Symposium: Epigenetics of Cancer Immunology

Symposium: Epigenetics of Cancer Immunology

Monday, April 4, 2022, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 115-B

Co-sponsored by the ASIP Gene Expression Scientific Interest Group and the ASIP Neoplasia/Growth Regulation Scientific Interest Group


Qin Yan, PhDChair
Qin Yan, PhD
Yale University

Haifeng Yang, PhDCo-Chair
Haifeng Yang, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University


  Chair - Welcome and Introductions  
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Epigenetic Basis of Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockades
Rugang Zhang, PhD • The Wistar Institute
Rugang Zhang
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Investigating the Functional Role of 3D Chromatin Features in T-Cells
Golnaz Vahedi, PhD • University of Pennsylvania
Golnaz Vahedi, PhD
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Epigenetic Regulation of Retroelements and Innate Immunity in Cancer
Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD • George Washington School of Medicine
Katherine Chiappinelli
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Epigenetic Silencing by SETDB1 Suppresses Tumor Intrinsic Immunogenicity
Gabriel Griffin, MD • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Gabriel Griffin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Epigenetic Regulation of Metastasis and Tumor Immunoevasion
Qin Yan, PhD • Yale School of Medicine
Qin Yan
  Questions and Answers