2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Methods and Models in Phagocyte Biology
Valentin Jaumouille (National Institutes of Health, USA)
3:45 pm - 3:55 pm
Philip Ostrowski (University of Toronto, Canada) "Using Super Resolution Microscopy to Investigate Podosome Like Structures in the Phagocytic Cup"
3:55 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Juliet Foote (University College London, United Kingdom) "Assessment of Phagosomal pH in Human Neutrophils, Monocytes and Macrophages, and in a Myeloid Hoxb8 Cell Line with and Without
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
4:15 pm - 4:25 pm
Hannah Roddie (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom) "Uncleared Apoptotic Cells Dampen Macrophage Inflammatory Responses in
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Macrophage Mechanisms of Phagocytosis and Interactions with Pathogenic Bacteria
Catherine Buckley (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Maksim Baranov (Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Science (RIMLS), The Netherlands) "SWAP70 Organizes the Actin Cytoskeleton and Is Essential for Phagocytosis"
7:50 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Taylor Moon (University of Rochester, USA) "A Role for P2Y2-αvβ5 Interaction in Phagocyte Migration and Engulfment of Apoptotic Cells"
8:20 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Lu Huang (Cornell University, USA) "Host Cell Permissiveness Revealed by Reporter Mtb Strains"
8:50 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Stephanie Brandt (Vanderbilt University, USA) "Skin Resident Macrophages Drive Detrimental Host Defense During Methicillin-Resistant
Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infection in Diabetic Mice"
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Neutrophil Responses to Infection and Inflammation
Justin Deniset (University of Calgary, Canada)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Silvie Kremserova (University of Iowa, USA) "Insights into Lysis of Human Neutrophils After
S. aureus Ingestion"
9:20 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:50 am
Michelle Pitts (University of Kentucky, USA) "Prostaglandin E2 Contributes to Neutrophil Dysfunction in the Hepatic Response to
9:50 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Melanie Salvermoser (Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany) "Myo1f Regulates Extravasion of Neutrophils During Acute Inflammation"
10:20 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Shuvasree Sengupta (University of Louisville, USA) "Adherent Human Neutrophils Depend on Accessory Cells for Their Survival Response to LPS"
10:50 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Career Development Strategies
Panel discussion related to topics of mentorship, CV and skill development, and transition strategies for students and Postdoctoral Fellows. Attendees are encouraged to share any questions or concerns related to their career.
Kessler McCoy-Simandle (Union County College, USA)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Making the Most of the Mentor-Trainee Relationship
Michelle Lennartz (Albany Medical College, USA)
John Brumell (Hospital for Sick Children, Canada)
Dianne Cox (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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