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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 - Wednesday

Wednesday 11 December
0730 - 0830 Riverbank Room 5
Illumina Breakfast Workshop
08:00 - 17:00 Registration Open
Location Hall L - Plenary
Session Plenary 6: Microenvironmental impacts on the immune system
Session Chair Philip Hansbro & Sarah Robertson
0830 - 0900 Shaping of microbial landscape and systemic biochemistry by PD-1
Sidonia Fagarasan, Japan
0900 - 0930 Dysbiotic drift and the crisis of immune disease: the need for ecological solutions to the NCD crisis
Susan Prescott, Australia
0930 - 1000 New player of homeostasis in the mammalian immune system
Joachim Schultze, Germany
1000 - 1030 IL-17 controls CNS autoimmunity through the intestinal microbiome
Ari Waisman, Germany
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room
7 & 8
Session Symposium 5: Inflammation, cytokines & Innate immunity Symposium 6: Cancer immunology
Session Chair Iain Comerford & Matt Sweet Misty Jenkins & Shaun McColl
1100 - 1102 Introduction Introduction
1102 - 1124 Extracellular Vesicles in the Immunopathology of Infectious Diseases
Georges Grau
Mechanobiology of cytotoxic T lymphocyte and tumour cell movements and interactions
Maté Biro
1124 - 1146 Complement Receptor Immunoglobulin: a control point in infection and immunity and inflammation
Antonio Ferrante
T cell heterogeneity in colorectal cancer: inhibition, activation and regulation
Roslyn Kemp
1146 - 1208 The innate immune pathway for neuroinflammation in ALS
Seth Masters
Abstract 317: New targets for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell therapy of glioblastoma
Lisa Ebert
1208 - 1230 Spatio-temporal regulation of innate immune signalling in macrophages
Antje Blumenthal
Impact of virally-derived components in anti-tumoral immune response
Carole Bourquin
1230 - 1400 Lunch
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room
Riverbank Room
7 & 8
Session BD Science Communication Workshop Biolegend Seminar Education SIG Workshop
Session Chair Susan Pizzutto & Ries Langley Samy Sakkal
1230 - 1240 Abstract 130: Building an army against tuberculosis
Catriona Nguyen-robertson
Biolegend seminar: Peter Smibert Developing a consensus curriculum in immunology and building teacher resources for medical schools in Sri Lanka
Natkunam Ketheesan
1240 - 1250 Abstract 268: Collateral damage: Preventing side-effects from cancer immunotherapies
Arabella Young
1250 - 1300 Abstract 123: Misleading memory: how the humoral immune response is dysregulated in response to chronic viral infection
Lucy Cooper
Teaching with Tee's: A novel kinaesthetic teaching strategy for undergraduate immunology teaching
Samy Sakkal
1300 - 1310 Abstract 339: Regulation of neonatal T cell maturation by protein kinase Cζ to prevent their development into cells with a propensity to manifest the Th2 response and allergy
Khallida Perveen
1310 - 1320 Abstract 194: On a sugar rush: immune cells accelerate cancer in the elderly
Lelinh Duong
Development and evaluation of an interactive simulation to teach undergraduate immunology students all stages of monoclonal (mAb) production
Maurizio Costabile
1320 - 1330 Abstract 36: Calling all T cells: immune consequences of BRAF inhibitor therapy in melanoma
Madeleine Massy-Westrop
Location Hall L - Plenary Riverbank Room
Riverbank Room
Riverbank Room
7 & 8
Session Workshop 1: Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy 2 Workshop 2: Best of ICB/CTI Workshop 3: Innate Immunity Wokshop 4: Infection & Immunity 2
Session Chair Stanley Yu & Connie Jackaman Anne La Flamme & Rajiv Khanna Seth Masters & Katrina Binger Stefanie Scheu & Bernadette Saunders
1400 - 1402 Introduction Introduction of talks by Anne La Flamme
(1400 – 1403)
Introduction Introduction
1402 - 1413 Abstract 91: Investigating the role of tumour-associated T cells in human colorectal cancer liver metastases.
Kevin Aaron Fenix
Abstract 323: Cbl-b regulates the activation threshold of Natural Killer cell metabolism
Lizeth Meza Guzman
Abstract 99: Microbiota-derived butyrate promotes metabolism and memory potential of effector CD8+ T cells
Annabell Bachem
1413 - 1424 Abstract 69: Overcoming tumour heterogeneity by engaging host immunity to enhance chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy of solid cancers
Junyun Lai
Chronically stimulated human MAIT cells are unexpectedly potent IL-13 producers
Jason Kelly
(1403 – 1417)
Abstract 156: Tetraspanin CD82 integrates macrophage differentiation, morphology and metabolism
Mark Wright
Abstract 31: Reconsidering the importance of virulence in recombinant BCG strains to enhance protection against tuberculosis
Andreas Kupz
1424 - 1435 Abstract 301: A phase 1 clinical trial of GD2-specific CAR-T cells in solid cancer patients
Tessa Gargett
Memory regulatory T cells home to the lung and control influenza A virus infection
Chunni Lu
(1417 – 1431)
Abstract 231: Programmed cell death-1 Ligand 2 is a regulator of immunological diseases
Michelle Wykes
Abstract 48: Investigating B cell selection and mutation to neutralise antigens mimicking self
Deborah Burnett
1435 - 1446 Abstract 113: A systematic approach to identify B cell malignancy specific TCRs for a multi-antigen targeting T cell therapeutic
Miranda Meeuwsen
CARD11 is dispensable for homeostatic responses and suppressive activity of peripherally induced FOXP3 + regulatory T cells
Daniel Gray
(1516 – 1530)
Abstract 193: Uncovering mammary gland-resident macrophages by 3D and intravital imaging
Caleb Dawson
Abstract 100: Combination therapy with soluble TNF receptor and neuraminidase inhibitor ameliorates influenza A virus-induced pneumonia and affords complete protection
Guna Karupiah
1446 - 1457 Abstract 273: Epigenetic silencing of MHC class I antigen processing and presentation enables immune evasion in cancer
Christina Sparbier
Introduction of talks by Rajiv Khanna
(1445 – 1448)
Abstract 213: Examining chromosome distribution and characteristics in mammalian neutrophils using chromosome paint
Timothy M Johanson
Abstract 223: Lung-resident memory B cells induced by influenza infection in mice exhibit a distinct transcriptional profile and anatomical localisation compared to those from secondary lymphoid sites
Adam Wheatley
1457 - 1508 Abstract 144: Tissue-specific differences in the tumor microenvironment influence responses to immunotherapy
Amanda Oliver
Analysis of serum interleukin (IL)-1a, IL-1b and IL-18 in patients with systemic sclerosis
James Harris
(1448 – 1502)
Abstract 118: Distinct Metabolic Profiles in Differentially Educated NK Cell Populations
Andrew Highton
Abstract 96: Mycobacterium tuberculosis exploits WNT6-induced acetyl-CoA carboxylase-2 driven perturbation of host lipid homeostasis to facilitate growth in macrophages
Norbert Reiling
1508 - 1519 Abstract 59: Natural killer cells suppress T cell-associated tumor-immune evasion
Andrew Freeman
Novel differential linear B-cell epitopes to identify Zika and dengue virus infections in patients
Lisa Ng
(1502 – 1516)
Abstract 267: A novel method for detecting neutrophil extracellular traps
Rececca Buckland
Abstract 234: Dead virus priming – CD8+ T cell responses to inactive virus
Sarah Croft
1519 - 1530 Abstract 342: Preclinical validation of a novel CAR-T cell therapy targeting the non-functional form of the P2X7 receptor
Jade Foeng
Platelets regulate leukocyte responses to Toll-like receptor stimulation
Kathryn Hally
(1431 – 1445)
Abstract 371: Modelling sterile inflammation using syngenic and allogenic models of heterotopic heart transplantation
Michaela Lucas
Abstract 241: A tnfaip3 allelic series tunes A20 phosphorylation trading tolerance for higher immunity
Nathan Zammit
1530 - 1700
Poster Session 3, Halls MN
1700 - 1800
Plenary 7: Lafferty Debate Of Mice and Men – are mice relevant models for human disease?
Moderator: Stuart Tangye
Phil Hansbro
Gabrielle Belz
Cameron Bastow
Connie Jackaman
Colby Zaph
Johannes Mayer
1930 - 2230 Scientific Meeting Dinner, Panorama Ballroom, ACC


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