Program of Events

Pathology Research Retreat - Friday, October 18, 2019

9:00 am Breakfast
9:25 am Welcome — Thomas Montine, MD, PhD
9:30 am Keynote speaker — Crystal Mackall, MD
"CAR-T Cell therapy"
10:15 am Birgitt Shuele, MD
"Patient-derived stem cell tools for neurodegenerative diseases”
10:30 am Inma Cobos, MD, PhD
“Single-cell transcriptomics of neurons with neurofibrillary
tangles in Alzheimer’s disease”
10:45 - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am Aedan Liu, PhD
“Exploiting the human gut microbiome to treat Phenylketonuria”
11:15 am Thomas Meister, BS
“A mutagenesis screen for essential plastid biogenesis genes in human malaria parasites”
11:30 am Alarice Lowe, MD
“What can we do with Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) and CTC systems?”
11:45 am Nathan Reticker-Flynn, PhD
“LN colonization promotes distant tumor metastasis through the induction of immunosuppression”
12:00 pm Hannah Frank, PhD
"They’re not flying mice: Immune evolution in bats”
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 - 3:30 pm Poster session with refreshments, wine, hors d’oeuvres
Please note: 
Odd numbered posters will be attended from 1:15-2:15 pm
Even numbered posters will be attended from 2:15-3:15 pm
3:30 pm Announcement of Awards and Gift Distribution