• IRISH SOCIETY FOR IMMUNOLOGY
    ANNUAL MEETING 2018

     

     

    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, 31st August 2018
    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 Regulation of innate immune-mediated tissue damage in tuberculosis
    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 Miossec
    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