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CSI 2019 Program

32nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Immunology

The Banff Centre, Banff, AB

April 12 - 15, 2019

* Preliminary Program *

 

Friday, April 12 / Vendredi 12 Avril

15:00 – 21:00   Registration / Inscriptions (Kinnear 1st Floor Foyer)

15:00 – 21:00   Exhibitor Set-up / Poster Set-up / Installation des affiches (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

16:00 - 20:00   CSI Council Meeting / Réunion du Conseil de la SCI (CSI Council only) (Kinnear Room 206)

16:00 – 18:00   Career Development Session for Trainees (Kinnear Room 103/105)

18:00 – 20:00   Trainee Mixer (Kinnear Room 101)

18:30 - 20:00   Registrants on their own for dinner

20:00   Exhibits Open (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

20:30 – 21:30   Keynote Address:
   
Dr. Shannon Turley
, Staff Scientist, Cancer Immunology, Genentech, San Francisco, CA, USA

21:30 – 23:30   Opening Reception / Réception d’ouverture
Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants

(Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

     

Saturday, April 13 / Samedi 13 Avril

07:00   Registration / Inscriptions (Kinnear 1st Floor Foyer)

07:00 – 09:00   Breakfast / Déjeûner (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Borden Bldg.)
Poster Set-up / Installation des affiches (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

08:30   Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

Sponsored by / Parrrainé par:
BioLegend

09:00 – 11:30   Symposium I: The Impact of Diet on Immunity against Infection and Chronic Disease
    Chairs:
Dr. Irah King, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
Dr. Elena Verdu, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

09:00 - 09:30  

"Diet and Microbiome Contributions to Mucosal Erosion and Spontaneous Inflammation"

Dr. Eric Martens, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

09:30 - 10:00  

"Should You Control the Diet of Your Subjects/Animals in Immunology Studies"

Dr. Catherine Field, Professor, Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

10:00 - 10:30   Refreshment Break / Pause
Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants

(Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

10:30 - 11:00  

"The Impact of Early Life Gut Dysbiosis on the Development of Host Immune Tolerance"

Dr. Eugene Chang, Martin Boyer Professor, Department of Medicine, Associate Section Chief for Research, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

11:00 - 11:30  

"Opportunistic Pathogen Mechanisms that Incite Food Sensitivity"

Dr. Elena Verdu, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

11:30 - 12:00   Sponsor Presentations

12:00   Exhibits Close / Fermenture des kiosques

12:00 – 13:30   Buffet Lunch / Dîner (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Borden Bldg.)

Poster Set-up, Recreation / Installation des affiches, Pause

Sponsored by / Parrrainé par:
Miltenyi Biotec, StemCell Technolgies Inc.

Concurrent Workshops :
14:30 – 16:30   Workshop 1 / Atelier 1
Leukocyte Development, Activation and Signalling

14:30 – 16:30   Workshop 2 / Atelier 2
Host-Pathogen Interactions: From Innate to Adaptive Host Responses

16:30 - 18:00  

CIHR-III/CSI Early Career Investigator Session (Kinnear Room 103/105)

Introduction: Dr. Charu Kaushic, Scientific Director, CIHR - Institute of Infection and Immunity

"Host-Microbiome Interactions as Regulator of Tissue Immune Homeostasis"

Dr. Arthur Mortha, Canada Research Chair in Mucosal Immunology, University of Toronto, CIHR-III Singh Award Recipient (2017)

"Ebola Virus Exploitation of Signalling and Trafficking Pathways During Viral Entry"

Dr. Marceline Côté, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology and Antiviral Therapeutics, University of Ottawa, CIHR-III Bhagirath Singh Award Recipient (2017)

18:00 – 19:30   Buffet Dinner / Souper (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Borden Bldg.)

20:00 – 22:00   1st Poster Session / 1 ère Séance d’affiches (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

20:00 – 22:00   Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

22:00   Exhibits Close / Fermeture des kiosques
Remove Numbered Posters / Retirer les affiches à numéros impaires
 

Sunday, April 14 / Dimanche 14 Avril

07:00 – 08:30   Breakfast / Déjeûner (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Borden Bldg.)
Poster Set-up / Installation des affiches (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

08:30   Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

09:00 – 12:00   Symposium II – Human Immunity: New Insights into Immune Regulation from Tissue Studies
    Chairs:
Dr. Megan Levings, Professor, Department of Surpgery, faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dr. Sarah Crome, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

09:00 - 09:30  

"Skin Resident T Cells in Human Health and Disease"

Dr. Rachael Clark, Shing-Yiu Yip and Cecilia M. Hepp Associate Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Dermatologist, Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

09:30 - 10:00  

"Do Tissue Repair Tregs Exist in Humans?"

Dr. Megan Levings, Professor, Department of Surpgery, faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

10:00 - 10:30  

"B Cells: the Immune System's Secret Weapon to Combat Intratumoral Heterogeneity?"

Dr. Brad Nelson, Director and Distinguished Scientist, Deeley Research Centre, BCCA; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Victoria; Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada

10:30 - 11:00  

Refreshment Break / Pause
Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants

(Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

11:00 - 11:30  

"Human Innate Lymphoid Cells in Health and Disease"

Dr. Sarah Crome, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

11:30 - 12:00  

"Dendritic Cells, Monocytes and Macrophages: From Development to Functions"

Dr. Florent Ginhoux, Senior Principal Investigator and EMBO Young Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR, Singapore

12:00   Exhibits Close / Fermeture des kiosques

12:00 – 13:00   CSI Annual General Meeting / Assemblée Générale de la SCI (Kinnear Room 103/105)

12:00 – 13:30   Lunch / Dîner (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Bordon Bldg.)

Poster Set-up / Installation des affiches

Sponsored by / Parrrainé par:
Miltenyi Biotec, StemCell Technolgies Inc.
Concurrent Workshops:
13:30 – 15:30   Workshop 3 / Atelier 3
Immune-Mediated Diseases: Tolerance, Autoimmunity and Inflammation

13:30 – 15:30   Workshop 4 / Atelier 4
Tumor Immunology, Immunotherapy and Vaccination

13:30 - 15:30   Workshop 5 / Atelier 5
Human Immunology

15:45 – 17:45   2nd Poster Session / 2ème Séance d’affiches (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

15:45 – 17:45   Meet the Exhibitors / Rencontre des exposants (Kinnear Room 201/203/205)

17:45   Exhibits Close / Fermeture des kiosques
Remove Posters / Retirer les affiches

17:45 – 18:45  

Bernhard Cinader Award Lectureship / Conférence du prix Bernhard Cinader
(Max Bell Auditorium)

Dr. Jean S. Marshall
Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
Dalhousie University

"Building Bridges with Mast Cells"

19:00 – 22:30   Banquet Dinner / Banquet (Kinnear Room 103/105)

21:00   Presentation of Investigator Awards and Travel/Poster Awards / Présentation de bourses de voyages et prix des chereheurs

 

Monday, April 15 / Lundi 15 Avril

07:00 – 09:00   Breakfast / Déjeuner (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Borden Bldg.)

09:00 – 12:00   Symposium III: Recent Advances in Neuroimmunology
    Chairs:
Dr. Jen Gommerman, Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Dr. Shannon Dunn, Associate Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
09:00 - 09:30  

"Adolescent Obesity and MS Risk: Modelling Impact of Obesogenic Diet on T Helper Immunity in Mice"

Dr. Shannon Dunn, Associate Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

09:30 - 10:00  

"Interplay Between CD4 and CD8 T Cells in Shaping Central Nervous System Autoimmunity"

Dr. Joan Goverman, Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

10:00 - 10:30  

"Environmental Control of Astrocyte Pathogenic Activities"

Dr. Francisco J. Quintana, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

10:30 - 11:00  

Refreshment Break / Pause (Kinnear 2nd Floor Foyer)

11:00 - 11:30  

"Harnessing the Benefits of Inflammation for Neural Repair"

Dr. V. Wee Yong, Professor and Head, Translational Neuroscience, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

11:30 - 12:00  

"B Cells in Neuroinflammation - Friend or Foe?"

Dr. Jen Gommerman, Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

12:00 – 13:30   Lunch / Dîner (Vistas Dining Room - Sally Borden Bldg.)

14:00   Meeting Ends / Fin de la Conférence