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Immunology and Microbiology
 

2014 Colorado Immunology Conference

September 10-12, 2014


 
Registration of the conference is now closed, if you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Brooke Petro.
 
​Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center
620 Village Road
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424

Wednesday, September 10, 2014:

10:00 am - 2:45 pm: Poster & Vendor Session setup - Peak 5
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Pixie Campbell Memorial Keynote Address - Peaks 1-4
          Diane E. Griffin, MD, PhD - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
          "Viral disease and the immune response"

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Additional  Poster Session setup - Peak 5
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Poster & Vendor Session Part 1 - Peak 5
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Break
7:00 pm - 12:00 am: Dinner & Entertainment (We are having a Pirate theme!) - Peaks 1-4

Thursday, September 11, 2014:

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast - Spencer's Restaurant (Voucher required)
8:30 am - 10:30 am: Session 1 - Peaks 1-4
          Session Chair: John Kappler, PhD
          Roberta Pelanda, PhD - Tampering with B cell selection
          Jordan Jacobelli, PhD - Actin-Myosin cytoskeleton regulation of lymphocyte trafficking in health
                    and disease
          Jing Wang, PhD - The Signaling Control of Antibody Class Switch Recombination
          Laurent Gapin, PhD - NKT cell development 
10:30 am - 11:00 am: Break
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Session 2 - Peaks 1-4
          Session Chair: Linda van Dyk, PhD
          Mario Santiago, PhD - Immunology of HIV-1 Restriction Factors
          Andres Vasquez-Torres, DVM, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of nitric oxide-dependent
                    antimicrobial activity of macrophages
          Cara Wilson, MD - How HIV "Guts" the Immune System: Linking an Altered Microbiome to
                    Inflammation
          Tem Morrison, PhD - New insight into the clearance and presistence of arthritogenic
                    alphaviruses

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Free time
6:00 pm: Dinner & State of the Department Address - Peaks 1-4
7:30 pm: Poster & Vendor Session Part 2 - Peak 5

Friday, September 12, 2014:

7:15 am - 8:00 am: Breakfast -Spencer's Restaurant (Voucher required)
8:00 am - 10:00 am: Session 3 - Peaks 1-4
          Session Chair: Brian O'Connor, PhD
          Poster Session Award Winners
10:00 am - 10:30 am: Break
10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Session 4 - Peaks 1-4
          Session Chair: Jim Hagman, PhD
          Michael Strong, PhD - Genomic and Computational Approaches to Mycobacterial and
                    Other Respiratory Diseases
          Catherine Lozupone, PhD - T regulatory cell inducing bacteria in the human gut microbiota:
                    Who are they?
          Jill Slansky, PhD - A rapid high-throughput low-cost single-cell emulsion RT-PCR method for
                    determination of alpha-beta TCR pairs
          Gongyi Zhang, PhD - Demethylase, Demethylase, and Demethylase


Registration of the conference is now closed, if you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Brooke Petro.