Company: Amgen Inc.
Job title: Principal Scientist
Jason is currently a Principal Scientist in the Oncology Research Therapeutic Area at Amgen, Inc and located in the South San Francisco office. He earned a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Michigan in 1998. He then attended Stanford University where he completed graduate work focused on the role of T cells in autoimmunity in the laboratory of Dr. Larry Steinman. After graduating, he continued to work in the field of autoimmunity, pursuing postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Anderson. After UCSF, Jason joined the Translational Immunology department at Genentech in 2009 and worked on inflammation and autoimmune disease projects for five years. Jason joined Amgen in 2015 and established a preclinical science group in San Francisco that focuses on oncology and inflammation. He currently leads a team of 12 Scientists and Research Associates working on multiple drug development programs. Jason is an author in over 30 scientific publications and is a member of the American Association of Immunologists.
Panel Discussion: What Is Open Targets Initiative? 10:00 am
The latest progress in applying bioinformatics and functional genomics to uncover the specific drivers of autoimmune disease Discuss how the targeting memory CD4+ T cells improve our understanding in the development of accurate in vivo models?Read more
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Identification & Characterization of a Novel Human-Relevant Gene Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 9:00 am
Insight into the translational significance of loci specific genome targeting in systemic lupus erythematosus Showcasing the potential for improving validation of in vivo autoimmune disease modelsRead more
day: Day Two