Keystone Symposia Programming Consultants

The mission of Keystone Symposia's Study Group project is to gather experts in various disciplines to identify possible meeting topics and organizers for future Keystone Symposia meetings.

Through the support of these scientific professionals, we are able to strengthen our programs and develop new, forward-looking meetings to connect the scientific community for the benefit of society.

In addition to our Scientific Advisory Board, below are Study Group members who consulted on programming of our 2018 meeting series.


Cory T. Abate-Shen
Columbia University Medical Center

Getachew Aderaye
Addis Ababa University

Bishow B. Adhikari
NHLBI, National Institutes of Health

Sharilyn Almodovar
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Geneviève Almouzni
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Gustavo P. Amarante-Mendes
Universidade de São Paulo

Zoe Arvanitakis
Rush University Medical Center

Johan Auwerx
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL

Fredrik Bäckhed
University of Gothenburg

Christopher F. Basler
Georgia State University

David O. Bates
Queen's Medical Centre

Andrew G. Bean
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

Philip N. Benfey
Duke University

James Bennett
Keystone Symposia

Wendy A. Bickmore
University of Edinburgh

Mariann Bienz
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Brian L. Black
University of California, San Francisco

Cédric Blanpain
Universite Libre de Bruxelles

Olivier Blondel
NIH

Thomas K. Borg
Medical University of South Carolina

Thomas J. Braciale
University of Virginia

Joseph J. Breen
Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health

Amanda M. Brown
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Anne Brunet
Stanford University

Bonnie Burgess-Beusse
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

Geraldine Butler
University College Dublin

Cherié L. Butts
Biogen

Niels Olsen Saraiva Câmara
Universidade de São Paulo

Lewis C. Cantley
Weill Cornell Medicine

Patrizia Casaccia
Advanced Science Research Center

Navdeep S. Chandel
Northwestern University

Karen J. Chandross
Aventis Pharmaceuticals

Hongbo Chi
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Diana M. Cittelly
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Sheila Collins
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Stuart A. Cook
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore

Lisa M. Coussens
Oregon Health & Science University

Bruce Cronstein
New York University, Langone Medical Center

Aaron M. Cypess
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

Charles L. Daley
National Jewish Health

Jayne S. Danska
Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute

Jamaine S. Davis
Meharry Medical College

Vinicio de Jesus Perez
Stanford University

Jonathan A. Deane
Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

Ralph J. DeBerardinis
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Ranjan Dutta
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Ana Fernandez-Sesma
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Gary S. Firestein
University of California, San Diego

Garret A. FitzGerald
University of Pennsylvania

Rubén Darío Flores-Saaib
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute

Marc R. Freeman
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Paul S. Frenette
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Michael D. Gershon
Columbia University

Florent Ginhoux
Singapore Immunology Network

Michael Goldberg
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

William T. Golde
Plum Island Animal Disease Center

Neil S. Greenspan
Case Western Reserve University

Frederick D. Gregory
U.S. Army Research Laboratory-ARO

Sergei Grivennikov
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Angela M. Gronenborn
University of Pittsburgh

Mitchell Guttman
California Institute of Technology

Kat Hadjantonakis
Sloan Kettering Institute

Kevin M. Haigis
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

W. Nicholas Haining
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kieran F. Harvey
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Curtis J. Henry
Emory University School of Medicine

Wolf-Dietrich Heyer
University of California, Davis

Emilio Hirsch
Fondazione per la Ricerca Biomedica – ONLUS

Jennifer R. Honda
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Mitsuhiko Ikura
University of Toronto

Blythe Elena Janowiak
St. Louis University

Marcus Jones
Regeneron

Matt Kaeberlein
University of Washington

Jim Kaput
Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences

Mikael C. I. Karlsson
Karolinska Institutet

Gerard Karsenty
Columbia University Medical Center

Lloyd H. Kasper
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Fusun Kilic
University of Arkansas Medical School

Jerome H. Kim
International Vaccine Institute

Jae Bum Kim
Seoul National University, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, IMBG

Young-Bum Kim
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Hiroshi Kiyono
University of Tokyo

Rob Knight
University of California, San Diego

Won-Jung Koh
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

Stavroula Kousteni
Columbia University

Amol Anant Kulkarni
Howard University

Patrick Küry
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Jeffrey L. Kutok
Infinity Pharmaceuticals

Martin Lange
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals

Thomas Langer
CECAD Research Center

Nicole LaRonde-LeBlanc
University of Maryland

Moon-Kyu Lee
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

Ofer Levy
Children's Hospital Boston

David M. Lewinsohn
Oregon Health & Science University

Claire E. Lewis
University of Sheffield Medical School

Robert A. Lewis
Stanford University School of Medicine

Rune Linding
University of Copenhagen

Margaret A. Liu
ProTherImmune and Karolinska Institutet

Lijuan Liu
NHLBI, National Institutes of Health

Jose M. Lora
Constellation Pharmaceuticals

Joaquin N. Lugo
Baylor University

Suresh Mahalingam
Griffith University

Susanne Mandrup
University of Southern Denmark

David J. Mangelsdorf
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Luc Maroteaux
UMR-S 839 INSERM / UPMC

Theodore K. Marras
University of Toronto

James D. Marsh
University of Arkansas Medical School

Wallace Marshall
University of California, San Francisco

Christopher E. Mason
Cornell University

Lynn A. Megeney
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Ira Mellman
Genentech, Inc.

Christian Metallo
University of California, San Diego

Kingston H.G. Mills
Trinity College Dublin

Valerie Mizrahi
University of Cape Town

Suresh Mohla
NCI, National Institutes of Health

Jeffery D. Molkentin
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Michelle Monje
Stanford University

D. Branch Moody
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Kevin V. Morris
Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope

Derek Morris
National University of Ireland

Edward E. Morrisey
University of Pennsylvania

Dwain K. Morris-Irvin
StemVax

Heike Münzberg
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Jorge Muschietti
University of Buenos Aires

Martin G. Myers, Jr.
University of Michigan

Peter D. Nagy
University of Kentucky

Toshinori Nakayama
Chiba University

Klaus-Armin Nave
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine

Jan Nedergaard
Stockholm University

Mihai G. Netea
Radboud University

Klaus Okkenhaug
Babraham Institute

Kyong Soo Park
Seoul National University College of Medicine

Graham Pawelec
University of Tübingen

Erika L. Pearce
Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Jane L. Peterson
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Manu Omar Platt
Georgia Institute of Technology

Jeffrey W. Pollard
Queen's Medical Research Institute

Kornelia Polyak
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Mercy R. Prabhudas
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Thomas A. Rando
Stanford University School of Medicine

Michael Rape
University of California, Berkeley

Prabir Ray
University of Pittsburgh

Fulvio Reggiori
University Medical Centre Groningen

Michael Reth
Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Fatima Rivas
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Louis A. Rosenthal
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Ted M. Ross
University of Georgia

Alexander Y. Rudensky
HHMI/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Julien Sage
Stanford University

Julian I. Schroeder
University of California, San Diego

Almut Schulze
University of Würzburg/Theodor-Boveri Institute

Hao Shen
University of Pennsylvania

Naglaa Shoukry
University of Montreal Hospital Research Center

Guido Silvestri
Emory University School of Medicine

Gilad Sivan
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Stephen T. Smiley
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Luke Stoeckel
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

Michael F. Summers
HHMI/University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Xin Sun
University of California, San Diego

Charles D. Surh
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Nicolas Tapon
Francis Crick Institute

Travis J. Taylor
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Rachel Thomson
University of Queensland

Enrico Tortoli
San Raffaele Scientific Institute

Ralph A. Tripp
University of Georgia

Patrick Trojer
Constellation Pharmaceuticals

Maria E. Trujillo
Merck & Co., Inc.

Kursad Turksen
Ottawa Health Research Institute

Stephen J. Turner
University of Melbourne

Jakko van Ingen
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Ashlee Van't Veer
NINDS, National Institutes of Health

John Varga
Feinberg School of Medicine

Vijayalakshmi Varma
National Center for Toxicological Research, FDA

Dario A. A. Vignali
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Karen H. Vousden
Crick Institute

Amy J. Wagers
Harvard University

Bin Wang
Fudan University Shanghai Medical College

E. John Wherry
University of Pennsylvania

Eileen P. White
Rutgers University

David L. Woodland
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Richard T. Wyatt
IAVI Neutralizing Antibody Center at The Scripps Research Institute

Ramnik Xavier
Massachusetts General Hospital and Broad Institute

John R. Yates III
The Scripps Research Institute

Richard A. Young
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Fidel P. Zavala
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jian-Min Zhou
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Thomas P. Zwaka
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai