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

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Type I Interferon: Friend and Foe Alike (X6)

joint with the meeting on Pattern Recognition Signaling: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease (X5)

Scientific Organizers: Alan Sher, Virginia Pascual, Adolfo García-Sastre and Anne O'Garra


March 19—23, 2017

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 17, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 17, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 20, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 19, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-X6 "Type I Interferon: Friend and Foe Alike" 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 November 17, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 17, 2016 until December 20, 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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November 17, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 19, 2017 845.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 19, 2017 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 19, 2017 620.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 19, 2017 770.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 17, 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 December 20, 2016)

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Scholarship Deadline: November 17, 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: December 20, 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 November 17, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 19, 2017


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 Sunday, March 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 19

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Van Horne Foyer

MONDAY, MARCH 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Anne O'Garra, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Type I IFN Regulation of Cytokine Networks and Consequences for Infection

Daniel Kastner, National Institutes of Health, USA
PRR Signaling and Inflammatory Disease

Coffee Break

09:50—11:45
Nucleic Acid Recognition Pathways Regulating Type I IFN Induction (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Zhijian James Chen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Cytosolic Recognition of DNA thru cGAS/STING Pathway

Sun Hur, Harvard Medical School, USA
Cytosolic Sensing of Viral RNA by the RIG-I-Like Receptors

Gregory M. Barton, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Endosomal Recognition of Self-Nucleic Acids

Vishva M. Dixit, Genentech, Inc., USA
Inflammasome Signaling

11:45—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Innate Signals for Type I IFN Induction

Van Horne C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: PRRs in Inflammatory Diseases

Van Horne A/B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Mendelian Interferonopathies and IFN-Deficiencies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Dusan Bogunovic, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Loss of Type I Interferon Negative Regulation in Humans

Min Ae Lee-Kirsch†, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Talk Title to be Announced

Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky, NIAID, LCID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Novel Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment Approaches of the Type I-IFN- Mediated Autoinflammatory Diseases, CANDLE and SAVI

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Nucleic Acids in TLR and NLR Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Jonathan C. Kagan, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Initiation and Regulation of Innate Immune Signal Transduction

Kate A. Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Novel Regulators of PRR-Driven Transcriptional Responses

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
DNA Sensing by AIM2

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.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Mezzanine 2

TUESDAY, MARCH 21

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Type I IFN Regulation of Viral Infection and Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Ana Fernandez-Sesma, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Modulation of Innate Immunity by Dengue Virus: Feeling the STING

Andreas Wack, National Institute for Medical Research, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Unique and Overlapping Roles of Type I and Type III IFNs in Influenza Infection

Coffee Break

John W. Schoggins, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Role of IFN Stimulated Genes in Viral Pathogenesis

Thomas J. Braciale, University of Virginia, USA
Type I IFN Regulation of Tumor Directed Effector T Cell Responses

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Recent Insights in Inflammasome Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Fayyaz Sutterwala, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Cardiolipin promotes mitochondrial localization of NLRP3 and caspase-1

John Bertin, GlaxoSmithKline, USA
RIPK1 Therapeutics: From Concept to Patients

Coffee Break

Kim Newton, Genentech, Inc., USA
Regulation of Inflammation and Cell Death by RIPK1

Feng Shao, National Institute of Biological Sciences, China
Pyroptosis in Anti-Bacterial Immunity: Sensing & Execution

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Role of Type I IFNs in Control and Enhancement of Infection/Malignancy

Van Horne C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: PRRs in Inflammatory Diseases

Van Horne A/B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Type I IFN Regulation of Viral Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Netanya Sandler Utay, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA
Type I Interferons: Barrier or Pathway to HIV Disease?

Adolfo García-Sastre, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Regulation of Influenza Virus Sensing and Antiviral Responses by Host and Virus Factors

Andreas Pichlmair, Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
Regulatory Networks in the Anti-Viral Response

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Interfering with Pathogenic TLR and NLR Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Dana Philpott, University of Toronto, Canada
Nod2 Signaling

Dmitry M. Shayakhmetov, Emory University, USA
TLRs and Viral Infection

Jenny P.Y. Ting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Negative Regulators of Inflammation

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.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Mezzanine 2

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Type I IFN Regulation of Bacterial Infection and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Jeffery S. Cox, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Discriminating Pathogen from non-Pathogen: Beyond Type 1 IFN

Katrin D. Mayer-Barber, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
The Dichotomy between Interleukin 1 andTtype I Interferon during Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Exposes Distinct and Opposing Classes of Inflammation

Coffee Break

Thomas J. Scriba, University of Cape Town, South Africa
IFN signatures that predict human tuberculosis

Craig R. Roy, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Anti-Bacterial (Friendly) Function of Type I IFN in Legionella Infection

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
PRR Signaling in Bacterial and Viral Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Russell E. Vance, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Activation of Inflammasomes by Bacterial Pathogens

Douglas Golenbock, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Pattern Recognition in Bacterial Infections: Dual Roles for TLRs and Nucleic Acid Sensors

Coffee Break

Amal Amer, Ohio State University, USA
Non Conventional Functions of Inflammasomes

Denise M. Monack, Stanford University, USA
Inflammasomes and Bacterial Infections

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Role of Type I IFN in Complex Autoimmunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Virginia Pascual, Baylor Research Institute, USA
Pathogenic Functions of Type I IFN in SLE

Richard M. Siegel, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Anti-Interferon Antibodies and NK Cells in SLE

Robert C. Axtell, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, USA
Immunological Heterogeneity in Neurological Autoimmunity. Lessons from Studying Type I Interferon Responses

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Inflammasome and NF-kB Regulatory Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Christian Stehlik, Northwestern University, USA
Inflammasome inhibition

Eicke Latz, University of Bonn, Germany
Inflammasomes in Health and Disease

Mohamed Lamkanfi, Ghent University, Belgium
Inflammasome Regulation in Auto-Inflammation

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.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mezzanine 2

THURSDAY, MARCH 23

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Mechanisms Underlying Divergent Functions of Type I IFNs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Jae U. Jung, Keck School of Medicine of USC, USA
TRIM-Mediated Control of Type I IFN Pathway

Marco Colonna, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Targeting Type I IFN Activity through Plasmacytoid DC

Coffee Break

Laurel L. Lenz, University of Colorado, USA
Role of Type I - Type II IFN Crosstalk in Macrophage Effector Function

Gideon Schreiber, Weizmann Institute, Israel
The Molecular Basis for Differential Activity of Type I Interferons

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Interactions between Microbiota and the Innate Immune System
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Ramnik Xavier, Massachusetts General Hospital and Broad Institute, USA
Host Genetics and Microbe Interactions in Human Disease

Kathy D. McCoy, University of Calgary, Canada
Intestinal Commensal Microbiota and Education of the Innate Immune System

Coffee Break

Gabriel Nuñez, University of Michigan, USA
Interactions between Commensals and NLRs in the Gut

Andrew T. Gewirtz, Georgia State University, USA
Gut Microbiota and Inflammation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: Type I IFN in Clinical and Experimental Autoimmunity

Van Horne C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—18:45
Tailoring Type I IFN Interventions to Achieve Cure
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
Geraldine P. Grouard-Vogel, Neovacs, France
Overexpression of IFNalpha and Derived Diseases: Innovative Approach with a Therapeutic Vaccine IFNalpha Kinoid

Miguel A. Sanjuan, Medimmune/Astrazeneca, USA
Novel Pathogenic Role for IgE in SLE, and Pharmacological Blockade of Type I IFN Receptor in Patients

John J. O'Shea, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Targeting Type I IFN Signaling Pathways

17:00—18:45
Innate Immune Receptors and Metabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne A/B
Luke A. J. O'Neill, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Ireland
Metabolic Reprogramming in Innate Immunity and Inflammation

Vishwa Deep Dixit, Yale University, USA
Metabolic Control of Inflammasomes

Mihai G. Netea, Radboud University, Netherlands
Metabolic Basis for Trained Innate Immunity

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Van Horne C
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

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

Mezzanine 2
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.

Mezzanine 2

FRIDAY, MARCH 24

 
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 for this conference from:

CEDARLANE

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



Genentech, Inc.


MedImmune


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