Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases

  • Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases Retreat

    The Center for Immunology and Immune-Based Disease's 6th Annual Retreat will take place August 2017. Keep checking back for updates!

    Last years plenary speakers were Dr. Cathryn Nagler from the University of Chicago and Dr. Joel Swanson from the University of Michigan.

  • 2016 Retreat Agenda

    Thursday, August 18th, 2016

    8:15-8:45 am Registration
    8:45-9:00 am Introduction
    9:00-10:00 am Plenary Speaker - Dr. Cathryn Nagler, University of Chicago, “Regulation of allergic responses to food by commensal bacteria”
    10:00-10:30 am Coffee Break
    10:30-11:30 am Plenary Speaker - Dr. Joel Swanson, University of Michigan, “Roles for macropinocytosis in host defense”
    11:30-11:50 am Abstract Talk 1 - Michael Zhang, GML inhibits human T cell signaling, metabolism, and function by disrupting lipid dynamics
    11:50-12:10 pm Abstract Talk 2 - Alicia Walls, TRAF3 regulates Csk and PTPN22 to enhance TCR signaling
    12:10-12:30 pm Abstract Talk 3 - Derek Danahy, Polymicrobial sepsis alters function of tissue resident memory CD8 T cells
    12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
    1:30-1:50 pm Abstract Talk 4 - Lauren Kinkead, Elucidation of the mechanism of apoptosis inhibition by Francisella tularensis
    1:50-2:10 pm Abstract Talk 5 - Jennifer Barr, The role of regulatory T cells in salivary gland autoimmunity
    2:10-2:30 pm Abstract Talk 6 - Diogo Valadares, Involvement of the non-inflammasome forming Nlrp12 in murine visceral leishmaniasis
    2:30-3:30 pm Poster Session 1 (odd numbers)
    3:30-3:45 pm Break
    3:45-4:45 pm Poster Session 2 (even numbers)
    4:45-6:00 pm Reception/Social hour