Schedule Outline

Tuesday, July 17

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Principles of Mucosal Immunology Course
Co-Chairs: Nadine Cerf-Bensussan, MD, PhD, INSERM & Cecilia Johansson, PhD, Imperial College London
Topics & SpeakersChallenges at the Mucosal Surfaces in Figures
Nadine Cerf-Bensussan, INSERM & Cecilia Johansson, Imperial College London

Epithelial Cells, Sensor, Messenger and Target of Intraluminal Signals: Duo Comparing Gut and Lung
Hamida Hammad, University of Gent & Kevin Maloy, University of Oxford

Phagocytes & Dendritic Cells
Martin Guilliams, University of Gent

Respective Roles of Innate and Resident T Cells at Mucosal Surfaces
Gérard Eberl, Institut Pasteur

Mechanisms of Oral Tolerance
Oliver Pabst, Aachen University

Homeostatic Immune Responses to the Microbiota in and Outside the Gut
Valerie Gaboriau-Routhiau, Institute Imagine

Intestinal Inflammation in the Light of Genetics, Environment and Epigenetics
Holm Uhlig, University of Oxford

Infection and Inflammation in the Lung
Cecilia Johansson, Imperial College London

Immune Regulation at the Maternofoetal Interface
Francesco Colucci, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, July 18

9:00 AM Opening Keynote Lecture
Yasmine Belkaid, PhD – NIH, USA
10:30 AM Immunbiology of Barrier Surfaces
Clare Lloyd, PhD – Imperial College London, UK
Julie Blander, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
12:15 PM Special Session Featuring Science from China
2:00 PM Microbiota, Early-Life Immunity
and Development of Mucosal Immunity

Kathy McCoy – University of Calgary, Canada
Daniel Mucida, PhD – The Rockefeller University, USA
Thad Stappenbeck, MD, PhD – Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Trevor Lawley, PhD – Sanger Institute, UK
6:00 PM Poster Session

Thursday, July 19

9:00 AM Type 2 Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces
Judi Allen, PhD – The University of Manchester, UK
Rick Maizels – University of Edinburgh Medical School, UK
11:00 AM Ab-mediated Protection from Mucosal Infections
Oliver Pabst, PhD – RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Emma Slack – ETH Zürich Institute für Mikrobiologie, Switzerland
12:30 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM Neuro-Immune Interactions at Mucosal Surfaces
Henrique Veiga-Fernandes, PhD – Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Portugal
David Artis, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
4:00 PM Gene-Environment Interactions and Mucosal Disorders
Nadine Cerf-Bensussan, MD, PhD – INSERM, France
Anne Sperling, PhD – University of Chicago, USA
6:00 PM Poster Session

Friday, July 20

9:00 AM Host-Pathogen Interactions at Mucosal Surfaces
Helen McShane – University of Oxford, UK
Andreas Baumler, PhD – UC Davis School of Medicine, USA
Sarah Gaffen, PhD – University of Pittsburgh, USA
Wolf-Dietrich Hardt, PhD – ETH Zürich, Switzerland
12:30 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM Regulation of Mucosal Inflammation and Tissue Repair
Janneke Samsom, PhD – Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
3:00 PM Closing Keynote Lecture
Fiona Powrie, PhD – Oxford University, UK