Conference to highlight advances in human immune monitoring, bioinformatics

The event is set for May 2-3 on campus at the Li Ka Shing Center and will feature leading-edge technology and bioinformatics research by top scientists.

A two-day conference will focus on new technologies, analytic methods and areas of focus for human immunology and bioinformatics. 

The Human Immune Monitoring Technology and Bioinformatics Conference is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. May 2 and 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. May 3 in Berg Hall at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge.

Speakers will include more than a dozen Stanford faculty members, as well as researchers from the University of California-San Francisco, UC-Berkeley, Harvard University, the University of Oxford, the National Institutes of Health, the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, the Broad Institute, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Karolinska Institute, the Institute for Systems Biology, the Ragon Institute and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The event is sponsored by the Stanford Human Systems Immunology Center and the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection.

Attendance will be limited to 300. The event costs $150 but is free to Stanford community members with a SUNet ID. To register or learn more about the conference topics, agenda or speakers is available online.

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