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2024 Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday, April 12, 2024

Time Event
11:45 AM  Arrival, registration and pick up boxed lunch

(Flaum Atrium and Class of '62 Auditorium)
12:00 PM  Keynote Address: Robyn Klein, MD, PhD: Learning from viruses: innate immunity and memory dysfunction

Canada Excellence Research Chair, Neuroimmunology & Neurovirology
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Western University
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
The Robert E. and Louise F. Dunn Professor of Medical Sciences
Director, Center for Neuroimmunology & Neuroinfectious Diseases
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Pathology & Immunology, Neurosciences
Washington University School of Medicine

(Class of '62 Auditorium)
1:00 PM

 Student Poster Session and Coffee Hour

(Flaum Atrium)
2:15 PM Student Oral Talks

(Class of '62 Auditorium)
3:45 PM Closing Remarks


Previous Speakers

MSRS 2023

Melissa B Davis Headshot 2Melissa Boneta Davis, PhD 

Associate Adjunct Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine
Scientific Director, International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes (ICSBCS)
Interim Director of Health Equity, Englander Institute of Precision Medicine

MSRS 2023 Photo Album

MSRS 2022

Ya-Chi Ho, MD, PhD 

Associate Professor, Yale University
​Infectious Disease & Microbial Pathogenesis

MSRS 2022 Photo Album

MSRS 2021

Marco Ruella

Tonya Webb, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
​Microbiology & Immunology


MSRS 2019

Marco Ruella

Marco Ruella, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
​Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Scientific Director of the Lymphoma Program


MSRS 2018

Richard Locksley

Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Duke University Medical Center, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neurobiology, and Biomedical Engineering
Investigator, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

MSRS 2018 Photo Album

MSRS 2017

Richard Locksley

Richard Locksley, M.D.

Marion and Herbert Sandler Distinguished Professorship in Asthma Research, UCSF, Professor, Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

MSRS 2017 Photo Album

MSRS 2016

Richard Ehman

Richard L. Ehman, M.D.

Professor of Radiology, Mayo Clinic

MSRS 2016 Photo Album

MSRS 2015

Elaine FuchsElaine Fuchs, Ph.D.

Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, The Rockefeller University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

MSRS 2015 Photo Album

MSRS 2014

Thomas Cech

Thomas Cech, Ph.D.

Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado
Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado Boulder; Director, University of Colorado BioFrontiers Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

MSRS 2014 Photo Album

MSRS 2013

Anthony Atala M.D.

Anthony Atala, M.D.

W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair, Department of Urology, Wake Forest University
Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine


MSRS 2012

Doris Taylor Ph.D.

Doris Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine & Medtronic Bakken Chair of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Repair, University of Minnesota