Harnessing Immunity to Combat Infection and Disease

April 29, 2019
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

The MART Building - Auditorium & Atrium
Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook University

Symposium Flyer


We thank our sponsors for their generous support

   Chembio Diagnostic Systems
   ThermoFisher Scientific


Invited Speakers
Ken Cadwell, Ph.D.
New York University
Host adaptations to microbial diversity

Ross Kedl, Ph.D.
University of Colorado
What infections forgot to tell us: The unexpected principles of T cell vaccinology

Miriam Merad, M.D., Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Harnessing the tumor myeloid microenvironment to enhance cancer care

Nita Salzman, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Antimicrobial peptides and bacterial niche competition in the gastrointestinal tract

David Sancho, Ph.D.
Spanish National Center for Cadiovascular Research (CNIC), Spain
Dendritic cells beyond immunity

Bruno Silva-Santos, Ph.D.
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Portugal
Gamma-delta T cells: new roles for old cells

Thaddeus Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D.
Washington University at St. Louis
New concepts in developing preclinical targets for therapy of patients with IBD


Please register to attend and participate in the symposium. Lunch is provided to those who register. Registrants will be able to participate in a wine and cheese reception in the MART Building Atrium. If you encounter difficulties during registration, please email Ms. Huyen Tran at Huyen.Tran@stonybrook.edu

Submit an abstract to present your research as a poster. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday April 19th.

Contact and questions:
Ms. Huyen Tran
(631) 632-8800

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