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Mini-Symposium: Immunotherapy of Cancer


This mini-symposium will bring together scientists interested in the field of immunotherapy of cancer. It aims to provide an opportunity to learn about molecular mechanisms involved in anti-cancer immune responses and get updated on new strategies for cancer immunotherapy. The meeting is open to researchers in the topic and takes place at SciLifeLab in the Triple room in Navet, Husargatan 3 (BMC Building). Find your way to the Venue and meeting room.

 

Preliminary Program

09:30
Coffee and registration
10:00
Welcome and introduction

Anna Dimberg

10:05
Immunological response of human cancers to PD-1 blockade

Daniela Thommen, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands

10:35
Boosting CAR T cells to tackle antigen heterogeneity in solid tumors

Magnus Essand, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

11:05
Coffee Break
11:35
Turning a challenge in transplantation immunology into an opportunity in cancer therapy

Johanna Olweus, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

12:05
Estrogen deprivation triggers an immunosuppressive phenotype in breast cancer cells

Jordi Carreras-Puigvert , Karolinska Institutet, SciLifeLab, Stockholm

12:25
Lunch
13.10
Towards Off-the-shelf Cell Therapy with Adaptive Natural Killer Cells

Karl-Johan Malmberg, Oslo University Hospital & Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

13.40
Induction of tertiary lymphoid structures in glioma

Anna Dimberg, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

14:10
Coffee Break
14:45
LOAd703 – an oncolytic virotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Angelica Loskog, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

 15:15
Immuno-oncology: looking beyond the T lymphocytes

Yumeng Mao, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

 15:35
Conclusions & Discussion

Magnus Essand, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala


Registration

Sorry, the registration has closed. We have reached full capacity for the symposium. Send an email to erika.erkstam@scilifelab.uu.se to be added on the waiting list or if you need to cancel your participation.