12th International Symposium on Molecular Cell Biology of Macrophages 2003


プログラム(6月19日, 木曜日)

PDF file of the program for oral sessions are available (Download, 60KB).

08:30- Registration and Poster Mounting

Opening Remarks
by Kenjiro Matsuno (Dokkyo Univ, Tochigi)

09:10-12:10 Session 1: Role of Macrophages/DCs in Allergy and Autoimmune Diseases
(Organizers: Susumu Ikehara & Richard Burt)

09:10-09:50 Autoimmune diseases as stem cell disorders: Abnormalities of hemopoietic cells including dendritic cells.
Susumu Ikehara (Kansai Medical Univ, Osaka)

09:50-10:30 The plasmacytoid dendritic cell and CpG oligonucleotides in immunotherapy.
Günther Hartmann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ Munich, Germany)

10:30-10:50 Coffee Break

10:50-11:30 Pathogenesis of Guillain-Barré syndrome subsequent to Campylobacter jejuni enteritis.
Nobuhiro Yuki (Dokkyo Univ, Tochigi)

11:30-12:10 Effect of hematopoietic cytokines in autoimmune diseases.
Richard Burt (Northwestern Univ Medical Center, Chicago, USA)

Lunch and Poster Viewing

13:10-16:55 Session 2: Role of Spleen in the Host Defence
(Organizers: John Kearney & Kenjiro Matsuno)

13:10-13:50 Still unresolved mysteries of the spleen.
Kenjiro Matsuno (Dokkyo Univ, Tochigi)

13:50-14:20 Structure of mouse spleen investigated by hyper-spectral imaging.
Hiromichi Tsurui (Juntendo Univ, Tokyo)

14:20-14:40 Coffee Break

14:40-15:20 Signals and cells for memory CD4 T cells.
Peter Lane (Birmingham Univ, UK)

15:20-16:00 Marginal zone B cells: Development and function.
John Kearney (Univ Alabama at Birmingham, USA)

16:00-16:15 Coffee Break

16:15-16:55 The spleen response to Leishmania donovani: a model for examining the varied roles of macrophages and DC in infectious disease.
Paul Kaye (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK)

16:55-17:05 Business Meeting

Poster Session with Cheese and Wine (Free Drinks)

Get-Together Party

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