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TALKS AND PODCASTS

Presentations by Trainees

2023

"GLIS3 regulates a neural-like cancer state involved in metastasis and treatment resistance"

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Jimmy Guo

"Mechanisms of therapeutic resistance in pancreatic cancer identified by single-cell spatial transcriptomics and stromal tumoroids"

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Carina Shiau

"Distinct cancer-intrinsic mechanisms mediate nerve recruitment/outgrowth versus perineural invasion"

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Peter Wang

2022

"Systematic dissection of transcriptional states in pancreatic cancer"

American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer, Boston, MA

Presenter: Jimmy Guo

"Proton therapy and losartan deplete poor prognostic lymphatic endothelial cells in pancreatic cancer but are associated with reactive endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition"

American Society for Radiation Oncology, San Antonio, TX

Presenter: Carina Shiau

"Dissecting multicellular neighborhoods of pancreatic cancer using spatial molecular imaging at a single-cell resolution" (selected for Poster of Distinction Award)

Massachusetts General Hospital Celebration of Science, Boston, MA

Presenter: Carina Shiau

"Identifying mediators of tumor-nerve crosstalk in pancreatic cancer" 

Jacks Lab 30th Year Reunion, Cambridge, MA

Presenter: Jennifer Su

"Neural-like progenitor phenotype in pancreatic cancer: models, regulators, and plasticity"

Ludwig Retreat, Boston, MA

Presenter: Jennifer Su

"Treatment remodeling of multicellular neighborhoods in pancreatic cancer using single-cell spatial transcriptomics"

American Pancreatic Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Carina Shiau

 

"Eluciding state-specific therapeutic vulnerabilities in pancreatic cancer"

American Pancreatic Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Jimmy Guo

"Uncovering mechanisms of perineural invasion and tumor-nerve tropism by spatial transcriptomics and neuronal kinetics" (selected oral abstract, and awarded the Koch Institute's Marlena Felter Bradford Research Travel Award)

American Pancreatic Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Jennifer Su

"Developmental lineages and mediators of metastasis in pNETs at single-cell resolution"

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation Symposium, Boston, MA

Presenters: Carina Shiau and William Hwang

2021

"Developmental lineages and intratumoral heterogeneity of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors at a single-cell resolution" (selected oral abstract)

American Pancreatic Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL

Presenter: Jimmy Guo

"Integrative genomic characterization of therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer"

American Association for Cancer Research Virtual Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer

Presenter: Jimmy Guo

Presentations by Dr. Hwang

2023

“Harnessing single-cell spatial transcriptomics to dissect therapy-associated remodeling of the pancreatic tumor microenvironment”  

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Spatial Technology Symposium (invited speaker) 

University of Melbourne, Australia 

“Therapeutic remodeling of pancreatic cancer uncovered by single-cell spatial transcriptomics and optimal transport analysis”  

82nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cancer Association (invited speaker) 

Pacifico Yokohama, Japan 

“Spatial proteo-transcriptomics uncovers intercellular signaling associated with therapeutic resistance, immune evasion and perineural invasion in pancreatic cancer” 

32nd International Korea Genome Organization Annual Conference (invited speaker) 

Catholic University of Korea, South Korea 

“Spatial proteo-transcriptomics uncovers intercellular signaling associated with therapeutic resistance, immune evasion and perineural invasion in pancreatic cancer” 

Seoul National University Hospital (invited distinguished professor lecture), South Korea 

“High-resolution spatial transcriptomics to dissect tumor-stroma interactions in pancreatic cancer” 

International Pancreatic Cancer Symposium (invited speaker), France 

“Therapeutic resistance and tumor-nerve interactions in pancreatic cancer elucidated by single-cell, spatial, and functional genomics” 

Visiting Professor, Boston University Genome Science Institute Seminar Series 

“Intercellular mediators of therapeutic resistance in pancreatic cancer identified by single-cell spatial transcriptomics” 

Human Cell Atlas Biological Networks Seminar Series: Focus on Technology – Advances in Spatial Omics 

Virtual Webinar 

2022

“Spatial proteotranscriptomics reveals multicellular neighborhoods in pancreatic cancer are remodeled by neoadjuvant treatment” 

University of Copenhagen, Department of Pathology (invited keynote speaker), Denmark 

“Multicellular spatial neighborhoods in pancreatic cancer are remodeled by neoadjuvant treatment” 

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology General Meeting, Orlando, FL 

“Neural-like progenitor malignant phenotype in pancreatic cancer” 

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting (NextGen Star), New Orleans, LA ​

“Precision oncology in pancreatic cancer through single-cell and spatial omics” 

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (invited grand rounds speaker), Miami, FL ​

“Developmental lineages and mediators of metastasis in pNETs at single-cell resolution”

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Symposium, Boston, MA

“Spatial transcriptomics in oncology research: pancreatic cancer”

Oxford Global Spatial Biology US (Track Chair), Boston, MA

“Elucidating cancer-intrinsic mechanisms of tumor-nerve crosstalk in pancreatic cancer using spatial transcriptomics”

Cancer Neuroscience Symposium, Houston, TX (virtual)

“Precision oncology in pancreatic cancer through single-cell and spatial omics”

Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Annual Meeting (invited speaker at NanoString Symposium), Boston, MA

“Cancer neuroscience: neuroscience of peripheral tumors”

Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting (invited speaker at Education Day), Tampa, FL

2021

“Single-nucleus and spatial whole transcriptome profiling of frozen pancreatic cancer reveals multicellular neighborhoods and enrichment of a neuronal-like phenotype after neoadjuvant treatment”

Pancreatic Cancer PMCoE Program Monthly Seminar Series, Johns Hopkins University (virtual) 

“Multicellular spatial neighborhoods in pancreatic cancer are remodeled by neoadjuvant therapy”

Pancreatic Cancer Microenvironment Network (PaCMEN) Monthly Meeting (virtual) 

“Robust single nucleus RNA-seq and spatially-resolved transcriptomics for frozen banked and archival FFPE pancreatic cancer”

Break Through Cancer Spatial Profiling Panel (invited speaker and panelist) 

“Multi-compartment reprogramming and spatially-resolved interactions in frozen pancreatic cancer with and without neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy at single-cell resolution”

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting (virtual) 

“Single nucleus RNA-seq and digital spatial profiling of frozen banked and archival FFPE pancreatic cancer” 

Lieping Chen Group Meeting, Yale University 

“Elucidating intratumoral heterogeneity and multi-compartment reprogramming after neoadjuvant treatment in pancreatic cancer at single-cell resolution” 

Pancreatic Cancer Microenvironment Network (PaCMEN) Monthly Meeting (virtual) 

2020

“Single-nucleus RNA-seq reveals distinct intratumoral transcriptomic heterogeneity in treatment-naïve and chemoradiotherapy-treated primary pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma” (selected oral abstract) 

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology Annual Meeting, Marco Island, FL (NanoString Technologies) 

“Single-nucleus and spatial transcriptomics of archival pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma after neoadjuvant treatment” 

Advancing Science: A Virtual Oncology Conference 

Hosted by LabRoots: Yorba Linda, CA 

“Single-nucleus and spatial transcriptomics of archival pancreatic adenocarcinoma reveals multi-compartment reprogramming after neoadjuvant treatment”
American Association for Cancer Research Virtual Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer 

“Single-nucleus and spatial transcriptomics of archival pancreatic cancer reveals multi-compartment reprogramming after neoadjuvant treatment” 

American Society for Radiation Oncology 62nd Annual Meeting (virtual) 

2019

“Integrated gene expression score in circulating tumor cells to predict treatment response in muscle-invasive bladder cancer” (selected oral abstract) 

Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 

“Dissecting transcriptomic heterogeneity in patient-derived pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with single-nucleus RNA-seq” (selected oral abstract, APA Young Investigator Travel Award) 

American Pancreatic Association/Japan Pancreas Society Joint Annual Meeting, Maui, HI 

2017

“Multi-institutional outcomes of post-prostatectomy adjuvant versus early salvage radiotherapy in prostate cancer patients with adverse pathologic features” (selected Best of Meeting oral abstract) 

American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 

“Incidence of pneumonitis in metastatic lung cancer patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors with or without thoracic radiotherapy” (selected Best of Meeting oral abstract) 

American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 

2015

“Imaging and extent of surgical resection predict risk of meningioma recurrence better than WHO histopathological grade” (selected oral abstract) 

Society of Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX ​

2014

“An 83-year-old retired nuclear engineer with fever of unknown origin” (selected oral abstract) 

New England Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting, Boston, MA 

2013

“Single-molecule studies of chromatin remodeling” (selected oral abstract) 

Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA 

2007

“Electrical behavior of droplet interface bilayer networks: experimental analysis and modeling” (selected oral abstract) 

European Conference on Micro & Nanoscale Technologies for the Biosciences, Montreaux, Switzerland 

Podcasts

2024

Hwang WL. 2024 February 15. 2024 Cancer Neuroscience Symposium Series [Audio podcast episode]. Beyond Cancer Foundation.                                https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/beyond-cancer/episodes/2024-Cancer-Neuroscience-Symposium-Series--Dr--Will-Hwang-e27t3ru

2023

Hwang WL, Kathleen DelGiorno. 2023 October 25. Innovations in immunofluorescence: what’s new and what’s essential. American Association for the Advancement of Science [Webinar]. In Science.                       https://www.science.org/content/webinar/innovations-immunofluorescence-what-s-new-and-what-s-essential

2022

Hwang WL, Timpson T. 2022 August 10. Discovery of novel pancreatic cancer cell subtype. Season 4, Episode 2. [Audio podcast episode]. In Mendelspod Podcast. https://mendelspod.com/podcasts/will-hwang-mass-general-discovery-novel-pancreatic-cancer-cell-subtype/

2022

Hwang WL, Reeves JW, Teo J. 2022 October 30. Discoveries in the pancreas and asking great questions of your experiments and your technology platform. Episode 9. [Audio podcast episode]. In Spatial Navigator Podcast. https://rss.com/podcasts/spatial-navigator/669912/ 

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