Keystone Symposia

US Government Grants


Grants from government agencies, departments and institutes for conferences in 2021 and 2020

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:

2021 Conferences



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

Grant No. 1R13HD103472-01: Optimizing Nutrition for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (2021-EK8)
Grant No. 1R13HD103469-01: The Microbiome: From Mother to Child (2021-EK11)
Grant No. 1R13HD103470-01: Neuropsychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Harnessing Rare Variants - RESCHEDULING to VIRTUAL (2021-A3)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Grant No. 1R13CA246936-01: Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy (2021-EK1)
Grant No. 1R13CA254451-01: Myeloid Cells and Innate Immunity in Solid Tumors (2021-EK4)
Grant No. 1R13CA254455-01: RNA Editing and Modifications: From Biology to Therapy (2021-EK5)
Grant No. 1R13DE030021-01: Tissue Plasticity: Preservation and Alteration of Cellular Identity (2021-EK6)*
Grant No. 1R13CA254442-01: Autophagy: Mechanisms and Disease (2021-EK7)
Grant No. 1 R13 HL152473-01: Hematopoiesis - RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS (2021-F7)*

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Grant No. 1 R13 HL152474-01: Asthma: New Discoveries and Therapies in the Age of COVID (2021-EK9)
Grant No. 1R13HL154801-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (2021-J1)
Grant No. 1R13HL154588-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Heart Failure: Mechanisms and Therapies (2021-J2)
Grant No. 1 R13 HL152473-01: Hematopoiesis - RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS (2021-F7)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Grant No. 1R13AI154982-01: Tuberculosis: Science Aimed at Ending the Epidemic (2021-EK10)
Grant No. 1R13AI154725-01: Harnessing the Microbiome for Disease Prevention and Therapy (2021-EK12)
Grant No. 1R13AI154980-01: MEETING CANCELLED - Antibodies as Drugs (2021-A6)
Grant No. 1R13AI154971-01: Viral Immunity: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Applications - RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS (2021-Q1)
Grant No. 1R13AI154969-01: Respiratory Viruses: New Frontiers - RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS (2021-Q2)
Grant No. 1R13AI154970-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Vector Biology: Emerging Concepts and Novel Technologies (2021-Q6)
Grant No. 1R13AI154652-01: DAMPs Across the Tree of Life Inducing Innate Immunity - RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS (2021-F2)

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

Grant No. 1R13AR078065-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Skin-Immune Crosstalk (2021-Q5)
Grant No. 1R13AI154970-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Vector Biology: Emerging Concepts and Novel Technologies (2021-Q6)*

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Grant No. 1R13DE030021-01: Tissue Plasticity: Preservation and Alteration of Cellular Identity (2021-EK6)

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

Grant No. 1 R13 DK125009-01: Integrating Metabolism and Immunity (2021-EK16)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Grant No. 1R13NS118793-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Neuronal Cell Biology: A Biology of Extremes (2021-A1)


2020 Conferences



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

Grant No. 1 R13 HD102148-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (2020-Z3)

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. 1R13CA247226-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Inflammation, Microbiota and Cancer (2020-E3)
Grant No. 1R13AI150086-01: Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics: Strategies Against COVID-19 & Other Global Threats (2020-EK1)*

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. 1R13AI150327-01: MEETING CANCELLED: HIV Vaccines (2020-X5)
Grant No. 1R13AI150426-01: MEETING CANCELLED: HIV Pathogenesis and Cure (2020-X6)
Grant No. 1 R13 AI152254-01: MEETING CANCELLED: Immunity in Early Life: From the Maternal to the Microbial Environment (2020-Z4)
Grant No. 1R13AI150086-01: Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics: Strategies Against COVID-19 & Other Global Threats (2020-EK1)

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)

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)*


* Indicates Secondary Funding Institute for Grant