Keystone Symposia Programming Consultants

The mission of Keystone Symposia's Study Group project is to gather experts in various disciplines to identify possible meeting topics and organizers for future Keystone Symposia meetings.

Through the support of these scientific professionals, we are able to strengthen our programs and develop new, forward-looking meetings to connect the scientific community for the benefit of society.

In addition to our Scientific Advisory Board, below are Study Group members who consulted on programming of our 2019 meeting series.


Peter Adamson
ProQR Therapeutics

Bishow B. Adhikari
NHLBI, National Institutes of Health

Kathleen Aertgeerts
Dart NeuroScience, LLC

Renato S. Aguiar
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Eduardo C. Alfonso
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Sharilyn Almodovar
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Galit Alter
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard

Stefan L. Ameres
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology

Shalini Andersson
AstraZeneca R&D

K. Mark Ansel
University of California, San Francisco

Hugo Aguirre Armelin
Instituto Butantan

Eduardo S. Arzt
University of Buenos Aires

Ohara Augusto
Universidade de São Paulo

Johan Auwerx
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL

Anudharan Balendran
AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal

Maurício da Silva Baptista
Instituto de Química

C. Frank Bennett
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Frederic Berger
Gregor Mendel Laboratory

Mariann Bienz
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Jackson Cioni Bittencourt
Universidade de São Paulo

Brian L. Black
University of California, San Francisco

Maria-Jesus Blanco
Sage Therapeutics

Karina R. Bortoluci
Federal University of São Paulo

Amanda M. Brown
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Karen Bulock
RXi Pharmaceuticals

Bonnie Burgess-Beusse
National Institutes of Health

Geraldine Butler
University College Dublin

Cherié L. Butts
Biogen

Fernando D. Camargo
Boston Children's Hospital

Patrizia Casaccia
Advanced Science Research Center

Jorge Jose Casal
University of Buenos Aires

Roger Chammas
University of São Paulo

Navdeep S. Chandel
Northwestern University

Zhijian James Chen
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Hongbo Chi
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Youn Soo Choi
Seoul National University College of Medicine

Diana M. Cittelly
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Luisa Cochella
IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Sheila Collins
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Stuart A. Cook
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore

Ivan Cornella
Merck Research Laboratories

Lisa M. Coussens
Oregon Health & Science University

Michael A. Cowley
Monash University

John Crispino
Northwestern University

Aaron M. Cypess
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

Kevin A. D'Amour
ViaCyte, Inc.

Laura Patrícia Zuntini de Izarra
Cidade Universitária São Paulo

Vinicio de Jesus Perez
Stanford University

Ralph J. DeBerardinis
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Jonathan R. Dry
AstraZeneca

Patricia V. Elizalde
Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental

Amy S. Espeseth
Merck & Co., Inc.

José Carlos Farias Alves Filho
Universidade de São Paulo

Elizabeth Fisher
University College London, Institute of Neurology

Garret A. FitzGerald
University of Pennsylvania

Paul S. Frenette
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Andrea Gamarnik
Fundación Instituto Leloir

Wendy S. Garrett
Harvard School of Public Health

Daniel Gerlich
IMBA

Cecile Geuijen
Merus

Frederick D. Gregory
U.S. Army Research Laboratory-ARO

Anna Greka
BWH/Harvard Medical School

Linda G. Griffith
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sergei Grivennikov
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Kevin L. Grove
Novo Nordisk and Oregon National Primate Research Center

Russell L. Gruen
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Mitchell Guttman
California Institute of Technology

Richard Hargreaves
Biogen

Gunther Hartmann
Universitätsklinikum Bonn

Curtis J. Henry
Emory University School of Medicine

Jennifer R. Honda
National Jewish Health

Veit Hornung
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Steven E. Jacobsen
University of California, Los Angeles

Youngmee Jee
Korean National Institute of Health

Dallas Jones
Abide Therapeutics

Jorge Kalil
Instituto Butantan

Esper Georges Kallas
University of São Paulo

Mikael C. I. Karlsson
Karolinska Institutet

Jerome H. Kim
International Vaccine Institute

V. Narry Kim
Institute for Basic Science

Soo-Youl Kim
National Cancer Center

Won-Jung Koh
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

Gary Krishnan
Eli Lilly and Company

Ravi Kumar
Acceleron Pharma

Hyung Wook Kwon
Incheon National University

Martin Lange
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals

Thomas Langer
CECAD Research Center

George M. Langford
Syracuse University

Nicole LaRonde-LeBlanc
University of Maryland

Elizabeth A. Leadbetter
University of Texas Health Science Center

Meredith Leong
Aduro Biotech

Ofer Levy
Children's Hospital Boston

Claire E. Lewis
University of Sheffield Medical School

Patrick A. Lewis
University of Reading

Daniel Lindén
AstraZeneca

Rune Linding
University of Copenhagen

Rohit Loomba
University of California San Diego

Burkhard Ludewig
Kantonsspital St. Gallen

David J. Mangelsdorf
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Theodore K. Marras
University of Toronto

Andrew Marshall
Nature Biotechnology

Terina N. Martinez
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Ubaldo E. Martinez Outschoorn
Thomas Jefferson University

Andrew May
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Lynn A. Megeney
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Ira Mellman
Genentech, Inc.

Mark Mercola
Stanford University

Christian Metallo
University of California, San Diego

Jason C. Mills
Washington University

Ortrun Mittelsten Scheid
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology

Silvia Monticelli
Institute for Research in Biomedicine

Dennis Montoya
University of California, Los Angeles

D. Branch Moody
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jonathan D. Moore
Horizon Discovery, Ltd.

Kevin V. Morris
Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope

Derek Morris
National University of Ireland

Edward E. Morrisey
University of Pennsylvania

Heike Münzberg
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Peter D. Nagy
University of Kentucky

Gioacchino Natoli
Humanitas University

Mihai G. Netea
Radboud University

Yukiko Nishiuchi
Osaka City University

Arsenio Nueda
Almirall S.A.

Anna Obenauf

Vito J. Palombella
Surface Oncology

Manolis Pasparakis
University of Cologne

Juana María Pasquini
CONICET

Graham Pawelec
University of Tübingen

Erika L. Pearce
Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Mercy R. Prabhudas
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Michèle Ramsay
University of Witwatersrand

Michael Rape
University of California, Berkeley

Fulvio Reggiori
University Medical Centre Groningen

Joon Haeng Rhee
Chonnam National University Medical School

Frank W. Rigo
Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Fatima Rivas
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Joseph Rogers
SRI International

Louis A. Rosenthal
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Alexander Y. Rudensky
HHMI/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Monica Schenone
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Alejandro F. Schinder
Fundación Instituto Leloir

Markus Schirle
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.

Birgit Schoeberl
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Julian I. Schroeder
University of California, San Diego

Timm Schroeder
ETH Zürich

Almut Schulze
University of Würzburg/Theodor-Boveri Institute

Barbara Seliger
Martin Luther University

Sang-Uk Seo
Wide River Institute of Immunology, Seoul National University

Seung-Yong Seong
Seoul National University

Christopher R. Shepard
Structured BioEquity SBE

Yanhong Shi
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope

David L. Silver
Duke-NUS Medical School

Stephen James Simpson
Arthritis Research UK

Robert J. Sims
Constellation Pharmaceuticals

Raja B. Singh
Genome Alberta

Agata Smogorzewska
Rockefeller University

Stephen Soisson
Merck & Co., Inc

Hongjun Song
University of Pennsylvania

Pejman Soroosh
Janssen R&D

Anabella Srebrow
IFIBYNE CONICET

Charles D. Surh
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Patrick Boon Ooi Tan
Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science Technology and Research

Sarah Teichmann
Wellcome Sanger Institute

Rachel Thomson
University of Queensland

Jenny P.Y. Ting
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rita de Cassia Aleixo Tostes Passaglia
Universidade de São Paulo

David Traver
University of California, San Diego

Maria E. Trujillo
Merck & Co., Inc.

Scheffer C.G. Tseng
Ocular Surface Center

Shannon J. Turley
Genentech, Inc.

Victor L.J. Tybulewicz
Francis Crick Institute

Adrian van Gorp
Lead Pharma Holding BV

Eva van Rooij
Hubrecht Institute

Dario A. A. Vignali
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Kalpit A. Vora
Merck and Co. Inc.

Bridget Wagner
Broad Institute

Hongyan Wang
Duke NUS-Graduate Medical School Singapore

Pablo Wappner
Fundacion Instituto Leloir

Kathryn E. Wellen
University of Pennsylvania

Alan H. Wells
University of Pittsburgh

E. John Wherry
University of Pennsylvania

Eileen P. White
Rutgers University

Je-In Youn
Wistar Institute

Cyril Zipfel
Sainsbury Laboratory