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Adjunct professor Marcela V. Maus - 14.11.2019 - Inaugural seminar

"CAR T-cell therapy of cancer"

Date and time

November 14, 2019, from 13.30 hrs. (CET)


The Auditorium
J. B. Winsløws Vej 25
DK-5000 Odense C

On the occasion of Marcela V. Maus’ appointment as adjunct professor of cellular immunotherapy at the Faculty of Health Sciences, SDU, the faculty hereby invites you to an inaugural seminar with the following programme:

13.30-13.35 Welcome and introduction

Kirsten Ohm Kyvik, Professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Research,SDU

13.35-14.20 Beyond CD19: new CAR T cells for cancer

Marcela V. Maus, Director of Cellular Immunotherapy, Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA and Adjunct Professor, SDU

14.20-15.00 CARs, TRUCKs and beyond: novel CAR design to redirect T cells

Hinrich Abken, Professor, University of Regensburg, Germany

15.00-15.10 Break

15.10-15.40 Towards potent CRISPR-based gene editing in human T cells

Rasmus O. Bak, Associate professor, Aarhus University

15.40-16.00 Stopping T cells in their track: Semaphorin causes cytoskeletal paralysisin tumor-specific T cells

Mike Barnkob, Postdoc, MD, PhD, SDU

16.00-16.20 CD79b - a new target for CAR T cells

Maria Ormhøj, Postdoc, MSc, PhD, Technical University of Denmark


After the seminar, a reception will be held

The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to invite all interested persons to attend the seminarand the following reception.

If you wish to participate, we kindly ask you to register by e-mail to Majken Olander at

All interested parties are welcome.

Best regards,

Ole Skøtt, Dean


Driving directions

The rules that apply to parking in the parking ground by the university buildings, J. B. Winsløws Vej 15 – 25, DK-5000C, exact that visitors arriving by car give the registration number of their vehicle on the iPad in the hall at J.B.Winsløws Vej 25, as soon as they arrive. There are some parking places where a parking disc may be used, but thiswill appear from the local signs. If you do not register your car, you may get a parking fine.

Redaktionen afsluttet: 14.10.2019