The Bursky Center at Washington University 2nd Annual Symposium:

Advances and Opportunities in Human Immunology and Immunotherapy

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 ~ 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

LOCATION:  Washington University, School of Medicine
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Main Auditorium

WELCOME (9:00 am)

Robert D. Schreiber, PhD
Andrew M. and Jane M. Bursky Distinguished Professor
Director, Andrew M. & Jane M. Bursky Center for Human Immunology & Immunotherapy Programs

David H. Perlmutter, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS (9:15 am)

Andrew M. Bursky

PROGRAM (9:30 am)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

"Impressions of the New NCI Director"

Norman E. "Ned" Sharpless, MD (9:30 am)
Director, National Cancer Institute

"Things I Learned at Washington University and Industry about Drug Discovery and Development"

Philip Needleman, PhD (10:15 am)
Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology
Washington University, School of Medicine

30-MINUTE BREAK (11:00 am)

JUNIOR FACULTY SPEAKERS

"Leveraging Neoantigen Discovery in Glioblastoma"

Gavin Dunn, MD, PhD (11:30 am)
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pathology & Immunology
Bursky Scholar
Washington University, School of Medicine

"One in a Billion: Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Pediatric Immune Diseases"

Megan Cooper, MD, PhD (12:00 pm)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology & Immunology
Washington University, School of Medicine

"From Autoimmunity to Zika: Understanding Links between Cell-Intrinsic Innate Immunity, Viruses and Autoimmunity"

Jonathan Miner, MD, PhD (12:30 pm)
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology & Immunology
Washington University, School of Medicine

CLOSING REMARKS by Dr. Schreiber (1:00 pm)