MACS® Immuno-Oncology Days

Miltenyi Immuno-Oncology Day Brussels

Immunosuppression in the human tumor microenvironment

Friday, February 1, 2019
09:00 a.m.–06:00 p.m.

Salle des Guichets 
Bip, Rue Royale 2–4 
Brussels, Belgium

09:00 a.m.      

Opening: Have we yet understood the key mechanisms to unleash the anti-tumor response?
Pierre van der Bruggen, Brussels, Belgium

Tumor microenvironment: The innate immune system
09:30 a.m.

Human tumor-associated macrophage transcriptional landscape in solid tumors
Luca Cassetta, Edinburgh, UK

10:05 a.m.NK cell activation and exhaustion: two sides of the same coin
Thierry Walzer, Lyon, France
10:40 a.m.Coffee break 
11:20 a.m.The diversity of cancer-related neutrophils. Their impact on the tumor microenvironment and cancer progression.                                                               
Zvi Fridlander, Jerusalem, Israel
Tumor microenvironment: T lymphocytes
11:55 a.m.Targeting GARP on Tregs: a novel approach for the immunotherapy of cancer
Sophie Lucas, Brussels, Belgium
12:30 p.m.Deciphering the immune landscape of the human cancer microenvironment
Massimiliano Pagani, Milan, Italy
01:05 p.m.Lunch break
Metabolism and glycosylation
02:30 p.m.Metabolic interventions to enhance anti-tumor immune responses
Roger Geiger, Bellinzona, Switzerland
03:05 p.m.Glycans as immune checkpoints for cancer immunotherapy
Yvette van Kooyk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
03:40 p.m.Coffee break 
Dendritic cell and CAR T cell therapies
04:00 p.m.Development of 21st century cancer vaccines  
Carl Figdor, Nijmegen, Netherlands
04:35 p.m.Dissecting mechanisms of tumor immune surveillance and immunotherapies at the single cell level
Philippe Bousso, Paris, France
05:10 p.m.Moving CAR T cell therapy into solid tumors
Gianpietro Dotti, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
05:45 p.m.Closing/Farewell
Tim Oliver Stolle (Miltenyi Biotec), Leiden, Netherlands
06:00 p.m.Celebration party
 

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