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Immunometabolism and Cancer Minisymposium

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:45 PM  

Where: McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium (2nd Floor), 240 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: free

Contact: Mark Tortoriello  

Group: Lurie Cancer Center Basic Science Programs

Category: Lectures & Meetings


A joint minisymposium of the Carcinogenesis T32 CA009560 Training Program and the Membranes, Organelles and Metabolism (MOM) Program of the Lurie Cancer Center:

Weaponizing Metabolism to Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy
Jonathan David Powell, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy,
Professor of Oncology and Pharmacology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Skewed NK Cell Metabolism and Effector Function by Tumor-Derivative NKG2D Ligands
Jennifer D Wu, PhD
Mary and Patrick Scanlan Professor, Professor of Urology and Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Tumor Microenvironment Metabolism and Its Role in Immune Activation, Regulation, and Response to Immunotherapy
Greg M. Delgoffe, PhD
Assistant Professor, Tumor Microenvironment Center, Department of Immunology
University of Pittsburgh

Mapping T Cell Metabolism In Vivo: New Insights Using Metabolomics
Russell Jones, PhD
Professor, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology; Program Lead, Metabolic and Nutritional Programming, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
Van Andel Institute

Light refreshments provided. Reception to follow from 4:45 – 5:45 PM outside of Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium.

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