Keynote Presenter

Melody Swartz, PhD Headshot

William B. Ogden Professor,

Institute for Molecular Engineering

Professor, Committee on Immunology

The University of Chicago



Milan Chheda Headshot

Assistant Professor,
Medicine & Neurology
Washington University
School of Medicine


Yves Chabu, PhD Headhost

Assistant Professor Biological Sciences
University of Missouri


Martin Fernandez-Zapico, MD Headshot

Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology

Consultant, Div. of Oncology Research

Department of Oncology

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Michael Flister, PhD Headshot

Assistant Professor of Physiology

Medical College of Wisconsin


Reginald Hill, PhD Headshot

Archibald Assistant Professor

of Cancer Biology

Department of Biological Sciences

Harper Cancer Research Institute

University of Notre Dame


David Largaespada Headshot

Professor, Departments of Genetics,
Cell Biology and Development
University of Minnesota


Sufi Thomas, PhD Headshot

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Kansas University Medical Center


Associate Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology
Washington University in Saint Louis

A Tribute to Patti Keely Speakers

David Beebe Headshot

Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Chair of Research & Faculty Development
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health


Greg Longmore Headshot

Professor of Medicine (Oncology), Cell Biology & Physiology
Director, ICCE Institute
Washington University, St. Louis


Suzanne Ponik Headshot

Senior Scientist, Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research
Department of Cell & Regenerative Biology
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Paolo Provenzano Headshot

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Masonic Cancer Center
Stem Cell Institute
University of Minnesota