For 2020, the Thomas Ashworth Symposium (TAS) in collaboration with the Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA) will be presenting an online symposium with the theme of "Liquid Biopsy and Genomics: the Power and the Passion".
Free registration will open soon for the joint TAS-AGTA Live afternoon symposium on Thursday 15th October 2020. Time Zone 10.15am-3.00pm AWST 11.45am-4.30pm ACST 12.15-5pm AEST 2.15pm-7pm NZST
Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Professor Rossa Chiu (MBBS, PhD). The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Professor Felix Feng (MD). University of California, San Francisco, USA
Professor Maarten IJzerman (PhD). University of Melbourne, Australia
The keynote speakers will be accompanied by a star-studded cast of national speakers.
The full line up of speakers and programme will be announced shortly - watch this space.
Topics to be explored include early detection, methylated ctDNA, integration of ctDNA based liquid biopsy into clinical trials and precision oncology, treatment selection and monitoring, recurrence and drug resistance monitoring, along with circulating tumour cells and exosomes.
TAS-AGTA Live Organsing Committee
Associate Professor Kevin Spring (Convenor TAS), Ingham Institute/WSU
Professor Macel Dinger, (Convenor AGTA), UNSW
Associate Professor Mark Cowley (Co-Convenor), Children's Cancer Institute
Dr Craig Gedye (C0-Convenor), Calvary Mater Newcastle & HMRI, UoN, Newcastle, NSW Statewide Biobank
Associate Professor Ruby Lin, University of Sydney
Dr Helen Speirs, Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics
Prof. Paul de Souza, University of Wollongong, Wollongong
A/Prof. Therese Becker, Ingham Institute, Sydney
A/Prof Alex Dobrovic, Oliver Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, Melbourne
Dr Stephen Wong, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
A/Prof Chamindie Punyadeera, QUT, Brisbane
Dr. Katie Meehan, University of Western Australia, Perth