Integrative Approaches to the Immunotherapy
of Cancer and Infectious Diseases

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Welcome to Port St. Lucie

We are pleased to welcome you to the first major scientific symposium hosted by the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida (VGTI Florida®): “Integrative Approaches to Immunotherapy of Cancer and Infectious Diseases.”

This symposium is being held November 13 - November 15, 2013 at VGTI Florida located in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

This world-class event will provide a comprehensive update on the progress and integration of basic, translational, and clinical research in the areas of cancer, immune modulation, and infectious diseases. It is targeted for an audience of approximately 100 senior scientists, young investigators, clinicians, physicians, postdoctoral fellows, and industry executives wishing to keep up-to-date on cutting-edge research and network with notable scientists in these fields. In addition to the Keynote Speaker, Dr. Alan Aderem from Seattle BioMed, a number of prominent invited speakers are scheduled for plenary sessions. The program and speakers will be listed on our website


This exciting program and updates will be posted on the conference website as they become available.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Therapeutic Interventions in HIV Disease
  • Immunotherapy of Cancer and Chronic Viral Infections
  • Systems Approaches to the Analysis of Immune Networks
  • Inflammation and Aging
  • Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Event Dates:
November 13-15, 2013

Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida
9801 SW Discovery Way
Port St. Lucie, FL  34987

Organizing Commettee:
John Hiscott, Ph.D., Chair
De’Neka Gary, Symposium Coordinator
Mardi de Veuve Alexis
Anne Gambardella
Rebecca Rieger
Deborah Sperco
Danielle Visconte
Catherine Vorwald
Shaundia White