2011 DNA Vaccine Conference Agenda

Monday, July 11, 2011

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5:00am - 8:00pm

Registration

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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7:30am

Registration Opens

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7:45am - 8:45am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit/Poster Area

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8:45am - 9:00am

Welcome to DNA Vaccines 2011

Speaker

Dr. David B. Weiner
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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9:00am - 9:30am

The Future of Vaccines: Opportunities and Challenges

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John Shiver, PhD
Vice President, Vaccines Discovery, Merck Research Laboratories

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9:30am - 10:00am

Antibody and B Cell Responses to the HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteins

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Rich Wyatt, PhD
Director of Viral Immunology, IAVI Center for Neutralizing Antibodies at TSRI, Professor of Immunolgy, The Scripps Research Institute,

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10:00am - 10:30am

RV-144 & What's Next in Protective HIV Vaccine Trials

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Merlin Robb, MD
HJF HIV Program Director, U.S. Military HIV Research Program

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10:30am - 11:00am

Coffee/Networking Break in Exhibit/Poster Area

Approaches to HIV

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11:00am - 11:20am

Prime-boost Strategies for Protective Immunity Against HIV

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Susan Barnett, PhD
Senior Project Leader, Senior Director, Vaccine Research, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics

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11:22am - 11:44am

GeoVax DNA/MVA HIV Vaccine, Preclinical and Clinical Studies

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Harriet Robinson, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, GeoVax, Inc.

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11:44am - 12:06pm

Novel Prime Boost Approaches to Drive Protective Immunity against HIV

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Dr. Shan Lu, MHA
Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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12:06pm - 12:30pm

Preclinical and Clinical Approaches to Genetic HIV Vaccines

Speaker

Britta Wahren, MD, PhD
Professor, Karolinska Institutet

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12:30pm - 1:45pm

Lunch in Exhibit/Poster Area

DNA & EP

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1:45pm - 2:10pm

DNA and Protein Vaccination Confers Protection Upon Mucosal Challenge with Heterologous SIVsmE660 in Rhesus Macaques

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Dr. Barbara Felber
Principal Investigator, NCI,

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2:10pm - 2:35pm

Expanded Clinical Testing of an Integrated Device Technology for Electroporation Mediated DNA Vaccine Delivery

Speaker

Drew Hannaman
Vice President, Research and Development, Ichor Medical Systems, Inc.

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2:35pm - 3:05pm

Engineering DNA Approaches for HIV

Speaker

Dr. David B. Weiner
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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3:05pm - 3:30pm

Coffee/Networking Break in Exhibit/Poster Area

Approaches to Infectious Disease

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3:30pm - 4:00pm

Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results of a Therapeutic DNA Vaccine, TransVax™, for Control of Cytomegalovirus in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients

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Alain Rolland, PhD
Executive Vice President, Product Development, Vical, Inc.

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4:00pm - 4:30pm

Prime Boost Malaria Vaccines

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Thomas Richie, MD, PhD
Research Coordinator, US Military Malaria Vaccine Program, Naval Medical Research Center

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4:30pm - 5:30PM

Plenary Roundtable I

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Kathrin Jansen, PhD
Senior Vice President, Vaccine Research & Early Development, Pfizer, Inc.

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Chairs John Sterling & David Weiner

Development and Commercialization of Novel Vaccines

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5:30pm - 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception in Exhibit/Poster Area

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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7:30am

Registration Opens

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7:45am - 8:45am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit/Poster Area

Immune Mechanisms & Vaccine

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8:45am - 9:15am

Correlates of Immunity After Vaccination

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Stanley Plotkin, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Wistar Institute and University of Pennsylvania, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Consultant, Sanofi Pasteur & Principal of Vaxconsult,

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9:15am - 9:40am

Follicular Helper CD4 T Cell Differentiation and the Development of Protective Antibody Responses

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Shane Crotty, PhD
Associate Professor, Vaccine Discovery, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology

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9:40am - 10:05am

Novel Approaches to T Cell Analysis in Vaccination

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Dr. Michael Betts
Associate Professor, Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania

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10:05am - 10:30am

Non Human Primates in the Evaluation of Vectored Vaccine Approaches

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Danilo Casimiro, PhD
Director, Vaccine R&D, Merck & Co

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10:30am - 11:00am

Coffee/Networking Break in Exhibit/Poster Area

Infectious Diseases

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11:00am - 11:20am

Vaccines for Agents of Bioterrorism

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Dr. Connie Schmaljohn
Chief Scientist, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)

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11:25am - 11:45am

DNA Vaccines for Tuberculosis

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Thomas Evans, MD
Chief Scientific Officer, Aeras

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11:50am - 12:10pm

Approaches to HCV Virus Infection

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Dr. Matti Sällberg
Professor and Biomedical Scientist, Karolinska Institutet

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12:10pm - 12:30pm

Vaccines for Pandemics

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Gary Kobinger, PhD
Chief Special Pathogens; Head, Vector Design and Immunotherapy Special Pathogens, PHAC

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12:30pm - 4:00pm

Break to Explore downtown Coronado Bay and/or San Diego Complimentary transportation to downtown Coronado and discounted cabs to San Diego

New Vaccine Approaches

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4:00pm - 4:20pm

New Applications of DNA Vaccines

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Bin Wang, PhD
Professor, Fudan University Shanghai Medical College

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4:20pm - 4:40pm

Improved Anti-Viral Immunity Provided by pDNA Prime/rVSV Boost Immunization

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Mike Egan, PhD
Director of Immunology, Profectus Biosciences

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4:40pm - 5:00pm

Targeting T Cells Through Vaccination

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Dr. Michele Kutzler
Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine

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5:00pm - 5:50pm

Plenary Roundtable II

Speaker

Thomas Evans, MD
Chief Scientific Officer, Aeras

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Chair Jeffrey Ulmer

Vaccines for Emerging Markets

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6:00pm - 7:30pm

Cocktail Reception in Exhibit/Poster Area

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7:30pm - 10:00pm

Gala Dinner Sponsored by Inovio & VGXi

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Kathrin Jansen, PhD
Senior Vice President, Vaccine Research & Early Development, Pfizer, Inc.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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7:30am

Registration Opens

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7:30am - 8:30am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit/Poster Area

Industry Session

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8:30am - 8:45am

Scale-up of a Plasmid DNA Purification Process Based on PlasmidSelect Xtra for Production of GMP Grade pDNA

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Tony Hitchcock
Head of Manufacturing Technologies, RecipharmCobra Biologics

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8:45am - 9:00am

Scaleable and Continuous GMP Plasmid Purification Process

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Philippe Ledent, PhD
Process Transfer & Development Manager, Eurogentec Biologics

Abstract Session 1

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9:00am - 9:15am

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9:15am - 9:30am

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9:30am - 9:45am

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10:00am - 10:15am

Antitumor Therapeutic Efficacy of cDNA Delivered by Electroporation in Animal Tumor Models

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Dr. Jeong-Im Sin
Professor of Microbiology, Kangwon National University School of Medicine

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10:15am - 10:30am

Importance of Electrode Choice on Gene Electrotransfer to Skin

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Julie Gehl, MD
Clinical Associate Research Professor, Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev

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10:30am - 11:00am

Coffee/Networking Break in Exhibit/Poster Area

Cancer

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11:00am - 11:30am

Targeting Tumors with T cells: The Normal Repertoire and Beyond

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Dr. Phil Greenberg
Professor, Medicine, Oncology and Immunology, University of Washington

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11:30am - 12:00pm

Therapeutic HPV Vaccines

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Dr. Cornelia Trimble
Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

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12:00pm - 12:30pm

Clinical Studies of DNA Vaccination

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Dr. Mark Bagarazzi
Chief Medical Officer, Inovio Pharmaceuticals

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12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch in Exhibit/Poster Area

Tumor Immune Therapy

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1:30pm - 2:00pm

Cancer Immune Therapy

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Christian Ottensmeier, MD, PhD
Professor of Experimental Medicine, University of Southampton, Cancer Sciences

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2:00pm - 2:30pm

Immunotherapy for Cancer Facilitated by Electro Gene Transfer

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Dr. Richard Heller
Director and Professor, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics

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2:30pm - 3:00pm

Electroporative Gene Therapy with IL-12 Plasmid in Metastatic Melanoma

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Adil Daud, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

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3:00pm - 3:30pm

Coffee/Networking Break in Exhibit/Poster Area

Abstract Session 2

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3:30pm - 3:45pm

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3:45pm - 4:00pm

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4:00pm - 4:15pm

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4:15pm - 4:30pm

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4:30pm

Closing Summary

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5:00pm

Meeting Adjourns