Governor's Conference 2015

THE GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE
ON EFFECTIVE PARTNERING IN CANCER RESEARCH
Tumor Immunology/Immunotherapy

Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study

APRIL 23, 2015

8:45 am - 8:50 am WELCOMING REMARKS
8:50 am - 9:40 am James P. Allison
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy:
New Insights and Opportunities
9:40 am - 10:30 am

Jedd D. Wolchok
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Combination Checkpoint Blockade and the Role of ‘Passenger’
Mutations in Clinical Response to Ipilimumab
10:30 am - 10:50 am BREAK - Bloomberg Hall Biology Atrium
10:50 am - 11:40 am Harlan Robins
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Predicting Response to Immunotherapy with Immunosequencing
11:40 am - 12:30 pm Michel Sadelain
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
CAR Therapy and the Promise of T-cell Engineering
12:30 pm - 1:50 pm LUNCH - Available in Institute Dining Hall
1:50 pm - 2:40 pm Nina Bhardwaj
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Modulation of Immunity by Dendritic Cells
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm James J. Mulé
Moffitt Cancer Center

A Platform for the Discovery and Validation of Immune
Gene-Related Tumor Signatures for Potential Applications
in Immunotherapy
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA - Fuld Hall Common Room