Monday, May 16

Program Schedule

7:00 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast                                                                       
Calusa Terrace

7:30 am – 3:00 pm: Registration Open                                                       
Conference Foyer  

8:30 am - 10:30 am                       
Mechanisms of NK Cell Activation                         
Estero Ballroom

Eva König, St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute
Ana Stojanovic, Heidelberg University

8:30 am – 8:50 am          
Megan Cooper, Washington University School of Medicine

8:50 am – 9:10 am          
Jordan Orange, Columbia University Medical Center

9:10 am – 9:30 am          
Emily Mace, Columbia University Medical Center

9:30 am – 9:50 am          
Carsten Watzl, Leibniz Research Center Dortmund

9:50 am – 10:00 am       
125  Circulating Natural Killer cells potentiate white adipose tissue inflammation during obesity through XCL1-dependent recruitment of cDC1
Andrew D. Hildreth, UCLA

10:00 am – 10:10 am     
126  CD3-zeta adaptor structure determines functional differences between human and mouse CD16 Fc-gamma receptor signaling in natural killer cells
Oscar A. Aguilar, University of California - San Francisco

10:10 am – 10:20 am     
127  Genome-Wide CRISPR screen identifies TMEM30A as a key regulator of NK cell cytotoxicity
Linnea Kristenson, University of Gothenburg

10:20 am – 10:30 am     
128  A XBP1s-PIM-2 positive feedback loop controls IL-15-mediated survival of natural killer cells
Shoubao Ma, City of Hope National Medical Center

10:00 am – 3:00 pm: Exhibit & Poster Hall Open                                       
Calusa A-E

10:30 am – 11:00 am: Coffee Break                                                                 
Calusa A-E   

11:00 am - 12:30 pm: NK Cells and Cancer II                                                
Estero Ballroom

Camille Guillerey, The University of Queensland
Sandro Matosevic, Purdue University

11:00 am – 11:20 am     
David Finlay, Trinity College Dublin  

11:20 am – 11:40 am     
Silke Paust, Scripps Research

11:40 am – 11:50 am    
Cyclic Fasting induces Natural Killer Cell Anti-Tumor Immunity
Rebecca Delconte, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:50 am - 12:00 pm
Melissa Berrien-Elliott, Washington University School of Medicine

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm     
129  Augmenting Chimeric Antigen Receptor NK cell Anti-tumor Activity by Synapse Tuning
Peter Chockley, St Jude Children's Research Hospital     

12:10 pm – 12:20 pm     
130  Multifunctional Natural Killer Cell Engager Releasing CXCL10 Augments Natural Killer Cell Recruitment and Anti-tumor Efficacy against Glioblastoma
Xue Yao, Purdue University

12:20 pm – 12:30 pm     
131  TGFß-imprinting of primary NK cells decreased CD38-NADase, improved cell killing, ADCC and metabolism
Marcelo De Souza Fernandes Pereira, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm: Lighting Poster Session II                                          
Estero Ballroom

Laurent Brossay, Brown University

12:30 pm – 12:35 pm     
141  HIV-1 mediated downregulation of CD155 impacts the antiviral activity of KIR2DL5+ NK cells       
Pia Fittje, Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology (HPI)

12:35 pm – 12:40 pm     
142  NK cell exhaustion: when the serial killer needs to slow down             
Kévin Pouxvielh, Sanofi / Inserm U1111 Centre International de Recherche En Infectiologie

12:40 pm – 12:45 pm     
143  Single-cell transcriptomics in human bone marrow delineates CD56dimGranzymeK+ subset as intermediate stage in NK cell differentiation
Janine Melsen, Leiden University Medical Center

12:45 pm – 12:50 pm     
144  Early life infections extensively reshape the transcriptional profile and functionality of NK cells      
Ilija Brizic, Center for Proteomics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka

12:50 pm – 12:55 pm     
145  Primary Human NK Cells Transduced with the High Affinity CD64 Fc Receptor Can Be Successfully Pre-loaded with anti-HIV BNAbs and Trigger Strong ADCC Against HIV-1 Infected Autologous CD4+ Primary T Cells
Costin Tomescu, The Wistar Institute

12:55 pm – 1:00 pm       
146  Identification of a soluble NK inhibitory protein of HCMV
Virginia M. Vlachava, Cardiff University

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Lunch & Poster Session II: Posters 125 – 243                          
Calusa Terrace
Calusa A-E 

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Gala Dinner                                                                   
Royal Palm Courtyard

Separate Registration Required

Last updated: May 11, 2022