2023 Symposium Speakers


Allan Balmain, Ph.D.Barbara Bass Bakar Distinguished Professorship in Cancer GeneticsUniversity of California, San Francisco
Ganna (Anya) Bilousova, Ph.D.


Associate ProfessorUniversity of Colorado
Sara Brown, M.D.Professor of Dermatology; Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical ScienceUniversity of Edinburgh


Ricardo Cibotti, Ph.D.Program Director

Skin Immunology and Diseases, Skin Microbiome Program

National Institutes of Health
Andrzej Dlugosz, M.D.Associate Director for Basic Science Research; Associate Chair for Research; Professor of Dermatology; Professor of Cell and Developmental BiologyUniversity of Michigan


Christoph Ellebrecht, M.D.Assistant Professor of DermatologyPenn Medicine
Sabine Eming, M.D.Professor of DermatologyUniversity of Cologne
Luis Garza, M.D., Ph.D.Professor of DermatologyJohns Hopkins Medicine
Michel Gilliet, M.D.Professor and Chairman, Department of DermatologyUniversity of Lausanne
Stephanie Goff, M.D.Senior Research Physician; Head, Clinical Operations for Surgery BranchNational Cancer Institute
Joe Gray, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus of Biomedical EngineeringOHSU
David Huang, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Director and Director of Research, Casey Eye Institute; Peterson Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Biomedical EngineeringOHSU
David Hyams, M.D.Medical DirectorDesert Surgical Oncology
Thomas Krieg, M.D.Associated Principal Investigator; Professor Emeritus for Dermatology and VenerologyUniversity of Cologne


Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Director, Melanoma Research Program, Knight Cancer InstituteOHSU
Michael Longaker, M.D.Deane P. and Louise Mitchell Professor & Vice ChairStanford University
Peter Marinkovich, M.D.Associate Professor of DermatologyStanford University
Alexander Marneros, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of DermatologyHarvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
Shruti Naik, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorNew York University
Sergey Nikolaev, M.D.Group LeaderGustave Roussy (Paris)
Tony Oro, M.D., Ph.D.Eugene and Gloria Bauer Professor of Dermatology; Associate Director, Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine; Co-director of the Child Health Research InstituteStanford University
Maksim Plikus, Ph.D.Professor of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of California, Irvine
Dennis Roop, Ph.D.Associate Director, Gates InstituteUniversity of Colorado
Xiao-Jing Wang, M.D., Ph.D.Robert E. Stowell Endowed Chair in Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory MedicineUniversity of California, Davis
Sabine Werner, M.D.Head, Department of BiologyETH Zürich
Brigitte Widemann, M.D.Head, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Section; Chief, NCI’s Pediatric Oncology BranchNational Cancer Institute
Stuart Yuspa, M.D.NIH Scientist EmeritusNational Cancer Institute


Short Talks from Submitted Abstracts

Favour Akinjiyan, B.Sc.M.D.-Ph.D. Candidate


Washington University in St. Louis


Martin Alphonse, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorJohns Hopkins University
Jenna Bowman, B.S.Senior Research AssistantOHSU
Meagan Branch, B.S.Ph.D. CandidateMount Sinai
Stephanie Holtorf, B.S.Researcher 3


The Hormel Institute – University of Minnesota
Benjamin Klein, M.D.Postdoctoral Research FellowUniversity of Michigan


Suneeti Madhavan, M.S.Ph.D. CandidateCase Western Reserve
Ian Odell, M.D., Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorYale
Jared Simmons, B.S.Graduate Student ResearcherUC San Diego


Paolo Vignali, Ph.D.Medical Scientist TraineeUniversity of Pittsburgh