SITC Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs

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SITC  2017 – Save the Date!


The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) cordially asks you to save the date of our 32nd Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs.

Scheduled for November 8-12 in National Harbor, MD, the event will take place at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center.

We would like to thank our organizers for the following events:

SITC 32nd Annual Meeting

  • Chair: Mario Sznol, MDYale School of Medicine
  • Charles G. Drake, MD, PhDColumbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Susan M. Kaech, PhDYale University
  • Marcela V. Maus, MD, PhDMassachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
  • Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCNCleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center

Annual Program Oversight Committee

  • Charlie Garnett Benson, PhDGeorgia State University
  • Elizabeth A. Repasky, PhDRoswell Park Cancer Institute

Keynote Speakers

  • Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania
  • Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD  University of Wisconsin, Madison
    2017 Richard V. Smalley, MD Memorial Award and Lectureship Recipient

Workshop on Single Cell Techniques in Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy

  • Gordon J. Freeman, PhD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Nir Hacohen, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Nicholas McGranahan, PhD – University College London

Primer on Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy™

  • Nina Bhardwaj, MD, PhDThe Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Timothy N.J. Bullock, PhDUniversity of Virginia

Grant Writing Workshop on Cancer Immunotherapy Protocol Development

  • Ana Anderson, PhDHarvard Medical School
  • Lorenzo Falchi, MDColumbia University Medical Center
  • Jennifer Guerriero, PhDDana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Marco Ruella, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania Center for Cellular Immunotherapies
  • Claire I. Vanpouille-Box, PhDWeill Cornell Medical College

Call for Abstracts

Mark your calendars! SITC will be opening its call for abstracts period for the upcoming Annual Meeting on March 27. This is your opportunity to showcase your latest research at the largest conference solely focused on cancer immunotherapy. The close day for abstracts is August 1.

SITC early career members who submit an abstract to SITC 2017 as both primary and presenting author are eligible for one of 32 SITC Young Investigator Awards – a total of $25,000 in travel reimbursements for these 32 recipients.


SITC Annual Meeting Archive

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SITC 2017

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See you this November in National Harbor!