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    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Regulation and Dysregulation of Innate Immunity in Disease (B9)

Scientific Organizers: Lynda M. Stuart, Kathryn J. Moore and Kate L. Jeffrey


February 18—22, 2018

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


Abstract submission is now closed. Registered attendees may bring a poster onsite. Please contact our office at +1 800-253-0685; +1 970-262-1230 or email info@keystonesymposia.org if you are interested.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 18, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 18, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 16, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 18, 2017 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-B9 "Regulation and Dysregulation of Innate Immunity in Disease" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 18, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 18, 2017 until January 7, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 18, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 18, 2017 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 18, 2017 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 18, 2017 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 18, 2017 895.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 18, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 16, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: October 18, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 16, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 18, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 18, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 18 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 22 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 23 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

British/Columbia Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

British/Columbia Foyer

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Kate A. Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Regulation of Inflammation by Noncoding RNAs and Nucleic Acid Binding Proteins

09:30—11:45
Looking for More: Screening in the Innate Immune System
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Carl L. Hansen†, University of British Columbia, Canada
Talk Title to be Announced

Coffee Break

Lynda M. Stuart, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Transposon Mutagenesis Screens for Host Resistance

Michael Bassik, Stanford University, USA
Systematic Exploration of Endocytosis and Phagocytosis Pathways Using Genome-Wide CRISPR/Cas9 Screens and Genetic Interaction Maps

Susan Brewer†, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Identifying Effectors Required for Gasdermin-D-Mediated Pyroptotic Cell Death

Iain D.C. Fraser, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: Genome-Wide Screening Combined with an Iterative Bioinformatic Analysis Model Identifies Critical Roles for Protein Degradation and Alternative Splicing in TLR-Induced Macrophage Activation

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Gene Regulatory Networks in Innate Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Julian C. Knight, University of Oxford, UK
Insights into Regulation of Innate Immune Responses Leveraging Human Genetic Variation

Alex K. Shalek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Learning More by Looking at Less – Single Cell Analyses of Pathogen Responses

Matthew L. Albert, Genentech, Inc., USA
Geographical Variations in the Human Innate Immune Response to Pathogens

Hiroyuki Oshiumi, Kumamoto University, Japan
Short Talk: miR-451a in Blood-Circulating Extracellular Vesicles Controls the Innate Immune Response of Macrophages

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Columbia Ballroom

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—11:45
Epigenetic Regulation of Host Defense
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Kate L. Jeffrey, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Loss of Epigenome Reader SP140 Disrupts Macrophage Transcriptional Programs and Contributes to Crohn’s Disease

Gioacchino Natoli, IEO, European Institute of Oncology, Italy
Genomic Landscapes in Inflammation

Coffee Break

Mélanie Hamon, Institut Pasteur, France
Streptococcus Pneumoniae-Induced Epigenetic Alterations

Stephen T. Smale, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Stimulus-Specific Transcriptional Cascades

Steven Z. Josefowicz, Rockefeller University, USA
Short Talk: Signaling to Chromatin for a Rapid and Robust Inflammatory Response

Annette E. Neele, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Short Talk: Fine-Tuning of DNA Methylation during the Differentiation and Activation of Human Macrophages

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Innate Defense at the Mucosa
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Ramnik Xavier, Massachusetts General Hospital and Broad Institute, USA
Microbiome and Mucosal Immunity

P'ng Loke, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Alternatively Activated Macrophages of Tissue or Monocyte Origin

Daniel Mucida, Rockefeller University, USA
Tissue Adaptation of Intestinal Macrophages

Le Son Tran, Monash University, Australia
Short Talk: NOD1 Sensing of Helicobacter Pylori Infection Mediates Processing of Pro-Interleukin-18 in Gastric Epithelial Cells to Maintain Tissue Homeostasis

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Columbia Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
13:00—20:00
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Entraining Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Mihai G. Netea, Radboud University, Netherlands
Trained Immunity: A Memory for Innate Host Defense

Judith E. Allen, University of Manchester, UK
Macrophage Education on Site

Coffee Break

Eicke Latz, University of Bonn, Germany
Innate Immune Memory of Western Diet

Musa M. Mhlanga, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Immune Genes Are Primed for Rapid Transcription by Proximal lncRNAs Located in Preformed Nuclear Compartments

Vanessa Frodermann†, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Voluntary Exercise Reduces Hematopoiesis

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Metabolic Control of Innate Immune Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Kathryn J. Moore, New York University Medical Center, USA
Noncoding RNAs Coordinate the Physiology of Innate Immune Cells

Edward J. Pearce, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
Metabolic Control of Myeloid Responses

Javier E. Irazoqui, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
TFEB: From Lysosome Storage to Innate Defense

Sonia Sharma, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, USA
Short Talk: Metabolic-Epigenetic Dysregulation of Cell-Intrinsic Innate Immunity in a Disease of Systemic Inflammation

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—11:45
In the Balance: Immunodeficiencies and Auto-Inflammation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Fred Sheedy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Defective Immunity Against TB via the Modulation of Macrophage Metabolism by Anti-Inflammatory MiR-21

Andrew Oberst, University of Washington, USA
The RIP Kinases as Modulators of Inflammation and Immunity

Coffee Break

Kim Newton, Genentech, Inc., USA
Cell Death as a Driver of Inflammation

Virginia Pascual, Cornell University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Hachung Chung, Rockefeller University, USA
Short Talk: Human ADAR1 Prevents Endogenous RNA from Triggering Translational Shutdown during the IFN Response

Liudmila Andreeva, Gene Center Munich, LMU Munich, Germany
Short Talk: GAS Forms DNA-Protein Ladders for Cooperative Sensing of Long and TFAM/HMGB-Bound DNA

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—18:45
Pyroptosis, Necroptosis and Inflammatory Death
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British Ballroom
Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Regulation of Inflammasome Activation and Cell Death

Julie Magarian Blander, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, USA
Phagocyte Responses to Dying Cells

Vishva M. Dixit, Genentech, Inc., USA
Gasdermin-D: How to Punch Holes in a Dying Cell

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2018

British/Columbia Ballroom
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Columbia Ballroom

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

 
Departure


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We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1 R13 AI136364-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 AI136364-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Adipogen International Kenneth Rainin Foundation

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Genentech, Inc.


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