Peck Symposium Program

The 17th Annual Garnet E. Peck Symposium HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE FALL OF 2020 at Purdue University

Location: Lawson Computer Science 1142

Opening session
Time Activity
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am

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

Welcome to the 17thAnnual Garnet E. Peck Symposium

9:15 am

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


9:30-10:00 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”




Dr. Cliona RooneyProfessor and Thomas J. Rosenbalm, M.D. Presidential Endowed Chair, Baylor College of Medicine, and member of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT) and Bone Marrow Transplant/Stem Cell Transplant Program at Texas Children's Cancer Center, Houston, TX

“Tumor Immunotherapy with Virus-Specific T-Cells”


Dr. Gerald Linette, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Sean Parker Institute of Cancer Immunotherapy at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

“Personalized Cancer Vaccines”


“Three Minute Thesis” Competition 


Lunch and Poster Session

1:00 pm Return to LWSN 1142
1:00-1:30 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”

1:30-2:00 pm

Dr. Colin Clarke, Principal Investigator, National Institute of Bioprocessing Research and Training, Dublin, Ireland, and Associate Professor, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


Understanding Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing at Single Cell Resolution

2:00-2:30 pm

Dr. XingXing Zhang, Professor and the Louis Goldstein Swan Chair at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York


“New Immune Checkpoints: From Discoveries to Clinical Trials” 

2:30-3:00 pm


3:00-3:30 pm

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


“The Surfaceome of Hematologic Malignancies

3:30-4:00 pm

Dr. Phillip Low, Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University


“Ligand-targeted Immunotherapies for Cancer” 

4:00-4:30 pm

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

“Reprogramming of Natural Killer Cells as Immunotherapies for Solid Tumors

4:30-6:00 pm

Poster Session and Reception

LWSN Commons 

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