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 2020 meeting series.


Bishow B. Adhikari
NHLBI, National Institutes of Health

Bissan Al-Lazikani
Institute of Cancer Research

Geneviève Almouzni
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Gustavo P. Amarante-Mendes
Universidade de São Paulo

Stefan L. Ameres
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology

Rajendra S. Apte
Washington University School of Medicine

Eduardo S. Arzt
University of Buenos Aires

James E. Audia
Chicago Biomedical Consortium

Ohara Augusto
Universidade de São Paulo

Johan Auwerx
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Janelle S. Ayres
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Fredrik Bäckhed
University of Gothenburg

Oliver Bell
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology IMBA

Frederic Berger
Gregor Mendel Laboratory

Wendy A. Bickmore
University of Edinburgh

Mariann Bienz
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Jackson Cioni Bittencourt
Universidade de São Paulo

Brian L. Black
University of California, San Francisco

Olivier Blondel
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

Karina R. Bortoluci
Federal University of São Paulo

Joseph J. Breen
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Amanda M. Brown
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Bonnie Burgess-Beusse
National Institutes of Health

Meinrad Busslinger
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Geraldine Butler
University College Dublin

Carlos Caldas
CRUK Cambridge Institute

Jeremy Caldwell
Ardelyx, Inc.

Jorge Jose Casal
University of Buenos Aires

Roger Chammas
University of São Paulo

Navdeep S. Chandel
Northwestern University

Zhijian "James" Chen
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Ines Chen
Springer Nature

Hongbo Chi
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Diana M. Cittelly
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Luisa Cochella
IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Robert L. Coffman
Dynavax Technologies

Sheila Collins
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Andres Andres Contreras
Michigan State University

Stuart A. Cook
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Enleofen

Ivan Cornella
Merck Research Laboratories

Michael A. Cowley
Monash University

Aaron M. Cypess
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

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

Jessica A. Downs
Institute of Cancer Research

Mikala Egeblad
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Tim Elliott
University of Southampton

Amy S. Espeseth
Merck & Co.

Rebecca Fitzgerald
University of Cambridge

Nicole Frahm
Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute

Paul S. Frenette
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Per-Ola Freskgard
Roche Innovation Center Basel

Mikaela Friedman
SciLifeLab

Awen M. Gallimore
University of Wales College of Medicine

Daniel Gerlich
IMBA

Marco Gerlinger
Institute of Cancer Research

William T. Golde
Moredun Research Institute

Trevor A. Graham
Queen Mary University of London

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

Florian R. Greten
Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy

Sergei Grivennikov
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Angela M. Gronenborn
University of Pittsburgh

Kevin L. Grove
Novo Nordisk

Leonard P. Guarente
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Iain Hagan
CRUK Manchester Institute

Dominik Hartl
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

Kim A. Heidenreich
Bioscience Biopharma Partners

Jennifer R. Honda
National Jewish Health

Veit Hornung
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Martin J. Humphries
University of Manchester

Wendy W. Hwang-Verslues
Academia Sinica

Tim Illidge
University of Manchester

Amanda Marie James
Emory University

Richard Janssen
Galapagos NV

Thale C. Jarvis
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Michael D.L. Johnson
University of Arizona

Yvonne Yvonne Jones
University of Oxford

Marcus Jones
Regeneron

Claus Jorgenson
CRUK Manchester Institute

Esper Georges Kallas
University of São Paulo

Gagandeep Kang
Christian Medical College/Translational Health Science and Technology Institute

Mikael C. I. Karlsson
Karolinska Institutet

Margaret Karow
Akriveia Therapeutics

George Kassiotis
Francis Crick Institute

Sanjay D. Khare
ImmunGene

Laura L. Kiessling
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jerome H. Kim
International Vaccine Institute

Hail Kim
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

V. Narry Kim
Institute for Basic Science

Sunhee Kim
IBS Center for Plant Aging Research

Yu Mi Kim
IBS Center for Plant Aging Research

Jacqueline Kirchner
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Staffan Kjelleberg
Nanyang Technological University

Jürgen A. Knoblich
IMBA, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology

Gary Krishnan
Eli Lilly and Company

Amol Anant Kulkarni
Howard University

George M. Langford
Syracuse University

Nicole LaRonde-LeBlanc
University of Maryland

Dominick J. Lemas
University of Florida College of Medicine

Danny C.Y. Leung
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

David E. Levy
New York University School of Medicine

Patrick A. Lewis
University of Reading

Kuo-I Lin
Academia Sinica

Daniel Lindén
AstraZeneca

Joaquin N. Lugo
Baylor University

Susanne Mandrup
University of Southern Denmark

Terina N. Martinez
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Lynn A. Megeney
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Ira Mellman
Genentech, Inc.

Sasha Mendjan
IMBA

Christian Metallo
University of California, San Diego

Thomas Misko
AbbVie Neuroscience Development

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

Edward E. Morrisey
University of Pennsylvania

Paul Moss
University of Birmingham

Heike Münzberg
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Kyungjae Myung
Institute for Basic Science

Peter D. Nagy
University of Kentucky

Mihai G. Netea
Radboud University

Serena Nik-Zainal
University of Cambridge

Anna Obenauf
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Duncan Odom
University of Cambridge

David B. Olsen
Merck and Co.

Karel Otero Gutierrez

Katrin Ottersbach
Erasmus Medical Center

Vito J. Palombella
Surface Oncology

A. Karolina Palucka
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Simona Parrinello
Imperial College London

Manolis Pasparakis
University of Cologne

Graham Pawelec
University of Tübingen

Josef M. Penninger
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology GmbH

Jan-Michael Peters
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Ruth Plummer
Newcastle University

Steve Pollard
University of Edinburgh

Kornelia Polyak
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Anjana Rao
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Michael Rape
University of California, Berkeley

Fulvio Reggiori
University Medical Centre Groningen

Caetano Reis e Sousa
Francis Crick Institute

Paola Ricciardi-Castagnoli
Toscana Life Science Foundation

Frank Rigo
Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Fatima Rivas
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Louis A. Rosenthal
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Carla V. Rothlin
Yale University

Alexander Y. Rudensky
HHMI/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Erik A. Sahai
Cancer Research UK London Research Institute

Maya Saleh
McGill University

Adrian Saurin
University of Dundee

Orlando Schärer
IBS Center for Genomic Integrity

Alejandro F. Schinder
Fundación Instituto Leloir

Julian I. Schroeder
University of California, San Diego

Almut Schulze
University of Würzburg/Theodor-Boveri Institute

Sang-Uk Seo
Wide River Institute of Immunology, Seoul National University

Seung-Yong Seong
Seoul National University

Hee-Sup Shin
Institute for Basic Science IBS

Sara Shnider
TEVA

Guido Silvestri
Emory University School of Medicine

Glenn E. Simmons, Jr.
University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth

Raja B. Singh
Genome Alberta

Hongjun Song
University of Pennsylvania

Alexander Stark
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology - IMP

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

Stephen Tait
Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute

Ali Tavassoli
University of Southampton

Stephen Taylor
University of Manchester

Thomas Thum
Medical School Hannover

Lindsey S. Treviño
City of Hope

Maria E. Trujillo
Merck & Co., Inc.

Yu-Hua Tseng
Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School

Scheffer C.G. Tseng
Ocular Surface Center

Kazuo Tsubota
Keio University School of Medicine

Tim Underwood
University of Southampton

Saba Valadkhan
Case Western Reserve University

Eva van Rooij
Hubrecht Institute

Roel Vermeulen
Utrecht University

Paul E. Verslues
Academia Sinica

Pablo Wappner
Fundacion Instituto Leloir

Marca H.M. Wauben
Universiteit Utrecht

Kathryn E. Wellen
University of Pennsylvania

E. John Wherry
University of Pennsylvania

Ian A. Wilson
The Scripps Research Institute

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

John R. Yates III
The Scripps Research Institute

Richard A. Young
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Jian-Min Zhou
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Jin-Qiu Zhou
Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Juleen R. Zierath
Karolinska Institutet

Cyril Zipfel
University of Zurich

Johannes Zuber
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology