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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

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This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSnewtb

New Developments in Our Basic Understanding of Tuberculosis (A5)

Scientific Organizers: Samuel M. Behar and Valerie Mizrahi


January 14—18, 2017

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks; poster display opportunities remain open.
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DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Aug 16, 2016 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 21, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 21, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 18, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-A5 "New Developments in Our Basic Understanding of Tuberculosis" 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 September 21, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 21, 2016 until December 9, 2016 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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September 21, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 15, 2016 845.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 15, 2016 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 15, 2016 620.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 15, 2016 770.00 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: September 21, 2016


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 October 18, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: August 16, 2016


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: September 21, 2016


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: October 18, 2016


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 September 21, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 15, 2016


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 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 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Saturday, January 14 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, January 18 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, January 19 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Pacific Ballroom
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Samuel M. Behar, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

* Valerie Mizrahi, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Mark M. Davis, Stanford University, USA
The Pursuit of Basic Human Immunology

09:30—11:45
Bacterial Evasion of Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Larry S. Schlesinger, Ohio State University, USA

Carl F. Nathan, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Overcoming Phenotypic Tolerance of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Coffee Break

Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Stanford University, USA
Bioorthogonal Chemistry to Probe Host-Pathogen Interactions

Vojo Deretic, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA
The Cell Biology of the Host-Pathogen Interaction: Autophagy and Mtb

Volker Briken, University of Maryland, USA
Short Talk: The Cell Wall Lipid PDIM Mediates Phagosomal Escape and Host Cell Exit of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Chiara Toniolo, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Short Talk: Cell-to-Cell Phenotypic Heterogeneity in the Interactions between Macrophages and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

11:45—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Pacific Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Pacific Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop: Human Immunology

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Thomas J. Scriba, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Malika Davids, University of Cape Town, South Africa
A Human Lung-Orientated Approach to Correlates of Risk in Tuberculosis

Baoxue Ge, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, China
Genetic Susceptibility for Tuberculosis

Carolin Turner, University College London, UK
Transcriptional T Cell Subset Signatures to Dissect the Human Tissue Response in Tuberculosis

Sharee Ann Basdeo, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Ireland
The Shift to Warburg Metabolism in M. Tuberculosis-Infected Human Macrophages Directs Subsequent Adaptive T Cell Responses

Cecilia Sofie Lindestam Arlehamn, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Differential Recognition of MTB-Specific Epitopes as a Function of Treatment

Steven G. Smith, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
BCG-Induced Trained Immunity Profiling in Infants Identifies Epidermal Growth Factor, Interleukin-6 and Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-AA/AB as Biomarkers

Patrizia Amelio, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland
Skewed Th2 Functional Profile of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells in Patients with Active Tuberculosis from Helminth Endemic Area

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
How Infected Macrophages Kill Mtb
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Joel D. Ernst, New York University School of Medicine, USA

Maziar Divangahi, McGill University, Canada
How to Win Against TB: Host Resistance Versus Host Tolerance

Larry S. Schlesinger, Ohio State University, USA
Linking M. tuberculosis Recognition with Human Macrophage Defense Functions

Brian C. VanderVen, Cornell University, USA
Lipid Assimilation by M. Tuberculosis

Matthew Knight, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Short Talk: Macrophage Lipid Droplet Formation is Mediated by HIF-1alpha during TB Infection

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

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

Pacific Ballroom

MONDAY, JANUARY 16

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Pacific Ballroom
08:30—11:45
T Cell Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Andrea M. Cooper, University of Leicester, UK

Samuel M. Behar, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
The Role of IL-21 in Protective Immunity to TB

Jeroen W. van Heijst, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
T Cell-Intrinsic Limitations in the Recognition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Coffee Break

Chyung-Ru Wang, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Group1 CD1-Restricted T Cells in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection

Thomas J. Scriba, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Differentiation and Function of M. tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells: Implications for TB Vaccine Design

David M. Lewinsohn, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Short Talk: Analysis of the MR1 Ligandome from Mycobacterially-Infected Cells Reveals Unexpected Diversity and is Associated with Discrete TCR Recognition

Justin Greene, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Short Talk: MR1 Restricted Mucosal-Associated Invariant T (MAIT) Cells Respond to Mycobacterial Vaccination and Infection in Nonhuman Primates

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Pacific Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Pacific Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Failure of T Cell Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* David M. Lewinsohn, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

Joel D. Ernst, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Mycobacterial Evasion of CD4 T Cell Recognition and Activation

Daniel L. Barber, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Protective and Non-Protective CD4 T Cell Responses Against M. tuberculosis Infection

Anne O'Garra, Francis Crick Institute, UK
IL-10 and T Cell Inhibition

Shannon L. Russell, Institute for TB and HIV Research, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Short Talk: Metabolic Reprogramming during Chronic Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Promotes Maladaptive T Cell Responses and Exhaustion

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

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

Pacific Ballroom

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Pacific Ballroom
08:30—11:45
The Genetics of Host-Pathogen Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Sabine Ehrt, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

Erwin Schurr, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Canada
Human Genetics of Tuberculosis Infection and Disease

Clare M. Smith, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Systems Genetics of the Host-Pathogen Interaction

Coffee Break

Eric J. Rubin, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Scents and Scentsibility

David M. Tobin, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Genetics of Mycobacterial Dissemination and Bone Disease

Amy K. Barczak, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Unraveling Mtb Strategies for Intracellular Survival by Combined Analysis of Host and Pathogen Phenotypes

Mark R. Cronan, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: Macrophage Epithelial Reprogramming Underlies Mycobacterial Granuloma Formation and Promotes Infection

11:30—12:30
Grantsmanship Workshop presented by NIAID
NIAID Workshop Objectives: Come find out what happens to your applications after you submit it to the NIH. NIAID staff will provide attendees with an overview of NIH peer-review, and provide some grantsmanship tips. NIAID Program Officers and Scientific Review Officers will explain their role in shepherding your grants/proposals through the process. Staff will also provide attendees with resources that will alert them to NIAID funding opportunities and discuss specific opportunities targeted to research in mycobacterial diseases. Finally, time permitting staff will discuss various career opportunities within the NIH.

British/Columbia Ballroom
11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Pacific Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Pacific Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Biology at the Host Pathogen Interface
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Valerie Mizrahi, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Priscille Marie Brodin, CIIL Institut Pasteur, France
EMBO Young Investigator Lecture: Cellular Players Involved in Survival of Phagosomal Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Clifford V. Harding, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) Regulation of Immune Responses via Toll-Like Receptor 2 (TLR2)-Dependent ERK Signaling and Potential Roles of Lipoglycans in Immune Evasion

Paul T. Elkington, University of Southampton, UK
Studying the Host-Pathogen Interaction in a 3-Dimensional Bioengineered Human Cell Culture Model

Rustin Lovewell, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Short Talk: Neutrophil-Derived IL-10 Limits Host Resistance and Contributes to Progressive Tuberculosis

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

Pacific Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Pacific Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Pacific Ballroom
08:30—11:45
T Cell Memory: A Prerequisite to Vaccine Efficacy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Samuel M. Behar, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

Andrea M. Cooper, University of Leicester, UK
T Cell Memory to TB – Do We Know What We Want? Do We Know How to Get It?

David Masopust, University of Minnesota, USA
Resident Memory T Cells

Coffee Break

Stephen M. Carpenter, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Dysfunction of Memory T Cells during Infection

Jacqueline M. Achkar, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Antibody-Mediated Immunity Against Tuberculosis

Julie G. Burel, La Jolla Institute, USA
Short Talk: Transcriptomic Profiling of Memory CD4 T Cells Reveals Novel Immune Signatures of Latent Tuberculosis

Patricia A. Darrah, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: Aerosol or Intravenous BCG Immunization Induces Robust Tissue Resident T Cell Immunity in the Lungs of Nonhuman Primates

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—18:45
Bugs and Drugs: New Biological Insights Relating to Therapy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

British/Columbia Ballroom
* Eric J. Rubin, Harvard School of Public Health, USA

Veronique Anne Dartois, Public Health Research Institute, USA
The Impact of Lesion Diversity on Therapy

Valerie Mizrahi, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Metabolic Vulnerabilities in M. tuberculosis: Lessons from Guanine Nucleotide Metabolism

Dirk Schnappinger, Cornell University, USA
Genetic Analyses of Essential M. tuberculosis Genes

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

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

Pacific 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.

Pacific Ballroom

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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 the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13AI126784-01

Funding for this conference was made possible [in part] by 1 R13 AI 126784 - 01 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 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 of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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



EMBO Young Investigator Programme


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