March 24, 2017
2:00 – 7:00 PM
Instituto de Medicina Molecular
Avenida Professor Egas Moniz. 1649-028 Lisboa

Co-Chairs

Luis Graça (SPI) – Lorenzo Moretta (EFIS)

2:00 – 2:10 Luis Graça (SPI) – Lorenzo Moretta (EFIS)
Welcome and Introduction
2:10 – 2:35 Nuno Alves (SPI)
Choreographing Immunity and Tolerance Induction in the Thymus
2:35 – 3:00 René van Lier (EFIS)
Regulation of tissue-resident T cells
3:00 – 3:25 Luis Moita (SPI)
Sepsis: the importance of being tolerant
3:25 – 3:50 Winfried Pickl (EFIS)
The role of T regulatory cells in health and disease
3:50 – 4:15 Andreas Radbruch (EFIS)
Maintenance of T cell memory
4:15 – 4:30 BREAK
4:30 – 4:55 Arnd Hoeveler (EFIS)
New trends for immunology in the current and future EU research Programmes
4:55 – 5:20 Luis Graça (SPI)
Regulation of germinal centre responses in mice and humans (Tfh/Tfr cells)
5:20 – 5:45 Pablo Engel (EFIS)
Immunoglobulin superfamily genes captured by viruses for immune evasion
5:45 – 6:10 Gil Castro (SPI)
Stop TB: (re)thinking vaccination
6:10 – 6:35 Margarida Saraiva (SPI)
Understanding tuberculosis through host-pathogen interactions
6:35 – 7:00 Henrique Veiga-Fernandes (SPI)
Neuroimune regulation of mucosal physiology

Admission: Free
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