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Frontiers in Mucosal Immunology

The program, centering around the theme Frontiers in Mucosal Immunology, will feature more than 40 scientists and approximately 100 poster presentations. Faculty and oral abstract presenters will share their latest research in areas including:

  • Mucosal vaccines
  • Nanoparticle respiratory virus
  • Tissue resident cells 
  • Viral and fungal immunity 
  • Epithelia and barrier biology
  • Pulmonary epithelia
  • Microbiome
  • Organ crosstalk 
  • Consequences of immunomodulation 

Check back soon for more details! 

Monday, July 20
7:30 - 8:00 am Registration Open 

8:00-8:15 am     

Overview/Introduction

8:15-9:00 am              

Charles Parkos, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School,
United States
Epithelial Barrier

9.00-9:45 am

Jennifer Lund, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center,
United States
Reproductive Immunity

10:15-11:00 am

Cormac Taylor, PhD, University College Dublin,
Ireland
Tissue Microenvironment

11:00 -11:45 am

Kristine Kuhn, MD, PhD, University of Colorado,
United States
Innovative Methods

11:45 am-12:30 pm

Janneke Samsom, PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam,
Netherlands
Oral Tolerance

12:30-1:30 pm

Lunch Break

1:30-2:15 pm

Cara Wilson, MD, University of Colorado,
United States
Microbiome and Mucosal Immunity

2:15-3:00 pm

Edward Janoff, MD, University of Colorado,
United States
Mucosal B Cells

3:00-3.45 pm

Peter Henson, MD, PhD, BVMS, National Jewish Hospital,
United States
Innate Lung Protection

3:45-4:30 pm

Jillian Richmond, PhD University of Massachusetts,
United States
Skin Immunity

5:30 - 6:30 pm Opening Keynote Speaker: Marc Jenkins
6:30 - 8:00 pm Opening Reception

 

Tuesday, July 21
8:30 - 10:00am

Plenary SessionEpithelia and Barrier Biology

 

10:00-10:30 am   

Coffee Break

10:30-11:45 am           

Abstract Presentations

11:45 am-1:30 pm Network & Poster Preview Lunch
1:30-2:45 pm

State of the Art SessionHuman Tissue Resident Cells

2:45 – 3:15 pm Coffee Break     
3:15-4:30 pm

Abstract Presentations

4:30-5:00 pm Break
5:00-6:30 pm Plenary SessionViral and Fungal Mucosal Infections
6:30-8:30 pm

Poster & Exhibit Session

 

Wednesday, July 22
8:30 - 10:00am

Plenary SessionHost-Bacteria; Interactions

10:00-10:30 am   

Coffee Break

10:30-11:45 am           

Abstract Presentations

11:45 am-1:30 pm Network & Poster Preview Lunch
1:30-2:45 pm

State of the Art SessionMucosal Therapies

2:45 – 3:15 pm Coffee Break     
3:15-4:30 pm

Abstract Presentations

4:30-5:00 pm Break
5:00-6:30 pm Plenary SessionMucosal Diseases
6:30-8:30 pm Poster & Exhibit Session

 

Thursday, July 23
8:30 - 10:00am

Plenary SessionMucosal Immunology Over the Ages

10:00-10:30 am   

Coffee Break

10:30 am -12:00 pm           

Plenary SessionImmunomodulation

12:00 -12:30 pm Closing Remarks