NOMIS Center 10th Anniversary Symposium

The Power Within – Harnessing Our Immune System for Better Health

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - NOMIS Center 10th Anniversary Symposium - The Power Within – Harnessing Our Immune System for Better Health

Program


APRIL 10, 2019

8:00 – 9:00 AMContinental Breakfast reception

SESSION 1 Scientific Lectures

9:00 – 9:15 AMWelcome Remarks by Susan Kaech, PhD
9:15 – 10:15 AM
Melvin Cohn Lecture and Award
Michel Nussenzweig, MD, PhD
Zanvil A. Cohn and Ralph M. Steinman Professor
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Physician
TBA
10:15 – 11:00 AMYe Zheng, PhD, Associate Professor
Zhi Liu, NOMIS Fellow
Regulatory T cell in immune homeostasis and autoimmune disease
11:00 – 11:15 PMBREAK
11:15 – 12:00 PMBjörn Lillemeier, PhD, Associate Professor
Lucie Novotna, NOMIS Fellow
Spatial and dynamic control of T cell signaling
12:00 – 1:00 PMLUNCH

SESSION 2 ‘Lay Friendly’ Scientific Lectures

1:00 PMWelcome Remarks Susan Kaech, PhD
With a video presentation by Markus Reinhard, NOMIS Foundation
1:10 – 2:10 PM
Melvin Cohn Lecture and Award
Lalita Ramakrishnan, FRS, FMedSci, PhD
University of Cambridge
Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow
Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Physician
Learning immunological concepts from the tubercle bacillus
2:10 – 2:50 PMGreg Lemke, PhD, Professor, Françoise Gilot-Salk Chair
Kaisa Happonen, NOMIS Fellow
TAM receptors and neo-angiogenesis
2:50 – 3:00 PMBREAK
3:00 – 3:25 PMSusan Kaech, PhD, Professor and Director, NOMIS ChairMaking memories in 2019
3:25 – 3:50 PMJanelle Ayres, PhD, Associate Professor, Helen McLoraine Developmental ChairTBA
3:50 – 4:00 PMBREAK
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Special Seminar and Reception
Sonia Shah, PhD Science journalist and author
5:00 – 6:00 PMReception and Book Signing