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IRISH SOCIETY FOR IMMUNOLOGY
ANNUAL MEETING 2017

 

14th and 15th September 2017

Tercentenary Hall,

Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College, Dublin 2

 

Thursday, 14th September 2017
 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 INFECTION AND IMMUNITY
Chair: Dr. Beth Brint, University College Cork
 09:00 – 09:50 Dr. Ruaidhri Carmody
University of Glasgow, U.K.
Molecular mechanisms underlying the cellular decision to respond to inflammatory stimuli
 09:50 – 10:30 Prof. Marina Lynch
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Disruption of macrophage/microglial metabolism in a model of Alzheimer’s disease
 10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
 11:00 – 11:15 SO2: Selected Abstract Talk
 11:15 – 11:30 SO3: Selected Abstract Talk
 11:30 – 11:45 SO4: Selected Abstract Talk
 11:45 – 12:00 SO5: Selected Abstract Talk
 12:00 – 13:00 Short Selected Student Presentations Session I
Chair: Dr. Derek Doherty
Trinity College Dublin
 13:00 – 14:00  Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
SESSION II THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
Chair: Prof. Padraic Fallon, Trinity College Dublin
14:00 – 14:40 Prof. Cezmi Akdis
Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research, Davos, Switzerland
Regulation of epithelial barrier in allergic diseases
14:40 – 15:20 Prof. Dr. Timothy Radstake
UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Molecular re-classification of immune mediated diseases – a focus on systemic sclerosis
15:20 – 15:35 SO1: Selected Abstract Talk
15:35 – 16:15 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
16:15 – 16:55 Dr. Bénazine Combadiere
INSERM, Paris, France
Skin: immunity, reaction and vaccination
17:00 – 19:00 Posters, Wine Reception and Trade Exhibitions
19:00 – 23:00
Banquet Dinner – Ely Brasserie
Friday, 15th September 2017
SESSION III: REGULATION OF INNATE AND ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY
Chair: Dr. Denise Fitzgerald, Queen’s University, Belfast
09:00 – 09:40 Dr. Christoph Scheiermann
Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat University, Munich, Germany
Circadian rhythms in adaptive and innate immunity
09:40 – 10:20 Prof. Andrea Cooper
University of Leicester, U.K.
T cells and TB –friends or foes?
10:20 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
11:00 – 11:40 Prof. Seamus Martin
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Death receptors, inflammation and cancer
11:40 – 11:55 SO6: Selected Abstract Talk
11:55 – 12:10 SO7: Selected Abstract Talk
12:10 – 12:25 SO8: Selected Abstract Talk
12:25 – 12:40 SO9: Selected Abstract Talk
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
SESSION IV: IMMUNOMETABOLISM
Chair: Prof. Paul Moynagh, Maynooth University
14:00 – 14:40 Prof. Luke O’Neill
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Warburg meet macrophages:  how metabolic reprogramming is providing new insights into immunoregulation and inflammation
14:40 – 14:55 S10: Selected Abstract Talk
14:55 – 15:55 Short Selected Student Presentations Session II
Chair: Annie Curtis
R.C.S.I.
15:55 – 16:20 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
16:20 – 17:00 Prof. Mark Donath
University of Basel, Switzerland
Islet inflammation in type 2 diabetes: from physiology to therapy
17:00 – 17:20 Presentation of Prizes
17:20 – 17:30 Close of Conference

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