Programme

ISLB 2020 Annual Meeting
3 & 4 April 2020, Barcelona, Spain

 

Who should attend?

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  • Translational/clinical researchers

  • Physicians 

  • Pathologists, Molecular Pathologists and Molecular Biologists

  • Clinical trainees, PhD and other students

  • Industry and Molecular diagnostics sector

  • Patients associations and advocacy

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17:00 -19:00 - Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. Pre Congress Special Workshop Fluxion Biosciences CTCs Isolation and Analysis (Registration required, limited slots)
07:45 - 08:30   Registration process - 1st day - Friday, April 3rd, 2020
08:30 - 09:00   Welcome Remarks/Opening Ceremony 
Dr Massimo Cristofanilli and Dr Christian Rolfo
Knowing ISLB, CROH the Official Journal of ISLB
09:00 - 11:00 MODULE: Session 1: CTCs clinical application: a mirage or a reality?
Chairs: Dr Maria Jose Serrano - Dr Emilio Alba
09:05   Keynote presentation
Keynote speaker: Dr. Evi Lianidou - University of Athens, Greece
Beyond Enumeration: Functional and Computational Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells 
11:00 - 11:30   COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION
11:30 - 13:15 MODULE: Session 2: ISLB – ISEV joint session in Extracellular Vesicles
Chairs: Dr. Simona Fontana and Dr. Bern Giebel
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch Symposium     PREDICINE
14:00 - 15:00 MODULE: Session 3: Investigating nucleic acid detection and their significance in solid tumors: ctDNA and the new entry ctRNA
Chairs: Dr. Christian Rolfo and Dr. Luis Montuenga
14:00   Keynote presentation
Keynote speaker: Dr David Gandara - University of California Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
The revolution of ctDNA in Cancer 
15:40 - 16:10   COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION
16:10 - 17:00 MODULE: Session 4: Poster discussion - presentations - Panel session
17:00 - 18:30 MODULE: Session 5: ISLB – International Liquid Biopsy Alliance (ILBA) session.  
Chair: Dr Juan José Diaz Mochon and Dr. Sai-Kiang Lim 
18:40 - 19:00   Satellite Symposium
11:30   Keynote presentation
Keynote speaker: Dr. Raghu Kalluri - MD Anderson Cancer Center
From the bench to Regulatory Approval (IDE, 501k)
07:45 - 08:30   Registration process - 2nd day - Saturday, April 4rd, 2020
08:00  Breakfast Session: ISLB meet pharma, advocacy groups and associations 
The ISLB white paper project (only by invitation)
9:00 – 10:00 Special Workshop How to create and develop a lab in Liquid Biopsy: From the Technical to the translational aspects
(Registration required, limited slots)
Dr. Elke Smits - Dr. Clara Mayo - Dr. Leticia De Mattos - Dr. Elisa Giovannetti
10:00 - 11:00 MODULE: Session 6: Liquid Biopsy in practicality
Dr. García-Foncillas and Dr. Gil-Bazo
11:00 - 11:30   COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION
11:30 - 13:30 MODULE: Session 7: Cancer Interception, Screening and Minimal Residual Disease
Chairmans: Dr Pedro Romero & Dr Santiago Viteri
13:30   Keynote presentation
Keynote speaker: Dr. David R Gandara
Liquid biopsy and Immunotherapy: bTMB and beyond
13:30 - 14:30   Satellite Symposium & lunch   ARCHER
14:30 - 15:00 MODULE: Session 8: Liquid Biopsy in the Molecular Tumor Board: a new tool 
Dr. Enriqueta Felip, Dr. Clara Montagut, Dr. Ignacio Duran,
Dr, Miquel Taron, Dr. Enrique Vilar, Dr.  Amir Behdad
15:00 - 15:50 MODULE: Special Session - Pro and Con debate: Liquid Biopsy in agnostic tumors 
16:00 - 17:10 MODULE: Session 9  Liquid biopsy beyond ctDNA & other fluids
17:10 - 18:20 MODULE: Session 10   Liquid biopsy of other fluids  
17:30 Adjourn and closing remarks- Announcement ISLB 2021
World Trade Center Barcelona
Moll de Barcelona s/n, East building, 1st Floor, 08039, Barcelona. Spain

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