Sunday, May 15

Program Schedule

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

7:30 am – 6:00 pm: Registration Open                                                       
Conference Foyer  

8:30 am - 10:15 am: NK Cells and Pathogen Immunity                           
Estero Ballroom

Miguel Lopez-Botet, University Pompeu Fabra
Stephen Waggoner, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

8:30 am – 8:45 am         
Tribute to Dr. Christine Biron
Jordan Orange, Columbia University Medical Center

8:45 am – 9:05 am
Wayne Yokoyama, Washington University School of Medicine

9:05 am – 9:25 am         
Mariapia Degli-Esposti, Monash University

9:25 am – 9:45 am         
Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, Karolinska Institutet

9:45 am – 9:55 am          
NK cells eliminate Epstein-Barr virus bound to B cells through a specific antibody-mediated uptake
Elisenda Alari-Pahissa, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

9:55 am – 10:05 am       
Dynamic regulation of DNA methylation by innate and adaptive immune memory cells during infection
Colleen Lau, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center                                        

10:05 am – 10:15 am     
Tissue-niches and transcriptional control of resident NK cells and ILC1 during development and infection
Georg Gasteiger, WueSI - Wuerzburg Institute of Systems Immunology

10:00 am – 4:30 pm: Exhibit & Poster Hall Open                                       
Calusa A-E

10:15 am - 10:45 am: Coffee Break                                                                 
Calusa A-E

10:45 am - 12:45 pm: ILCs & Tissue-Associated NK Cells                          
Estero Ballroom

Selma Boulenouar, Harvard University
Dorothy Sojka, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

10:45 am – 11:05 am     
Marco Colonna, Washington University School of Medicine

11:05 am – 11:25 am     
Nadia Guerra, Imperial College London

11:25 am – 11:45 am     
Aahron Freud, The Ohio State University

11:45 am – 12:05 pm     
Tim O'Sullivan, UCLA

12:05 pm – 12:25 pm     
Francesco Colucci, University of Cambridge

12:25 pm – 12:35 pm     
10  Increased activity of uterine ILC3 during tissue repair phases of the reproductive cycle
Antonia O. Cuff, Imperial College London

12:35 pm – 12:45 pm     
11  Innate lymphoid cells in the Collaborative Cross
Christian Vosshenrich, Institut Pasteur

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch                                                                              
Calusa Terrace

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Meet the Mentor Trainee Lunch Session        
Separate Registration Required 
Estero Ballroom

Attendees will gather briefly in Estero Ballroom for introductions. During this time, more detailed information will be provided on lunch and small group breakouts.

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2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: NK Cells and Cancer I                                                 
Estero Ballroom

Michele Ardolino, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Melissa Berrien-Elliott, Washington University School of Medicine

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm         
Katherine Hsu, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2:20 pm – 2:40 pm         
Adelheid Cerwenka, Heidelberg University

2:40 pm – 3:00 pm         
Frank Cichocki, University of Minnesota

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm         
John B. Sunwoo, Stanford University

3:20 pm – 3:40 pm         
Dan Kaufman, University of California San Diego

3:40 pm – 3:50 pm         
12  A dysfunctional program imprinted by prostaglandin E2 signaling shuts off natural killer cell communication pathways and disables immunosurveillance of metastasis
Anna-Marie Pedde, TU Munich                        

3:50 pm – 4:00 pm         
13  High-dimensional flow cytometry analysis reveals altered Natural Killer cell populations in childhood leukemia patients
Camille Guillerey, The University of Queensland

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Coffee Break                                                                 
Calusa A-E

4:30 pm – 5:40 pm: NK Cell Education & Receptors                                
Estero Ballroom

Anthony French, Washington University School of Medicine
Colleen Lau, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

4:30 pm – 4:50 pm         
Lewis Lanier, UCSF

4:50 pm – 5:10 pm         
Petter Höglund, Karolinska Institutet

5:10 pm – 5:20 pm         
14  Transient TBK1 blockade enhances genetic modification susceptibility in NK cells and T cells
Nutsa Burduli, Karolinska Institutet

5:20 pm – 5:30 pm         
15  The G protein-coupled receptor GPR56 is an inhibitory checkpoint for NK cell migration
Lise Kveberg, University of Oslo                 

5:30 pm – 5:40 pm         
16  The CD16 L48H/R polymorphism enables more compact receptor clustering and enhances natural killer cell-mediated antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity
Nicholas A. Maskalenko, Fox Chase Cancer Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Dinner                                                                             
Calusa Terrace

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Lightning Poster Session I                                         
Estero Ballroom

Yenan Bryceson, Karolinska Institutet

7:30 pm – 7:35 pm         
17  Single-cell cloning of NK cells for in-depth analysis of HLA-E-dependent adaptive functions against influenza 
Philippe Rascle, Duke University

7:35 pm – 7:40 pm         
18  Liver Innate Lymphocytes orchestrate Endothelial Regulation of Adaptive Immunity   
Jia-Xiang See, Heidelberg University     

7:40 pm – 7:45 pm         
19  Characterization of human innate lymphoid cells across different tissues identifies a bonafide human ILC1s in the small intestine   
Natalia Jaeger, Washington University School of Medicine

7:45 pm – 7:50 pm         
20  The impact of CD8a on ML and cNK cell proliferation and response to IL-15      
Celia C. Cubitt, Washington University School of Medicine

7:50 pm – 7:55 pm         
21  Tissue-specific imprinting and heterogeneity of natural killer cells and group 1 innate lymphoid cells       
Noella Lopes, Centre D'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy   

7:55 pm – 8:00 pm         
22  Tissue-resident CD103+ CD49elow NK cells accumulate in lung cancer and localize in close contact with tumor cells
Paolo Carrega, University of Messina

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm: Exhibit & Poster Hall Open / Poster Session I: Posters 1 – 124   
Calusa A-E


Last updated: May 9, 2022