The 2014 Hilary Koprowski, M.D., Symposium

The 2014 Hilary Koprowski, M.D., Symposium

The 2014 Hilary Koprowski, M.D., Symposium

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 8:30am

The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

The Hilary Koprowski, M.D., Symposium

Distinguished Scientists Honor the Achievements of Dr. Koprowski
June 27, 2014, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Registration: $50 general; $10 students

Due to limited space, please register by June 15, 2014. Click here to register.

Registration includes continental breakfast, box lunch, and admission to the reception.

Symposium Agenda

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:50 AM: Welcoming Remarks by Russel E. Kaufman, M.D., Wistar President and CEO

9:00 - 10:30 AM: Virology Session One (Moderator: Neal Nathanson, M.D.)

  • 9:00 AM: Stanley Prusiner, M.D. "Memories of Hilary Koprowski: Polioviruses and Prions"
  • 9:30 AM: W. Ian Lipkin, M.D. "Small Game Hunting"
  • 10:00 AM: Robert C. Gallo, M.D. "Approaches to an HIV Preventive Vaccine: A Critique"

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Virology Session Two (Moderator: Joseph Pagano, M.D.)

  • 10:45 AM: Michael B.A. Oldstone, M.D. "An Essential Role for Interferon Type 1 in the Induction of Persistent Viral Infection"
  • 11:15 AM: Don Gilden, M.D. "Varicella Zoster Virus and Giant Cell Arteritis"
  • 11:45 AM: Stanley Plotkin, M.D. "Shades of Grey in the Vaccine World"

12:15 - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 PM: Immunology Session One (Moderator: Donald Silberberg, M.D.)

  • 1:00 PM: Abner Louis Notkins, M.D. "Polyreactive Antibodies are a Major Component of the Natural Antibody Repertoire: Properties and Function"
  • 1:30 PM: Zenon Steplewski, M.D., Ph.D. & Thomas Kieber-Emmons, Ph.D. "Antigens, Antibodies and Cancer Vaccines"
  • 2:00 PM: Giorgio Trinchieri, M.D. "Host Immune Response to Infection and Cancer: Commonalities Unexpected by Most, Not by Hilary"

2:45 - 4:15 PM: Immumology Session Two (Moderator: Paul Lieberman, Ph.D.)

  • 2:45 PM: Carlo Croce, M.D. "Causes and Consequences of microRNA in Dysregulation in Cancer"
  • 3:15 PM: Ellen Heber-Katz, Ph.D. "From Immunology to Regeneration"
  • 3:45 PM: Barbara Knowles, Ph.D. "Retrotranspons and Development"

4:15 - 4:30 PM: Closing Remarks by Christopher Koprowski, M.D.

4:30 PM: Reception


Thank you to our sponsors

The Founder's Circle Sponsors

Drs. Claude and Elizabeth Koprowski

The Wistar Institute

Platinum Sponsors

Drs. Christopher and Mary McLaughlin Koprowski

Stanley Plotkin, M.D.

Gold Sponsors

Don Gilden, M.D.

Agatha Koprowski, Esq.

Hilary Koprowski II, M.D.

Alexandra Koprowski, V.M.D.