The CheckPoints: SITC’s House Band

SITC's house band, The CheckPoints, is comprised of SITC members who are luminaries in the field of cancer immunotherapy and have have become a popular mainstay in SITC activities.

SAVE THE DATE
After three long years, The CheckPoints will be back in Chicago! Join us on June 5, 2022 at Buddy Guy's Legends to celebrate Cancer Immunotherapy Month and the strides being made in immunotherapy research.

HOW TO JOIN THE FUN

  • General admission is a suggested $30 donation at the door the night of the event.
  • VIP tickets ($120) are available for purchase in advance. Includes a pre-show reception in the VIP room, guaranteed entry before 10 p.m., and open bar.
  • Sponsorships and Corporate Tables are available. For more information, contact Mindon Laue at mlaue@sitcancer.org or (414) 271-2456.

Proceeds from The Checkpoints performances and merchandise sales support the SITC Forward Fund.

sitc-ff-rgb.jpgThe Forward Fund was established by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) in 2012 to stimulate the future of science, development and application of cancer immunology and immunotherapy through financially supporting its education and research.

Contributions to the Forward Fund will help provide grants to promising young post-doctoral researchers, advocate for more young scientists to enter the field of cancer immunotherapy research and much more.

The CheckPoints tshirtYou can support the next generation of cancer immunotherapy leaders through a purchase of CheckPoints merchandise!

  • T-shirts
  • Facemasks
The CheckPoints



The Band

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Thomas F. Gajewski, PhD
Lead Guitar

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Dirk Spitzer, PhD
Drums

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(From left to right)

Russell Pachynski, MD - Trombone
Jason Luke, MD - Trumpet
Ferran Prat, PhD - Saxophone


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Rachel W. Humphrey, MD
Vocals

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Patrick Hwu, MD
Keyboard

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James P. Allison, PhD
Harmonica

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(From left to right)

John Timmerman, MD - Guitar
Brad Reinfeld - Bass Guitar