussion

12:00-12:05   Break

12:05-12:10
Introduction
Peter Adams, PhD

12:10-12:35
Precision Targeting of Melanoma with the Immune System
Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD

12:35-12:45    Live Q&A/Discussion

12:45-12:50
Introduction
Peter Adams, PhD

12:50-1:15pm
Horizontal Transfer of Histones by Mammalian Cells
William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD

1:15-1:25pm    Live Q&A/Discussion

1:25pm
Closing Remarks