Preliminary programme

09:00-09:15   Welcome
Teresa Frisan, Saskia Erttmann, Sun Nyunt Wai, Ellen Bushell
Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Sweden
Chairperson: Teresa Frisan
09:15-10:00   Stem-cell driven models to understand epithelial response to infections and cancer initiation
Francesco Boccellato
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Oxford, UK
10:00-10:45   Strategies for host cell reprogramming during viral infections
Maria Masucci
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Chairperson: Teresa Frisan
11:00-11:45   Control of human papillomavirus E6 and E7 oncogene expression at the level of RNA splicing
Stefan Schwartz
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
12:30-14:00   Poster Viewing (including poster walks)
Chairperson: Teresa Frisan
14:00-14:45   The microbiota, immune response and molecular subtypes in human colorectal cancer
Richard Palmqvist
Department of Medical Biosciences, Pathology, Umeå University
Chairpersons: Saskia Erttmann and Ellen Bushell
14:45-15:45   Presentations selected from poster abstracts

Chairperson: Sun Nyunt Wai
16:00-16:45   Oncolytic adenoviruses in cancer therapy: where are we clinically?
Akseli Hemminki
Department of Oncology, University of Helsinki, Finland
16:45-17:30   Intestinal Escherichia coli and colorectal cancer
Janelle Arthur
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina

Chairperson: Sun Nyunt Wai
17:45-18:30   Synthetic biology: From engineered bacteria gene circuits to cancer therapy
Tal Danino
Synthetic Biological Systems Laboratory, Columbia University, New York

Poster prize and concluding remarks