Meeting Programme 2020

 

  • Irish Society For Immunology
    Annual Meeting 2020

    Thursday, 3rd & Friday, 4th September 2020

     

     

    Tercentenary Hall

    Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin

    ISI Meeting Programme 2020

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    Thursday, 3rd September 2020
    08:00 – 09:05Conference Registration
    09:05 – 09:15Conference Open/Welcome: Prof. Ed Lavelle, Trinity College Dublin
    President,
    Irish Society for Immunology

    SESSION I: Environmental Effects on Immunity
    Chair: TBC
    09:15 – 09:55Molly Ingersol - Institute Pasteur, Paris
    The impact of sex on bladder mucosal immunity
    09:55 – 10:25Eduardo Villablanca – Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
    Nuclear receptors as environmental sensors of immune regulation at intestinal barriers
    10:25 – 10:55Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
    10:55 – 11:35Henrique Veiga Fernandes - Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon
    Neuronal regulation of immune fitness
    11:35 – 11:50S01: TBC
    11:50 – 12:05S02: TBC
    12:05 – 13:00Selected 3 min Flash Presentations Session I – PhD Students
    Chair: TBC
    13:00 – 14:00Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
    SESSION II: Infection and Immunity
    Chair: TBC
    14:00 – 14:40Sarah Reece – University of Edinburgh, UK
    Killing time - the role of rhythms in malaria infection
    14:40 – 15:20Sarah Walmsley – University of Edinburgh, UK
    Oxygen sensing and metabolic adaptations of neutrophils
    15:20 – 15:35S03: TBC
    15:35 – 16:00Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
    16:00 – 16:15S04: TBC
    16:15 – 16:30 S05: TBC
    16:30 – 17:10Siobhan McClean – UCD – Title TBC
    17:10 – 19:00Posters, Wine Reception and Trade Exhibitions – Knowledge Exchange
    19:00 – 23:00 Banquet Dinner – Ely Brasserie, IFSC, Dublin 1
    Friday, 4th September 2020
    SESSION III: Immune regulation
    Chair: TBC
    09:00 – 09:40Fred Sheedy – Trinity College Dublin
    Beta-glucan-training induced metabolic reprogramming promotes macrophage anti-microbial containment
    09:40 – 10:20Thomas Korn – Technical University of Munich
    Lymphocyte trafficking to the CNS – does provenance matter?
    10:20 – 10:35S09: TBC
    10:35 – 11:10 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
    11:10 – 11:25 S10: TBC
    11:25 – 12:05Aideen Ryan – National University of Ireland, Galway
    The bitter sweet side of stromal cell mediated immune suppression in colorectal cancer
    12:05 – 13:00Selected 5 min Flash Presentations Session II – Post Doctoral Researchers
    Chair: TBC
    13:00 – 14:00 Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
    SESSION IV: IMMUNE SIGNALLING
    Chair: TBC
    14:00 – 14:40 Leo Joosten - Radboud University, The Netherlands
    Title TBC
    14:40 – 14:55 S11: TBC
    14:55 – 15:10 S12: TBC
    15:10 – 15:40 Tea/Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibitions
    15:40 – 16:20
    Speaker TBC
    Title TBC
    16:20 – 17:00Paul Hertzog - Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Australia
    Title TBC
    17:00 – 17:30 Award of Presentation Prizes
    17:30 Close of Conference

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