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Transcription and RNA Regulation in Inflammation and Immunity (B1)

Organizer(s) Silvia Monticelli, K. Mark Ansel, Sarah Teichmann and Gioacchino Natoli
February 2—5, 2019
Granlibakken Tahoe • Tahoe City, California USA
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 18, 2018
Abstract Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 18, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 29, 2018

Supported by Directors' Fund

Summary of Meeting:
The immune system is a heavily armed but carefully tuned defense mechanism that must mount protective responses against invading pathogens, while at the same time avoiding excessive inflammation and inappropriate responses that can lead to severe tissue damage and disease. Properly regulated immune responses are the result of a complex interplay between chromatin modifications, transcription factors and post-transcriptional regulators that operate collectively within each cell to regulate the gene expression programs that control immune cell differentiation, maintenance of cell identity, and the orchestration of functional responses in a dynamic environment. Recent technical advances in genomics and single-cell analyses have brought new ideas and perspectives to investigation of the regulation of gene expression, and our understanding of the mechanisms and regulatory networks that operate in the immune system is advancing at an unprecedented rate. This meeting will be important to define the most impactful questions and future challenges in the field of transcriptional and post-transcriptional control of immune cells, and it will bring together rapidly expanding and evolving communities. The exchange of scientific knowledge and technical capabilities will foster opportunities for collaborations and interdisciplinary interactions among groups of scientists working on disparate aspects of regulation of gene expression in inflammation and immunity, highlighting the latest innovations and discoveries while shaping future directions for the field.

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Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship Recipients

Hiroyuki Nagashima
NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, USA

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Scholarship Recipients

Muzaffer Ahmad Kassab
City of Hope, USA

Florence Mailhot-LĂ©onard
University of Montreal/University of Chicago, USA

Fraser Soares
University Health Network, Canada

Camille Marie Syrett
University of Pennsylvania, USA

Wei-Le Wang
City of Hope, USA