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Tuesday 14 June
UK CGG satellite meeting - Conference Centre, Centre for Life
09.00 - 11.00 UK Cancer Genetics Group Committee Meeting
10.30 – 11.00 Registration and Coffee
11.00 – 12.15 Submitted papers
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch
Parallel Session 1
13.15 – 13.45 Business Meeting of the UK CGG
13.45 – 15.30 Paediatric tumours: an overview
Neuroblastoma Naz Rahman, ICR, London Paediatric Tumours – clinical aspect
Mike Jackson, IHG, Newcastle
Paediatric Oncology Juliet Hale, RVI, Newcastle
Parallel Session 2
13.45 - 17.00 DNA diagnostics for beginners:

A practical class in DNA analysis including a guided tour of the NHS laboratories of the Northern Genetics Service and a practical class on how to extract and amplify DNA samples from a personal mouth swab in the LifeLab of Centre for Life (suitable for senior surgeons and physicians)

15.30 - 16.00 Afternoon tea
16.00 – 17.00 Submitted Papers
17.00 – 17.30 Breast Colon Cancer: a distinct syndrome
Mieke Schutte, Netherlands
19.00 – 22.30 Welcome Reception.
For all delegates at the Life Science Centre
 
Wednesday 15 June
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead
08.30 - 09.00 Welcome John Burn, Chairman, InSiGHT
Henry Lynch, Omaha, Nebraska
09.00 – 10.30 Meera Khan Symposium
From APC to FAP: what does the APC gene do and why do we get FAP when it doesn’t? Riccardo Fodde, Netherlands - Chair & Introduction
Inke Nathke, Dundee, Scotland
Allan Clarke, Cardiff, Wales
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee and posters
11.00 – 13.00 Submitted papers
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch and poster viewing
Proposed Studies Workshop
14.15 – 15.30 Submitted papers
15.30 – 16.10 Afternoon tea and posters
16.10 – 17.10 Endoscopy mini symposium

Endoscopic treatment of Duodenal Polyps in FAP
Steffen Bülow, Copenhagen
Robin Phillips, London
Brian Saunders, London
Speaker TBC
17.15 – 18.15 CORGI Study Meeting, Main Conference Auditorium

17.30 – 18.30 Council Meeting InSiGHT, Boardroom

Evening free  
Thursday 16 June
08.30 – 09.10 The Sir Ian Todd lecture
Ageing stem cells: the ultimate cancer risk factor

Tom Kirkwood, Institute of Ageing and Health, Newcastle
09.10 – 10.30 Submitted papers
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee and poster viewing
11.00 – 12.30 From MMR to HNPCC: how do mismatch repair genes work and why do we get GI cancers when they don’t?

Malcolm Dunlop, Edinburgh - Chair and Introduction

Josef Jiricny, Zurich, Switzerland
Hein te Riele, Netherlands
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch and posters
12.45 – 14.00 International Steering Committee Meeting - The CAPP2 Study - (working lunch)
14.00 – 15.30 Submitted papers
15.30 – 16.00 Afternoon tea and poster viewing
16.00 – 17.15 Explaining Genetic Cancer Risk: a Cultural Crash Course

Terri Berk, Toronto, Canada - Chair and Introduction

Out of Africa - Raj Ramesar, Cape Town, SA
Eastern Promise - Judy Ho, Hong Kong
The American Dream - Bernardo Garicochea, South America
17.15 – 17.45 InSiGHT Business Meeting
19.30 Conference Dinner with entertainment at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead. Open to all delegates
Friday 17 June

Hilton Hotel Newcastle Gateshead
08.40 – 09.20 The Bussey Lecture:
What’s in a polyp?

Jeremy Jass, Montreal, Canada
09.20 – 10.20 Submitted papers
10.20 – 10.45 Coffee and poster viewing
10.45 – 11.30 HNPCC - A clinical insight
What is the true natural history and what should be our surveillance strategy?


Malcolm Dunlop, Edinburgh
Hans Vasen, Netherlands
Mark Jenkins, Melbourne, Australia
11.30 – 12.00 The 5FU debate: should MMR deficient tumours be treated differently?

Steve Gallinger, Toronto, Canada

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch and poster viewing
12.00 – 13.00 CAPP2 PI/Recruiters working lunch
13.00 – 14.15 Submitted papers

14.15 – 15.15 CAPP symposium
John Burn - Chair and Introduction

CAPP3: what with, where and when?
John Baron, Dartmouth, USA
John Mathers, Newcastle, UK
Tim Bishop, Leeds, UK
Discussants - Riccardo Fodde, Netherlands;
J-P Mecklin, Finland; Fin Macrae, Australia

15.15 – 15.35 Afternoon tea
15.35 – 16.00 Summary of proposed studies workshop
16.00 – 16.40 The Jagelman lecture
The Peutz-Jeghers Gene in Homeostasis and Disease
Hans Clevers, Utrecht, Netherlands

16.40 – 16.50 Plans for InSiGHT 2007
Takeo Iwama, Tokyo, Japan

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Life Knowledge Park 14 - 17 June 2005
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
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