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Presented by:

The Usha Mahajani Foundation
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Sanford Burnham Prebys
    Medical Discovery Institute
Moores Cancer Center at
    UC San Diego Health


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30th Annual

Usha Mahajani Symposium on
Molecular Medicine

Friday, September 7, 2018

FACULTY

USHA MAHAJANI FOUNDATION

Gerry Boss, MD
President, Usha Mahajani Foundation Board
Professor and Vice-chair for Research
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA

PROGRAM ORGANIZERS

Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPSC, FASCO
Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology,
Department of Medicine, UC San Diego
Co-director, San Diego Center for Precision Immunotherapy
Associate Director for Translational Science,
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Co-leader, Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program
Co-director, Head and Neck Cancer Center of Excellence
La Jolla, CA

Tony Hunter, PhD
American Cancer Society Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Renato Dulbecco Chair
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA

Geoffrey M. Wahl, PhD, Professor
Gene Expression Laboratory
Daniel and Martina Lewis Chair
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA

Robert J. Wechsler-Reya, PhD
Director, Tumor Initiation & Maintenance Program
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA

GUEST FACULTY

Slobodan Beronja, PhD
Assistant Member
Human Biology Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Tyler Curiel, MD, MPH
Daisy M. Skinner President’s Chair in Cancer Immunology Research
Professor of Medicine, and Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Andrew Dannenberg, MD
Henry R. Erle, MD – Roberts Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Cancer Prevention
Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

Harold F. Dvorak, MD
Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology Emeritus
Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Yejing Ge, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
The Rockefeller University, HHMI
New York, NY

Michael Karin, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Augusto Ochoa, MD
Director, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center
Al Copeland – Cancer Crusaders Chair
Professor of Pediatrics
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Alessandra Sacco, PhD
Associate Professor
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
San Diego, CA