Edinburgh Immunology Group summer symposium

Programme

  • 1.30 - 1.45 pm 
    • Welcome and introduction
  • 1.45 - 2.30pm  
    • Lessons for Mucosal Immunity from Animal Models of Giardiasis
    • Prof Steven Singer (Georgetown University, USA)
  • 2.30 - 2.55 pm   
    • Prostaglandin E2 and the Intestinal Homeostasis
    • Dr Chengcan Yao (CIR)
  • 2.55-3.20 pm   
    • Splenic antigen uptake and T-independent immune responses are impaired with age
    • Dr Vivian Turner (RI)
  • 3.20 - 3.35 pm
    • A new paradigm for SLE pathogenesis: SLE is driven by intrinsically pro-inflammatory lymphocytes
    • Dr Joanne Simpson (CIR)
  • 3.35 - 4.05pm  
    • Poster Session and Break (Tea & Coffee)
  • 4.05 - 4.30pm 
    • Innate immunity to severe malaria
    • Dr Phil Spence (KB)  
  • 4.30 - 4.45pm 
    • Deciphering interactions between bovine natural killer cells and dendritic cells in response to BCG
    • Dr Carly Hamilton (RI)
  • 4.45 - 5.00pm 
    • Investigation into the role of macrophage origin in resistance to Litomosoides sigmodontis infection
    • Sharon Campbell (KB)
  • 5.00 - 6.00pm 
    • Watching immune cells kill using super-resolution microscopy
    • Prof Daniel Davis (MCCIR, University of Manchester, UK)
  • 6.00 - 7.30pm 
    • Wine reception and posters
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