Crossroad for BioTransfer

Canadian research centres, universities and technology transfer offices will showcase a selection of their best technologies for commercialization in Life Sciences.



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FINAL PROGRAM
May 29, 2012

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9:00 am Welcoming Address

9:05 am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Michel Bouvier, Ph.D., F.C.A.H.S.
Professor, Biochemistry Department, Université de Montréal
President and Chief Executive Officer
Institut de Recherche en Immunologie et Cancerologie (IRICoR)
Development of a GPCR functional signalling platform for drug discovery

Technology Presentations - Biomarkers & Targets

9:20 am SeeTCL: A novel biomarker test for diagnosis of cutaneous T - cell Lymphomas
Presented by: Youwen Zhou, BC Cancer Agency pdf icon(INV-12-013), video iconVideo Presentation
9:30 am Novel targets and platform for anti-inflammatory drug discovery
Presented by: Philippe Gros, McGill pdf icon(ROI #12017), video iconVideo Presentation
9:40 am New Target for Type 2 Diabetes Therapeutics
Presented by: Murthy Madiraju, MDRC-CHUM / Gestion Univalor, Société en commandite pdf icon(VAL-768/969), video iconVideo Presentation
9:50 am Biomarker gene sets for the assessment of the response to breast cancer drug Paclitaxel
Presented by: Edwin Wang, pdf iconNRC-BRI (12469), video iconVideo Presentation
10:00 am DRR antisense reduces glioma invasiveness
Presented by: Astrid Reimann, pdf iconMcGill (ROI #10097),
10:10 am A novel serum marker for ovarian cancer
Presented by: Marie-Ève Nadeau, Université de Montréal / Gestion Univalor, Société en commandite pdf icon(VAL-950), video iconVideo Presentation
10:20 am Morning Coffee Break

10:40 am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Richard Lesniewski, Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Consultant,
Moving Beyond the Crossroads: Achieving Medicines that Matter, video iconVideo Presentation

Technology Presentations - Technology tools & Platforms

11:00 am

GMP ready CHO-BRI cell line for biologics production
Presented by: Yves Durocher, pdf iconNRC-BRI (90097), video iconVideo Presentation

11:10 am

A Technology for Improving Biologics Production: Enhancing Glycoprotein Sialylation using Novel Sialidase Inhibitors
Presented by: Ian Schoenhofen, pdf iconNRC-IBS (12101, 12267, and 12033), video iconVideo Presentation

11:20 am

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) : Two in vivo screening platforms and service offer
Presented by: Alex Parker, CRCHUM / Gestion Univalor, Société en commandite pdf icon(VAL-939 ), video iconVideo Presentation

11:30 am

Vector and cell line that enable easy production of replicant deficient adenovirus for therapeutic and research applications
Presented by: Rénald Gilbert, pdf iconNRC-BRI (10624), video iconVideo Presentation

11:40 am

Bacterial Components for Allergic Airway Disorder Therapy
Presented by: Yves Geoffrion, pdf iconNRC-IBS (11894), video iconVideo Presentation

11:50 am

HAI Surveillance and Outbreak Detection
Presented by: David Carter, HAI Surveillance and Outbreak Detection, pdf iconNRC-IIT (SPHR-32327)
12:00 pm Lunch and Networking

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Technology Presentations - Cancer

1:20 pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Cyril Schiever, President and Managing Director, Merck
The Merck Lumira Biosciences Fund: a new model to fuel research, video iconVideo Presentation

1:40 pm

mall molecules targeting epigenetic defects for cancer treatment
Presented by: Ron Lauener, BC Cancer Agency pdf icon(INV-12-024/12-040), video iconVideo Presentation

1:50 pm

New cancer targets and matching antibodies for diagnostic and therapeutic use
Presented by: Maureen O'Connor, pdf iconNRC-BRI (90096), video iconVideo Presentation

2:00 pm

Novel Agonists for Expansion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Presented by: Guy Sauvageau, pdf iconIRIC (IRICoR-008),

2:10 pm

GIFT-21 - targeted cancer immunotherapy
Presented by: Patrick Williams, pdf iconMcGill (ROI #09051), video iconVideo Presentation

2:20 pm

Advanced cancer targeting technology
Presented by: Sylvain Martel, Polytechnique Montréal / Gestion Univalor, Société en commandite pdf icon(VAL-331-434-815-1012-MULTI), video iconVideo Presentation

2:30 pm

Novel Small Molecules Targeting Cancer Centrosomes
Presented by: Shoukat Dedhar, pdf iconBC Cancer Agency (INV 12-031), video iconVideo Presentation

Technology Presentations - Drug delivery & Therapeutics

2:40 pm

Synthetic Ether Lipid (Archaeosome) delivery/adjuvant technology
Presented by: Yves Geoffrion, pdf iconNRC-IBS (11784 - 11964), video iconVideo Presentation

2:50 pm

KBiomaterial for tissue engineering, repair and regeneration
Presented by: Showan Nazhat, pdf iconMcGill (ROI #12058),

3:00 pm

KNovel Peptide(s) for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Presented by: Yves Geoffrion, pdf iconNRC-IBS (11630), video iconVideo Presentation

3:10 pm

Anti-leukemia Plant Extract
Presented by: Marie-Thérèse Charles, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canadapdf icon, video iconVideo Presentation

3:20 pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Philippe Crine, Ph.D. Université de Montréal
Development of an enzyme replacement therapy for hypophosphatasia: teaching new tricks to an old enzyme

3:40 pm

Closing Remarks

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