Mitosis and Cancer Symposium

Venue: De Rode Hoed

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Feb 26, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 27, 2009
Early Registration Date: Jan 16, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 02, 2008
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Abcam is delighted to announce Dr Rob Wolthuis (Netherlands Cancer Institute) and Dr Stephen Taylor (University of Manchester) have agreed to chair a symposium on Mitosis and Cancer in Amsterdam on the 26-27 February 2009.

Topics will include:
- Cellular responses to checkpoint activation in G2 and mitosis
- Targeting mitotic pathways in cancer therapy
- The mitotic checkpoint and cancer

Keynote speaker:
- Conly Rieder (Wadsworth Center, New York, US)

Invited speakers:
- Holger Bastians (IMT, Marburg, Germany)
- Eduardo Torres (MIT, Boston, US)
- Charles Swanton (Cancer Research, UK)
- Rene Medema (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands)
- Geert Kops (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands)
- Randy King (Harvard Medical School, Boston, US)
- Helen Piwnica-Worms (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, St Louis, US)
- Ken Wood (Cytokinetics, San Francisco, US)
- Michael White (UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, US)
- Nick Keen (AstraZeneca, UK)

Abstracts for oral and poster presentation are invited. Those which most closely fit within the topics of the meeting will be selected.
- Oral abstract deadline: November 02, 2008
- Poster abstract deadline: January 16, 2009

The registration fee will be fully inclusive of:
- attendance at sessions
- lunch and refreshments during symposium
- welcome drinks reception
- conference materials, including book of abstracts

Early bird, student and group registration fees are available for this meeting.
- Early bird deadline: January 16, 2009

For futher information and to register please visit the Mitosis and Cancer Symposium website (


De Rode Hoed
Keizersgracht 102, 1015CV