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Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    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.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSneuroinflam

Neuroinflammation: Concepts, Characteristics, Consequences (E5)

Scientific Organizers: Richard M. Ransohoff, Christopher K. Glass and V. Hugh Perry


June 19—23, 2017

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Biogen, BioLegend, Inc., Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Shire Human Genetic Therapies and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 21, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 21, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 21, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 19, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-E5 "Neuroinflammation: Concepts, Characteristics, Consequences" 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 February 21, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 21, 2017 until March 21, 2017 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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February 21, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 19, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 19, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 19, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 19, 2017 720.00 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 21, 2017


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 March 21, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


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: February 21, 2017


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: March 21, 2017


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 February 21, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 19, 2017


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 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 Monday, June 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Friday, June 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Saturday, June 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, JUNE 19

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Keystone Lodge Lobby
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Keystone Lodge-Bighorn Bar

TUESDAY, JUNE 20

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Ben A. Barres, Stanford University, USA
What Do Reactive Astrocytes Do?

09:30—11:45
Neuroinflammation and Ontogeny
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Richard M. Ransohoff, Biogen, USA
Neuroinflammation: Historical Perspective and Overview

Coffee Break

Michael Sofroniew, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA
Astrocytes

V. Hugh Perry, University of Southampton, UK
Microglia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
14:30—16:30
Workshop: Microglial Profiles: Time for Your Close Up!

Grays Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Glial Cells of the CNS: Glue No More
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Richard Daneman, University of California, San Diego, USA
Blood-Brain, Endothelial Cells and Pericytes

Brian Popko, University of Chicago, USA
Oligodendrocytes and Myelin

Dwight E. Bergles, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Dynamics of NG2+ Glial Cells in the Resting and Damaged Brain

Christopher K. Glass, University of California, San Diego, USA
Gene by Environment Interactions Controlling Microglia Identity and Function

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Longs/Quandary Peaks

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:30—11:30
Neuroinflammation: Phylogeny
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Magdalena Götz, University of Munich, Germany
Mechanisms of Scar Formation in Brain Injury from Zebrafish to Mice: The Role of Invading Macrophages

William S. Talbot, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Genetic Analysis of Microglia in Zebrafish

Coffee Break

David A. Wassarman, University of Wisconsin, USA
Neurodegeneration and Innate Immunity in Drosophila

Marc R. Freeman, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Clearing Cellular Debris in the Drosophila Brain

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Transgressions: Immune Molecules in the CNS and Vice Versa
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Lisa M. Boulanger, Princeton University, USA
MHC Class I in Neurodevelopment, Plasticity, and Neurological Disorders

Sonia Garel, INSERM, France
Fractalkine Receptor, Microglia and Early Cortical Wiring

Wayne Drevets, Johnson & Johnson, Inc., USA
IL6 and Treatment Resistant Depression

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Longs/Quandary Peaks

THURSDAY, JUNE 22

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:30—11:30
Some Real Immunology for a Change: B Cells and the CNS
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Josep Dalmau, IDIBAPS/University of Barcelona, Spain
NMDA-R Antibody Encephalitis: Lessons for Immunologists and Neuroscientists

Vanda Alice Lennon, Mayo Clinic, USA
NMO: An Autoimmune Astrocytopathy

Coffee Break

Amit Bar-Or, Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada
Isn’t MS a T Cell Disease?

Angela Vincent, University of Oxford, UK
Antibodies to Neuronal Receptors and Associated Proteins: Biomarkers and Pathogenic Factors

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Cool Stuff: New Techniques
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Longs Peak Foyer
Knut Biber, Universitätsklinikum, Germany
Organotypic Slice Cultures to Study Microglia

Milos Pekny, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
3D Cultures: Letting Neural Cells Stretch Out and Breathe

Nadeem Sarwar, Eisai Inc., USA
Immunodementia: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Longs/Quandary Peaks

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:30—09:15
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Speaker to be Announced

09:15—11:45
It’s About Time: Neuroinflammation Across the Life Span
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Staci Bilbo, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, USA
Environmental Effects on Development Transduced through Neuroinflammation

Coffee Break

David Edwards, King's College London, UK
Neuroanatomical effects of Prematurity

Edith Hamel, McGill University, Canada
Inflammation and Vascular Factors in Dementia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Type I Interferon in CNS Physiology and Pathophysiology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

Grays Peak
Marco Prinz, University of Freiburg, Germany
IFN Regulation by USP18 in Microglia

Marina Lynch, Trinity College Dubiln, Ireland
TLR Signaling via Glia: Effects on Hippocampal Function

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2017

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

Longs/Quandary Peaks
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.

Longs/Quandary Peaks

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

 
Departure


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Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Biogen BioLegend, Inc.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Shire Human Genetic Therapies
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
 

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 additional support for this conference from:

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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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