Workshop on Single Cell Techniques in Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 9

8 – 8:05 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Nicholas McGranahan, PhD University College London

Session I: Tumor Heterogeneity and Evolution under Immune Pressure and Treatment

Co-Chair:
Nicholas McGranahan, PhD University College London

8:05 – 8:30 a.m.

T Cell Plasticity and Cancer Immunoediting
Charles Swanton, MD, PhD, FRCP – University College London

8:30 – 8:55 a.m.

Tumor Neoantigens and Presentation and Recognition
James R. Heath, PhD – California Institute of Technology

8:55 – 9:20 a.m.

Evolution of Neoantigen Landscapes
Elsa Anagnostou, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins University

9:20 – 9:45 a.m.

Break

Session II: Tumor Immune Microenvironment

Co-Chair:
Gordon J. Freeman, PhD Dana Farber Cancer Institute

9:45 – 10:10 a.m.

T Cell Differentiation in the Tumor Microenvironment
Ana C. Anderson, PhD – Harvard Medical School

10:10 – 10:35 a.m.

Analysis of Human Anti-Tumor Immune Responses
Nir Hacohen, PhD – Massachusetts General Hospital

10:35 – 11 a.m.

Myeloid Cells in Lung Tumors Using CyTOF
Miriam Merad, MD, PhD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

11 – 11:25 a.m.

Computational Methods for Analyzing Single Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment
Dana Pe’er, PhD – Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:25 – 11:50 a.m.

Methods and Applications of Single Cell Genomics
Rahul Satija, PhD – New York Genome Center 

11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Mass Spectrometry and Basic Spatial Imaging Methods of Tissues
Michael Angelo, MD, PhD – Stanford University

12:15 – 1 p.m.

Lunch

Session III: Predictor Response & Liquid Biopsy

Co-Chair:
Gordon J. Freeman, PhD Dana Farber Cancer Institute

1 – 1:25 p.m.

PDL1 Response
Priti Hegde, PhD – Genentech

1:25 – 1:50 p.m.

Pre & Post PD1   
Sean Mackay – IsoPlexis

1:50 – 2:15 p.m.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor DNA/Tumor Cells
Abhijit Patel, MD, PhD Yale University School of Medicine

2:15 – 2:40 p.m.

Influence of Gut Microbiome upon PD1/I-O Responses
Jennifer A. Wargo, MD, MMSc – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

2:40 – 3:05 p.m.

Break

Session IV: How to Apply Single Cell to Your Research

Co-Chair:
Nir Hacohen, PhD  Massachusetts General Hospital

3:05 – 4:05 p.m.

Discussion on Experimental and Computational Methods
Alexandra-Chloé Villani, PhD – Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

4:05 – 4:55 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Nir Hacohen, PhD  Massachusetts General Hospital

4:55 – 5 p.m.

Closing Remarks 
Nir Hacohen, PhD  Massachusetts General Hospital