Keystone Symposia

Keystone Symposia Programming Consultants


The mission of Keystone Symposia's Study Group project is to gather experts in various disciplines to identify possible meeting topics and organizers for future Keystone Symposia meetings.

Through the support of these scientific professionals, we are able to strengthen our programs and develop new, forward-looking meetings to connect the scientific community for the benefit of society.

In addition to our Scientific Advisory Board, below are Study Group members who consulted on programming of our 2023 meeting series.


Iannis Aifantis
New York University School of Medicine

Cheryl Arrowsmith
University of Toronto

Alan D. Attie
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Liliana Attisano
University of Toronto

Fredrik Bäckhed
University of Gothenburg

Julia Bailey-Serres
University of California, Riverside

Tamas Balla
NICHD, National Institutes of Health

Rodolphe Barrangou
North Carolina State University

Gregory M. Barton
University of California, Berkeley

Allan I. Basbaum
University of California, San Francisco

Nicole Baumgarth
University of California, Davis

Kendra K. Bence
Pfizer Inc.

Brian R. Berridge
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

Anil Bhushan
University of California, San Francisco

Douglas L. Black
University of California, Los Angeles

Maria-Jesus Blanco

Bonnie B. Blomberg
University of Miami School of Medicine

Matthias Blüher
University of Leipzig

Sue Bodine
University of Iowa

Laura M. Bohn
The Scripps Research Institute

Christine Borowski
Access Industries

Persephone Borrow
University of Oxford

Karina R. Bortoluci
Federal University of São Paulo

Amanda M. Brown
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Benoit G. Bruneau
Gladstone Institutes

Anne Brunet
Stanford University

Michael D. Burton
University of Texas at Dallas

Meinrad Busslinger
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Jean Lud Cadet
NIDA, National Institutes of Health

Paul Carter
Genentech, Inc.

Marina Cavazzana
Paris Descartes University

Manu Chakravarthy
Axcella Health

Navdeep S. Chandel
Northwestern University

Ajay Chawla
Merck Research Labs

Xuemei Chen
University of California, Riverside

Sara R. Cherry
University of Pennsylvania

Alexander Chesler
NCCIH, National Institutes of Health

Hongbo Chi
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Judy H. Cho
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Rajesh Chopra
Apple Tree Partners

Heather Christofk
University of California, Los Angeles

Karlene A. Cimprich
Stanford University

Jon Clardy
Harvard Medical School

Karine Clément
INSERM / Sorbonne Universite

Wilson K. Clements
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Mark E. Cooper
Monash University

Mark S. Cragg
University of Southampton

Kelly Jean Craig
IBM Watson Health

Richard Daneman
University of California, San Diego

Veronique Anne Dartois
Hackensack Meridian Health

Mark M. Davis
Stanford University School of Medicine, Howard Hughes

Vinicio de Jesus Perez
Stanford University

Lélia Delamarre
Genentech, Inc.

David W. Dodick
Mayo Clinic

Marc Y. Donath
University Hospital Basel

Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey
University of Notre Dame

Sabine Ehrt
Weill Cornell Medical College

Sarah-Maria Fendt
VIB-KU Leuven

Anne C. Ferguson-Smith
University of Cambridge

Brian N. Finck
Washington University School of Medicine

Paul S. Frenette
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Scott L. Friedman
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Xiang-Dong Fu
University of California, San Diego

Fred H. Gage
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Amato J. Giaccia
Stanford University

Florent Ginhoux
Singapore Immunology Network

Anna L. Gloyn
Stanford University

Ananda W. Goldrath
University of California, San Diego

Bret H. Goodpaster
Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes

Siamon Gordon
Chang Gung University / University of Oxford

William J. Greenleaf
Stanford University

Florian R. Greten
Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy

Rebecca A. Haeusler
Columbia University

Gregory J. Hannon
University of Cambridge

Malene Hansen
Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Phyllis I. Hanson
University of Michigan

Christian S. Hardtke
University of Lausanne

Chuan He
University of Chicago

Matthias Hebrok
University of California, San Francisco

Albert J.R. Heck
Utrecht University

Kristen Hege
Celgene

Matthew Henn
Seres Therapeutics

Curtis J. Henry
Emory University School of Medicine

Andrea L. Hevener
University of California, Los Angeles

Joseph A. Hill
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Kevin Holden
Synthego

Tiffany Horng
ShanghaiTech University

Walid A. Houry
University of Toronto

Bo Huang
University of California, San Francisco

Shin-ichiro Imai
Washington University School of Medicine

Bana Jabri
University of Chicago

Yvonne M. Janssen-Heininger
University of Vermont

Randall S. Johnson
University of Cambridge

Marcus Jones
Regeneron

Carl H. June
University of Pennsylvania

Susan M. Kaech
The Salk Institute

Shingo Kajimura
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Michael Karin
University of California, San Diego

Mikael C. I. Karlsson
Karolinska Institutet

Gunilla B. Karlsson Hedestam
Karolinska Institutet

Alec Kimmelman
New York University Langone Medical Center

Jonathan Kipnis
Washington University School of Medicine

Ophir Klein
University of California, San Francisco

Tobias R. Kollmann
Telethon Kids Institute

Dimitri Krainc
Northwestern University

Amol Anant Kulkarni
Howard University

Douglas S. Kwon
Harvard Medical School

Robert Lafyatis
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Lewis L. Lanier
University of California, San Francisco

Maria Lehtinen
Harvard Medical School

Linheng Li
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Wen-hong Li
UTSW Medical Ctr

Tracie Delane Locklear
Duke University Medical Center

José López-Barneó
University of Seville

Jose M. Lora
Intergalactic Therapeutics

John W. Lowenthal
Deakin University

Mabel Loza
BioFarma Research Group, University of Santiago de Compostela

Theresa T. Lu
Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medicine

Joaquin N. Lugo
Baylor University

Crystal L. Mackall
Stanford University

Lynne E. Maquat
University of Rochester Medical Center

Seamus J. Martin
Trinity College Dublin

Douglas G. Mashek
University of Minnesota

David B. Masopust
University of Minnesota

Claudia Mauri
University College London

Marcela V. Maus
Harvard Medical School

Pascal Meier
Institute of Cancer Research

Alexander Meissner
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Joshua T. Mendell
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Juanita L. Merchant
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Mark Mercola
Stanford University

Christian Metallo
University of California, San Diego

Laura F. Michael
Eli Lilly and Company

Jason C. Mills
Washington University

Silvia Monticelli
Institute for Research in Biomedicine

Dennis Montoya
University of California, Davis

Edwin S. Monuki
University of California, Irvine

Kevin V. Morris
Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope

Daniel Mucida
Rockefeller University

Scott N. Mueller
University of Melbourne

Michaela Müller-Trutwin
Institut Pasteur

Christine L. Mummery
Leiden University Medical Center

Alysson R. Muotri
University of California, San Diego

Jeffrey C. Murray
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Peter D. Nagy
University of Kentucky

Shruti Naik
New York University Langone Health

Masaomi Nangaku
University of Tokyo School of Medicine

Evan W. Newell
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Irene Oi Lin Ng
University of Hong Kong

Lars Nitschke
University of Erlangen

Arsenio Nueda
Almirall S.A.

Jodi Nunnari
Altos Labs

Mark J. O'Connor
AstraZeneca

Valerie B. O'Donnell
Cardiff University

Bernat Olle
Vedanta Biosciences

Luke A. J. O'Neill
Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute

Melanie M. Ott
Gladstone Institutes

Manolis Pasparakis
University of Cologne

Gerard Pasterkamp
University Medical Center Utrecht

Uta Paszkowski
University of Cambridge

Edward J. Pearce
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Roberta Pelanda
University of Colorado Denver

Renata Pereira Alambert
University of Iowa

Mauro Perretti
Queen Mary University of London

Jennifer Philips
Washington University School of Medicine

Craig S. Pikaard
HHMI/Indiana University

Ana Pombo
Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine

Frank Porreca
University of Arizona

J. Andrew Pospisilik
Van Andel Institute

Marco Prinz
University of Freiburg

Susan Quaggin
Northwestern University

Soumya Raychaudhuri
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Michael Reth
Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg

Michael Ristow
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich - ETH

Antonina Roll-Mecak
DHHS/NINDS, National Institutes of Health

Louis A. Rosenthal
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Sarah Ross
University of Pittsburgh

Carla V. Rothlin
Yale University

Glenn C. Rowe
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Eric J. Rubin
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Yoel Sadovsky
Magee-Womens Research Institute

Melanie Samuel
Baylor College of Medicine

Maike Sander
University of California, San Diego

Anne Schaefer
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, MPI Ageing

William K. Schmidt
Helixmith Co., Ltd

Kristina Schoonjans
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL

Julian I. Schroeder
University of California, San Diego

Dirk Schübeler
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

Robert A. Seder
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Colin Selman
University of Glasgow

Irini Sereti
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

Charles N. Serhan
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gerald S. Shadel
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Yanhong Shi
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope

Ichio Shimada
University of Tokyo

Hee-Sup Shin
Institute for Basic Science IBS

Ken Shirasu
RIKEN

James Shorter
University of Pennsylvania

Alan R. Shuldiner
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Glenn E. Simmons, Jr.
Cornell University

M. Celeste Simon
University of Pennsylvania

Mikiko C. Siomi
University of Tokyo

Lillian L. Siu
Princess Margaret Hospital

Titia K. Sixma
Netherlands Cancer Institute

Georgios Skiniotis
Stanford University

Eric J. Snijder
Leiden University Medical Center

Hongjun Song
University of Pennsylvania

Erik J. Sontheimer
University of Massachusetts Medical School

David R. Soto-Pantoja
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Anne I. Sperling
University of Chicago

Sarah Spiegel
Virginia Commonwealth University

Bruce M. Spiegelman
Harvard Medical School

Christina L. Stallings
Washington University School of Medicine

Ben Z. Stanger
University of Pennsylvania

Daniel Starczynowski
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Andreas E. Strasser
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Xin Sun
University of California, San Diego

Roger K. Sunahara
University of California, San Diego

Anu Suomalainen Wartiovaara
University of Helsinki

Katalin Susztak
University of Pennsylvania

Charles Swanton
Francis Crick Institute

Sohail F. Tavazoie
Rockefeller University

John P. Thyfault
University of Kansas Medical Center

Yukihide Tomari
University of Tokyo

James B. Trager
Nkarta Therapeutics

Giorgio Trinchieri
NCI, National Institutes of Health

Andreas Trumpp
German Cancer Research Center

Kazuo Tsubota
Tsubota Laboratory

Peter J. Turnbaugh
University of California, San Francisco

Igor Ulitsky
Weizmann Institute of Science

Sylvie Urbé
University of Liverpool

Saba Valadkhan
Case Western Reserve University

Carine M. Van Lint
University of Brussels

Haley A. Vecchiarelli
University of Calgary

Gabriel D. Victora
Rockefeller University

Elizabeth Villa
University of California, San Diego

Fabien Vincent
Pfizer Inc.

Michael Vincent
Pfizer Inc.

Karen H. Vousden
Francis Crick Institute

David Wang
Washington University School of Medicine

James M. Wells
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation

Johnathan R. Whetstine
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Marsha Wills-Karp
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Chris Wilson
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Elizabeth A. Winzeler
University of California, San Diego

Clifford J. Woolf
Children's Hospital

Gary D. Wu
University of Pennsylvania

Thomas A. Wynn
Pfizer

Ramnik Xavier
Massachusetts General Hospital

Gene W. Yeo
University of California, San Diego

Lori M. Zeltser
Columbia University

Hongkui Zeng
Allen Institute for Brain Science

Xinyu Zhao
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cyril Zipfel
University of Zurich

Yimin Zou
University of California, San Diego