Invitation to the Penn-CHOP-Wistar Vaccine Symposium


We are delighted to invite you to the inaugural Penn-CHOP-Wistar Vaccine Symposium taking place on Monday, March 21, 2022 from 8:30am - 6pm in the Smilow Center for Translational Research.  

This symposium will highlight our rich history of vaccine innovation, our cutting-edge vaccine scientists, and our capacity as global leaders in vaccinology.  We have an exceptional line-up of speakers, including two keynote addresses by our distinguished colleagues, Dr. Stanley A. Plotkin and Dr. Drew Weissman. 

Online registration is now open!  Full agenda and additional information can be found here. We are offering the event as a hybrid experience.

We would like to thank our sponsors: Penn Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, The Wistar Institute, the Penn Institute for Immunology, and the Penn RNA Institute, with special thanks to our organizers, Dr. Laura Vella and Dr. Norbert Pardi.

We hope to see you there!

     Jon Epstein and John Wherry, Perelman School of Medicine

     Susan Furth and Joseph St. Geme, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

     Dario Altieri and David Weiner, The Wistar Institute 

Penn-CHOP-Wistar Vaccine Symposium