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1. Registration

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2. Research Competition for Trainees

Top abstracts will be selected for live or pre-recorded talks and will receive cash prizes.

Deadline Extended: Wednesday, September 30, 2020



Venue: Fully Virtual
Live & Interactive

Symposium Agenda
Updated Aug 21, 2020

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Featuring Thought Leaders from Industry and Academia

Research Competition for Trainees with Cash Prizes

2020 Symposium Speakers

Ted ross

Ted Ross, PhD
Plenary Speaker

University of Georgia

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Darrell irvine

Darrell Irvine, PhD
Plenary Speaker

MIT

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Jennifer ellisseeff

Jennifer Ellisseeff, PhD
Plenary Speaker

Johns Hopkins University

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Melody smith

Melody Smith, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Eric appel

Eric Appel, PhD

Stanford University

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Chengcheng jin

Chengcheng Jin, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

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Michael mitchell

Michael Mitchell, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

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Zhen gu

Zhen Gu, PhD

UCLA

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Saar gil

Saar Gill, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

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Elizabeth wayne

Elizabeth Wayne, PhD

Carnegie Mellon University

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Drew weissman

Drew Weissman, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

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Ami patel

Ami Patel, PhD

The Wistar Institute

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Elias haddad

Elias El Haddad, PhD

Drexel University

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Yinghui zhong

Yinghui Zhong, PhD

Drexel University

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Lonnie shea

Lonnie Shea, PhD

University of Michigan

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Jae lee

Jae Lee, PhD

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

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Ben keselowsky

Ben Keselowsky, PhD

University of Florida

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Wendy liu

Wendy Liu, PhD

UC Irvine

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Jonathan epstein

Jonathan Epstein, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

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Stefania gallucci

Stefania Gallucci, MD

Temple University

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Xun sun

Xun Sun, PhD

Sichuan University

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Paula oliver

Paula Oliver, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

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Zhuang liu

Zhuang Liu, PhD

Soochow University, Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM)

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Kristy ainslie

Kristy Ainslie, PhD

UNC Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Ed behrens

Edward M. Behrens, MD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

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Alison carey

Alison Carey, MD

Drexel University

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Anthal smits

Anthal IPM Smits, PhD

Eindoven University of Technology

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IMES Co‑Chairs

Kara spiller

Kara Spiller

Drexel University
BIOMED

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Chris rodell

Chris Rodell

Drexel University
BIOMED

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Yinghui zhong

Yinghui Zhong

Drexel University
BIOMED

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Michele kutzler

Michele Kutzler

Drexel University
College of Medicine

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Hao cheng

Hao Cheng

Drexel University
College of Engineering

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Inaugural Immune Modulation &
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October 16, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

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IMES Mission

The mission of this symposium is to bring together researchers in biomedical engineering and basic and translational immunology to advance the rapidly emerging field of immune engineering. The speakers and attendees represent leaders in this field, with expertise in collaborating across disciplines to generate innovative solutions to treat disease and injury by modulating the immune system.