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The American Association of Immunologists

Advanced Course in Immunology

July 23 - 28, 2017

Sunday, July 23

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Mary T. Litzinger, AAI
Welcome and Overview of the Course

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ulrich H. von Andrian, Harvard Medical School and Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
Anatomy of the Immune Response

3:00 PM – 3:20 PM
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

3:20 PM – 4:50 PM
Jonathan C. Kagan, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Innate Immunity: Pattern Recognition and Anti-microbial Mechanisms

4:50 PM – 5:20 PM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

4:50 PM – 6:00 PM
Networking Reception

Monday, July 24

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Bruce Horwitz, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Innate Immunity: Gene Regulation

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

9:50 AM – 11:20 AM
Wayne M. Yokoyama, Washington University School of Medicine
NK Cells — Their Receptors and Function in Health and Disease

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

12:50 PM – 2:20 PM
Paul Kubes, University of Calgary
Innate Immunity: Cellular Mechanisms

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

2:40 PM – 4:10 PM
John P. Atkinson, Washington University School of Medicine
Complement System in Innate and Adaptive Immunity

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Edward M. Behrens
, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Dendritic Cells

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

Tuesday, July 25

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Eugene M. Oltz, Washington University School of Medicine
The Generation and Modification of Lymphocyte Antigen Receptor Genes

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

9:50 AM – 11:20 AM
Lisa A. Borghesi, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
B Cell Development

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

12:50 PM – 2:20 PM
Avinash Bhandoola, NCI, NIH
T Cell Development

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

2:40 PM – 4:10 PM
Kai W. Wucherpfennig
, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
MHC-restricted Antigen Presentation to
T Cells

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Leslie J. Berg
, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Signaling from Antigen Receptors

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

Wednesday, July 26

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:00 AM –9:30 AM
Arup K. Chakraborty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Computational Modeling of Immunological Processes

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

9:50 AM – 11:20 AM
David Masopust, University of Minnesota Center for Immunology
T Cell Memory

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

11:50 AM –1 2:50 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

12:50 PM – 2:20 PM
Joshy Jacob, Emory University
B Cell Memory

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

2:40 PM – 4:10 PM
Brian A. Cobb, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Glycoimmunology

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
David A. Hafler, Yale School of Medicine
T Cell Tolerance and Autoimmunity

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

Thursday, July 27

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Bruce D. Walker, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
Immune Response to Pathogens

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

9:50 AM – 11:20 AM
Jennifer Anolik, University of Rochester Medical Center
B Cell Tolerance and Autoimmunity

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

12:50 PM – 2:20 PM
Richard S. Blumberg, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Mucosal Immunity

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

2:40 PM – 4:10 PM
Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Neuroimmunology

4:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

Friday, July 28

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Lisa H. Butterfield, University of Pittsburgh
Tumor Immunology

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

9:50 AM – 11:20 AM
Joanne L. Viney, JLV Biotech Consulting
Immunotherapeutics

11:20 AM – 11:40 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

11:40 AM – 1:10 PM
Gary J. Nabel, Sanofi
Vaccines

1:10 PM – 1:40 PM
Breakout Sessions with Faculty

 


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