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5th International Symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulation"


The International Symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulation" was held on May 22-23.

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Reception Date Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Reception Venue RIHGA ROYAL HOTEL (Osaka)
Reception Fee *FREE 
Contact Immunology Frontier Research Center(IFReC)
Osaka University
Tel: +81-6-6879-4777
Fax: +81-6-6879-4272

*This Reception was fully supported by Kishimoto Foundation.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Date Time Speakers Title Chair
May 22 10:00am - 10:15am Opening Remarks
10:15am - 10:45am Xuetao Cao
(Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences)
"MHC molecules in the regulation of innate inflammatory responses" Tomohiro Kurosaki
10:45am - 11:15am Shizuo Akira
(Osaka University)
"Regulation of the immune response by the zincfinger domain containing nuclease, Regnase-1/Zc3h12a"
11:15am - 11:45am Shigekazu Nagata
(Kyoto University)
"Exposure of Phosphatidylserine to the Cell Surface"
11:45am - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:00pm Ronald Germain
(National Institute of Allergyand Infectious Diseases)
"Using Advanced Imaging and Systems Biology to Understand Immunity" Takashi Saito
2:00pm - 2:30pm Michael Dustin
(New York University)
"Signaling complexes controlling human regulatory T cell function"
2:30pm - 3:00pm Mark Davis
(Stanford University)
"T cell recognition and repertoire"
3:00pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:00pm Scott Fraser
(California Institute of Technology)
"Imaging, gene traps and conditional mutagenesis for dynamic analyses of embryogenesis and organogenesis" Atsushi Kumanogoh
4:00pm - 4:30pm Alexander Rudensky
(Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
"Thymic and extrathymic differentiation of regulatory T cells"
4:30pm - 5:00pm Shimon Sakaguchi
(Osaka University)
"Roles of concurrent epigenetic conversion and Foxp3 expression for the development and function of regulatory T cells"
6:00pm - 8:00pm Reception

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Date Time Speakers Title Chair
May 23 10:00am - 10:30am Diane Mathis
(Harvard Medical School)
"Tissular Tregs" Kiyoshi Takeda
10:30am - 11:00am Fiona Powrie
(University of Oxford)
"IL-23-driven cellular and molecular pathways that promote intestinal inflammation and colon cancer"
11:00am - 11:30am Josef Penninger
(Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria)
"RANKL - from a bone loss and osteoimmunology to breast cancer"
11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 3:20 pm
Special session in memory of
Professor Yuichi Yamamura (1918-1990)
1:00pm - 1:30pm Tadamitsu Kishimoto
(Osaka University)
"IL-6: All the way to Therapy" Takehiko Sasazuki
1:30pm - 2:00pm Max Cooper
(Emory University)
"Evolution of Adaptive Immune Responses"
2:00pm - 2:20pm Break
2:20pm - 2:50pm Tadatsugu Taniguchi
(The University of Tokyo)
"Regulation of immune responses by old and new cytokines" Takehiko Sasazuki
2:50pm - 3:20pm Fritz Melchers
(Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology)
"Microenvironments of B cell development"
3:20pm - 3:30pm Closing remarks