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Symposium Agenda

Thursday, August 10


8:30 a.m. Breakfast / Registration – NDSU Memorial Union, Plains Room,
               1401 Administration Avenue, Fargo

Session 1, Great Room, Memorial Union


9 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks by NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani and Dr. Kelly A. Rusch, Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, NDSU

9:30 a.m. “Stratifying Risk Groups for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer” - Gloria Petersen, Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic Director - Pancreatic Cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence, National Institutes of Health

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. “Advances in the Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer” - Randall E. Brand, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Director – GI Malignancy Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prevention Program of UMPC – Shadyside, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

11:45 a.m. Lunch / Poster Session – Memorial Union, Plains Room

Session II, Great Room, Memorial Union


1:15 p.m. “Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Systems for Drug Delivery” - Samir Mitragotri, Ph.D., Harvard University Hiller Professor of Bioengineering, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Wyss Institute Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering

2:15 p.m. “The Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (RAGE) - Regulates Inflammation and Cancer: View from the T-cell” - Michael Lotze , M.D., University of Pittsburgh Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering Director of Strategic Partnerships, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. “Targeting KRAS in Pancreatic Cancer: Mission Possible?” - Adrienne Cox, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacology, Chief, Division of Cancer Biology

4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks by Dr. Scott A. Wood, Dean, NDSU College of Science and Mathematics, and Dr. Charles D. Peterson, Dean, NDSU College of Health Professions

NDSU Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center – Reimers Room


5:30 p.m. Reception - Alumni Center, 1241 N. University Drive, Fargo

6:30 p.m. Dinner

7 p.m. Keynote Presentation - “New Strategies for Detecting and Treating Pancreatic Cancer”

Michael A. (Tony) Hollingsworth, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. and Mrs. Tim D. Leon Professor, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer, Associate Director for Basic Research, Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Director - Pancreatic Cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence, National Institutes of Health

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