TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Wednesday, October 18
Non-CME Poster Session Networking
7:30am - 8:00am
 Registration Open, Coffee Break with Exhibitors
8:00am - 8:50am  Topical Review 13: Masterclass in DNA repair translation to the clinic for the non-expert: David Yu
 Topical Review 14: Radiation-induced second cancers: David Brenner
 Topical Review 15: Gene editing approaches in studying the biological roles of cell death factors in radiation biology: Chuan-Yuan Li
 Topical Review 16: Cancer stem cells: Erina Vlashi
9:00am - 10:00am
 Plenary 4: The choreography of DNA repair: A structural perspective: John Tainer
10:00am - 10:10am  Coffee Break
10:10am - 12:00pm  Presidential Symposium: Neurobiology and radiation sciences for the future
Charles Limoli
  • Radiotherapy against glioblastoma- our decades of all flavors: Frank Pajonk
  • Mechanisms underlying space radiation effects on Alzheimer's disease pathology: Kerry O'Banion
  • Pushing the boundaries of memory formation via epigenetic mechanisms: Marcelo Wood
  • Neuroprotective strategies to reverse the adverse neurocognitive side effects of cancer therapies: Munjal Acharya
12:00pm - 12:20pm  Box Lunch Service
12:20pm - 1:00pm  Painter Debate with box lunch (RSVP required for meal)
This house believes that the LQ model is not relevant to the high doses per fraction used in SBRT
Mike Joiner   Against: Martin Brown
1:00pm - 1:45pm  Osborne Award Lecture: Using genetically engineered mouse models to study normal tissue radiation responses: David Kirsch
Martin Hauer-Jensen
1:45pm - 2:30pm  Poster Session 5 - Mutagenesis/clastogenesis/carcinogenesis
                               - Response of the central nervous system to radiation
                               - Epigenetics and emerging omics approaches
                               - Stem Cells
                               - Mouse Models
2:30pm - 3:15pm  Poster Session 6 - Basic science in risk assessment on Earth and in space
                               - Track structure and modeling
3:15pm - 5:15pm  Symposium 23: Breast cancer and immune modulation
Wendy Woodward
  • Combining immunotherapy plus radiation to improve systemic therapy: Jim Welsh
  • SBRT/Immunotherapy for oligometastatic breast cancer: Steven Chmura
  • Pre-operative breast radiotherapy: a platform for early stage breast radiobiology and immune therapy: Janet Horton
  • Misexpression of centromere and kinetochore genes as a putative predictive biomarker for breast cancer radiotherapy: Weiguo Zhang
 Symposium 24: CRH/RRS Joint Session: Health risks, radiation biomarkers and carcinogenesis
Rania Kosti & Robert Ullrich
  • Estimation and uncertainty analysis of lung cancer risks from plutonium and external radiation for the Mayak workers cohort using a Monte Carlo dosimetry system: Daniel Stram
  • Recent results from life span study of atomic bomb survivors: Eric Grant
  • Radiation risk of post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid cancer is associated with a distinct molecular marker of carcinogenesis: Christian Kaiser
  • Radiation carcinogenesis mouse models for tracking pre-leukemic live cells and studying low dose/dose-rate effects: Christophe Badie
 Symposium 25: The role of non-coding RNAs in radiation response
Mansoor Ahmed, Molykutty J Aryankalayil
  • Importance of precision biomarker: Norman Coleman
  • Genomics and bioinformatics approaches to characterize non-coding RNAs for radiosensitivity: Eric Chuang
  • Circulating non-coding RNAs as predictors of radiation late effects: Naduparambil Jacob
  • Non-Coding RNAs as biomarkers for radiation biodosimetry: Molykutty J Aryankalayil
  • Radiation-induced non-coding RNAs altered by CDX-301: Sanchita P. Ghosh
  • Tumor progression and radiation response are miR-ly linked by metabolic processes: Nicole L. Simone

 Symposium 26: The importance of standardization of dosimetry in radiobiology
Brian Marples

  • Biological comparisons and dosimetry considerations: Brian Marples
  • Accurate dosimetry for pre-clinical  radiobiological studies: Anna Subiel
  • Dosimetric harmonization in preclinical radiation experiments: Ke Sheng
5:15pm - 6:30pm  Poster Session 7 - Radiation protection - biodosimetry/mitigators/treatment
                               - Physico-chemical events
   Poster Session 8 - Late Breaking
   Reception with Poster Sessions
7:15pm - 11:45pm  Final Night Event

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