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Dendritic Cells and Macrophages Reunited
Organizer(s): Jacques F. Banchereau and Siamon Gordon
Date: March 08 - 13, 2015
Location: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, QC, Canada
Sponsored by Biogen Idec, BioLegend, Inc., Novo Nordisk A/S and Roche
Summary of Meeting:
The fields of macrophage and dendritic cell biology diverged decades ago and have evolved in a relatively independent fashion. In particular, dendritic cell meetings are devoting considerable attention to adaptive immune responses while macrophage meetings focus on innate immunity. Yet, it is clear that both cell types share many common properties and eventually contribute to a protective immunity. This meeting therefore aims to reunite the two communities of scientists. The meeting is equally divided into basic biology and sessions dedicated to the importance of these cells in pathology including allergy, autoimmunity, cancer and infectious disease. Emphasis is on human diseases in order to educate and engage physician-scientists, both trained and in training.
Scholarship Deadline: November 10 2014
Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 10 2014
Abstract Deadline: December 10 2014
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 9 2015
Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor(s) for generously supporting this meeting:
Biogen IdecBioLegend, Inc.Novo Nordisk A/SRoche
We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:
CEDARLANEeBioscience, an Affymetrix company
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Grant No. 1R13AI115919-01
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 AI 115919 - 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.
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