Peck Symposium 2022 Program

The 17th Annual Garnet E. Peck Symposium Thursday, April 7, 2022 at Purdue University


Location: Stewart Center, Room 214 (Conference & 3MT)  PMU, North Ballroom (Poster Session & Reception)

Time Activity
8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast  Stewart Center, Room 214

Breakfast is sponsored by Catalent Biologics  

9:00 am

Dr. Eric Barker, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Purdue University

Welcome to the 17thAnnual Garnet E. Peck Symposium

Stewart Center Room 214

9:15 am

Dr. Eric Munson, Dane O. Kildsig Chair, Department Head, Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University 

Welcome to the 17thAnnual Garnet E. Peck Symposium

Stewart Center, Room 214


Introductions: Dr. Sandro Matosevic, Chair for the 2022 Garnet E. Peck Symposium

9:35-10:10 am

Dr. Pawel Kalinski, Professor and Vice-Chair for Translational Research in the Department of Medicine, Director of Cancer Vaccine and Dendritic Cell Therapies, and a Co-Leader of the Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Program of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sensitizing Cold Tumors for the Therapeutic Efficacy of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Stewart Center, Room 214


Break 1

Stewart Center Room 214, Sponsored by Aprecia


Dr. Wayne Hancock

“Overcoming Treg Suppression to Promote Anti-Tumor Immunity”

Stewart Center, Room 214


“Three Minute Thesis” Competition 

Stewart Center, Room 214

Sponsored by Aprecia


12:10-1:00 pm


Stewart Center, Room 218

Sponsored by Aprecia


1:05 pm

Return to Stewart Room 214

1:10-1:45 pm

Dr. Yoon Yeo, Professor of Industrial & Physical Pharmacy and Biomedical Engineering, and Associate Department Head, Purdue University

“Drug Delivery for Cancer Immunotherapy and Infectious Disease Treatment”

Stewart Center, Room 214

1:50-2:25 pm

Dr. Fabiana Perna, Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

“In Search of Novel Targets for Immune-based Therapeutic Interventions in Hematologic Malignancies

Stewart Center, Room 214

2:30-2:55 pm

Break 2

Stewart Center, Room 214, Sponsored by Med Institute

3:00-3:35 pm

Dr. Cassian Yee

“Endogenous T Cell Therapy: The New Math in Adoptive Cell Therapy

Stewart Center, Room 214

3:40-4:15 pm

Dr. Lili Yang

Allogeneic HSC-engineered iNKT cells for off-the-shelf cancer immunotherapy”

Stewart Center Room 214

4:20-4:50 pm

Dr. Sandro Matosevic, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University

“Reprogramming of Natural Killer Cells as Immunotherapies for Solid Tumors

Stewart Center, Room 214

5:00-6:00 pm

Poster Session and Reception

Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom

Sponsored by Aprecia 



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