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IRISH SOCIETY FOR IMMUNOLOGY
ANNUAL MEETING 2018

30th and 31st August 2018

Tercentenary Hall,

Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College, Dublin 2

 

ISI 2018 Meeting – Programme

 

Thursday, 30th August 2018
08:00 – 08:50 Conference Registration
08:50 – 09:00 Conference Open/Welcome: Prof. Ed Lavelle, Trinity College Dublin
President, Irish Society for Immunology
SESSION I: IMMUNE SIGNALLING
Chair: Dr. Beth Brint, University College Cork
09:00 – 09:40 Pellino E3 ubiquitin ligases and their emerging roles in innate immunity
Prof. Paul Moynagh
Maynooth University, Ireland
09:40 – 10:20 Alternative macrophage activation
Prof. Judith Allen
University of Manchester, U.K.
10:20 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
11:00 – 11:15 S01:  Short talk from submitted abstracts
11:15 – 11:30 S02:  Short talk from submitted abstracts
11:30 – 11:45 S03:  Short talk from submitted abstracts
11:45 – 12:00 S04:  Short talk from submitted abstracts
12:00 – 12:50 Selected 3 min Flash Presentations Session I
Chair: Dr. Derek Doherty
Trinity College Dublin
12:50 – 13:45 Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
SESSION II: CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL IMMUNOLOGY
Chair: Prof. Padraic Fallon, Trinity College Dublin
13:45 – 14:25 Viruses and Fibrosis – a classical translational medicine tale
Prof. Seamas Donnelly
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
14:25 – 15:05 Unique challenges for immunotherapy in the obese cancer patient
Dr Joanne Lysaght
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
15:05 – 15:20 S05:  Short talk from submitted abstracts
15:20 – 15:35 S06: Short talk from submitted abstracts
15:35 – 15:50 S07: Short talk from submitted abstracts
15:50 – 16:15 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
16:15 – 16:55 Genomics of long non-coding RNA in innate immunity
Prof. Muredach Reilly
Columbia University, NY, USA
17:00 – 19:00 Posters, Wine Reception and Trade Exhibitions
19:00 – 23:00
Banquet Dinner – Ely Brasserie
Friday, 15th September 2017
SESSION III: INNATE IMMUNITY
Chair: Dr. Denise Fitzgerald, Queen’s University, Belfast
09:00 – 09:40 NK cells in cancer
Prof. Angela Santoni
Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
09:40 – 10:20 Skin: immunity, reaction and vaccination by omics analysis
Dr. Béhazine Combadiere
INSERM, Paris, France
10:20 – 10:45 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
10:45 – 11:25 Pulmonary TB in humans
Prof. Jon Friedland
Imperial College London, U.K.
11:25 – 11:40 S08: Short talk from submitted abstracts
11:40 – 11:55 S09: Short talk from submitted abstracts
11:55 – 12:10 S10: Short talk from submitted abstracts
12:10 – 13:00 Selected 3 min Flash Presentations Session II
Chair: Dr. Annie Curtis
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
SESSION IV: IMMUNOMODULATION
Chair: Prof. Paul Moynagh, Maynooth University
14:00 – 14:40 Cooperation Between The IL-33 Receptor And Receptor Tyrosine Kinases Controls Immunological Effector Functions
Prof. Thomas Kamradt
Institute of Immunology, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
14:40 – 14:55 S11: Short talk from submitted abstracts
14:55 – 15:10 S12: Short talk from submitted abstracts
15:10– 15:35 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
15:35 – 16:15 IL-17 from discovery to targeting
Prof. Pierre Miosec
Immunogenomics and inflammation research Unit, University of Lyon, France
16:15 – 16:55 The case for neoantigens as cancer therapeutic targets – a compelling case
Prof. Jim Johnston
A2 Biotherapeutics, California, U.S.A
16:55 – 17:25 Award of Presentation Prizes
17:25
Close of Conference

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