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Edinburgh Immunology Group Summer Symposium 2017
Thu 15 June 2017, 09:30 – 17:00 BST
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.
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 Title TBC – 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 Title TBC– Dr Adam Balic (The Roslin Institute)
14.15-14.35 Title TBC –Edinburgh Cancer Immunology Network
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 Development of tissue macrophages –
Prof Manfred Kopf (Institute for Molecular health sciences, Zurich)
16.30+ Poster Prizes & Wine reception