Introductory Course in Immunology

This intensive two-part course, taught by world-renowned immunologists, provides a comprehensive overview of the basics of immunology. This course is for students new to the discipline or those seeking more information to complement general biology or science training.
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Saturday, July 13th


7:30 AM
Bagels and Coffee, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Christopher A. Hunter, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Welcome and Introduction to the Immune System

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Coffee Break

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Kathleen E. Sullivan, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Innate Immunity: Introduction to the Cells


12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch Break; lunch provided


1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
J. Oriol Sunyer, University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Complement

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Break

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Igor E. Brodsky, University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Innate Immunity: Introduction to Pattern Recognition and Intracellular Signaling

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Coffee Break

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Jennifer A. Punt, Haverford College
Introduction to Adaptive Immunity


Sunday, July 14th


7:30 AM
Bagels and Coffee, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Terri M. Laufer, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
MHC Restriction and Thymic Selection

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Coffee Break


9:50 AM – 11:20 AM
Laurence C. Eisenlohr, Jefferson Medical College
Antigen Processing and Presentation

11:20 AM – NOON
Lunch Break; lunch provided

NOON – 1:30 PM
Edward M. Behrens, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dendritic Cells: The Bridge Between Innate and Adaptive Immunity

FREE AFTERNOON and EVENING


Monday, July 15th


7:30 AM
Bagels and Coffee, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Jonathan D. Powell, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Effector T Cell Differentiation and Response

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Coffee Break

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Michael P. Cancro, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
B Cell Activation and Humoral Immunity

11:50 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)


1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Gary A. Koretzky, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
Signaling in the Immune System

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Coffee Break

2:50 PM – 4:20 PM
Andrew D. Luster, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Trafficking of Immune Cells

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Networking Reception, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania


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Part II: July 16-18

Tuesday, July 16th


7:30 AM
Pastries and Coffee, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Ethan M. Shevach, NIAID, NIH
T and B Cell Tolerance

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Coffee Break

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Cathryn Nagler, University of Chicago
Mucosal Immunology

11:50 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)


1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
David Artis, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
Type 2 Immunity and Parasite Infections

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Break

2:50 PM – 4:20 PM
Christopher A. Hunter, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Cytokines

4:20 PM – 4:40 PM
Coffee Break

4:40 PM – 6:10 PM
Jonathan S. Maltzman, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Solid Organ Transplantation


Wednesday, July 17th


7:30 AM
Pastries and Coffee, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Robert H. Vonderheide, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Tumor Immunology

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Coffee Break

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Sunny Shin, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
Immunity to Bacterial Pathogens

11:50 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)


1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Carolina B. Lopez, University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Immunity to Viruses

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Break

2:50 PM – 4:20 PM
E. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
Immunologic Memory

4:20 PM – 4:40 PM
Coffee Break

4:40 PM – 6:10 PM
David B. Weiner, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
Vaccination


Thursday, July 18th


7:30 AM
Pastries and Coffee, BRB II/III Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Vijay K. Kuchroo, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Autoimmunity

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Coffee Break


10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Michael J. Lenardo, NIAID, NIH
Genetic Approaches to Immune-Mediated Diseases

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Andrew C. Chan, Genentech, Inc.
Bench to Bedside to Bench: Current Issues in Immunology

13 Jul - 18 Jul 2013
Philadelphia
United States of America
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