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Key Dates

    Call for Abstracts Close 6 Setember 2019
  • Abstract Notifications 26 September 2019
    3 October 2019
  • Early-Bird/Presenter Registration Close 11 October 2019
  • Standard Registration Open 12 October 2019
  • Extended Poster Abstracts Deadline 31 October 2019
  • Workshops 8 December 2019
  • ASI 2019 8 – 12 December 2019
48th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology 8 – 12 December 2019
Adelaide Convention Centre

Full Program - Monday

Monday 9 December
07:00 - 18:00 Registration Open
Location Hall L - Plenary
Session Plenary 2: Translational Immunology
Session Chair Rajiv Khanna & Jovanka King
08:00 - 08:30 Preclinical and Clinical Development of an HIV Vaccine
Dan Barouch, USA
08:30 - 09:00 Newborn screening for primary immunodeficiency - TREC/KREC analysis and (far) beyond
Lennart Hammarstrom, Sweden
09:00 - 09:30 Personalised prevention of autoimmune diseases: from immunopathogenesis to trials and implementation
Ranjeny Thomas, Australia
09:30 - 10:00 Zooming down on pathogenic autoantibodies in lupus and Sjogren's syndrome by proteomics
Tom Gordon, Australia
10:00 - 11:00 Women's Initiative Morning Tea: Active for Equity (all welcome)
Prof Karen Farquharson (University of Melbourne)
10:00 - 11:00 Morning Tea
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room 7 & 8
Session Symposium 1: Lymphocyte Biology Symposium 2: Stromal Immunology
Session Chair David Tarlinton & Anselm Enders Veronika Lukacs-Kornek & Tracy Heng
1100 - 1102 Introduction Introduction
1102 - 1124 Coordinate Neuropeptide/Group 3 Innate lymphoid Cell Responses Constrain Intestinal Inflammation
Gabrielle Belz
Neural control of leukocyte behaviour and function
Scott Mueller
1124 - 1146 Humoral responses to chronic infections are underpinned by dysregulation of epigenetic complexes
Kim Good-Jacobson
Vasculogenic mimicry in cancer, a deadly imposter
Claudine Bonder
1146 - 1208 Characterisation, Development and Homeostasis of Unconventional T cells
Daniel Pellicci
Abstract 2: Microglia require CD4 T cells to complete maturation and gain synaptic pruning function
Adrian Liston
1208 - 1230 Metabolic hormone leptin regulates follicular helper T cells and associates with individual responses to vaccination
Di Yu
Abstract 279: The lymph node microenvironment unilaterally regulates human T cell activation and differentiation
Anne Fletcher
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room
Riverbank Room
Riverbank Room
7 & 8
12:30 - 14:00 Postgraduate Lecture (13:00 - 13:50)
Jose Villadangos, Australia
ICB/ CTI Board Meeting
Session Workshop 1:
Lymphocyte Biology 1
Workshop 2:
Mucosal &Stromal immunology & the Microbiome
Workshop 3:
Allergy & Clinical Immunology
Wokshop 4:
Tumour Immunology and Immunotherapy
Session Chair Friederike Beberich-Siebelt & Tim Sadlon Colby Zaph & Patrick Hughes Michaela Lucas & William Smith Pilar Dominguez Rodriguez & Tessa Gargett
1400 - 1402 Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction
1402 - 1413 Abstract 355: Regulation of humoral immunity by cytokine-mediated STAT signalling
Stuart Tangye
Abstract 115: High dimensional analysis of intestinal immune cells during helminth infection
Johannes U Mayer
Hemopoietic Processes in Eosinophilic Airways Diseases: Role of TSLP
Judah Denburg
Abstract 47: Defining targets of immune anti-tumour attack and how that can predict the outcome of immune checkpoint blockade therapy.
Bruce Robinson
1413 - 1424 Abstract 265: TFH/TH1 common precursor requires CXCR3-dependent interactions at the T:B border
Joanna Groom
Abstract 302: CD8aa+ Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocytes (IEL) Arise from Two Thymic Precursors and Seed the Intestine in Early Life
Roland Ruscher
Contemporary analysis of functional immune recovery to opportunistic and vaccine-preventable infections after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Harini de Silva
Abstract 14: Effective prevention and treatment of murine acute graft-versus-host disease by donor regulatory T cells
Petra Hoffmann
1424 - 1435 Abstract 221: Gfi1 is a key regulator of NK cell maturation and function.
Qiutong (Angela) Huang
Abstract 208: The lysine methyltransferase DOT1L controls CD4 T cell differentiation and plasticity
Sebastian Scheer
Abstract 182: Diagnosing and treating immune disorders by understanding immune cell health and genomics
Vanessa Bryant
Abstract 128: Effective re-routing of NK cell cytotoxicity against B-cell malignancies upon TCR gene transfer
Laura Morton
1435 - 1446 Abstract 351: DEPDC5 is a metabolic checkpoint regulator in the B cell amino acid-mTORC1 pathway
Jasmine Wilson
Abstract 309: Retinoic acid induces transcriptional downregulation of tissue resident memory genes in T cells
Michael Bramhall
Abstract 174: Predominantly antibody-deficient patients with non-infectious complications have reduced naive B, Treg, Th17 and Tfh17 cells
Emily Edwards
Abstract 179: Natural killer cell function in multiple myeloma patients in response to immunomodulatory therapy
Criselle D'Souza
1446 - 1457 Abstract 93: Activated PI3K Delta Syndrome: T cell intrinsic or extrinsic? Investigating the causes of T cell dysregulation
Julia Bier
Abstract 82: An epigenetic link between the gut microbiome and severity in allergic lung inflammation in mice
Michael Hughes
Abstract 70: Subunit vaccination targeting novel malaria liver-stage epitope confers protection in mice with natural endogenous repertoire
Anna Maria Valencia Hernandez
Abstract 329: Simple and effective tumour immunotherapy using intratumoural Complete Freund's Adjuvant
Aude Fahrer
1457 - 1508 Abstract 137: Regulation of CD8+ T cell exhaustion by the transcription factor Egr2
Ian Parish
Abstract 328: Targeting the gut microbiota to improve the safety and efficacy of agonistic cancer immunotherapies
Stephen Blake
Preethi Eldi
Abstract 330: In vitro and in vivo evaluation of non-functional P2X7 protein (nfP2X7) as a CAR T target for the treatment of solid tumours
Veronika Bandera
1508 - 1519 Abstract 256: IL-21 establishes germinal centre zone distribution by limiting B cell quiescence
Dimitra Zotos
Abstract 295: Unravelling splenic mesenchymal stromal cell heterogeneity and responses to virus infection
Yannick Alexandre
Abstract 296: Experimental hookworm infection as a potential therapy for Coeliac Disease; Results from a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
Paul Giacomin
Abstract 175: Macrophage-derived CXCL9 and CXCL10 are critically required for anti-tumor immune responses following immune checkpoint blockade
Imran House
1519 - 1530 Abstract 246: A two-step molecular mechanism for immune discrimination of tissue dysregulation from normality
Duncan McKenzie
Tracy Heng
Abstract 68: Using adjuvants to enhance T follicular helper cell responses to vaccination in humans
Danika Hill
Abstract 114: Treatment of advanced ovarian cancer with mesothelin-directed CAR T-cells in an orthotopic mouse model
Esther Shoutrop
15:30 - 17:00 Poster Session 1, Halls MN
16:00 - 17:00 Burnet Oration Pre-Session Drinks Sponsored by CSL
Session Plenary 3
Session Chair John Fraser
17:00 - 18:00 Using non-dominant epitopes as a vaccine strategy to counter clonal selection and immune escape
Michael Good, Australia


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