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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