Symposium on Genome Instability, Oct. 24

In response to a growing interest in research strategies for the early detection of cancers, Dr. Joe Gray of the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, Dr. R. Stephen Lloyd of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Dr. Brian Druker of the Knight Cancer Institute are hosting a symposium titled Genomic Instability and Cancer: Early Detection and Novel Therapeutics. The main topic will be early detection of cancer using genomic instability as a marker.

Speakers include Alan Ashworth of UCSF, Arthur Grollman of SUNY Stony Brook, Rick Wood of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Rosana Risques of the University of Washington, and a number of OHSU faculty.

The symposium will run all day Friday, Oct. 24, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Old Library Auditorium. Food and beverage will be provided throughout the day, with a wine and appetizer reception after the final talk. Registration is free.