The AACR Cancer Immunology (CIMM) Working Group Town Hall and Reception

When:  Apr 2, 2017 from 18:00 to 20:00 (ET)
The AACR Annual Meeting highlights quality cancer science and medicine from institutions all over the world. Attendees are invited to stretch their boundaries, form collaborations, attend sessions outside their own areas of expertise, and learn how to apply new concepts, tools, and techniques to their own research.

This year SITC is sponsoring a Town Hall Meeting of the Cancer Immunology (CIMM) Working Group, with highlights of recent research in immunology and immunotherapy and SITC’s initiatives in the field. This meeting is open to all Annual Meeting attendees.

Program speakers are SITC members Lisa Butterfield, PhD, SITC President, and Marcus Bosenberg, MD.


The AACR Cancer Immunology (CIMM)
Working Group Town Hall and Reception

Co-sponsored by: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer


6 – 6:15 p.m.

Opening remarks and Working Group overview;
Welcome to incoming Chairperson and incoming steering committee members
outgoing Chairperson Patrick Hwu, MD

6:15 – 6:30 p.m.

Recognition of outgoing Chairperson and outgoing steering committee members
incoming Chairperson, Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD


Recognition of  Recipient
AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology


CIMM initiatives for the upcoming year
incoming Chairperson, Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD

6:30 – 6:35 p.m.

Update on Cancer Immunology Research
Editors-in-Chief, Robert D. Schreiber, PhD; Philip D. Greenberg, MD

co-sponsored by:
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

6:35 – 6:40 p.m.

Opening remarks,  Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD (AACR-CIMM)

6:40 – 7 p.m.

SITC Initiatives: Immunotherapy Biomarkers and Beyond
Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Surgery & Immunology
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


7 – 7:20 p.m.


 7:20 – 7:25 p.m.

Overview of Mouse Models
Marcus W. Bosenberg, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and of Pathology
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Closing remarks, Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD

 7:25 – 8 p.m.

CIMM Networking reception


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