5th Symposium & master classes on Mucosal Immunology: Cytokines and border patrol

5th Symposium & master classes on Mucosal Immunology: Cytokines and border patrol. Program with nationally and internationally leading scientists to give the keynote lectures regarding mucosal humoral immunity and address the controversies within the field. Second day consists of master classes with these keynote speakers.

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Morning session
Chairperson/moderator: Janneke Samsom (Erasmus MC)
Time Speaker Subject/ title
9:00-9:30 Registration and coffee
Opening session; introduction of the day
9:30-10:00 Tom Cupedo, Dept.of hematology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam Introduction to ‘Cytokines and border patrol’
Innate sensing
10:00-10:50 Denise Kelly (Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health, University of Aberdeen, Schotland, UK) Flagellin diversity: impact of flagellate bacteria on the mucosal immune response
10:50-11:10 Coffee break
11:10-12:00 Bart Lambrecht (Gent University, Belgium) Epithelial and DC crosstalk at the origin of asthma
12:00-12:50 Samuel Huber (University of Hamburg, Germany) Regulation and function of the IL-22 - IL-22BP axis in the intestine
12:50-13:50 Lunch

Afternoon session
Chairperson/moderator: Rudi Hendriks (Erasmus MC)
Time Speaker Subject
Innate lymphocytes
13:50-14:40 Jim di Santo (Institute Pasteur, Paris, France) ILC (title t.b.c.)
14:40-15:30 Shigeo Koyasu (Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan) ILC (title t.b.c.)
15:30-15:50 Coffee & tea break
Cytokine controlled homeostasis
15:50-16:20 Warren Leonard (USA) (Monday only) Cytokine controlled homeostasis ILC (title t.b.c.)

16:20-17:10 Sebastian L. Johnston (Imperial College Healthcare, NHS Trust, London, UK) Mucosal cytokines in asthma exacerbations
17:10-17:20 Janneke Samsom & Rudi Hendriks (Erasmus MC) Closing remarks, Q&A
17:20-… Reception & drinks

13 May - 14 May 2013

Rotterdam
Netherlands
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