Presented by ICIS Awards Committee:

Bryan Williams, Chair (2017-2019)
Kate Fitzgerald, Co-Chair (2017-2019)
Nicola Ivan Lore (2015-2020)
Seth Masters (2015-2020)
Fabienne MacKay (2018-2020)

Thomas B. Lavoie (2017 – 2019)
Seth Masters (2015-2017)
Masaaki Murakami (2018-2020)
Dane Parker (2015-2020)

Milstein Young Investigator Awards

1st Place Milstein Young Investigator Awardee: Cristina Bergamaschi, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, USA
TREATMENT WITH HETERODIMERIC IL-15 SHAPES THE CYTOKINE AND CHEMOKINE MILIEU OF THE TUMOR, PROMOTING TUMOR INFILTRATION BY CYTOTOXIC LYMPHOCYTES: A GENERAL METHOD FOR LYMPHOCYTE ENTRY IN TUMORS

Presentation on Sunday, 28 October, 09:45 – 10:00 in Plenary Session I

 

Ricardo Rajsbaum, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
REGULATION OF NOVEL PATTERN RECOGNITION RECEPTOR SIGNALING AND IFN INDUCTION BY UNANCHORED K48-LINKED POLYUBIQUITIN CHAINS

Presentation on Sunday, 28 October, 10:00-10:15 in Plenary Session I

Vijay Rathinam, UConn Health School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
THE EXPANDING FUNCTIONS OF THE INFLAMMASOME COMPLEXES

Presentation on Tuesday, 30 October, 11:00 – 11:25 in Symposium 15: Inflammasome and IL1 Family members II

 

Gregory F. Sonnenberg, Weil Cornell, New York City, USA
CYTOKINE REGULATION OF INTESTINAL HEALTH

Presentation on Sunday, 28 October, 16:30 – 16:55 in Symposium 6: Intestinal Homeostasis

 

Munir Akkaya, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
TYPE I INTERFERONS REGULATE B CELL DEVELOPMENT AND  DIFFERENTIATION

Presentation on Monday, 29 October, 10:20-10:35 in Plenary 2:  Advances in Pathogenic Th17 axis of evil


The Christina Fleischmann Award to Young Women Investigators

Sophia Davidson, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research, Parkville, Australia

DELINEATION OF THE INFLAMMATORY PATHWAY BEHIND PROTEASOME-ASSOCIATED AUTOINFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

Presentation on Sunday, 28 October, 10:15 – 10:30 in Plenary Session I

The Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate & Post-Graduate Awards sponsored by:

Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate Award: Erika Engelowski, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany
DI- AND TRIMERIC BIOLOGICAL SWITCHES MADE OF NANOBODY-CYTOKINE RECEPTOR FUSION PROTEINS SIMULATE NATURAL SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION

Presentation on Sunday 28 October, 12:15-12:25 in Symposium 1: Innate Sensing and Signaling

The Sidney & Joan Pestka Post-Graduate Award

Christoph Schneider, Universeity of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
A METABOLITE-TRIGGERED TUFT CELL-ILC2 CIRCUIT DRIVES SMALL INTESTINAL REMODELING

Presentation on Sunday 28 October, 12:25-12:35 in Symposium 1: Innate Sensing and Signaling