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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

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Adaptations to Hypoxia in Physiology and Disease (X4)

joint with the meeting on Tumor Metabolism: Mechanisms and Targets (X3)

Scientific Organizers: M. Celeste Simon, Amato J. Giaccia and Randall S. Johnson


March 5—9, 2017

Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks; poster display opportunities remain open.
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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 8, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 8, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 8, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 12, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-X4 "Adaptations to Hypoxia in Physiology and Disease" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 8, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 8, 2016 until February 7, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 8, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 12, 2017 845.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 12, 2017 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 12, 2017 620.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 12, 2017 770.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 8, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 8, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 8, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: December 8, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 8, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 12, 2017


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 5 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 9 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 10 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Grand Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Grand Foyer

MONDAY, MARCH 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sea to Sky A
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B/C
Chi Van Dang, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Myc as the Master Regulator of Proliferative Metabolism

09:00—11:15
Hypoxia and Tumor Metabolism (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B/C
William G. Kaelin, Jr., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
2-Oxoglutarate-Dependent Dioxygenases and Cancer

Coffee Break

Nicholas Denko, Ohio State University, USA
Hypoxic Regulation of Mitochondrial Function

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Wilhelm Krek, Institute of Molecular Health Sciences, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
HIF Signaling, Alternative Splicing and Fructose Metabolism in Cancer

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Sea to Sky A
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sea to Sky A
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Sea to Sky C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—19:00
Hypoxic Influences on Intracellular Homeostasis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
M. Celeste Simon, HHMI/University of Pennsylvania, USA
HIFs and Metabolic Adaptations in Renal Cancer

Geert Carmeliet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Glutamine, Glycogen and Bioenergetics

Othon Iliopoulos, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, USA
Glutamine Metabolism and Renal Cancer Progression

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Oncogenic Control of Metabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
Lewis C. Cantley, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
PI3K Signaling and Glucose Metabolism in Tumors

Almut Schulze, University of Würzburg/Theodor-Boveri Institute, Germany
Targeting Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in Cancer

Brendan D. Manning, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
mTOR Links Oncogenic Signaling to Anabolic Metabolism

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Sea to Sky A

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sea to Sky A
08:00—11:00
Physiological Responses to Hypoxia
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
Randall S. Johnson, University of Cambridge, UK
The Metabolic Role of Hypoxic Response in T Cell Activation

Navdeep S. Chandel, Northwestern University, USA
Why Mammalian Cells Respire?

Coffee Break

Young Il Yeom, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, South Korea
Lactate-Induced Responses to Hypoxia

Cormac Taylor, University College Dublin, Ireland
The Role of Hypoxia in Immunity and Inflammation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Metabolic Strategies in Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
Matthew G. Vander Heiden, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Metabolic Adaptations to Allow Tumor Cell Proliferation

Elizabeth Maher, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Bioenergetic Substrate Reprogramming: A Common Mechanism in Cancer?

Coffee Break

Ralph J. DeBerardinis, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Heterogeneous Metabolic Phenotypes and Liabilities in Human Cancer

Sarah-Maria Fendt, University of Leuven, Belgium
Cancer Metabolism during Metastasis Formation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Sea to Sky A
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sea to Sky A
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Late Breaking News

Sea to Sky B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—19:00
Metabolic Adaptations of Cells within the Tumor Microenvironment (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B/C
Raghu Kalluri, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
The Functional Contribution of Exosomes in Cancer Metabolism and Metastasis

Francisco J. Quintana, Harvard Medical School, USA
Regulation of CNS Inflammation by Hypoxia-Responsive Signaling

Shannon J. Turley, Genentech, Inc., USA
Leukocyte Function and Positioning in Diverse Stromal Niches

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Sea to Sky A

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sea to Sky A
08:00—11:00
Biochemical and Epigenetic Responses to Hypoxia
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
Peter J. Ratcliffe, University of Oxford, UK
Genome Wide Studies of the Hypoxia Transcriptome

Fraydoon Rastinejad, Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA
Structures and Drug-Binding Potentials of HIF-alpha-ARNT Heterodimers

Coffee Break

Eli M. Wallace, Peloton Therapeutics, USA
Small Molecule HIF-2a Antagonists and Their Therapeutic Applications

Maria F. Czyzyk-Krzeska, University of Cincinnati, USA
Oncogenic and Tumor Suppressive Autophagic Programs in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Metabolism, Signaling and Epigenetics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
Karen H. Vousden, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, UK
A Role for p53 in the Adaptation to Metabolic Stress

Jason Locasale, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
One Carbon Metabolism and Epigenetics

Coffee Break

Joshua D. Rabinowitz, Princeton University, USA
Metabolic Flux in Tumors

Kathryn E. Wellen, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Acetyl-CoA at the Crossroads of Metabolism and Epigenetics

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Sea to Sky A
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sea to Sky A
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Sea to Sky C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—19:00
Hypoxia and the Tumor Stroma
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
Peter F. Carmeliet, University of Leuven, VIB, Belgium
Metabolic Adaptations of Tumor Blood Vessels

Mia J. Phillipson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Contribution of Immune Cells in Restoration of Hypoxic Tissues

Mihai G. Netea, Radboud University, Netherlands
Immunometabolic Networks in Innate Immune Responses

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Interplay with Other Cells Types and Tissues
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
Erika L. Pearce, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
Biosynthetic Needs of Immune Cells and Effects on Immunotherapy

Nada Y. Kalaany, Boston Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical School, USA
Metabolic Dependencies in Obesity-Associated Pancreatic Cancer

Scott Bultman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Regulation of Tumor Metabolism by the Microbiome

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Sea to Sky A

THURSDAY, MARCH 9

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sea to Sky A
08:00—11:00
Hypoxia and Tumor Progression
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
Amato J. Giaccia, Stanford University, USA
Clear Cell Renal Cancers: Lipid Droplets

Janine T. Erler, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Hypoxia-Regulated ECM Remodeling during Cancer Progression

Coffee Break

Gregg L. Semenza, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
PHGDH Expression is Required for Mitochondrial Redox Homeostasis, Breast Cancer Stem Cell Maintenance and Lung Metastasis

Christian Metallo, University of California, San Diego, USA
Reprogramming of Amino Acid Metabolism by Hypoxia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Tumor Progression and Suppression by Metabolic Enzymes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
David M. Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
CRISPR Screening for Metabolic Dependencies in Cancer Cells

Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA
Pyruvate Metabolism and Cell Fate Decisions

Coffee Break

Heather Christofk, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Metabolic Transitions in Cancer: Lessons from Viral Infection

Eyal Gottlieb, Technion Integrated Cancer Center, Israel
Metabolic Dependencies of Leukemic Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Late Breaking News

Sea to Sky B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Grand Foyer
17:00—18:45
O2 Availability and Stress Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
Constantinos Koumenis, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, USA
Genome-Wide Analysis of Hypoxic Responses in Cells and Tumors Reveals Novel Splicing Pathways Impacting Macromolecular Synthesis

Bradly G. Wouters, Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada
ULK1 Regulates Oxygen Metabolism, Hypoxia Tolerance and is a Therapeutic Target in Pancreatic Cancer

Ester M. Hammond, University of Oxford, UK
Ribonucleotide eductase Favors the RRM2B Subunit to Maintain DNA Replication in Hypoxia

17:00—18:45
Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
Eileen P. White, Rutgers University, USA
Inhibiting Autophagy as a Cancer Therapy

Katya Marjon, Agios Pharmaceuticals, USA
Metabolic Collateral Vulnerabilities of MTAP-Deleted Cancers as Therapeutic Opportunities

Reuben J. Shaw, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
The AMPK Pathway: Cancer Fighter, Cancer Promoter

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky B
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Sea to Sky C
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sea to Sky A
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Sea to Sky A

FRIDAY, MARCH 10

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Baker Ruskinn HypOxygen

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Peloton Therapeutics


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