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Infection, Inflammation and Immunity: Fifty Years of Lessons from Interferon-gamma

A Special Symposium in Honor of Dr. Carl Nathan
Hosted by 
Laurie H. Glimcher, MD
Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM)
Gary A. Koretzky, MD, PhD
Dean, Weill Cornell Graduate School & Vice Dean for Research (WCM)
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 1:00-5:00pm
Belfer Research Building, Room 302A-D, 413 E. 69th St., NY, NY 10021

Opening Remarks (1:00-1:10pm)

John David, MD (1:10-1:55pm)
“A Historical Overview of MIF (Migration Inhibitory Factor):
Critical Role in Inflammation, Infectious Disease, Autoimmunity and Cancer”
Richard Pearson Strong Professor Emeritus, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

John MacMicking, MD, PhD (1:55-2:40pm)
“Host Cell Defense Inside and Outside the Immune System”
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, Yale University

Heran Darwin, PhD (2:40-3:25pm)
““Haven’t you heard of biochemistry?” and other important questions I got from Carl Nathan”
Professor of Microbiology, New York University

Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD (3:25-4:10pm)
“Inborn errors of IFN-g-mediated immunity in humans”
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Attending Physician, Professor
St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, Rockefeller University

Gökhan Hotamisligil, MD, PhD (4:10-4:55pm)
“Immunometabolism and organelle homeostasis”
J.S. Simmons Professor of Genetics and Metabolism, Harvard School of Public Health
Chair, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

RECEPTION (5-6:30pm) - Skylight Lounge, 2nd Floor, 413 E. 69th St.

Contact Information

Microbiology and Immunology Weill Cornell Medical College 1300 York Avenue, Box 62 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6505 Fax: (212) 746-8587