Keystone Symposia

US Government Grants


Grants from government agencies, departments and institutes for conferences in 2020 and 2019

Government support is crucial to Keystone Symposia's ability to recruit outstanding speakers, and to support student and postdoctoral scholarships. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support provided by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies:

2020 Conferences



National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Grant No. 1R13EB029303-01: Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease (2020-J1)*
Grant No. 1R13CA246935-01: Cancer Evolution and Combinatorial Cancer Therapies: Concepts and Challenges (2020-L1)
Grant No. 1R13CA243574-01: Cancer Epigenetics: New Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities (2020-J4)
Grant No. 1R13CA243398-01: Emerging Cellular Therapies: Cancer and Beyond (2020-Q1)
Grant No. 1R13CA247082-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Tumor Metabolism (2020-C2)
Grant No. 1R13AI150086-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Transforming Vaccinology (2020-L2)*

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Grant No. 1R13AI147695-01: Microbiome: Therapeutic Implications (2020-T1)*
Grant No. 1R13AI147679-01: Helminths: New Insights from Immunity to Global Health (2020-T4)*
Grant No. 1R13TR003025-01: Engineering the Genome (2020-Q2)
Grant No. 1R13NS115402-01: Brain Therapeutics: Disruptive Technologies and Opportunities (2020-Q3)*
Grant No. 1R13TR003159-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Targeted Protein Degradation (2020-X8)

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Grant No. 1R13AT010563-01: Pain: Aligning the Target (2020-J7)

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Grant No. 1R13HL149442-01: Hypoxia: Molecules, Mechanisms and Disease (2020-A3)
Grant No. 1R13HL151106-01: Charting a New Course for Heart Failure: From Discovery to Data (2020-Q8)

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Grant No. 1R13HG010827-01: Beyond a Million Genomes: From Discovery to Precision Health (2020-A4)
Grant No. 1R13HG010828-01: Gene Regulation: From Mechanisms to Disease (2020-J3)
Grant No. 1R13HG010979-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Higher-Order Chromatin Architecture in Time and Space (2020-X3)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Grant No. 1R13AI147695-01: Microbiome: Therapeutic Implications (2020-T1)
Grant No. 1R13AI147679-01: Helminths: New Insights from Immunity to Global Health (2020-T4)
Grant No. 1R13AI147619-01: Tuberculosis: Immunity and Immune Evasion (2020-A2)
Grant No. 1R13AI147688-01: Tissue Immunity (2020-A6)
Grant No. 1R13AI149882-01: Stromal Cells in Immunity and Disease (2020-Q5)
Grant No. 1R13AI149881-01: The Global Virome in Health and Disease (2020-C1)
Grant No. 1R13AI149884-01: B Cell Renaissance: Epigenetics, Regulation and Immunotherapy (2020-X1)
Grant No. 1R13AI149883-01: T Cell Memory (2020-X2)
Grant No. 1R13AI150086-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Transforming Vaccinology (2020-L2)
Grant No. 1R13AI150327-01: MEETING CANCELLED: HIV Vaccines (2020-X5)
Grant No. 1R13AI150426-01: MEETING CANCELLED: HIV Pathogenesis and Cure (2020-X6)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Grant No. 1R13AG066282-01: New Insights into the Biology of Exercise (2020-Q7)*
Grant No. 1R13AI149884-01: B Cell Renaissance: Epigenetics, Regulation and Immunotherapy (2020-X1)*

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Grant No. 1R13EB029303-01: Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease (2020-J1)
Grant No. 1R13HG010979-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Higher-Order Chromatin Architecture in Time and Space (2020-X3)*
Grant No. 1R13EB029305-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Synthetic Biology: At the Crossroads of Genetic Engineering and Human Therapeutics (2020-C5)

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Grant No. 1R13DK123984-01: Diabetes: Glucose Control and Beyond (2020-J5)
Grant No. 1R13DK122818-01: Islet Biology: From Gene to Cell to Micro-Organ (2020-J6)
Grant No. 1 R13 DK125002-01: Fibrosis and Tissue Repair: From Molecules and Mechanics to Therapeutic Approaches (2020-Q6)
Grant No. 1R13DK123897-01: Obesity and NAFLD: Mechanisms and Therapeutics (2020-B3)
Grant No. 1R13AG066282-01: New Insights into the Biology of Exercise (2020-Q7)*
Grant No. 1 R13 DK125010-01: MEETING CANCELLED: A Gut-Systemic Perspective for Metabolic Disease (2020-C3)
Grant No. 1 R13 DK125009-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Integrating Metabolism and Immunity (2020-D2)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Grant No. 1R13NS113620-01: Somatosensation: From Detection to Perception (2020-J8)
Grant No. 1R13NS115402-01: Brain Therapeutics: Disruptive Technologies and Opportunities (2020-Q3)
Grant No. 1R13NS115398-01: Cerebral Fluid Flow and Function: Lymphatics, Glymphatics and the Choroid Plexus (2020-Q4)

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Grant No. 1R13HG010828-01: Gene Regulation: From Mechanisms to Disease (2020-J3)*
Grant No. 1R13AG064967-01: Intra- and Intercellular Mechanisms of Aging (2020-B2)
Grant No. 1R13AG066282-01: New Insights into the Biology of Exercise (2020-Q7)
Grant No. 1R13HL151106-01: Charting a New Course for Heart Failure: From Discovery to Data (2020-Q8)*

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Grant No. IOS_1942422: MEETING CANCELLED: Plant Genome Engineering: From Lab to Field (2020-L3)

Office of the Director (OD)

Grant No. 1R13TR003025-01: Engineering the Genome (2020-Q2)*


2019 Conferences



National Eye Institute (NEI)

Grant No. 1R13TR002781-01: Protein Replacement through Nucleic Acid Therapies (2019-L3)*

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Grant No. 1R13HD097894-01: Role of the Genital Tract Microbiome in Sexual and Reproductive Health (2019-S6)
Grant No. 1 R13 HD096834-01: Signal Dynamics and Signal Integration in Development and Disease (2019-J4)
Grant No. 1R13HD097895-01: Cell Competition in Development and Disease (2019-B6)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Grant No. 1R13CA236283-01: Cancer Vaccines (2019-L2)
Grant No. 1 R13 CA232432-01: Autophagy: From Model Systems to Therapeutic Opportunities (2019-B2)
Grant No. 1 R13 CA232437-01: Uncovering Mechanisms of Immune-Based Therapy in Cancer and Autoimmunity (2019-B3)
Grant No. 1 R13 CA232443-01: Tumor Metabolism (2019-B5)
Grant No. 1R13CA236284-01: Cancer Immunotherapy: Mechanistic Insights to Improve Clinical Benefit (2019-C2)
Grant No. 1R13CA239615-01: Cancer Metastasis: The Role of Metabolism, Immunity and the Microenvironment (2019-M2)
Grant No. 1R13CA236128-01: Epigenetics and Human Disease (2019-X5)
Grant No. 1R13CA236117-01: 3D Genome: Gene Regulation and Disease (2019-X6)
Grant No. 1R13CA236119-01: Innate and Non-Classical Immune Cells in Cancer Immunotherapy (2019-C5)

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Grant No. 1R13TR002524-01: From Rare to Care: Discovery, Modeling and Translation of Rare Diseases (2019-S4)
Grant No. 1 R13 AI140635-01: Tuberculosis: Mechanisms, Pathogenesis and Treatment (2019-A3)*
Grant No. 1R13CA236283-01: Cancer Vaccines (2019-L2)*
Grant No. 1R13TR002707-01: Phenotypic Drug Discovery: Recent Advances and Insights from Chemical and Systems Biology (2019-C1)
Grant No. 1R13CA236284-01: Cancer Immunotherapy: Mechanistic Insights to Improve Clinical Benefit (2019-C2)*
Grant No. 1R13TR002781-01: Protein Replacement through Nucleic Acid Therapies (2019-L3)
Grant No. 1R13EB028133-01: Delivering Therapeutics Across Biological Barriers (2019-E1)*

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Grant No. 1 R13 HG010287-01: Leveraging Genomic Diversity to Promote Animal and Human Health (2019-S5)
Grant No. 1 R13 HG010292-01: Long Noncoding RNAs: From Molecular Mechanism to Functional Genetics (2019-X2)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Grant No. 1 R13 AI140574-01: Framing the Response to Emerging Virus Infections (2019-S2)
Grant No. 1 R13 AI140635-01: Tuberculosis: Mechanisms, Pathogenesis and Treatment (2019-A3)
Grant No. 1 R13 AI140575-01: Transcription and RNA Regulation in Inflammation and Immunity (2019-B1)
Grant No. 1R13AI143056-01: Molecular Approaches to Vaccines and Immune Monitoring (2019-J5)
Grant No. 1 R13 AI140576-01: B Cell-T Cell Interactions (2019-J6)
Grant No. 1 R13 AI140577-01: Myeloid Cells (2019-B7)
Grant No. 1R13AI142987-01: Innate Immune Receptors: Roles in Immunology and Beyond (2019-M1)
Grant No. 1R13AI143062-01: Origins of Allergic Disease: Microbial, Epithelial and Immune Interactions (2019-M3)
Grant No. 1R13AI143345-01: HIV Vaccines (2019-X7)
Grant No. 1R13AI143392-01: Functional Cures and the Eradication of HIV (2019-X8)
Grant No. 1R13AI145248-01: Antibodies as Drugs: New Horizons in the Therapeutic Use of Engineered Antibodies (2019-D2)
Grant No. 1R13AI145246-01: Positive-Strand RNA Viruses (2019-E2)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Grant No. 1R13AR075401-01: Skin Health and Disease: Immune, Epithelial and Microbiome Crosstalk (2019-D4)

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Grant No. 1R13EB028133-01: Delivering Therapeutics Across Biological Barriers (2019-E1)

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Grant No. 1 R13 DK118917-01: Host and the Environment in IBD: Scientific Advances Leading to New Therapeutics (2019-A2)
Grant No. 1 R13 DK118909-01: Integrated Pathways of Disease in NASH and NAFLD (2019-A4)
Grant No. 5R13DK104611-05: Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology (2019-J7)
Grant No. 1 R13 DK118918-01: Functional Neurocircuitry of Feeding and Feeding Disorders (2019-J8)
Grant No. 5R13DK104616-05: Diabetes: Innovations, Outcomes and Personalized Therapies (2019-X3)
Grant No. 1R13DK120137-01: Unraveling the Secrets of Kidney Disease (2019-X4)
Grant No. 1R13DK120257-01: Lipidomics and Functional Metabolic Pathways in Disease (2019-C6)
Grant No. 1R13DK121500-01: Immunometabolism, Metaflammation and Metabolic Disorders (2019-D6)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Grant No. 1 R13 NS108719-01: Windows on the Brain: Formation and Function of Synapses and Circuits and their Disruption in Disease (2019-A6)
Grant No. 1R13NS111932-01: Neural Environment in Disease: Glial Responses and Neuroinflammation (2019-Z1)
Grant No. 1R13NS111936-01: Neurodegenerative Diseases: New Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities (2019-Z2)

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Grant No. 1R13AG060685-01: Mitochondria in Aging and Age-Related Disease (2019-J2)
Grant No. 1R13NS111932-01: Neural Environment in Disease: Glial Responses and Neuroinflammation (2019-Z1)*

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Grant No. 1R13DC017643-01: Mammalian Sensory Systems (2019-C4)


* Indicates Secondary Funding Institute for Grant