Anderson Symposium: Immunity to Viruses in the 21st-Century

March 28, 2023 by

Location: Claude Moore Medical Education Auditorium (Room 3110)

Date: Apr 17, 2023 - Apr 17, 2023

Start Time: 1:00 pm

End Time: 5:00 pm

The objective of the Anderson Symposium is to deepen our understanding of anti-viral immune mechanisms, promoting the development of effective vaccines and therapeutics. Four leading experts will discuss the latest discoveries in acute and chronic viral infection, including COVID-19.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Immunology
    Title: “Immune Memory to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 Vaccination: Lessons for Other Vaccines”
  • Dr. Donna Farber, Columbia University
    Title: “Tissue Compartmentalization and Adaptation for Human Immunity”
  • Dr. Stanley Perlman, University of Iowa
    Title: “Long Term Sequelae of Murine SARS-CoV-2 Infection”
  • Dr. Aron Lukacher, Pennsylvania State University
    Title: “Antibody Evasion Drives Evolution of Neurovirulent Polyomavirus”

Reception: 5:00 p.m. in MR5, Room 2005

As viral infections continue to pose significant challenges to public health, this symposium aims to bring together experts to share the latest findings in viral immunology. Seize this opportunity to learn from these distinguished speakers and engage in insightful discussions.

This symposium is sponsored by the Anderson Fund and the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Research. Additionally, the event is dedicated to celebrating the distinguished career of Dr. Thomas J. Braciale for his contributions to the field of viral immunology

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