[Drosophila] Re: ISDCI X

C.Secombes c.secombes at abdn.ac.uk
Tue Mar 7 11:49:11 EST 2006


>You are invited to attend the 10th International Conference International
>Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology in Charleston,
>South CarolinaJuly 1-6, 2006.  The Conference will feature
>sessions on mucosal immunity, parasite immunity, DNA Vaccines, and
>immunostimulants, and a  wide variety of related topics.
>
>The deadline for abstracts has been extended to March
>20, 2006!
>
>For developing details on the conference and to submit
>an abstract or register, go to:
>http://www.isdci.org/congress/index.shtml
>
>Please send your registration and abstract as soon as
>possible to be sure you can attend!
>
>Here is a list of session and workshop topics with
>Chairs in parenthesis:
>
>SESSIONS
> > > >>
>Theme 1) Recognition of Non-Self
>
>Sessions:
>MHC (Kathy Magor)
> > > >>
>Rearranging Ag receptors (John Hansen, Eva Bengt=E9n)
> > > >>
>PAMPS/PRR/TLR/Lectins (Gerardo Vasta)
> > > >>
>NK cell receptors (Ren Stet)
>
>Theme  2) Signal Transduction and Transcription
>Factors (Michele Anderson)
> > > >>
>Theme  3) Organism /Pathogen Interactions
> > > >>
>Sessions:
>Mucosal Immunity (Margaret McFadden, John Baatz)
> > > >>
>Parasite immunity (Geert Wiegertjes)
> > > >>
>Intracellular pathogens (Greg Wiens)
> > > >>
>Theme  4) Immune Effector Mechanisms
> > > >>
>Sessions:
>Cytotoxic reactions (O2-,lysins etc) (Mike Belosevic)
>
>Antimicrobial peptides (Evelyne Bachere, Val Smith)
>
>Igs/complement (Oriel Sunyer)
> > > >>
>Diversity in Innate Immunity (Courtney Smith)
> > > >>
>Theme 5) Immune Regulation
> > > >>
>Sessions:

>T cell function (Melanie  Wilson)
> > > >>
>Gene Expression/Transcription factors (Ikuo Hirono)
> > > >>
>Cytokines (Steve Bird)
> > > >>
>Theme  6) EcoImmunity/EcoImmunoGenomics  (Ken
>Soderhall & Greg Warr)
> > > >>
>Theme  7) Marine Mammals  (Tracy Romano)
> > > >>
>Theme  8) Enhancing Immune Reactions
> > > >>
>Sessions:
>DNA Vaccines (Niels Lorenzen)
> > > >>
>Immune stimulation  (Jorunn Jorgensen)
> > > >>
>WORKSHOPS:

W1) Genomic models for fish immunology (Chris Amemiya)
> > > >>> > >>
>W2) Molluscan Immunology (Sam Loker and Charlie
>Cunningham)
> > > >>
>W3) Arthropod Immunology (Ken S=F6derhall and
>CarolinaBarillas-Mury)
> > > >>
>W4) Protochordate Immunology (Tomas Bosch and Masanori
>Kasahara)
> > > >>
>W5) Genomic Tools in Comparative Immunology (Ben Koop,
>John Liu)

Professor C.J.Secombes DSc, FIBiol
President, ISDCI,
School of Biological Sciences,
University of Aberdeen,
Zoology Building,
Tillydrone Avenue,
Aberdeen, AB24 2TZ,
Scotland, UK.
Tel: 44-1224-272872
FAX: 44-1224-272396
Email: c.secombes at abdn.ac.uk



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