2012 Symposium Photo Gallery
The 2012 Australian-Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance Symposium was held at Daydream Island, located in the North Queensland Whitsundays, Australia.
Delegates enjoyed informative presentations and panel discussions from leading prostate cancer scientists and clinicians.
Professor Tony Costello of the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre Epworth, Victoria shares his Urological expertise in the "patterns of practice and care in prostate cancer and the associated health economics" session.
Dr Lisa Butler from the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Centre at the University of Adelaide presented in both the "Targeting of the Androgen Receptor by novel approaches" and the "modelling prostate cancer - primary human xenografts, tissue organ culture, 3D-engineered models of bone matrices" sessions.
Dr YZ Wang of the Vancouver Prostate Centre and British Columbia Cancer Agency, chaired the "modelling prostate cancer - primary human xenografts, tissue organ culture, 3D-engineered models of bone matrices" session.
Left to right: Dr Luc Furic, Dr Thomas Cordonnier, Dr Ladan Fazli, Mr Michael Kerger and Dr Tarek Bismar discuss research with delegates.
Left to right: Dr Addie Wootten, Ms Helen Crowe, Dr Luc Furic and Mrs Erica Mohr sit on the discussion panel.
Left to right: Dr Jennifer Bishop, Dr Tanya Day, Dr Lisa Butler and Dr Paul Rennie answer audience questions during the "Targeting of the Androgen Receptor by novel approaches" session.
Left to right: Professor Colleen Nelson, Dr Chris Ong, Dr Jan Jongstra and Dr Kieran Scott sit on the "preclinical development of new therapeutics" discussion panel.
Delegates were given the opportunity to share their research through not only presentations but poster sessions and abstracts. Pictured is Dr Manuel Altamirano-Dimas of the Vancouver Prostate Centre is discussing his latest research with Dr Grant Buchanan of the University of Adelaide's Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Research.
Professor Colleen Nelson discusses the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland's poster entitled "Characterization of New Epithelial Prostate Cell Lines" with Dr Ralph Buttyan of the Vancouver Prostate Centre and Dr Matthew Hong of the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre in Epworth, Victoria.
Dr Hoan Vu of the Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies and Dr Jacques Lapointe of McGill University discuss the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland's research displayed during the poster session.
Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland researchers swap stories with international guests. Left to right: Dr Jacques Lapointe, Dr Jeff Holst, Dr Chenwei Wang, Ms Nataly Stylianou, Dr Lidija Jovanovic and Dr YZ Wang.
Relaxing on deck. Left to right: Prof. Bharati Bapat, Prof. Pam Russell, Dr Martin Sadowski, Professor Colleen Nelson, Dr Ralph Buttyan, Dr Raj Vasireddy, Dr Kieran Scott and Dr Gregor Tevz.
Dr Paul Rennie, Dr YZ Wang and Dr Manuel Altamirano-Dimas enjoy morning tea and a discussion in the courtyard.
Left to right: Dr Grant Buchanan, Dr Mitchell Lawrence, Ms Lauren Giorgio and Dr Luc Furic share a laugh in the twilight.
Dr Barbara Lelj Garolla Di Bard and her family enjoy time with Mrs Jenny Bazov, Dr Amy Lubik, Dr Irina Oleinikova and others during dinner.
Delegates depart Daydream Island ready to begin their collaborative relationships.