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Aging, Inflammation and Immunity (X2)

joint with the meeting on Immunological Memory: Innate, Adaptive and Beyond (X1)

Scientific Organizers: Bonnie B. Blomberg and Graham Pawelec


February 25—March 1, 2018

Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas, USA


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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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 26, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 26, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2017 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-X2 "Aging, Inflammation and Immunity" conference only.

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

Deadline Date Cost
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Before and On October 26, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 26, 2017 until January 14, 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 26, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 21, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 21, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 21, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 21, 2017 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 26, 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 29, 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 26, 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.

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Abstract Deadline: November 29, 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 26, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 21, 2017

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


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 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.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 25 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 1 with a closing plenary session and keynote address from 17:00 to 19:15, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Zilker North Lobby
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Zilker North Lobby

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
8:30—10:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3-4
* Rafi Ahmed, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

Rino Rappuoli, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, Italy
Vaccines 2018

Vishwa Deep Dixit, Yale University, USA
Immunometabolic Regulation of Healthspan

Coffee Break

10:30 AM—12:30 PM
Lifestyle, Epigenetics, Interventions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Nir Barzilai, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Genetics, Lifestyle and Longevity

Manel Esteller, Belvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Spain
Cancer Epigenetics: From Knowlegde to Applications

Valter D. Longo, University of Southern California, USA
Dietary Interventions

Duygu Ucar, The Jackson Laboratory, USA
Short Talk: The Chromatin Accessibility Signature of Human Immune Aging Stems from CD8+ T Cells

Leena Bharath†, Boston University, USA
Short Talk: Effects of Metformin on Aging-Related Immune Cell Dysfunction

10:30 AM—12:30 PM
Initial Reactions: Forming Innate Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Steven L. Reiner, Columbia University, USA

Lewis L. Lanier, University of California, San Francisco, USA
NK Cells Remember

Joseph C. Sun, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Immunological Memory in Innate Lymphocytes

Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Homeostatic Immunity to the Microbiota

Fadi G. Lakkis, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Short Talk: Specific Monocyte Memory to Allogeneic MHC Mediated by Paired Immunoglobulin Receptors (PIR)

Samantha B. Larsen, Rockefeller University, USA
Short Talk: Inflammatory Memory Sensitizes Skin Epithelial Stem Cells to Tissue Damage

12:30—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:30—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Zilker 1-2
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Zilker 1-2
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
5:00—7:00 PM
Longitudinal Studies on Aging and Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany
Immune Parameters Associated with Mortality in the Elderly are Context-Dependent: Lessons from Sweden, Holland and Belgium

Luigi Ferrucci, NIA, National Institutes of Health, USA
Blood Inflammatory Mediators and Aging: Causes and Consequences

Allison E. Aiello, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Stress, Immunity, Infection, and Cellular Aging in Population Based Studies

Rebecca G. Reed†, University of Kentucky, USA
Short Talk: Stress, Cytomegalovirus, and Immunosenescence: A Longitudinal Study of Older Adults

5:00—7:15 PM
CD8 T Cell Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Rafi Ahmed, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

Ananda W. Goldrath, University of California, San Diego, USA
Identification of Molecules Essential for CD8+ T cell Residency in Non-Lymphoid Tissues and Tumors

Dirk Hans Busch, Technical University Munich, Germany
Lineage Tracing of Memory CD8 T Cell Development

Steven L. Reiner, Columbia University, USA
Metabolic Ambivalence and the Logic of Immunologic Memory

Scott N. Mueller, University of Melbourne, Australia
Short Talk: Lymphoid Stromal Cells Support CD8 T Cell Priming and Memory

Henrique Borges da Silva, University of Minnesota, USA
Short Talk: The Extracellular ATP Receptor P2RX7 Controls Metabolic Fitness of Long-Lived Memory CD8+ T Cells

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Zilker 1-2
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Zilker 1-2

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
8:30—11:30 AM
Mechanisms of Inflammaging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Cellular Senescence and Inflammaging

Margaret M. Harnett†, University of Glasgow, UK
Short Talk: Can the Parasitic Worm Product ES-62 Protect against Diet-Associated Pathologies in Ageing Male and Female mice?

Debbie Van Baarle†, National Institute of Public Health and Environment, Netherlands
Short Talk: Proinflammatory Microbial Profiles Associate with Respiratory Infections in Older Adults

Coffee Break

Daniela Frasca, University of Miami, USA
Adipose Tissue, Inflammation and Aging

Michael P. Cancro, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Mechanisms that Regulate Age-Associated B Cell Formation and Survival

Elizabeth A. Leadbetter†, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Short Talk: iNKT Cells Support Tbet+ B Cells in Adipose Tissue and are Required to Limit Symptoms of Metabolic Disease

8:30—11:45 AM
CD4 T Cell Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Marion Pepper, University of Washington, USA

Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
T Follicular Helper (Tfh) CD4 T Cells, Germinal Centers, and the Generation of Memory

Marc K. Jenkins, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
Differentiation of CD4+ T Effector and Memory Cells during Bacterial Infection

Coffee Break

Alexander Y. Rudensky, HHMI/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Regulatory T Cell Memory

Amy Weinmann, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Transcriptional Control of CD4 T Cells

Lillian B. Cohn, Rockefeller University, USA
Short Talk: Clonally Expanded CD4+ T Cells Contribute to the HIV-1 Latent Reservoir and Display a Distinct Gene Signature upon Reactivation

Raquel Furtado, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Expansion of Circulating CXCR3loPD-1+CXCR5+ Memory CD4+ T Helper Cells Correlates with Clinical Protection against Human Malaria

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Zilker 1-2
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Zilker 1-2
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1

Petra Burilova†, St. Anne´s University Hospital, Czech Republic
Accelerated Aging of Monocytes in Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivors

Mati Mann, California Institute of Technology, USA
Heterogeneous Responses of Hematopoietic Stem Cells to Inflammatory Stimuli are Altered with Age

Nick P. Goplen†, Mayo Clinic, USA
Non-Resolving Influenza Response in Geriatric Lungs

Kylie Quinn†, Monash University, Australia
Survival of Naïve CD8 T Cells During Ageing is Controlled by Homeostatic Signaling and Metabolic Remodeling

Michelle Ratliff, University of Okalhoma Health Sciences Center, USA
Expression of the DNA-Binding Protein ARID3a, a Mediator of Human Hematopoiesis, is Reduced in Hematopoietic Progenitors from Aged Individuals

YanChun Peng†, University of Oxford, UK
Identify Age-Associated Immune Signatures on Influenza-Specific Human Memory T Cells using Single-Cell RNASeq

Bo Ruem Yoon†, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
SLC7A5-Mediated Leucine Influx Controls IL-1β Production via Glycolytic Reprogramming in Human Monocytes/macrophages

Juan I. Moliva, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, USA
Natural Aging is Associated with Decreases in Lung Fluid Innate Immune Protein Function driving Susceptibility to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop: Memory I

Zilker 4
* Joseph C. Sun, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Mark R. Boothby, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Hypoxia-Inducible Factors Regulate Metabolism and Function of B Cells and their Helpers in Antibody Responses

Brian J. Laidlaw, University of California, San Francisco, USA
The Eph-Related Tyrosine Kinase Ligand Ephrin-B1 Marks Germinal Center and Memory Precursor B Cells

Anoma Nellore, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
T-bet Expression by Influenza-Specific Human Memory B Cells Is Differentially Regulated by Vaccine Platform and Prior Host Immunity and Correlates with Long-lived Antibody Responses

Mireille A. Santamaria, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Clonal Dynamics of Human B cell Response to Dengue Virus Infection

Aakanksha Jain, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
T Cell Intrinsic IL-1R Signaling Licenses Effector Cytokine Production by Memory CD4 T Cells

Robin Stephens, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Mechanisms of Maintenance of Protection from Persistent Malaria Infection by CD4 Effector Memory T Cells

Thomas Ciucci, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
The Development of Memory CD4 T Cells Relies on a Thpok-Dependent Circuitry Antagonizing Exhaustion Program

Ning Jiang, University of Texas at Austin, USA
High-Throughput Single-Cell Linking of Antigen Specificities with T Cell Receptor Sequences using de novo Generated DNA-Linked MHC Tetramers

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
5:00—7:15 PM
New Ways to Generate B Cell Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA

Mark J. Shlomchik, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Origins and Functions of Memory B Cell Subsets

David M. Tarlinton, Monash University, Australia
Molecular Regulation of Germinal Center Responses and B Cell Memory

Scott D. Boyd, Stanford University, USA
B Cell Memory Repertoires in Vaccination and Infection

Mary F. Fontana, University of Washington, USA
Short Talk: Expansion of an FCRL5+ B Cell Subset Resembling Atypical Memory B Cells in an Animal Model of Malaria

Ali H. Ellebedy, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Biphasic B Cell Responses to Adjuvanted H5N1 Influenza Virus Vaccination in Humans

5:00—7:00 PM
Frailty, Morbidity, Mortality/Survival
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Janet M. Lord, University of Birmingham, UK
Exercise, Frailty, Inflammation and Ageing

Janet E. McElhaney, Health Sciences North Research Institute, Canada
Frailty, Inflammation and Immunosenescence

Daniel Belsky, Duke University, USA
Quantification of Biological Aging: Implications for Clinical Trials and Extension of Healthspan

Leonard Daniël Samson†, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment/ RIVM, Netherlands
Short Talk: The Relationship between Frailty, Disease and the Development of Immunosenescence Over a Time Span of More Than 20 Years

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Zilker 1-2
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Zilker 1-2

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
8:30—11:30 AM
Immunosenescence and Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Jorg J. Goronzy, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
MicroRNA Regulation of T Cell Aging

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA
T cell Rejuvenation Requires Multiple Steps to Restore Immune Function with Aging

Coffee Break

Laura Haynes, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
The Impact of Aging on Response to Influenza Infection

Russell C. Ault, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, USA
Short Talk: Age-Related Differences in Peripheral Immunity at Tuberculosis Diagnosis in Humans

Patricia J. Gearhart, NIA, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: Role of B Cells in Atherosclerosis

8:30—11:45 AM
Immunoregulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* E. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Erika L. Pearce, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
Mitochondrial Priming By CD28

Ronald N. Germain, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Using Multiplex Histocytometry to Relate Tissue Microanatomy to Immune Activation and Regulation

Coffee Break

Ellen A. Robey, University of California, Berkeley, USA
What Makes a Protective Anti-Toxoplasma T Cell Response?

Susan M. Kaech, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Metabolic Control of Memory T Cell Lifespan

Guoliang Cui, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Short Talk: Serine Palmitoyltransferase 2 is Essential for Antiviral and Anti-Tumor CD8+ T Cell Responses

Kimberly S. Schluns, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Short Talk: Upregulating IL-15 in the Tumor Microenvironment Promotes Anti-Tumor Responses

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Zilker 1-2
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Zilker 1-2
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
5:00—7:30 PM
Inflammation, Biomarkers of the Aging Immune System and Possible Treatments
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Bonnie B. Blomberg, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA
B Cells, Inflammation and Aging in Vaccine Response

Susan L. Swain, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Optimum Ag Presentation Can Counteract Age-Related Defects in CD4 T Cell Immunity and Lead to Better CD4 T and B Cell Effector and Memory Responses

Beatrix Grubeck-Loebenstein, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Adaptive Immunity in the Bone Marrow in Old Age

Brian K. Kennedy, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Geroprotectors and Translation to Clinic

Suresh Pallikkuth†, University of Miami, USA
Short Talk: Frequency and Function of Antigen Specific Peripheral T Follicular Helper Cells are Impaired by Basal Immune Activation and Impact Flu Vaccine Response in Biologic Aging with and Without HIV Infection

5:00—7:15 PM
Imprinting Memory in Tissues
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Francis R. Carbone, University of Melbourne, Australia

David B. Masopust, University of Minnesota, USA
Functions of Trm Cells

Donna L. Farber, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Tissue Specialization and Maintenance of Human Memory T Cells

Marion Pepper, University of Washington, USA
Airway-Resident Memory CD4 T Cells and Asthma

Laura K. Mackay, University of Melbourne, Australia
Short Talk: Local Maintenance of a Proliferating Tissue-Resident Memory T Cell Pool Following Antiviral Recall Responses

Angela Pizzolla, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Australia
Short Talk: Nasal Tissue Resident Memory CD8+ T Cells Prevent Pulmonary Influenza A Virus Infection

7:30—8:30 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Zilker 1-2
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Zilker 1-2

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
8:30—11:45 AM
Therapeutic Approaches to Vaccines and Aging (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3-4
* Donna L. Farber, Columbia University Medical Center, USA

Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Switzerland
Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies and a New Mechanism of Diversification

Bali Pulendran, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Lessons from Successful Human Vaccines

Coffee Break

Tyler J. Curiel, University of Texas Health, USA
Challenges in Successful Immunotherapy of Cancer in Aged Individuals

Arne N. Akbar, University College London, UK
Targeting MAP Kinase Signaling To Enhance Immunity during Aging

Katherine Kedzierska, University of Melbourne, Australia
Short Talk: Dynamics of CD8+ T Cell Memory Repertoires Across Human Life-Span and Tissue Compartments

Sara Van Den Berg†, National Institute of Public Health and Environment, Netherlands
Short Talk: T Cell Responses to Influenza Infection in Elderly are Impaired by Latent-Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

11:45 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2

Christina Camell, Yale University, USA
NLRP3 Inflammasome Controls Adipose Tissue B Cell Accumulation during Aging

Claire Gustafson, Stanford University, USA
Differentiation- and Age-Related MicroRNA Profiling Reveals Two Dimensions of CD8 T Cell Aging

Abhijit Kale†, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Elimination of Senescent Cells by Innate Immune System

Mladen Jergovic, University of Arizona, USA
Expression of Ly6C Defines a Subpopulation of Naïve CD8 T Cells with a Rapid Effector Function which is Expanded Under 'non SPF' Conditions

Susan Baldwin†, Infectious Disease Research Institute, USA
Adjuvanted H1N1 Vaccines Improve Immune Responses in Young and Aged Mice

Andrew Schile†, The Jackson Laboratory, USA

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop: Memory II

Zilker 4
Allan J. Zajac, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
The Production of IL-2 by CD8 T Cells Shapes Their Fate Decisions and Protective Efficacy

Enrico Lugli, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Italy
High-Dimensional Single Cell Analysis of the Tumor CD8+ T Cell Infiltrate Identifies Long-Lived Memory CD8+ T Cells with Enhanced Stemness

Philip Ansumana Hull, Gladstone Institute, USA
Metabolic Reprogramming of Human CD8+ Memory T Cells through Loss of SIRT1

Vandana Kalia†, University of Washington, USA
Anatomic and Cellular Regulators of Metabolic Remodeling during Effector CTL to Memory Conversion

Dietmar Herndler-Brandstetter, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Developmental Plasticity of KLRG1+ Effector CD8+ T Cells Promotes Protective Immunity

Paul Richard Dunbar, Emory University, USA
Pulmonary Monocytes Promote the Establishment of Lung Tissue-Resident CD8 T Cell Memory following Influenza Infection

Linda S. Cauley, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
Innate Cytokine Stimulation plays a Decisive Role in Late Differentiation of Activated CTLs

Peter Cockerill, University of Birmingham, UK
Immunological Memory in T Cells is Established via T Cell Receptor Signaling which Creates Stably Maintained Active Chromatin Domains at Immune Response Genes

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
5:00—6:15 PM
Genetic, Epigenetic, Transcriptomic Regulation of Aging and Age-Related Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Xiao-Li Tian, Peking University, China
Novel Pathways Significantly Associated with Longevity

Albert C. Shaw, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Consequences of Aging on Signatures of Influenza Vaccine Response

Ruth R. Montgomery†, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Expression and Signaling of TAM Receptor Inflammatory Regulators in Aging

5:00—6:00 PM
The Wear and Tear on T Cells in Chronic Infection and Tumors
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Susan M. Kaech, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

E. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
T Cell Exhaustion

Nicholas P. Restifo, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Enhancing Anti-Tumor Immunity via Manipulation of T Cell Differentiation and Metabolism

6:15—7:00 PM
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Claudio Franceschi, University of Bologna, Italy
Aging, Inflammation and Immunity

6:00—6:45 PM
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
* Susan M. Kaech, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Federica Sallusto, Università della Svizzera Italiana & ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Human Memory T Cell Subsets: from Phenotype to Function

7:00—7:15 PM
Discussion of Meeting, Summary, Conclusion and Mouse-Human Connections
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
* Bonnie B. Blomberg, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA

* Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
7:15—8:15 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Zilker 1-2
8:00—11:00 PM
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.

Zilker 1-2

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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.

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We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

The Jackson Laboratory
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


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


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1 R13 AG058412-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 AG058412-01 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.


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If you are interested in becoming an advertising/marketing in-kind partner, please contact:
Yvonne Psaila, Director, Marketing and Communications, Email: yvonnep@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2676