The NEIC 2019 website for the 45th Annual New England Immunology Conference is now open for registration! We have an outstanding roster of speakers lined up, with more to be added from the poster abstracts. The program will also include Sunday afternoon Career Opportunity Lunch and a Saturday evening Poster Session where awards will be given for both Poster Pitches and Poster presentations.
Organizers: Susan L. Swain, Ann Rothstein and Michelle Kelliher, UMMS
September 1 - All postdoctoral and predoctoral trainees who register by this date will be entered into a raffle for $100 travel awards that will be presented at the end of each session.
September 16, 2019 - This is the final registration date for attendees who would like to have their abstracts considered for an oral presentation. Trainees, please remember to also have your mentor send a letter of support to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 23, 2019 - Final Registration Deadline and Final Poster Registration Deadline
PLEASE NOTE the FOLLOWING:
Discounted Rates for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Trainees
Full Registration (includes Saturday night Lodging, 3 Meals from Lunch Saturday to Breakfast Sunday, and all coffee breaks and the Beer Tasting)
Friday night lodging also available (See table below)
Travel Awards: Trainees (both GS and PD) who register by September 1 will be entered into a Raffle for Travel Awards covering the above fees.
HOUSING - Housing at MBL includes rooms in the newer Swope Center or in the more historical dorms. Rooms in Swope will be assigned first, so if that is your preference, PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! Free parking in designated lots - see map under "Getting There".
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00-12:30 PM - Session I. Chair – Ann Rothstein. Innate Immune Triggers of Immunity
Lee Quinten (Boston Univ ) Liver Function at the Interface of Pneumonia and Sepsis
Vijay Rathinam (UConn Health School of Medicine) Innate Immune Responses to Intracellular LPS: Pyroptosis & Beyond
Julie Blander (Cornell Univ) Non-Canonical Pathway of Cross-Presentation
Short Talks from Abstracts
1:45-2:45 PM - Keynote Address
Kate Fitzgerald (UMMS) Regulation of Inflammatory Responses
2:45-5:45 PM - Session II. Chair – Suzy Swain. New Insights into Adaptive Immune Regulation
Andrew Wang (Yale University) Metabolic Control of Tissue Tolerance to Inflammation
Mark Shlomchik (Univ of Pittsburgh) Signaling and Selection in Germinal Center B Cells.
Joao Pereira (Yale Univ) Cell Circuits, B cells, and Systemic Responses to Microbial Infections
Donna Farber (Columbia Univ). Human T cell Immunity: from Tissues to Single Cells
Short Talks from Abstracts, Poster Pitches
Sunday, October 13, 2019
9:00-12:30 PM - Session III. Chair Michelle Kelliher. Immune and Inflammatory Responses to Cancer
Michelle Kelliher (UMMS) Cell Death and Inflammation in the Development of Hepatocellular carcinoma
Nikhil Joshi (Yale Univ) Developing Genetically Engineered Animal Models to Investigate Cancer Immunology
Kai Wucherpfennig (DFCI and HMS) Mechanisms of Resistance to Cancer Immunotherapy
Hidde Ploegh (Boston Children’s Hospital) Immune Defenses made Transparent
Short Talks from Abstracts
Prizes, Career Opportunities Luncheon and Talkj