The Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 2013 Program

Ross Prize 2013: Program
Monday June 24, 2013
The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center

250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

10:30 AM Registration and Refreshments

11:00 AM  Welcome and Introductory Remarks
                    Brooke Grindlinger, PhD, Executive Director, Scientific Programs
                    The New York Academy of Science
                    Michael J. Dowling, President & CEO, North Shore-LIJ Health System
                    Jack and Robin Ross

SESSION I: Inaugural Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Presentation

11:10 AM  Inaugural Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Announcement & Presentation 
                   Betty Diamond, MD, Ross Prize Committee,
                   The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research


11:30 AM  Inaugural Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Acceptance and Lecture
                    Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD, New York University School of Medicine


11:45 AM  Press Briefing / Luncheon

SESSION II: Inaugural Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine Lectures

1:00 PM    Differentiation and Function of Regulatory T Cells
                   Alexander Rudensky, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


1:30 PM    Compartmentalized Control of Tissue Immunity by Commensals
                   Yasmine Belkaid, PhD, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, NIH


2:00 PM    Shaping of the Systemic Immune Repertoire by the Intestinal Microbiota
                   Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD, New York University School of Medicine


2:45 PM    Closing Remarks, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, President, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

3:00 PM    Adjourn