Conférence CRCHUS | Targeting immunological vulnerabilities in the cancer genome

2017-11-28

Brad Nelson, Ph.D.

Distinguished Scientist and Director, Deeley Research Centre

Co-Director, Immunotherapy Program, BC Cancer Agency

Victoria, BC, Canada

Catégorie | Conférence CRCHUS

Conférencier | Brad Nelson, Ph.D.

Axe | Inflammation-Douleur

Date | Mardi 28 novembre 2017 à 12 h

Lieu | local 2999

Disponible en visioconférence. Pour information: methibault.chus@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Résumé

Conférence en anglais seulement

Dr. Nelson is a native of Vancouver BC. He received his B.Sc. from the University of British Columbia in 1987 and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991. He completed postdoctoral training with Dr. Phil Greenberg and held faculty positions at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington in Seattle. In 2003, he became the founding Director of the BC Cancer Agency's Deeley Research Centre in Victoria BC. He is a Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia and a Professor of Biochemistry/Microbiology at the University of Victoria. Dr. Nelson’s lab uses genomic and molecular approaches to study the immune response to cancer, with an emphasis on ovarian cancer. As Co-Director of the BCCA’s Immunotherapy Program, he is leading a phase I clinical trials program focused on adoptive T cell therapy for gynecological cancers, leukemia, lymphoma, and other malignancies.

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