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Basic and Translational Science in the Time of the Immune Revolution in Cancer
The 2021 Jefferson College of Life Sciences (JCLS) Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Daniel Powell, Jr., PhD ’02 Immunology, presents “Basic and Translational Science in the Time of the Immune Revolution in Cancer.” Join Dr. Powell and JCLS alumni, students, trainees, program directors, faculty, staff, and friends as he shares insights from his career, research, and achievements in cancer immunobiology and translational immunotherapy.

A Q&A follows the lecture.

Apr 29, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Daniel Powell, Jr., PhD '02
Assoc. Prof., Pathology/Lab. Med.; Scientific Dir. of Immunotherapy; Dir. of Education, Parker Center for Cellular Immunotherapy @University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Powell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (PENN). He is an expert in cancer immunobiology and translational immunotherapy and is recognized for his studies of the role and mechanism of T cell response in the control of cancer, and the application of adoptive lymphocyte immunotherapy, immunomodulation and cancer vaccination in various cancer types. Dr. Powell is the Scientific Director of Immunotherapy for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at PENN, and the Director of Education for the Parker Center for Cellular Immunotherapy at PENN. Dr. Powell has a strong record of achievement in translational immunotherapy of cancer and serves on various advisory boards. He holds multiple patents in the area of T cell therapy, with an emphasis on CAR T cell and tumor infiltrating lymphocyte therapy.