|2:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||Keynote Address|
|3:45 pm - 4:15 pm||Bruce Klein (University of Wisconsin)|
"A Wisconsin soil fungus reveals surprising twists and turns: where BAD begets good and DARK casts light on fungal disease"
|4:15 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session I|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||Innate Immunity: Recognition and Response|
|Discussion Leaders: Gordon Brown (University of Aberdeen), Jatin Vyas (Massachusetts General Hospital) and Stuart M. Levitz (University of Massachusetts)|
|7:30 pm - 7:45 pm ||Alison Coady (University of California, San Francisco)
"MyD88 signaling is required for inflammatory cell influx, cytokine response, and host survival during infection with Histoplasma capsulatum"
|7:45 pm - 7:50 pm ||Discussion|
|7:50 pm - 8:05 pm ||Camaron Hole (University of Texas at San Antonio)
"STAT1 Activation is Critical to the Recruitment of Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells During the Protective Immune Response to Experimental Pulmonary Cryptococcus neoformans Infection"
|8:05 pm - 8:10 pm ||Discussion|
|8:10 pm - 8:25 pm ||Chelsea Bueter (University of Massachusetts)|
"Spectrum and Mechanisms of NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation by Chitosan"
|8:25 pm - 8:30 pm ||Discussion|
|8:30 pm - 8:45 pm ||Kerstin Huenniger (ZIK Septomics)|
"C5a enhances antifungal activity of human neutrophilic granulocytes in human blood"
|8:45 pm - 8:50 pm ||Discussion|
|8:50 pm - 9:05 pm ||Michael Davis (University of Michigan)
"Lysosome damage facilitates intracellular parasitism by Cryptococcus neoformans"
|9:05 pm - 9:10 pm ||Discussion|
|9:10 pm - 9:25 pm ||Kelly Shepardson (Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth) |
"Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 Alpha is Required for Pulmonary Innate Immune Response to Aspergillus fumigatus"
|9:25 pm - 9:30 pm ||Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Adaptive Immunity|
|Discussion Leaders: Luigina Romani (University of Perugia), Liise-anne Pirofski (Albert Einstein College of Medicine) and Bruce Klein (University of Wisconsin)|
|9:00 am - 9:15 am ||Rossana Iannitti (University of Perugia)|
"CD4/CD8 T cell-targeted vaccination in aspergillosis: the molecular basis of personalized vaccines"
|9:15 am - 9:20 am ||Discussion|
|9:20 am - 9:35 am ||Darin Wiesner (University of Minnesota)|
"Cryptococcus neoformans Titan Cells Influence the Pulmonary Immune Response"
|9:35 am - 9:40 am ||Discussion|
|9:40 am - 9:55 am ||Rebecca Drummond (University of Aberdeen)|
"The Role of Dectin-1 on Antigen Specific CD4+ T-cell trafficking to the GI Tract during Murine Systemic Candidiasis"
|9:55 am - 10:00 am ||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:15 am ||YaFeng Qui (University of Michigan)|
"Scavenger receptor A modulates the immune response to pulmonary Cryptococcus neoformans infection"
|10:15 am - 10:20 am ||Discussion|
|10:20 am - 10:35 am ||Daniela Ifirm (Raboud University Nijmegen Medical Center)|
"The role of dectin-2 in host defense against fungal infections"
|10:35 am - 10:40 am ||Discussion|
|10:40 am - 10:55 am ||Akash Verma (Cincinnati Children's Hospital)|
"IL-33, a novel downstream target of IL-4 during Histoplasma capsulatum infection"
|10:55 am - 11:00 am ||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:40 pm||Emerging Fields in Fungal Immunity|
|Discussion Leaders: Arturo Casadevall (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), Jean-Paul Latgé (Institut Pasteur) and Mihai Netea (Raboud University Nijmegen Medical Center)|
|1:30 pm - 1:45 pm ||Shih-Chin Cheng (Raboud University Nijmegen Medical Center)|
"The unique structural features and distinct biological function of Candida hyphal glucan"
|1:45 pm - 1:50 pm ||Discussion|
|1:50 pm - 2:05 pm ||Jörg Linde (Hans-Knöll-Institute) |
"Systems-based analysis of fungal infections by small- and large-scale network analysis"
|2:05 pm - 2:10 pm ||Discussion|
|2:10 pm - 2:25 pm ||Fabien Cottier (Singapore Immunology Network)|
"How does our microbiota protect us from Candida albicans?"
|2:25 pm - 2:30 pm ||Discussion|
|2:30 pm - 2:40 pm ||Concluding Remarks |
|2:40 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill out GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|