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imes2024

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Limited in-person and virtual seats





November 13-15, 2024






Research competition for trainees and junior principal investigators



Overview


The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Immune Modulation & Engineering Symposium (IMES). IMES 2024 features trailblazing research engineers and scientists working to advance the field of immune engineering from: Industry, Academia, Biomedical Engineering, and Basic and Translational Immunology

The speakers and attendees represent leaders in this field, with demonstrated expertise in collaborating across disciplines to generate innovative solutions to treat disease and injury by modulating the immune system.

Read about IMES2022 on Drexel's News



REGISTRATION


Full Registration Student/Postdoc Registration (in-person) Virtual Registration Virtual US Student/Postdoc Registration (NIH Sponsored)
$649
(Includes breakfast + lunch + opening reception, networking & mentoring session and poster session )
$449 $150 Free

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Agenda

Date Details
November 13th

Daily Talks: 8am to 5pm

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch provided for In-Person Attendees

Special Events: Opening Reception, Networking & Mentoring Session, and Poster Session.

Networking & Mentoring Session

A networking & mentoring session will be held during lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 13. It will foster interactions among trainees at different levels and senior & junior PIs as well as industrial leaders for career development. The session will be divided into roundtables with a mixture of mentees and mentors covering topics of high interest. Participants will be asked to indicate at registration whether they will participate in this session as a mentor or mentee, or whether they would prefer to opt out (space will be available for lunch outside of this session).

Topics for discussion include:

  • Applying for grants / fellowships
  • Applying for a PhD program
  • Finding a post-doctoral position
  • Post-doc to PI transition
  • Finding a job in industry
  • How to get where you want to go (career path and research focus)
  • Writing / submitting manuscripts
  • Networking in Immune Engineering
  • Other
November 14th

Daily Talks: 8am to 5pm

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch provided for In-Person Attendees

November 15th

Daily Talks: 8am to 5pm

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch provided for In-Person Attendees



TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE


Thanks to the generous donations from our sponsors, IMES is pleased to offer travel scholarship funding to students and postdocs from traditionally underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds, plus free registration.

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LOCAL HOTEL OPTIONS


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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SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS




Linda G. Griffith, PhD
MIT


Yevgeny Brudno, PhD
University of North Carolina


Dennis Discher, PhD
University of Pennsylvania


Matthew VanBrocklin, PhD
University of Utah


Alessandro Fatatis, MD, PhD
Drexel University


Cornelius Taabazuing, PhD
University of Pennsylvania


Michael Naso, PhD
Century Therapeutics


Sarita Patil, MD
Harvard University


Vijay Bhoj, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania


Omid Veiseh, PhD
Rice University


Joshua Doloff, PhD
Johns Hopkins University


Kathryn Whitehead, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University


Santiago Correa, PhD
Columbia University


Qiaobing Xu, PhD
Tufts University


Michael Gale Jr, PhD
University of Washington


Louis Picker, MD
Oregon University


Brittany Hartwell, PhD
University of Minnesota


Rosemary Bastian, PhD
Drexel University


Gail Rosen, PhD
Drexel University


Michal Schwartz, PhD
Weizmann Institute


Valerie Horsley, PhD
Yale University


Kathryn Miller-Jensen, PhD
Yale University


Evangelia Bellas, PhD
Temple University




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Past Events

5th Annual Immune Modulation and Engineering Symposium

November 29 - December 1, 2023



4th Annual Immune Modulation and Engineering Symposium

December 7 - 9, 2022



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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