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Immunology at the Forefront - The 9th International Symposium of IFReC [Jan.26,2018]

"Immunology at the Forefront - The 9th International Symposium of IFReC" will be held on January 26, 2018.


Date January 26, 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm
FEE: Free (Pre-registration is required on the web)

Venue ICHO KAIKAN, Suita Campus, Osaka university
  • Sean BENDALL (Stanford University, USA)
  • Cevayir COBAN (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Takao HASHIGUCHI (Kyushu University, Japan)
  • Thomas KORN (Technische Universität München, Germany)
  • Etsushi KURODA (Osaka University/NIBIOHN, Japan)
  • Michelle LINTERMAN (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Daniel MUCIDA (Rockefeller University, USA)
  • Naganari OHKURA (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Takashi SHICHITA (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)

Time Schedule

10:00 - 10:10 Opening remarks
10:10-10:40 Takashi Shichita (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
"The resolution of sterile inflammation after ischemic stroke"
10:40-11:10 Daniel Mucida (Rockefeller University, USA)
"Tissue adaptation: implications for gut tolerance and immunity"
11:10-11:40 Etsushi Kuroda (Osaka University/National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition, Japan)
"Mechanisms of allergic inflammation induced by inhaled fine particles"
11:40 - 13:30 Break for Lunch
13:30-14:00 Michelle Linterman (Cambridge University, UK)
"CXCL13 recruits B cells to the lung and initiates tertiary germinal centre formation"
14:00-14:30 Thomas Korn (Technische Universität München, Germany)
"Modes and outcome of IL-6 signaling into T cells"
14:30-15:00 Naganari Ohkura (Osaka University)
"Significance of the regulatory T cell-specific epigenetics in autoimmune disease susceptibility"
15:00-15:20 Break
15:20-15:50 Sean Bendall (Stanford University, USA)
15:50-16:20 Takao Hashiguchi (Kyushu University, Japan)
"Molecular dissection of virus entry and its inhibition by antibodies/inhibitors"
16:20-16:50 Cevayir Coban (Osaka University)
"Host-Plasmodium interactions at tissue level"
16:50-17:00 Closing remarks
17:30 - Reception


WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center Osaka University
3-1 Yamada-oka, Suita City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Tel: +81-6-6879-4273 (from overseas) 06-6879-4273 (in Japan)