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The International Symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulations"


In light of the earthquake, IFReC has decided to cancel the symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulation,"
We ask for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The International Symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulations" will be held on May 2-3. This seminar will be conducted in English. Details to be announced closer to the date on this page.


Date May 2 - 3, 2011
Contact WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center Osaka University
3-1 Yamada-oka, Suita City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Tel: +81-6-6879-4777 (from overseas) 06-6879-4777 (in Japan)
Fax: +81-6-6879-4272 (from overseas) 06-6879-4272 (in Japan)


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Monday, May 2, 2011 | Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Monday, May 2, 2011
Date Time Speakers Title
May 2 9:30am - 9:40am Opening Remarks
9:40am - 10:20am Alan Aderem
(Institute for Systems Biology)
"A Systems approach to dissecting Immunity"
10:20am - 11:00am Shizuo Akira
(Osaka University)
"Negative Regulation of immune responses by the nuclease Zc3h12a"
11:00am - 11:40am Tadatsugu Taniguchi
(The University of Tokyo )
"Regulation of immune responses by pathogen recognition receptor signaling and IRFs"
11:40am - 1:20pm Lunch
1:20pm - 2:00pm Xuetao Cao
(Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences)
"Micro-RNAs and DNA methylation in the regulation of PRR-triggered innate immune and adaptive responses"
2:00pm - 2:40pm Ronald Germain
(National Institutes of Health)
"Image-based Analysis of Immune Function: Movies and Models"
2:40pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 3:40pm Mark Davis
(Stanford University)
"T Cell Receptor and cytoskeletal dynamics within the immunological synapse"
3:40pm - 4:20pm Michael Dustin
(New York University)
"Distinct signaling networks control activity of conventional and regulatory T cells"
4:20pm - 5:00pm Scott Fraser
(California Institute of Technology)
"Innovative microscopes and labels for stem cell imaging"

Monday, May 2, 2011 | Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Date Time Speakers Title
May 3 9:40am - 10:20am Shigekazu Nagata
(Kyoto University)
"Identification of a phospholipid scramblase for the phosphatidylserine-exposure in the activated platelets"
10:20am - 11:00am Josef Penninger
(Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria)
"RANKL: from regulation of bone loss to osteoimmunology and breast cancer"
11:00am - 11:40am Christopher Goodnow
(Australian National University)
"Determination and integration of self-tolerance checkpoints and the pathogenesis of autoimmune or chronic inflammatory diseases"
11:40am - 1:20pm Lunch
1:20pm - 2:00pm Fiona Powrie
(University of Oxford)
"Cellular & Molecular control of the immune response in the intestine"
2:00pm - 2:40pm Tadamitsu Kishimoto
(Osaka University)
"IL-6 : All the way to Therapy"
2:40pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 3:40pm Alexander Rudensky
(Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
"Origins and functions of regulatory T cells"
3:40pm - 4:20pm Shimon Sakaguchi
(Osaka University)
"Genetic basis of Treg development"
4:20pm - 5:00pm Diane Mathis
(Harvard University)
"Treg dynamics and function in tissue"
5:00pm - 5:10pm Closing remarks

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