Heather Gibson

Heather Gibson

Heather Gibson

Position Title

Assistant Professor - Research
Basic Science

Office Location

Karmanos Cancer Institute
Hudson-Webber Cancer Research Center - 515
4100 John R.
Detroit, MI 48201
 

Mailing Address

Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R.,HW05AO
HWCRC - 515
Detroit, MI 48201

Office Phone

313-576-8257

Education Training

Education
(2011) Ph.D. Immunology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(2004) B.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

Postgraduate Training
(2016-2018) Research Scientist, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(2014-2016) Research Associate, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(2014-2015) Innovation Fellowship Program, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(2011-2014) Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Professional Experience

Faculty Appointments
(2018-Present) Assistant Professor - Research, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Major Professional Societies

(2016-Present) American Association of Immunologists
(2016-Present) European Academy for Tumor Immunology
(2012-Present) American Association for Cancer Research

 

Honors and Awards

(2016) TRCCC Young Investigator Award, Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium
(2015) AAI Young Investigator Award, American Association of Immunologists
(2014) AAI Young Investigator Award, American Association of Immunologists
(2013) TRCCC Travel Award, Karmanos Cancer Institute
(2012) TRCCC Travel Award, Karmanos Cancer Institute
(2010) 2nd place poster award, Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium
(2005) Oral presentation winner, Henry Ford Health System Research Symposium

Courses taught

(2018) BS 5640 Basic Concepts in Cancer Biology BS 5640, 3 lectures: “Introduction to the Immune System,” “Immune system regulation and interaction with tumor,” and “Tumor Immunotherapy”
(2018) Medical School Immunology, 1 lecture: “Vaccines”
(2018) IBS 7090 Biomedical Immunobiology lecture: “Manipulation of the immune response”
(2017) BS 5640 Basic concepts in cancer biology, 3 lectures: “Introduction to the Immune System,” “Immune system regulation and interaction with tumor,” and “Tumor Immunotherapy”
(2017) IM 7410/CB 7410 Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: one lecture “Cancer immunotherapy in the era of precision medicine – vaccines and dendritic cell immunotherapy” and one journal discussion
(2017) IM 7010/IBS 7090 Biomedical Immunobiology lectures: “Manipulation of the immune response” and “Vaccines”
(2016) Introduction to the Business of Biotechnology IBS 7110: one lecture
(2016) IM 7010/IBS 7090 Biomedical Immunobiology lectures: “Manipulation of the immune response” and “Vaccines”
(2015) IM 7410/CB 7410 Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: one journal discussion

 

Faculty Status

Basic Science

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