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Steven B. Kanner
Chief Scientific Officer at Caribou Biosciences, Inc., USA

Profile

Steve is the Chief Scientific Officer of Caribou Biosciences responsible for R&D activities related to therapeutic discovery and development.  Before joining Caribou, Steve served in positons of increasing responsibility in both oncology and immunology/inflammation drug discovery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Agensys, and Astex Pharmaceuticals, and was most recently VP, Head of Biology at Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals leading a department in discovery of RNAi therapeutics for oncology, genetic diseases and other indications.  Steve has authored over 80 publications in both peer-reviewed journals and books, and is an inventor on multiple patents and patent applications.  Steve earned his undergraduate degree in Genetics from the University of California, Berkeley, his Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology from the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, and did post-doctoral work in oncology at the University of Virginia.

Agenda Sessions

  • Genome-editing Technologies in Adoptive T cell Immunotherapy for Cancer

    8:15am
  • Panel Discussion: Safety & Efficacy Considerations in Next Gen Technologies

    8:45am