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Skin Health and Disease: Immune, Epithelial and Microbiome Crosstalk (D4)

Scientific Organizers: Michel Gilliet, Emma Guttman, Anthony Oro and Manolis Pasparakis


April 8—11, 2019

Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany


Organized in collaboration with Volkswagen Foundation


Abstract submission is now closed. Registered attendees may bring a poster onsite. Please contact our office at +1 800-253-0685; +1 970-262-1230 or email info@keystonesymposia.org if you are interested.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Nov 13, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jan 10, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 12, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 10, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 7, 2019 [details]

If you have missed a deadline due to the US government shutdown, please contact our office.

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-D4 "Skin Health and Disease: Immune, Epithelial and Microbiome Crosstalk" 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 December 12, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 12, 2018 until February 25, 2019 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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January 10, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 7, 2019 895.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 7, 2019 1095.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 7, 2019 670.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 7, 2019 870.00 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 12, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

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 January 10, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: November 13, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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: January 10, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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: January 10, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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 December 12, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 7, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 670.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1095.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 870.00 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 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Monday, April 8 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 11 with a closing plenary session from 13:00 to 15:00, followed by a social hour. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 12 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, APRIL 8

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Grand Mussmann Hotel, Tivoli Room
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Central-Hotel Kaiserhof

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

8:30—9:45 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019
Welcome Remarks by Michel Gilliet, Emma Guttman, Anthony Oro and Manolis Pasparakis.
Welcome from local academic institution, Thomas Werfel, Hannover Medical School
Welcome Remarks by Henrike Hartmann, VolkswagenStiftung

Auditorium
* Michel Gilliet, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland

Richard L. Gallo, University of California, San Diego, USA
Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease – The Holobiome Perspective

9:45 AM—12:15 PM
Epithelial-Microbiome Interactions in the Skin
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
* Julie A. Segre, NHGRI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Human Skin Microbiome: Trans-Kingdom, Host-Immune Interactions

Coffee Break

Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
The Skin Microbiota in the Control of Skin Immunity

Elizabeth A. Grice, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Microbial Roles in Skin Barrier Function and Repair

Jan Claesen, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Short Talk: Cutibacterium Acnes Antibiotic Production Shapes Niche Competition in the Human Skin Microbiome at the Level of Individual Follicles

Mercedes Gomez de Aguero, University of Bern, Switzerland
Short Talk: Neonatal Skin Barrier Is Shaped by Embryonic Exposure to Maternal Microbiota

12:15—1:00 PM
Lunch

Ballroom
12:15—12:30 PM
Poster Setup

Ballroom
1:00—8:30 PM
Poster Viewing

Ballroom
1:00—3:00 PM
Workshop 1

Auditorium
* Angela M. Christiano, Columbia University, USA

Jacob S. Baker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Transmission and Evolution of Cutibacterium Acnes during Human Development

Roland Jourdain, L'Oreal, France
Malassezia restricta-Mediated Lipoperoxidation: A New Player in Dandruff Origin

Emmi Wachsmuth, University Hospital Cologne, Germany
Cell Autonomous Functions of Insulin/IGF-1 Signaling in Skin Barrier Function and Diabetes-Induced Skin Disease

Snehlata Kumari, CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne, Germany
Immunomodulatory Role of Epithelial IKK/NF-κB Signaling in Necroptosis -Mediated Skin Inflammation

Stephen Murtough, Queen Mary University of London, UK
iRhom2-mediated Immune Dysregulation: Impact on the Skin and Oesophagus

Edgar A.E. Serfling, Institute of Pathology, Germany
The Osmosensitive Transcription Factor NFAT5 Controls the Integrity of Skin

Zsolt Dajnoki, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Prominent Permeability Barrier Alterations in Rosacea Skin

Gudrun Debes, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
IgM Plasma Cells Reside in Healthy Skin and Accumulate with Chronic Inflammation

3:00—3:30 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
3:30—5:30 PM
Epithelial-Immune Interactions in the Skin
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
* Amy S. Paller, Northwestern University, USA
Genetic Barrier Disorders with Inflammation and Microbiome Abnormalities

Angela M. Christiano, Columbia University, USA
Immune Control of Hair Follicles

Sabine Eming, University of Cologne, Germany
Metabolic Control of Skin Inflammation

Anand Kumar Andiappan, Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore
Short Talk: Genome-Wide Gene Expression Identifies Strong Proinflammatory Signatures Associated with Skin-Relevant FLG Mutants with Potential as Non-Invasive Biomarkers for Skin Disease

Tom Hayday, King's College London, UK
Short Talk: EGFR Regulates Cell Autonomous Pro-Inflammatory Signaling in Keratinocytes

5:30—7:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom
6:00—8:30 PM
Poster Session 1

Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

8:30—11:30 AM
Microbiota-Immune Interactions in Skin and other Epithelial Surfaces
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
* Michel Gilliet, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
Role of Microbiota in Innate Immune Responses of the Skin

Daniel H. Kaplan, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Cutaneous Nociceptors Trigger Protective Innate Type-17 Anticipatory Immunity

Coffee Break

* Manolis Pasparakis, University of Cologne, Germany
Microbiota-Immune Interactions in Intestinal Inflammation

John Common, Skin Research Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Skin Microbiome Signatures in Atopic Dermatitis Are Linked to Host Immunity and Microbial Virulence

Yiyin Erin Chen, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Understanding Commensal-Host Communication through Genetic Engineering of Staphylococcus epidermidis

Annika Krueger, University of Queensland, Diamantina Institute, Australia
Short Talk: Secreted Bacterial Proteins from Staphylococcus aureus as Local Regulators of Epithelial Inflammation in Photo-Damaged Skin

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Lunch

Ballroom
11:30 AM—12:30 PM
Poster Setup

Ballroom
1:00—8:30 PM
Poster Viewing

Ballroom
1:00—3:00 PM
Workshop 2

Auditorium
* Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA

Karmella Naidoo, Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, New Zealand
Mucosal-Associated Invariant T (MAIT) Cells as A Novel Therapeutic Target against Atopic Dermatitis

Lennart M. Roesner, Dpt of Dermatology and Allergy, Hannover Medical School, Germany
T Cell Receptor Sequencing Underlines the Pivotal Role of Skin-Homing T Cells in Atopic Dermatitis

Travis M. Whitfill, Azitra Inc., USA
Engineering the Microbiome to Treat Netherton Syndrome, a Rare Skin Disease

David Isaac Weiss, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
IL-1β Stimulates Rapid Release of the Antimicrobial Protein IL-26 from Th17 Cells

Anissa Fries, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
Pathogenic Role of Interleukin (IL)-26-Producing Th17 Cells in the Acute Forms of Psoriasis

Lucie Loyal, BCRT/Charite, Germany
Circulating CD8+ Helper-Type T Cell Memory Subsets Represent CD4+ Helper-Alike Cells with a Skin-Resident Memory T Cell Signature

Franziska Herster, University of Tübingen, Germany
Platelet-Neutrophil Aggregates Promote Skin Pathology in Psoriasis

Anne Müller, University of Tuebingen, Germany
IκBζ Is a Key Mediator of IL-36 Signaling in Psoriasis

3:00—3:30 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
3:30—5:30 PM
Skin Dysbiosis and Allergic Inflammation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
* Emma Guttman, Mount Sinai Hospital, USA
Atopic Dermatitis: A Th2 and Th22 Driven Disease & Therapeutic Implications

Heidi H. Kong, National Institutes of Health, USA
Skin Microbiota and Development of Atopic Dermatitis

Brian Kim, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
The Skin Neuro-Immune Axis, Dysbiosis and Itch

Bernhard Homey, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
Short Talk: Microbe-Host Interplay in Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis

Jennifer Wing-Ki Yau, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Short Talk: Taxonomic and Functional Profiling of Skin Metagenomes Associated with Childhood Atopic Dermatitis

5:30—7:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom
6:00—8:30 PM
Poster Session 2

Ballroom

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

8:30—11:45 AM
Epithelial-Microbiota-Immune Interactions in Tumorigenesis and Systemic Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
* Anthony Oro, Stanford University, USA
Microenvironment Signaling in Skin Tumor Development and Resistance

Gian Paolo Dotto, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Genetic and Epigenetic Determinants of Cancer-Associated Fibroblast Activation in Field Cancerization

Coffee Break

Tiffany C. Scharschmidt, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Early-Life Immune-Microbe Crosstalk in Skin

Sandra Iden, University of Cologne, Germany
Epidermal Polarity Networks in Non-Cell Autonomous Control of Skin Immunity and Melanoma

Esther Hoste, VIB-Ugent, Belgium
Short Talk: Epithelial HMGB1 Delays Skin Wound Healing and Drives Tumor Initiation by Priming Neutrophils to NETosis

Giel Tanghe, Ghent University, Belgium
Short Talk: RIPK4 Maintains Epidermal Homeostasis and Prevents Skin Cancer

Niki Ubags, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Short Talk: The Skin Microbiome Drives Immune Maturation and Exacerbation of Both Skin and Airway Inflammation

11:45 AM—1:00 PM
Lunch

Ballroom
1:00—2:45 PM
Emerging Therapeutic Concepts
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
Kari Nadeau, Stanford University, USA
Novel Therapies and Immune Regulation of Food Allergies

* James G. Krueger, Rockefeller University, USA
Therapeutic Targeting Epithelial/Immune Pathways in Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bernhard Paetzold, S-Biomedic, Belgium
Short Talk: Direct Modulation of the Skin Microbiome as Potential Therapy for Acne Vulgaris: A Pilot Study

Miao-Tzu Huang, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Short Talk: Short-Chain Fatty Acids Ameliorate Allergic Inflammation via Induction of Immune-Regulatory Microbiome and Metabolic Pathways

Aisleen Diaz, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Short Talk: Changes in Skin Biomarkers Following Crisaborole Treatment Correlate With Clinical Improvement in Atopic Dermatitis

2:45—3:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2019

Auditorium
3:00—5:00 PM
Closing Reception and Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks the Volkswagen Foundation for hosting this conference:

in Cooperation with Volkswagen Foundation
 

We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13AR075401-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13AR075401-01 from the National Institutes of Health. 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 by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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