Dartmouth Immunology & Immunotherapy Symposium 2014

Monday May 19, 2014
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Organization: Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Location: DHMC Lebanon

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The Immunology Program presents the Immunology Symposium, taking place in Auditorium E at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon.

Sponsored by: ImmuNext, the Immunology Program and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Organizers: Mary Jo Turk and Yina H. Huang

Registration Website Coming Soon!

Preliminary Agenda

8:00            Continental breakfast

Session 1: Cancer Immunotherapy

8:30           Robert Schreiber, Washington University, Siteman Cancer Center
                    “Using genomics to elucidate cancer immunoediting and personalize cancer immunotherapy”
9:25           Randy Noelle, Dartmouth College, NCCC
                    “Immune checkpoint regulators in cancer and autoimmunity”
10:00         Coffee

10:15         Stephan Grupp, University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
                    “Engineered T cells over the Threshold: Highly Active Cell Therapy of ALL”
11:10         Charles Sentman, Dartmouth College, NCCC
                    “NK cell receptor based CAR therapy”
12:00         Lunch for registrants (Rubin Atrium) 
1:00           Trainee poster session (competition and prizes!)
Session 2: Immune Responses to Pathogens 
2:00           David Masopust, University of Minnesota
                    "Resident Memory CD8 T Cells: Quantity, Quality, and Protection"
2:55           Edward Usherwood, Dartmouth College, NCCC
                    “Persistent virus infection and the immune response:  host and adversary”
3:30           Coffee
3:45         Connie Trimble, Johns Hopkins, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
                    “Sequestration of immune responses in HPV disease”
4:40           Robert Cramer, Dartmouth College
                    “Myeloid HIF1 mediated control of pulmonary fungal tissue invasion and damage”