2015 Annual Conference
Cancer: A Texas-Sized Problem

January 22-23, 2015 | Omni Galleria Hotel, Houston, Texas

The 2015 conference program theme will explore the epidemiology, genetics, initiation, progression, and treatment paradigms of perhaps the most pressing current health problem of our society—CANCER. Details regarding the 2015 annual conference will be posted on this page as plans progress.

The invitation list for TAMEST’s Annual Conference includes its members, member protégés, presidents and chancellors of the state’s premiere research institutions, industry and community leaders, sponsors and donors, special guests, and other prominent members of the Texas research community.

Keynote Speakers

James AllisonJames P. Allison, Ph.D. (IOM, NAS)
Chair, Department of Immunology | Director, Immunotherapy Platform | Deputy Director, David H. Koch Center for Applied Studies in Genitourinary Cancer | Vivian L. Smith, Distinguished Chair in Immunology | The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mike PazinMike Pazin, Ph.D.
Program Director, Functional Genomics | Division of Genome Sciences | National Human Genome Institute | National Institutes of Health

Frederic de SauvageFrederic de Sauvage, Ph.D.
Vice President, Molecular Oncology | Genentech, Inc.

Program Chair

Bert O'MalleyBert W. O'Malley, M.D. (IOM, NAS)
Thomas C. Thompson Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman | Molecular and Cellular Biology | Baylor College of Medicine


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