The 2016 Governor's Conference on Effective Partnering in Cancer Research


April 8, 2016
8:55am - 5:30pm

Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study *
Princeton, NJ

  Conference Agenda  |  Download the conference flyer

8:55 am - 9:00 am WELCOMING REMARKS
9:00 am - 10:00 am

William Sellers, MD
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
The Genetic Basis for Cancer Therapeutics
10:00 am - 11:00 am

William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Tackling the Off-Target Problem in Cancer Pharmacology
11:00 am - 11:30 am BREAK - Bloomberg Hall Biology Atrium
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Jeffrey Engelman, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Evolution of Resistance to Targeted Therapies
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH - Available in Institute Dining Hall
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ross L. Levine, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Role of Mutations in Epigenetic Regulators in Pathogenesis
of Myeloid Malignancies
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA - Fuld Hall Common Room
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

David A. Tuveson, MD, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Organoid Models of Pancreatic Cancer
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

David T. Ting, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Circulating Tumor Cells: The "Liquid Biopsy"

* Click here for a campus map and directions to the Institute campus

Please park in the Institute overflow parking lot (identified as auxiliary parking on the campus map). Proceed down Olden Lane; after passing Flexner Lane on left, the auxiliary parking lot entrance is located a short distance ahead on the right. There is a footpath next to this parking lot that leads to Parking Lot A, which is adjacent to Bloomberg Hall. Wolfensohn Hall is located behind Bloomberg Hall.

Registration not required.

For additional information email

or call 732-235-5679.

In partnership with:

Simons Center for Systems Biology                                                                    NJCCR logo