2010 – 3rd CCIC symposium

2010 – 3rd CCIC symposium

April 22-23 2010
Sheraton of Niagara falls

Past program:

April 22
8:00 pm Keynote lecture: Robert Schreiber (Washington University)
Cancer immune surveillance, editing and escape
Followed by poster session, reception.

April 23, Scientific Sessions 9:00 – 5:30

Madhav Dhodapkar (Yale University)
Stem cells, inflammation and tumor immunity: From bedside to the bench and back

Hideki Ueno, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research
Harnessing Myeloid Dendritic Cell Subsets For Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine.

Drew Pardoll (Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Centre)
Role of STAT3 in anti-tumor immunity

Ciriaco Piccirillo (McGill University)
Identification of key mutations in FOxP3 that control regulatory T cell function

Denis Claude Roy (University of Montreal)
New approaches to graft-versus-host disease

Padmanee Sharma (MD Anderson)
CTLA-4 blockade and cancer

Suzanne Topalian (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
Immunological Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy

Tania Watts (University of Toronto)
Mechanisms of action of anti-4-1BB during adoptive T cell therapy

Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflücker (Sunnybrook Hospital)
Generating tumor specific T cells

Roundtable discussion