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Susan Thomas
Associate Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology


Susan N. Thomas is an Associate Professor and the Woodruff Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a member of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Prior to this appointment, she was a Whitaker postdoctoral scholar at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Dr. Thomas received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering cum laude from the University of California Los Angeles and her Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University. For her contributions to her field, she has been honored with both the 2013 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society and the 2018 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Biomaterials. She directs a highly interdisciplinary research program supported by the numerous grants from the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation, amongst others, that spans basic science investigations into the immune physiology of the lymphatic system and cellular trafficking in cancer progression to the development of immunotherapeutic drug delivery technologies

Agenda Sessions

  • Drugging the Tumor Immune Microenvironment: Disease Effects on Antibody Availability and Activity within Tumors and Lymphoid Tissues