The Bursky Center at Washington University 3rd Annual Symposium

THE BURSKY CENTER AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
3rd ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, March 7, 2018 ~ 8:30 AM to 1:45 PM

LOCATION:  Eric P. Newman Education Center, Auditorium

8:30 to 8:35         Welcome by Robert Schreiber, Ph.D.

8:35 to 8:45         Comments by Mr. Andrew M. Bursky

8:45 to 8:55         Comments by Dean David H. Perlmutter, M.D., with introduction of new Chancellor

8:55 to 9:05         Comments by Chancellor Elect Andrew D. Martin

9:05 to 10:05       James P. Allison, Ph.D., Keynote Speaker
“Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: Historical Perspective, New Insights, and Prospects for Cures”

10:05 to 10:50    Marco Colonna, M.D. (pathology & immunology)
“ILC Recognition of Tumor Cells”

10:50 to 11:35    Shabaana Khader, Ph.D. (molecular microbiology)
“Human Tuberculosis: A moving target”

11:35 to 12:20    John P. Atkinson, M.D. (rheumatology)
“Genetic Variants in Complement Regulators Causing Human Disease”