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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 - Tuesday


Tuesday 10 December
07:00 - 08:00 Fun Run
08:00 - 17:00 Registration Open
Location Hall L - Plenary
Session Plenary 4: The adaptable immune system
Session Chair Phil Hodgkin & Anne La Flamme
0830 - 0900 A Breath of Fresh Air in Intestinal Homeostasis
Richard Flavell, USA
0900 - 0930 Towards a Cure for HIV infection: understanding and eliminating HIV latency
Sharon Lewin, Australia
0930 - 1000 Memory-type pathogenic Th2 (Tpath2) cells in airway inflammation
Toshinori Nakayama, Japan
1000 - 1030 ILC mediated regulation of CD8+ T cells
Pamela Ohashi, Canada
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room
7 & 8
Session Symposium 3: Immune system activation and antigen presentation Symposium 4: Systems immunology
Session Chair Stella Autenreith & Chris Andoniou Julia Elyard & Damon Tumes
1100 - 1102 Introduction Introduction
1102 - 1124 Unexpected New Functions of the Cells and Molecules Involved in Antigen Presentation
Jose Villadangos
A bioinformatic approach to human immunology
Barbara Fazekas de St Groth
1124 - 1146 Understanding Innate Immune Mechanisms Dictating Vaccine Responses
Karin Lore
Using 3D genomics to map gene regulation and genetic risk
Simon Barry
1146 - 1208 Flexible use of different cell death pathways ensures host protection against intracellular bacterial pathogens
Sammy Bedoui
Abstract 261: Sex-specific adipose tissue imprinting of regulatory T cells
Ajithkumar Vasanthakumar
1208 - 1230 Abstract 140: Regulatory networks controlling the diversification of the dendritic cell lineages
Stephen Nutt
Abstract 237: Chromatin dynamics, transcriptional programs and cell division rates integrate to ensure optimal virus-specific T cell differentiation.
Stephen Turner
1230 - 1400 Lunch
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room
5
Riverbank Room
6
Riverbank Room
7 & 8
1230 - 1400 ASI AGM
Session Workshop 1: Lymphocyte Biology 2 Workshop 2: Soluble mediators of immunity Workshop 3: Autoimmunity Wokshop 4: Infection & Immunity 1
Session Chair Helen McGuire & Steffen Stenger Dave Yip & Joanna Groom Anne Breustle & Stefanie Kuerten Anca Dorhoi & Warwick Britton
1400 - 1402 Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction
1402 - 1413 Abstract 203: A divergent transcriptional landscape underpins the development and functional branching of MAIT cells
Hui Fern Koay
Abstract 78: Context-dependent functions of IL-2 in driving differential cellular circuits
Carly Whyte
Abstract 283: THE EFFECTS OF GERMLINE STAT3-ACTIVATING MUTATIONS FROM AUTOIMMUNITY AND LYMPHOID MALIGNANCY ON MOUSE AND HUMAN CD8 T CELLS
Etienne Masle-farquar
gdT Cell in CMV infection
Thomas Winkler
1413 - 1424 Abstract 197: Differential targeting of IFN-γ- and IL-17-producing tissue-resident memory CD8+ T cells
Simone Park
Abstract 63: MHC II and Complement C3 in the homeostasis of Dendritic Cells
Patrick Schriek
Abstract 240: Molecular mimicry between bacterial and gluten derived peptides implicates bacteria as environmental risk factor in Celiac disease
Jan Petersen
Abstract 34: Identification of a novel host-therapeutic target:
GPR183 regulates interferons and bacterial growth during M. tuberculosis infection
Katharina Ronacher
1424 - 1435 Differential surface phenotype and context-dependent reactivity of functionally diverse NKT cells
Garth Cameron
Abstract 145: A map of CXCR3 ligands reveals distinct intranodal niches for CD8 effector and stem-like memory cells
Brigette Duckworth
Abstract 155: Single cell analysis reveals that CD8+ T cell tolerance induces a distinct differentiation state
Willem Van Der Byl
Abstract 116: A novel population of Memory-activated NK cells associated with low parasite burden in malaria-exposed sickle-cell trait individuals
Denise Doolan
1435 - 1446 Abstract 272: Differential Sensitivity to Homeostatic Signals Correlates with Differential Survival of Antigen-Naïve CD8 T Cells with Age
Kylie Quinn
Abstract 102: IL-33-mediated mast cell activation promotes gastric cancer
Moritz Eissmann
Abstract 152: HLA-C*06:02 restricted antigen triggers in psoriasis
Asolina Braun
Abstract 138: The local microenvironment drives the identity of tissue-resident memory T cells
Susan Christo
1446 - 1457 Abstract 235: NF-KAPPAB-DEPENDENT FUNCTIONS OF HUMAN LYMPHOCYTES REVEALED THROUGH ANALYSING INBORN ERRORS OF IMMUNITY
Tina Nguyen
Abstract 164: ACUTE IN VIVO INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES ARE ELEVATED IN NEW MOUSE AVATARS OF THE AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASE MEVALONATE KINASE DEFICIENCY
Oliver Skinner
Abstract 358: Machine learning applied to whole-blood RNA-sequencing data uncovers distinct subsets of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
William Figgett
Abstract 325: CXCR5+CD8+ T Cells Shape the Antibody Response to Influenza A Virus
Tim Tyllis
1457 - 1508 Abstract 202: FoxP3+ regulatory T cells require MCL-1 function for cell survival, but not metabolism, to maintain immune homeostasis
Alissa Robbins
Abstract 53: Uncovering new roles for macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF)
James Harris
Abstract 154: Characterisation of phenotypical and functional changes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells following narrowband UVB phototherapy in people with clinically isolated syndrome Stephanie Trend Abstract 173: Unravelling the Roles of Group 1 Innate Lymphoid Cells in Chronic Viral Infection Iona Schuster
1508 - 1519 Abstract 75: The Role of Type I Regulatory Cells in the Regulation of the Immune Response to Influenza A Infection
Caitlin Abbott
Abstract 46: Therapeutic blockade of TGF-beta superfamily members improves NK cell function and anti-tumour immunity
Fernando Souza-Fonseca-Guimaraes
Abstract 310: The JAK1-selective inhibitor ABT-317 reverses newly-diagnosed autoimmune diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice
Tingting Ge
Abstract 40: The human gamma delta T-cell receptor (TCR) is poised to communicate Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection
Anouk von Borstel
1519 - 1530 Abstract 171: Heterochromatin loss as a molecular driver of age-related immune dysfunction
Christine Keenan
Abstract 185: Pro-inflammatory macrophages impair responses to acute muscle injury in the elderly
Connie Jackaman
Abstract 277: The histone acetyltransferase KAT7 is required for AIRE-mediated peripheral tissue antigen expression and thymic tolerance.
Daniel Gray
Abstract 97: Early development of precursor exhausted T cells (TPEX) is driven by high amounts of antigen
Daniel Utzschneider
Session
1530 - 1700
Poster Session 2, Halls MN
Location Hall L - Plenary
Session Plenary 5: New Investigator Award sponsored by Pfizer
Session Chair Carola Vinuesa & Cindy Ma
1700 - 1702 Introduction
1702 - 1713 Abstract 245: Developing syngeneic NOD tumor models to profile immunotoxicity and anti-tumor immunity in response to cancer immunotherapies in autoimmune-prone mice
Arabella Young
1714 - 1724 Abstract 92: DENDRITIC CELL RECOGNITION OF S. AUREUS IS IMPEDED THROUGH THE ACQUISITION OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE MUTATIONS AFFECTING THE BACTERIAL CELL MEMBRANE
Timothy Patton
1724 - 1735 Abstract 109: Macrophages mediate vascular remodelling required to establish pregnancy in mice
Holly Groome
1735 - 1746 Abstract 148: Follicular Helper T Cells Re-Sensitise GC B Cells To IL-21 For Plasma Cell Differentiation
Zhian Chen
1746 - 1757 Abstract 331: The cryo-EM structure of the cell-surface receptor DEC205 reveals a conformational control-mechanism for antigen detection by dendritic cells
Benjamin Gully
1757 - 1808 Abstract 251: Class-Switch Recombination Occurs Infrequently in Germinal Centres
Jonathan Roco
1808 - 1819 Abstract 65: A novel co-vaccination strategy for cross-reactive immunity against influenza A & pneumococcal infections
Shannon David
1819 - 1830 Abstract 321: NK cell-derived GM-CSF potentiates autoantibody-induced inflammatory arthritis and is negatively regulated by CIS
Cynthia Louis
1930 - 2200 Student Social Function, Distill Cocktail and Wine Bar

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