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Innate Immunity and Determinants of Microbial Pathogenesis
joint with Mechanisms of Pro-Inflammatory Diseases
Organizer(s): Robert L. Modlin, Jenny P.Y. Ting and Foo Y. Liew
Date: April 19 - 24, 2015
Location: Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, CA, USA
Sponsored by BioLegend, Inc.
Summary of Meeting:
With the emergence of drug-resistant organisms, advances in immunology, insights gained from understanding the normal and disease microbiome, and rapid technological advances including high-throughput sequencing and robotics, the time is ripe to hold a second Keystone Symposia meeting on this topic like the one held in 2000. This meeting focuses on innate and adaptive immunity to microbial infections. Microbial infections pose major health problems worldwide, but also represent extraordinary models to study immune regulation. Important advances in immunology have been made in recent years and have led to a new understanding of host-pathogen interactions. This conference explores the interaction of the innate and adaptive immune response in host defense against microbial infection. This meeting aims to bring together immunologists who study basic mechanisms and those who study infectious agents to formulate new strategies to control some of the world’s most deadly diseases.
Scholarship Deadline: December 18 2014
Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 18 2014
Abstract Deadline: January 21 2015
Discounted Registration Deadline: February 19 2015
Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor(s) for generously supporting this meeting:
BioLegend, Inc.
We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:
Adipogen InternationalHypOxygen
We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:

Dynavax Technologies Corporation

Genentech, Inc.
We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:
PLOSS. Karger AG - Journal of Innate Immunity
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Grant No. 1R13AI116010-01
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 AI 116010 - 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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