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20th Annual Colorado Immunology Conference & Inaugural Colorado Immunology & Microbiology Conference

August 28 - 30, 2019


 
 

The 20th Annual Colorado Immunology Conference and Inaugural Colorado Immunology & Microbiology Conference will be August 28 - 30, 2019 at the Steamboat Grand in Steamboat Springs, CO. 

Registration for the 20th Annual Colorado Immunology Conference has closed. If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Brooke Lydick​ at adrianne.lydick@cuanschutz.edu.​


Vendors, for more information, click here. If you are interested in contributing to the Conference, please contact Andrea Edwards.​

Wednesday, August 28, 2019:
10:00 am - 2:45 pm: Poster & Vendor Session setup
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Pixie Campbell Memorial Keynote Address
          Philippa Marrack, PhD -  Ida & Cecil Green Professor and Chairman,
          Department of Bioedical Research at National Jewish Health,
          Distinguished Professor of Immunology & Microbiology at University of Colorado
          School of Medicine

          "50 Years of T Cells: What you and I have learned"
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Additional  Poster Session setup
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Poster & Vendor Session Part 1
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Break
7:00 pm - 12:00 am: Dinner & Entertainment (This year's theme is 'Fairy Tale'. Details coming soon!)

Thursday, August 29, 2019:
7:30 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:30 am: Session 1 - Slaying the Cancer Dragon - steady be they immune sword
Chair: James DeGregori, PhD
  • Eduardo Davila, PhDTowards developing tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) immunotherapy
  • James Scott-Browne, PhDTranscriptional control of T cell function in tumors​
  • Scott Alper, PhD - To splice or not to splice: TLR signaling, inflammation, and leukemia​
  • Tuoqi Wu, PhDSeeking a Fountain of Youth: transcriptional regulation of stem cell-like T cells
10:30 am - 11:00 am: Break
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Session 2 - Double Double Boil and Trouble: the Real Magic Behind Human Infection
Chair: Kelly Doran, PhD
  • Rosemary Rochford, PhD - Kissed by a Prince: how malaria reactivates EBV from latency
  • Mike Schurr, PhD - Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair: Pseudomonas aeruginosa type IV pili and surface sensing
  • Ed Janoff, MD - Oh My! What a big Capsule you have! Dual Defense against the Pneumococcus
  • Alex Horswill, PhD - Polymicrobial cross-talk on the skin limits MRSA colonization and disease
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Free time!
5:00 pm: Poster & Vendor Session Part 2
7:00 pm: Dinner & State of the Community Address

Friday, August 30, 2019:
7:30 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:30 am: Session 3 - Battling the Big Bad Wolf – the Struggle Between Host and Pathogen/Poster Lightning Talks
10:30 am - 11:00 am: Break
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Session 4 - Autoimmunity.  Beware the Witch…she can turn on you!​
  • Elena Hsieh, MD - The role of a hypomorphic IL2RB in Immune Dysregulation: When an MD meets a PhD
  • Katie H​askins, PhD​ - Induction of antigen-specific tolerance with a hybrid insulin peptide
  • Rachel Friedman, PhD​ - Islet myeloid cells: Gatekeepers, Instigators, and Peacekeepers
  • Leslie Berg, PhD - The tail wagging the dog:  how TCR signaling impacts T cell migration, autoimmunity and host defense

Registration for the 20th Annual Colorado Immunology Conference has closed. If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Brooke Lydick​ at adrianne.lydick@cuanschutz.edu.​


Please contact Brooke Lydick​ if you questions about the conference.