Inflammation and Signaling Symposium

Date & Time

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:45am to 4:15pm


Fox Chase Cancer Center Auditorium
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Registration Information

The event is free but registration is required. Please register by October 21. To register, click here

On Friday, October 25, 2019, Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the 9th Annual Inflammation & Signaling Symposium. This all-day event promises a set of exciting, inter-related talks from some of the most promising junior and mid-career scientists in the areas of Inflammation & Immunity. The day's speakers are listed below.


Julie Magarian Blander, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College, A Non-canonical Pathway of Cross-presentation by Dendritic Cells”

Joan Font-Burgada, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Clonal selection of oncogenic mutations during chronic liver disease”

Lisa Denzin, PhD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, “MHC Class II Antigen Processing and Presentation Controls Immune System Function and Dysfunction”

Katherine King, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, “Effects of Infection on Primitive Hematopoiesis”

Maayan Levy, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Intestinal epithelial cell functions in host-microbiome interactions”

Andy Minn, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Opposing Roles of Interferon and Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling in Cancer Immunotherapy”

Shruti Naik, PhD, NYU Langone Health, “Immune-epithelial Crosstalk in Health and Disease”

Omer Yilmaz, MD, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Dietary Control of Stem Cells in Physiology and Disease”


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