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The International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS) Symposium – Cytokine and Interferon Signaling in the Immune Response
Saturday, May 5, 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM
Chairs: Sarah L. Gaffen, Univ. of Pittsburgh & Shao-Cong Sun, MD Anderson Cancer Ctr.


  • Shao-Cong Sun, MD Anderson Cancer Ctr., NF-κB in Th17 responses: from host defense to inflammation
  • Sarah L. Gaffen, Univ. of Pittsburgh, The yin and yang of IL-17 signaling
  • Michail S. Lionakis, NIH, NIAID, Host defense against Candida: lessons from primary immunodeficiencies
  • Jenny Ting, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Intracellular innate receptors: molecular biology, diseases, and the microbiome

2018 meeting of the Canadian Society for Immunology, 01 – 04 June, 2018

Western University, London, ON

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018), 13-16 June 2018
Contact: [email protected]

Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies, FOCIS 2018, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA USA 20-23 June, 2018 – More Information

Cytokines and Interferons in Translational Immunology:Report s from the International Cytokine & Interferon Society, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 08:00 – 12:00 at FOCIS 2018, held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis

  • 08:00 – 08:10          Ari Molofsky: [email protected]   Welcome and introduction
  • 08:10 – 08:35          Sandra Nicholson (Water and Eliza Hall Institute, Australia)  [email protected] “SOCS protein regulation of NK cell-mediated tumor”
  • 08:35 – 09:00          Scott K. Durum (NIH NCI). [email protected] “Targeting the IL-7R pathway in leukemia” 
  • 09:00 – 09:25          Nicola Ivan Lorè, PhD (Milan, Italy) [email protected] The relevance of IL-17A/IL-17RA axis in host defense during chronic respiratory infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa”
  • 09:25 – 09:50          Jens Geginat (Milan, Italy). [email protected]  “IL-10 producing CCR6+T-cells are a distinct population of B-helper T-cells that play a pathogenic role in systemic lupus erythematosus
  • 09:50 – 10:20          Coffee Break
  • 10:20 – 10:45          Patricia de Almeida (post-doc from Jane Grogan group):  [email protected]  “Regulation of effector cytokines by the PVR-nectin family members CD226 and CD96” 
  • 10:45 – 11:10          Juan Luis Mendoza (Stanford):  [email protected] “Interrogating IFN-γ signaling through the design of partial agonists” 
  • 11:10 – 11:35          Dennis Metzger (Albany).  [email protected] “IFNg inhibits ILC2 during influenza”
  • 11:35 – 12:00          Malcolm Starkey (Newcastle, Australia).  [email protected] Interleukin-13 predisposes to more severe influenza infection in chronic lung diseases”

EMBO Workshop The inflammasomes, 25–28 September 2018, Martinsried (Munich area), Germany
Contact: Veit Hornung
Subject area(s): Immunology | Microbiology, Virology & Pathogens

Meeting Poster 18-inflammasomes




“Myeloid Cells: Development, Environment and Inflammation”
Chairs: David Underhill, Egil Lien, and Darren Lee
October 14-16, 2018, The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ
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March 2018 – Registration, Abstract, and Award Systems Open
June 26, 2018 – Abstract and Award Deadline, early bird registration ends