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Limited in-person seating and virtual

The Study Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, USA

December 7 - 9, 2022
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Research competition for trainees with cash prizes
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Our mission is to bring together researchers and leaders from academia, industry, medicine, and government, and to leverage diversity in background, ideas, perspectives, expertise, and approaches, to advance understanding, modulation, and engineering of the immune system for the betterment of human health.

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Full Registration Student/Postdoc Registration (in-person) Virtual Registration Virtual US Student/Postdoc Registration (NIH Sponsored)
(Includes breakfast + lunch for both days + opening reception and poster session + reception)
$195 $95 Free



Thanks to the generous donations from our sponsors, IMES is pleased to offer up to $500 in travel scholarship funding to students and postdocs from traditionally underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. If you would like to be considered, please fill out the form below.

Travel Scholarship Form


Use the link below to find more information about local hotels, including the Study hotel (conference venue) and get Drexel University's discount rate.

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Lola Eniola-Adefeso
University of Michigan

Xiao Huang, PhD
Drexel University

Andres Garcia, PhD
Georgia Tech

Taku Kambayashi, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Evan Scott, PhD
Northwestern University

Megan Ballinger, PhD
The Ohio State University

Erika Moore, PhD
University of Florida

Kara Spiller, PhD
Drexel University

Eric Kmiec, PhD
Gene Editing Institute

Kam Leong, PhD
Columbia University

Katherine Gallagher, MD
University of Michigan

Rafick-Pierre Sekaly, PhD
Emory University

Klaudia Kuranda, PhD
Spark Therapeutics

Peter Deak, PhD
Drexel University

Pierluigi Porcu, MD
Thomas Jefferson University

Gabriele Romano, PhD
Drexel University

Michael Nonnemacher, PhD
Drexel University

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Past Events

3rd Annual Immune Modulation and Engineering Symposium

Dec 9-10, 2021

2nd Annual Immune Modulation and Engineering Symposium

Nov 11-13, 2020

Inaugural Annual Immune Modulation and Engineering Symposium

Oct 16, 2019

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IMES Safety Plans

The Immune Modulation and Engineering Symposium (“IMES”) organizing committee is committed to providing a safe environment for all attendees, speakers, support staff, sponsors, and event services personnel (all symposium participants).

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