Scientific Program

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Saturday, April 27th 2019
HALL A
08:30 - 10:30 REGISTRATION
10:30 - 12:00 OPENING CEREMONY AND SOCIAL EVENTS

Chairs: Barbaros ORAL, Gunnur DENIZ
12:00 - 13:00 CONFERENCE OPENING PLENARY LECTURE

Chairs: Barbaros ORAL, Ihsan GURSEL

REGNASE-1, AN ENDORIBONUCLEASE INVOLVED IN INFLAMMATION AND IMMUNE RESPONSES
SHIZUO AKIRA (JPN)
13:00 - 14:30 LUNCH AND BREAK
13:00 - 14:30
SATTELITE SYMPOSIUM
  SESSION 1

INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND VACCINE ADJUVANTS


Chairs: Gunnur DENIZ, Derya UNUTMAZ
14:30 - 15:00 DEEP LEARNING OF VACCINE BY MACHINE AND IMMUNOLOGY
KEN J. ISHII (JPN)
15:00 - 15:30 PREVENTIVE AND THERAPEUTIC LEISHMANIA VACCINE DEVELOPMENT
MAYDA GURSEL (TUR)
15:30 - 15:45 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
15:45 - 16:00 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
16:00 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
  SESSION 2

B-CELL IMMUNITY: RECENT DISCOVERIES AND THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES


Chairs: Guher SARUHAN-DIRESKENELI, Mubeccel AKDIS
16:30 - 17:00 ALLERGEN SPECIFIC B-CELL RESPONSES IN A HUMAN MODEL OF HIGH-DOSE ALLERGEN EXPOSURE
WILLEM VAN DE VEEN (SUI)
17:00 - 17:30 NOVEL B-CELL SUBSETS AND IMMUNE TOLERANCE
MUBECCEL AKDIS (SUI)
17:30 - 17:45 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
17:45 - 18:00 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
18:00 - 20:30 WELCOME COCTAIL & POSTER SESSIONS
20.30 - 23:00 SPEAKERS' DINNER
Sunday, 28 April 2019
HALL A
07:30 - 08:00 RATIONAL DRUG USAGE
IHSAN GURSEL (TUR)
  SESSION 3

IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Chairs: Mayda GURSEL, Yildiz CAMCIOGLU
08:00 - 08:30 ACCURATE MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS TRANSLATES INTO BETTER TREATMENTS IN PIDs: A MARMARA EXPERIENCE
ELIF KARAKOC (TUR)
08:30 - 09:00 EXOSOMES MODULATE SEVERITY AND PERSISTENCE OF IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION IN PRIMARY IMMUNE DEFICIENCIES
IHSAN GURSEL (TUR)
09:00 - 09:15 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
09:15 - 09:30 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
09:30 - 10:00 COFFEE BREAK
  SESSION 4

NOVEL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS IN CANCER

Chairs: Tolga SUTLU, Gerhard WINGENDER
10:00 - 10:30 THE ROLE OF INTERFERON REGULATORY FACTORS DURING T-CELL SUBSET DIFFERENTIATION
MICHEAL LOHOFF (GER)
10:30 - 11:00 THEMES ON THE FUNCTION AND PLASTICITY OF iNKT CELL SUBSETS
GERHARD WINGENDER (TUR)
11:00 - 11:30 REVISITING HELPER T CELL ACTIVATION IN CANCER
GUNES ESENDAGLI (TUR)
  SESSION 5

CANCER IMMUNE THERAPY: RECENT PROSPECTS

Chairs: Dicle GUC, Michael LOHOFF
11:30 -12:00 NANOSCALING THE ORGANIZATION AND SIGNALING OF THE T CELL ANTIGEN RECEPTOR FOR IMMUNOTHERAPY
HANNES STOCKINGER (AUT)
12:00 - 12:30 DIETARY AND EPIGENETIC REGULATION OF CANCER AND IMMUNITY
SEMIR BEYAZ (USA)
12:30 - 12:45 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
12:45 - 13:00 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH AND BREAK
  SESSION 6

IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND MICROBIOME

Chairs: Sefik Sanal ALKAN, Pablo ENGEL
14:00 - 14:30 DECIPHERING THE HUMAN IMMUNE LANDSCAPE AND MICROBIOTA FOR PRECISION MEDICINE
DERYA UNUTMAZ (USA)
14:30 - 15:00 ROLE OF MICROBIOME, INCREASED GUT PERMEABILITY AND SECRETORY IgA IN KAWASAKI DISEASE VASCULITIS
MOSHE ARDITI (USA)
15:00 - 15:15 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
15:15 - 15:30 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
  SESSION 7

GENETIC MANIPULATION OF IMMUNE SYSTEM

Chairs: Arzu ARAL, Carolina ARANCIBIA
16:00 - 16:30 CD48 VIRAL HOMOLOGS AS NOVEL MANIPULATORS OF IMMUNITY
PABLO ENGEL (ESP)
16:30 - 17:00 GENOMIC SIGNATURES OF HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM AGING
DUYGU UCAR (USA)
17:00 - 17:15 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
17:15 - 17:30 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
  SESSION 8

RECENT TRENDS IN AUTOIMMUNITY AND AUTOINFLAMMATION RESEARCH

Chairs: Moshe ARDITI, Duygu UCAR
17:30 -18:00 HOST-MICROBIAL INTERACTIONS IN IBD AND OBESITY
CAROLINA ARANCIBIA (UK)
18:00 - 18:15 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
18:15 - 18:30 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
18:30 - 19:00 SPECIAL LECTURE: THE 10TH SYMPHONY PLAYED BY THE IMMUNE ORCHESTRA
SEFIK ALKAN (SUI)
19:00 - 20:30 TSI GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING
20:45 - 22:00 MEET THE EDITORS: HOW TO PUBLISH IN HIGH IMPACT IMMUNOLOGY JOURNALS
AKDIS (Moderator), AKIRA, RADBRUCH
Monday, 29 April 2019
HALL A
  SESSION 9

ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY: EMERGING THERAPIES

Chairs: Ayca SAYI YAZGAN, Andrey TCHORBANOV
08:30 - 09:00 EPITHELIAL BARRIER HYPOTHESIS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASES
CEZMI AKDIS (SUI)
09:00 - 09:30 IMMUNE REGULATORY FUNCTION OF BACTERIALLY-ACTIVATED B-CELLS
AYCA SAYI YAZGAN (TUR)
09:30 - 09:45 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
09:45 - 10:00 Selected Oral Presentation
TBA
10:00 - 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
  CONGRESS PHOTO SHOOT
  SESSION 10

IMMUNITY TO INFECTION: NEW TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Chairs: Gulderen YANIKKAYA-DEMIREL, Halis AKALIN
10:30 - 11:00 MYSTERIOUS INTERACTION OF PLASMODIUM PARASITES WITH THEIR HOSTS
CEVAYIR COBAN (JPN)
11:00 - 11:30 TARGETING OF INFLUENZA VIRAL EPITOPES TO ANTIGEN PRESENTING CELLS BY GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CHIMERIC MOLECULES IN HUMANIZED NSG TRANSFER MODEL
ANDREY TCHORBANOV (BUL)
11:30 - 12:00 CELL-INTRINSIC HOST DEFENSE AND MICROBIAL COUNTER DEFENSE
MASAHIRO YAMAMOTO (JPN)
12:00 - 13:00 WORLD IMMUNOLOGY DAY: SPECIAL LECTURE

Chairs: Ihsan GURSEL, Gunnur DENIZ

MAINTENANCE OF IMMUNOLOGICAL MEMORY
ANDREAS RADBRUCH (GER-EFIS PRESIDENT)
13:00 - 13:30 CLOSING CEREMONY

International Molecular Immunology & Immunogenetics Congress IV © 2019