Program

The official program of the 9th Life Science Symposium will be published through regular updates, as more speakers are announced. As of yet, no speakers have been announced, and the program is still under construction.

However, to get an idea of what the symposium will look like, the program of the 8th Life Science Symposium, “Immunotherapy – Enhancing the human defense system” is shown below.

8:30 Doors open
9:00 Official opening
9:15

Dr. Van Kasteren

‘Imaging degradation’

9:45

Prof. Dr. Schumacher

‘T cell recognition of human cancer’

10:15

Prof. Dr. Koning

‘Mass cytometry of the human mucosal immune system reveals tissue- and disease-associated immune subsets’

10:45 Coffee break
11:05

Em. Prof. Dr. Melief

‘Combination immunotherapy of cancer caused by human papilloma virus’

11:35

Dr. Klein

‘Novel antibody-based approaches for combination immunotherapy of cancer’

12:15 Lunch break
13:15

Prof. Dr. Benvenisty

‘Human haploid embryonic stem cells: derivation and applications’

13:55

Prof. Dr. De Boer

‘Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modeling of Immunity’

14:25

Dr. Acton

‘Lessons from lymph nodes – cell communication controlling immunity’

15:05 Coffee break
15:25

Dr. Schreibelt

‘Tumor antigen-loaded natural dendritic cells: a more powerful next generation cancer vaccine?’

15:55

Prof. Dr. Heath

‘A molecular view of cancer immunotherapy’

16:35 Final words
17:00 Reception