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Advances in Understanding and Targeting Innate Immunity (D1)

Scientific Organizers: Kate A. Fitzgerald, Arturo Zychlinsky and Kate Schroder


April 11—15, 2021

INEC Killarney Convention Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*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:

*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.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 11, 2021

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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, April 11 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 15 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 16 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 11

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


MONDAY, APRIL 12

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Hao Wu, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Structural Insights into Innate Immune Receptors and Signaling

09:00—11:15
Nucleic Acid Sensing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Andrea Ablasser, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
DNA Sensing Pathways

Coffee Break

Scott Pesiridis†, GSK, USA
Therapeutic Modulation of the cGAS-STING Pathway

Kate A. Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Regulation of Inflammation by Nucleic Acid Binding Proteins and Non-Coding RNAs

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Innate Immunity Gone Awry
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Raphaela Theresia Goldbach-Mansky, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Genetic Basis of Autoinflammatory Diseases

Mariana J. Kaplan, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Targeting Innate Immunity in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti†, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Molecular Targets for the Treatment of Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, APRIL 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Immunometabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Luke A. J. O'Neill, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Ireland
Krebs Cycle Repurposed for Cytokines

Tiffany Horng, ShanghaiTech University, China
Metabolic Regulation of Macrophage Biology

Coffee Break

Kathryn J. Moore†, New York University Medical Center, USA
Macrophage Function in Metabolic Diseases

Barbara Rehermann, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Impact of Gut Microbiota on Inflammation and Immunity

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Inflammatory Cell Death
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Arturo Zychlinsky, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany
NETosis

Vishva M. Dixit†, Genentech, Inc., USA
Pyroptosis

Iain Kilty, Quench Bio, USA
Gasdermins

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Epigenetics and Gene Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Gioacchino Natoli, Humanitas University, Italy
Regulatory Landscape of Inflammatory Gene Expression

Xuetao Cao, Nankai University and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
Immune Gene Regulation: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Implications

Coffee Break

Susan B. Carpenter, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Regulation of Inflammation by Long Non-Coding RNAs

Kate L. Jeffrey, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Epigenetic Regulation of Intestinal Inflammation

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Innate Immune Defense against Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Akiko Iwasaki†, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Innate Antiviral Defense

Stacy M. Horner, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Regulation of Anti-Viral Defense through RNA Methylation

Venizelos Papayannopoulos, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Neutrophil NETs and Host-Defense

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, APRIL 15

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Inflammasomes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Veit Hornung, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
Innate Immune Responses in Human Myeloid Cells

Kate Schroder, University of Queensland, Australia
Inflammatory Caspases in Host Defense and Disease

Coffee Break

Clare E. Bryant, University of Cambridge, UK
Inflammasomes and Anti-Bacterial Defense

Gary Glick†, University of Michigan and IFM Therapeutics, USA
Targeting NLRP3

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Innate Cells at Barrier Surfaces
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

Gregory F. Sonnenberg, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Immune Regulation of Intestinal Health

Stephanie C. Eisenbarth, Yale University, USA
Dendritic Cells at the Interface of Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Megan H. Orzalli, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Innate Immunity in the Skin

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/11/2021

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

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.


FRIDAY, APRIL 16

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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