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 Peter Kuhn - USC University of Southern California USA
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: TBD
13:00 - 13:50   Lunch break
13:50 - 16:00 MODULE: Session 3: Investigating nucleic acid detection and their significance in solid tumors: ctDNA and the new entry ctRNA
Chairs: TBD
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 
16:00 - 16:30   COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION
16:30 - 17:15 MODULE: Session 4: Poster discussion presentations - Panel session
Chairs: TBD
17:15 - 18:40 MODULE: Session 5: ISLB – International Liquid Biopsy Alliance (ILBA) session.  
Chair: Dr Juan José Diaz Mochon - ISLB Spain
19:00 - 20:00   Satellite Symposium
Faculty Dinner
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)
8:00 – 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)
09:00 - 11:00 MODULE: Session 6: Liquid Biopsy in practicality
10:00 - 10:30   COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION
10:30 - 12:10 MODULE: Session 7: Cancer Interception, Screening and Minimal Residual Disease
Chairman: Dr Ignacio Gil Bazo - MD Anderson, Spain
12:30   Keynote presentation
Keynote speaker: TBD
Liquid biopsy and Immunotherapy: bTMB and beyond
13:00 - 13:50   Satellite Symposium & lunch 
13:50 - 14:30 MODULE: Session 8: Liquid Biopsy in the Molecular Tumor Board: a new tool 
14:30 - 15:20 MODULE: Special Session - Pro and Con debate: Liquid Biopsy in agnostic tumors 
15:20 - 16:30 MODULE: Session 9  Liquid biopsy beyond ctDNA & other fluids
16:30 - 17:50 MODULE: Session 10   Liquid biopsy of other fluids  
17:40 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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