“Balancing Immune Homeostasis with the Need to Respond to Endogenous Danger Signals”

April 23, 2018 by

2018 carter symposiumThe first annual Carter Symposium — Monday, April 30, 2018, 1-5 PM, Pinn Hall Conference Center was a smashing success with a packed house!  Thanks to all who attended.





The speakers were —
– Alexander Rudensky, PhD, Chair, Immunology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
– Evan Newell, PhD, Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network
– Giorgio Trincherei, MD, NIH, Head, Cancer Immunobiology Section
– Akiko Iwasaki, PhD, Principal Investigator, The Anlyan Center
Hosts: John Lukens, Melanie Rutkowski, Eli Zunder and Sarah Ewald
(PHCC), Reception immediately following

Agenda below


  Balancing Immune Homeostasis and the
Response to Danger Signals

1:00 PM      Introduction, John Lukens, PhD

1:05 PM      Akiko Iwasaki, PhD – Yale University & HHMI
“Antiviral Immune Response and the Mucosal Surfaces”

2:00 PM      Evan Newell, PhD – Singapore Immunology Network
“High Dimensional Cellular Immune Profiling: Asking T Cells About What They See in Health and Disease”

2:55 PM      Coffee Break, Pinn Atrium

3:10 PM      Alexander Rudensky, PhD – Memorial Sloan Cancer Center & HHMI
“Keeping Control in the Immune System and Beyond”

4:05 PM      Giorgio Trinchieri, MD – National Institute of Health & National Cancer Institute
“Microbiota and Cancer”

5:00 PM      Reception in honor of the speakers, Pinn Atrium