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Edinburgh Immunology Group Summer Symposium 2017

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A BSI sponsored yearly symposium celebrating the world class immunology currently being undertaken in Edinburgh.

We have an opening talk from Dr Megan Macleod (Glasgow) and a keynote lecture from Prof Manfred Kopf (Zurich), a selection of Edinburgh based speakers have also been confirmed from all the of immunology hubs located across the city.

There wil be a poster session with prizes.

Lunch will be provided, as well as a wine reception.

Preliminary programme

9.30 Welcome and introduction 9.45-10.30 CD4 T-cell Memory during pathogenesis– Dr Megan Macleod (Glasgow, UK)

10.30-11.00 Transcriptional Profiing of Human Tumour Associated Macrophages Reveals New Potential Targets for Breast Cancer Therapy - Dr Luca Casetta (Centre for Reproductive Health)

11.00-11.15 Activation of In Vitro Immune Responses Using a Novel Lentiviral Vector – Rebecca Mclean (Moredun Institute)

11.15-11.45 Defense collagens, local amplifiers of macrophage-mediated tissue repair– Dr Carlos Minutti (Institute of Immunology and Infection Research)

11.45-12.00 Disturbance of liver homeostasis on Kupffer Cell origin – Cathy Hawley (Centre for Inflammation Research)

12.00-13.30 Poster session & Lunch

13.30-13.45 Early Parasite-Host Interactions in Controlled Human Malaria Infection – Kathryn Milne (Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution)

13.45-14.15 Advancing our understanding of avian immune system development by exploiting new technologies– Dr Adam Balic (The Roslin Institute)

14.15-14.20 Edinburgh Cancer Immunology Network

14.20-14.35 Quantitative and qualitative assessment of tissue immune cells in transcriptomics data derived from clinical samples using a network-based approach- Ajit Nirmal (The Roslin Institute)

14.35- 15.05 Ageing, exercise and circulating angiogenic T-cells and vasculogenic progenitors – Dr Mark Ross (Edinburgh Napier University)

15.05-15.30 Break (Tea & Coffee)

15.30-16.30 Distinct regulation of the lung immune system and allergic inflammation by a fat transcription factor – Prof Manfred Kopf (Institute for Molecular health sciences, Zurich)

16.30- 17.00 Poster Prizes & wine

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