2018 Cancer Immunology and the Tumor Microenvironment Symposium

Cancer Immunology Symposium

Date and time

March 8, 2018

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM PT


SBP Building 12

10905 Road to the Cure
La Jolla, CA 92121


This symposium is organized by SBP's NCI-Designated Cancer Center.




Robert Schreiber, Ph.D., headshot
Robert Schreiber, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Microbiology
Director, Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs
AM Bursky & JM Bursky Distinguished Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Dario Vignali, Ph.D., headshot
Dario Vignali, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Immunology Program
Co-Director, Tumor Microenvironment Center
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Pamela Ohashi, Ph.D., headshot
Pamela Ohashi, Ph.D.
Director, Immune Therapy Program, Ontario Cancer Institute
University Health Network, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Anjana Rao, Ph.D., headshot
Anjana Rao, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Signaling and Gene Expression
Pfizer Endowed Chair in Cancer Immunology and Oncology,
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
University of California San Diego

Linda Bradley, Ph.D., headshot
Linda Bradley, Ph.D.
Professor, Immunity and Pathogenesis Program
Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Center
SBP Medical Discovery Institute

Philip Greenburg, M.D., headshot
Philip Greenberg, M.D.
Head, Program in Immunology, Clinical Research Division
Professor of Medicine & Immunotherapy
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Robert Wechsler-Reya, Ph.D, headshot
Robert Wechsler-Reya, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program
NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Irene Andrulis, Ph.D., headshot
Irene Andrulis, Ph.D.
Anne and Max Tanenbaum Chair in Molecular Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital
Director, Ontario Cancer Genetics Network
Co-head, Fred. A. Litwin Centre for Cancer Genetics, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Stephen Ansell, M.D., Ph.D., headshot
Stephen Ansell, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology
Department of Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Ezra Cohen, M.D., headshot
Ezra Cohen, M.D.
Head, Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program
Editor-in- Chief, Oral Oncology
Associate Director, Moores Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., headshot
Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D.
Professor of Oncology
Deputy Director, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore MD

Miriam Merad, M.D., Ph.D., headshot
Miriam Merad, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Oncological Science, Medicine (Hematology and Medical Oncology) and Immunology
Director, Precision Immunology Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY