Master Class Tumor Immunology March 17 in Maastricht

12.00-12.30 Registration, coffee and tea
12.30-12.35 Welcome by Frans Ramaekers
Scientific Director GROW–School for Oncology & Developmental
Biology, Maastricht University Medical Center
12.35-13.05 Douglas Hanahan
TEFAF Oncology Chair 2015
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the
Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Lausanne
“The dichotomy of tumor-promoting and tumor-antagonizing
immune responses”
13.05-13.30 Jolanda de Vries
Tumor Immunology Lab, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life
Sciences (RIMLS), Nijmegen
“Restoring immunosurveillance by dendritic cell vaccines and
manipulation of the tumor microenvironment”
13.30-14.00 Thomas Tüting
Laboratory for Experimental Dermatology, Bonn University
“The immunoregulatory role of neutrophils in disease
progression and therapy resistance of melanoma”
14.00-14.25 Wilfred Germeraad
Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology Lab,
Maastricht University Medical Center
“Natural killer cells: the secret weapon in dendritic cell
vaccination strategies”
14.25-14.55 Benoît Van den Eynde
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Brussels and
de Duve Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain
“Tryptophan-degrading enzymes in tumoral immune
14.55-15.25 Miki de Palma
Angiogenesis and Tumor Microenvironment Lab
The Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research,
“Targeting or reprogramming tumor macrophages for
anticancer therapy”
15.25-15.50 Ping-Chih Ho
Ludwig Center for Cancer Research of the University of
“Metabolic communication and competition: why T cells fight
and cooperate in tumors”
16.00-16.25 Coffee and tea/little snack in the Refter
16.30-17.15 Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Dr. Carl Figdor
TEFAF Oncology Chair 2016
Tumor Immunology Lab, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life
Sciences (RIMLS), Nijmegen
“Making of the immune system: a glimpse into the future”
17.30 Reception in the Refter

Location: Aula Maastricht University, Minderbroederberg 4-6, Maastricht.
Attendance is free but registration is obligatory before March 10, 2016.
Please register by e-mail, including your name, department and address to:
More information:
GROW Office
Brigitte Custers
Phone: +31 43 3881863