This event is organised by the BSI Edinburgh Immunology Group.
A BSI sponsored yearly symposium celebrating the world class immunology currently being undertaken in Edinburgh.
We have an opening talk from Dr Megan Macleod (Glasgow) and a keynote lecture from Prof Manfred Kopf (Zurich), a selection of Edinburgh based speakers have also been confirmed from all the of immunology hubs located across the city.
There wil be a poster session with prizes.
Lunch will be provided, as well as a wine reception.
9.30 Welcome and introduction
9.45-10.30 CD4 T-cell memory during pathogenesis – Dr Megan Macleod (Glasgow, UK)
10.30-11.00 Transcriptional profiling of human tumour associated macrophages reveals new potential targets for breast cancer therapy - Dr Luca Casetta (Centre for Reproductive Health)
11.00-11.15 Activation of in vitro immune responses using a novel lentiviral vector – Rebecca McLean (Moredun Institute)
11.15-11.45 Defense collagens, local amplifiers of macrophage-mediated tissue repair – Dr Carlos Minutti (Institute of Immunology and Infection Research)
11.45-12.00 Title TBC – Cathy Hawley (Centre for Inflammation Research)
12.00-13.30 Poster session & lunch
13.30-13.45 Early parasite-host interactions in controlled human malaria infection – Kathryn Milne (Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution)
13.45-14.15 Title TBC – Dr Adam Balic (The Roslin Institute)
14.15-14.35 Title TBC – Edinburgh Cancer Immunology Network
14.35- 15.05 Ageing, exercise and circulating angiogenic T-cells and vasculogenic progenitors – Dr Mark Ross (Edinburgh Napier University)
15.05-15.30 Break (tea & coffee)
15.30-16.30 Development of tissue macrophages – Prof Manfred Kopf (Institute for Molecular Health Sciences, Zurich)
16.30 onwards Poster Prizes & Wine reception