Rabac 2013

Scientific Program

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IUBMB Lecture by Alexander Rudensky on 24 September 2017

 

Saturday 23 September 2017  
  Arrival  
19:00 - 21:00 Dinner  
    
Sunday 24 September 2017
7:30 Breakfast  
8:45 - 9:00 Introduction  
9:00 - 10:30
Noah Wolcott Palm (USA) Dysbiosis and immune control of the microbiota

Establishing causal connections between microbiota composition and human disease

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 Steffen Jung (ISR) The mononuclear phagocyte system

Probing in vivo functions of gut and brain macrophages

12:30 - 16:00 Lunch Free afternoon
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee  
16:30 - 17:00 Zrinka Kovarik (FEBS Member-in-Charge) The Federation of European Biomedical Societies (FEBS): Organization and Activities
17:00 - 18:30
SPECIAL LECTURE
Alexander Rudensky (USA)
Immunoregulation and regulatory T cells

Memory of inflammation and tissue residency of regulatory T cells

19:00 - 21:00 Dinner  
21:00 Welcome Party  
     
Monday 25 September 2017
7:30 Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:30 Diane Mathis (USA) T cell tolerance, centrally

Immunometabolism

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 Dan Littman (USA) The role of the microbiota in shaping T cell responses

Gene regulation in T cell development and/or in T helper cell differentiation

12:30 - 16:00 Lunch Free afternoon
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee  
16:30 - 17:30 Informal seminar I  
17:30 - 19:00 Bojan Polic (HR) Immune sensing and inflammation of adipose tissue in obesity

Crosstalk between the immune and metabolic system in virally-infected lean and obese tissue

19:00 - 20:30 Dinner  
20:30 - 22:00 Poster session I  
    
Tuesday 26 September 2017
7:30 Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:30 MG McHeyzer-Williams (USA) Clonal selection of memory B cells

Deconstructing memory B cell programs at the single cell level

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 HR Rodewald (D) Stem cell activity and developmental flow in unperturbed hematopoiesis

T cell development and leukemogenesis in the thymus

12:30 - 16:00 Lunch Free afternoon
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee  
16:30 - 17:30 Informal seminar II  
17:30 - 19:00 Michael Reth (D) Signals in B cell development

Nanoscale organization of the B cell surface

19:00 - 20:30 Dinner  
20:30 - 22:00 Poster Session II  
    
Wednesday 27 September 2017
7:30 Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:30 Meinrad Busslinger (A) Transcriptional control of B cell development

The tale of the B-cell lineage commitment factor Pax5

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 Nicola Harris (CH) Mucosal Immunology: The intestine at the forefront of microbiota and pathogen interactions

Helminth-microbiota interactions and their impact on host health

14:00

EXCURSION

including dinner

 
    
Thursday 28 September 2017 2015
7:30 Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:30 Frederick Alt (USA) Generation of primary antigen receptor repertoires

Diversification of primary antibodies: Somatic hypermutation and IgH class switch recombination

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 Richard Frock (USA) V(D)J recombination and generation of primary antibody repertoires

High throughput methods to study V(D)J recombination, IgH class switch recombination, chromosomal translocations, and DNA end-joining

12:30 - 16:00 Lunch Free afternoon
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee  
16:30 - 18:00 A. Tarakhovsky (USA) Epigenetic control of immunity

Epigenetic mimicry by pathogens

18:00 - 19:00 Informal seminar III  
19:00 - 20:30 Dinner  
20:30 - 22:00 Poster Session III  
    
Friday 29 September 2017
7:30 Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:30 Erika Pearce (D) Metabolic regulation in the immune system

Persistence of T cell memory

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 Hedda Wardemann (D) Epigenetic control of immunity

Cellular assessment of the quality of B cell responses

12:30 - 16:00 Lunch Free afternoon
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee  
16:30 - 18:00 Poster Session IV  
19:00 - 21:00 Dinner  
21:00 Farewell Party  
    
Saturday 30 September 2017 2015
7:30 Breakfast  
  Departure