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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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New Frontiers in Neuroinflammation: What Happens When CNS and Periphery Meet?  (Z4)

joint with the meeting on Advances in Neurodegenerative Diseases Research and Therapy (Z3)

Scientific Organizers: Marco Prinz, Jonathan Kipnis and Irene Knuesel


June 17—21, 2018

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


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: Feb 15, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 15, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 15, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 18, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-Z4 "New Frontiers in Neuroinflammation: What Happens When CNS and Periphery Meet? " 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 15, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 15, 2018 until March 15, 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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February 15, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 18, 2018 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 18, 2018 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 18, 2018 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 18, 2018 795.00 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 15, 2018


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 15, 2018)

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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2018


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 15, 2018


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 15, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 18, 2018


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.

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, June 17 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, June 21 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, June 22 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JUNE 17

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, JUNE 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Dorian B. McGavern, National Institutes of Health, USA
CNS Myeloid Cell Dynamics During Steady State and Inflammatory Conditions

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
Huda Y. Zoghbi, HHMI/Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Epigenetic Mechanisms in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Diseases

09:00—11:15
Immune Privilege, Blood-Brain Barrier and Microglia I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Josef Priller, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
From Bone Marrow to Brain: How Myeloid Cells can Enter the CNS

Coffee Break

Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia, USA
Lymphatics in the CNS

Richard Daneman, University of California, San Diego, USA
The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:00—11:15
Genetics to Epigenetics in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
John Hardy, University College London, Institute of Neurology, UK
Genetics in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Coffee Break

Alison Goate, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Use of Endophenotypes in Alzheimer's Disease Risk Gene Discovery

Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Epigenetics and DNA Damage in Neurodegeneration

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Immune Privilege, Blood-Brain Barrier and Microglia II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Marco Prinz, University of Freiburg, Germany
Turnover of CNS Macrophages

Burkhard Ludewig, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland
Stromal Cell Niches in the Inflamed CNS

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Aging in Health and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
Andrew G. Dillin, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Aging in Protein, Homeostasis and Stress

Ana Maria Cuervo, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Aging of Selective Autophagy and Neurodegeneration

Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
System Factors in Brain Aging

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.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Cross Talk of Microglia with Other CNS Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Mikael Simons, Technische Universität München / German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany
Oligodendrocytes and Microglia

Francisco J. Quintana, Harvard Medical School, USA
Astrocytes and Microglia

Coffee Break

Cagla Eroglu, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Astrocytes and Synapses

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Innate Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
Adriano M. Aguzzi, University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland
Biology of Mammalian Prions

Christian Haass, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany
TREM2 in AD

Coffee Break

Christopher K. Glass, University of California, San Diego, USA
System Approach to Dissect Innate Immunity in Neurodegeneration

Li Gan, Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Microglia in Frontotemporal Dementia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Myeloid Cells and Neuroinflammation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Masaaki Murakami, Hokkaido University, Japan
Neural Stimulations Modulate the Formation of Immune Cell Gateways into the CNS

Akihiko Yoshimura, Keio University, Japan
Stroke and Infiltrated Macrophages and T Cells

Robyn S. Klein, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
CNS Innate Immunity and Post-Viral Cognitive Dysfunction

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Neuronal and Network Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
Huaxi Xu, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA
A Novel Mechanism for Memory/Synaptic Dysfunction in Tauopathy

Zayd M. Khaliq, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Dendritic Ca2+ Signaling in Dopamine Neurons

Morgan H. Sheng, Genentech, Inc., USA
Synaptic Elimination in Health and Disease

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.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Imaging of the Healthy and Diseased CNS
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Wenbiao Gan, Skirball Institute Program of Molecular Neurobiology, USA
The Role of Microglia in Learning-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity

Tim Lämmermann, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
Myeloid Cell Migration

Coffee Break

Melanie Meyer-Luehmann, University of Freiburg, Germany
Microglia Contribution to the Propagation of Abeta Pathology

Francesca Peri, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Microglia and Neuronal Interactions

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Protein Trafficking and Degradation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
Leslie M. Thompson, University of California, Irvine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Baris Bingol, Genentech, Inc., USA
Lysosomal Degradation in Parkinson’s Disease

Coffee Break

Bradley T. Hyman, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Underlying causes of Progression in Alzheimer's Disease

David M. Holtzman, Washington University, USA
Tau Proteostasis in vivo

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Myeloid Cells as Targets of Drug Discovery and Biomarkers
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Irene Knuesel, Roche Innovation Center Basel, Switzerland
Myeloid Cell Modulation – Therapeutic Opportunities and Challenges

Thomas Möller, Foundational Neuroscience Center, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

David R. Owen, Imperial College London, UK
Microglia Imaging in Patients

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Disease Modeling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
Albert R. La Spada, University of California, San Diego, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Bart De Strooper, VIB Center for the Biology of Disease, KU Leuven, Belgium
Human Neurons in Neurodegenerative Mouse Models

Yadong Huang, Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Modeling and Drug Screening of AD Using Patients' Derived iPSCs

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.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Speaker to be Announced

09:00—11:15
Myeloid Gene Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Ido Amit, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Finding our Way through the Immune Heterogeneity of the CNS by Single Cell Genomics

Coffee Break

Marco Colonna, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Cytokines and Microglia

Bahareh Ajami, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Single-Cell Mass Cytometry Reveals Molecular Signatures of Inflammation in Contrasting Models of Neuroinflammation versus Neurodegeneration

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
RNA Metabolisms and New Mechanisms of Toxicity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
J. Paul Taylor, University of Pennsylvania, USA
RNA Stress Granules in ALS

Aaron D. Gitler, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Nuclear Transport Mechanisms in ALS and FTD

Coffee Break

Leonard Petrucelli, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, USA
C9 Biology and Biomarkers

Guojun Bu, Mayo Clinic, USA
Central and Peripheral ApoE4 in AD and Dementia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Microglia and CNS Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
Melanie Greter, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Microglia Gene Modifications

Philip L. De Jager, Brigham & Women's Hospital, USA
SNPs in Patients

Cornelius Gross, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Italy
Microglia in Neural Circuit Maturation

17:00—18:45
Biomarker and Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Quandary Peak
William J. Jagust, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Tau and beta-Amyloid PET Imaging

C. Frank Bennett, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA
Antisense based Drugs for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Rita Balice-Gordon†, Sanofi, Inc., USA
Talk Title to be Announced

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

Grays/Longs Peak
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/17/2018

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

Colorado Rockies 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.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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