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Innate Immune Receptors: Roles in Immunology and Beyond (M1)

Scientific Organizers: Jenny P.Y. Ting, Shie-Liang Edmond Hsieh, Fu-Tong Liu, Michael Gale, Jr. and Siamon Gordon


March 10—14, 2019

Humanities/Social Sciences Building of Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan


Developed in collaboration with Academia Sinica

Local Coorganizer Committee:
Hsing-Jien Kung, President Emeritus, National Health Research Institutes
Luh-Hai Wang, Vice President, China Medical University
Huey-Kang Sytwu, Vice President, National Health Research Institutes
Yijuang Chern, Director, Department of International Affairs, Academia Sinica,
Chun-Hung Lin, Director, Department of Academia Affairs, Academia Sinica and Instrument Service

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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 27, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 27, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 11, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 17, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-M1 "Innate Immune Receptors: Roles in Immunology and Beyond" 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 November 27, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 27, 2018 until December 11, 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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November 27, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 17, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 17, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 17, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 17, 2019 920.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 27, 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 December 11, 2018)

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


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Scholarship Deadline: November 27, 2018

*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: December 11, 2018

*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 November 27, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 17, 2019

*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, March 10 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 14 with a closing plenary session from 16:00 to 18:30, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 15 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Courtyard Marriott

MONDAY, MARCH 11

09:00—09:50
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
* Siamon Gordon, Chang Gung University / University of Oxford, UK

Vishva M. Dixit, Genentech, USA
Why so Many Ways to Die? The Non-Canonical Inflammasome Pathway

09:50—12:15
Innate Immune Receptors and Nucleic Acid Sensing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Zhijian 'James' Chen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
DNA Sensing by cGAS: Chemistry, Biology and Application

Coffee Break

Michael Gale, Jr., University of Washington, USA
Viral Sensing and Identification of PAMPs that Activate Nucleic Acid Sensors

Jenny P.Y. Ting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Nucleic Acid Sensing and Immune Regulation

Sun Hur, Harvard Medical School, USA
RNA Sensing: Structure and Disease Relevance

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

10:30—13:00
Poster Setup

South Wing
12:15—13:00
Lunch

South Wing
13:00—15:30
Poster Session 1

South Wing
15:30—17:00
Workshop 1: Innate Immune Receptors: Their Regulation and Roles in Infection

International Conference Hall
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—17:15
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:15—19:15
Innate Immune Receptors in Cell Death
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Feng Shao, National Institute of Biological Sciences, China
Pyroptosis: from Innate Immunity to Cancer

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

Edward A. Miao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Infectious Models Reveal a Unique Role for Caspase-7 after Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Attack

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:15
On Own for Dinner


TUESDAY, MARCH 12

09:00—12:00
Innate Immune Receptors and Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Shizuo Akira, Osaka University, Japan
The Control of Inflammatory and Immune Responses by the Endoribonuclease Regnase-1

Amal Amer, Ohio State University, USA
Innate Immune Responses in Disease and Infection

Coffee Break

Fu-Tong Liu, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Galectins in Metabolic Diseases and Infectious Diseases

Carla V. Rothlin, Yale University, USA
TAM Receptors and the Regulation of Macrophage Polarization

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

10:30—13:00
Poster Setup

South Wing
12:00—13:00
Lunch

South Wing
13:00—15:30
Poster Session 2

South Wing
15:30—17:00
Workshop 2: Innate Immune Receptors: Roles in Inflammation, Vaccines and Therapeutics

International Conference Hall
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—17:15
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:15—19:15
Innate Immunity and Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Robert L. Coffman, Dynavax Technologies, USA
Clinical Development of TLR9 Agonists

Cheng-Lung Ku, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Pathogen-Host Interaction in Humans

Glen N. Barber, University of Miami, USA
STING and STING Agonist as Therapeutic Targets

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00
On Own for Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

09:00—12:00
Innate Immune Receptors in Viral Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Michael S. Diamond, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Innate Immunity and Zika

Hao Wu, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Structures and Functions of GSDM Pores

Coffee Break

Shie-Liang Hsieh, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Lectins are Potential Therapeutic Targets in Acute and Chronic Viral Infections

Veit Hornung, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
Innate Immune Receptors for Nucleic Acids

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

10:30—13:00
Poster Setup

South Wing
12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch and Recreation

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Innate Immunity in Bacterial and Fungal Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Betty A. Wu-Hsieh, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Innate Immune Receptors in Antifungal Responses

Alan Sher, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
TLR/NLR and TB

Robert L. Modlin, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Innate Immune Receptor, Vitamin D and Innate Immunity to Bacteria

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

South Wing
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

South Wing

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

09:00—12:00
Innate Immunity and Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Douglas Golenbock, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Innate Immune Memory in Falciparum Malaria

Mihai G. Netea, Radboud University, Netherlands
Epigenetic and Metabolic Reprogramming in Innate Immune Memory

Coffee Break

Gregory M. Barton, University of California, Berkeley, USA
TLR

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

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—13:30
Lunch

South Wing
13:30—15:30
Workshop 3: Innate Immune Receptors: Roles in Diseases and Microbiome

International Conference Hall
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
16:00—18:00
Innate Immune Receptors and the Microbiome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

International Conference Hall
Cathryn Nagler, University of Chicago, USA
Microbiome and Food Allergy

Speaker to be Announced

Gabriel Nuñez, University of Michigan, USA
Linking NOD2, the Microbiota and Inflammatory Intestinal Disease

Seth L. Masters, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Australia
Innate immune activation in ALS

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:00—18:30
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

* Siamon Gordon, Chang Gung University / University of Oxford, UK

18:30—19:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Recreation Hall
19:30—22:00
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.

Recreation Hall

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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