3D Tissue Models
Vermont Academy
Saxtons River

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, June 14, 2007
14:00:00 Conference Registration
17:00:00 FASEB Opening Reception
18:30:00 Dinner
20:00:00 Keynote Speaker-Regulation of Autoimmunity by TGF-beta-
21:00:00 End of Session
Friday, June 15, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 “Innate immune responses and NK T cells Mitchell Kronenberg
09:00:00 T cell-DC interactions in immunity and tolerance Nussenzweig Michel
09:30:00 Fc Receptors and regulation of tolerance Jeffrey Ravetch
10:00:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:30:00 Functions of IL-22 Mary Collins
11:00:00 Mammalian N-Glycan Branching Protects Against Innate Immune Self-Recognition and Inflammation in Autoimmune Disease Pathogenesis Erica L Stone
11:20:00 Innate Immune Responses of Microglia during TMEV Infection in the Adult Murine CNS D’Anne Duncan
11:40:00 Identification of new alpha-Galactosylceramide analogs for the therapeutic manipulation of human semi-invarian NKT cells G. Bricard,
12:00:00 Group Photo
12:15:00 Lunch
15:30:00 Poster Session
17:45:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Genetic mapping approaches for identification of Multiple Sclerosis susceptibility genes David Hafler
19:30:00 Genetics of type I diabetes Linda Wicker
20:00:00 “Genetics of systemic lupus erythematosis Ward Wakeland
20:30:00 Coffee Break
20:45:00 Identification of genes involved in autoimmune arthritis Rikard Holmdahl
21:15:00 Sbb2, a new BALB/c locus on chromosome 12 that confers resistance to lupus in FcgR2-/- mice is T cell Tatyana Tarasenko
21:35:00 Transgenic overexpression of IL-21 in pancreatic beta cells induces islet destruction and type-1 diabetes Andrew Sutherland
Saturday, June 16, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Dynamic intravital visualization of immune cell activity using 2-photon microscopy Ronald N. Germain
09:00:00 “Imaging Adaptive Immune Responses in Lymph Nodes Uli von Andrian
09:30:00 Naïve Population Size Accounts for Differences in the Magnitude of the CD4+ T Cell Response to Different Marc Jenkins
10:00:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:30:00 Kv1.3 channels in T cells as therapeutic targets for autoimmune diseases George Chandy
11:00:00 Trafficking of antigen from human B cells to macrophages and dendritic cells Harvey Bohdan
11:20:00 Selective trafficking of CD1d-glycolipid complexes formed with N-acyl variants of alpha-galactosylceramide ligands Pooja Arora
12:00:00 Lunch
15:30:00 Poster Session
17:45:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Role of new pathways within the B7:CD28 superfamily in regulating autoimmunity” Arlene H. Sharpe
19:30:00 A novel role for Id2 in the regulation of CD8+ T cell immunity Ananda Goldrath
20:00:00 Identification of Vsig9 as an inhibitory member of the CD28 family Steve Levin
20:30:00 Coffee Break
20:45:00 Stimuli modulating T cell tolerance versus activation Pamela S. Ohashi
21:15:00 ICOS-dependent Extrafollicular Helper T Cells Elicit IgG Production via IL-21 in Systemic Autoimmunity Joseph Craft,
21:35:00 New PresentationCD8 T cell immunophenotypes correlate with susceptibility alleles at genes causing type 1 diabetes Laura Esposito
Sunday, June 17, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Regulation of autoimmune diabetes Christophe Benoist
09:00:00 Cytokine regulation of T cell responses” Nora Sarvetnick
09:30:00 “Regulation of myelin basic protein specific T cell responses” Joan Goverman
10:00:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:30:00 The inflamed CNS as a neolymphoid organ: Implications for specific immunotherapy of MS Stephen Miller
11:00:00 Lymphocyte-endothelial interactions and inflammation Andrew Lichtman
11:30:00 Genetic background determines GAD65 immunity and responsiveness to antigen-specific immunotherapy D Bresson
11:50:00 Two humanized HLA-DR4 GAD65 TCR transgenic mouse lines with similar T-cell receptors model different autoimmune tolerance mechanisms Ben A Falk
12:00:00 Lunch
15:30:00 Poster Session
17:45:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Activation and Regulation of Autoreactive B Cells: T cells, Tolls, and Tolerance Mark Shlomchik
19:30:00 Autoreactive B cells and repertoire selection Betty Diamond
20:00:00 The Role of HMGB1/RAGE in the Activation of Autoreactive B Cells Ann Marshak Rothstein
20:30:00 Coffee Break
20:45:00 T cell mediated activation and regulation of B cells Jan Erikson
21:15:00 B-cell depletion in C57BL/6.NOD-Aec1Aec2 mouse model of Sjögren’s syndrome Yongmei Li
Monday, June 18, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Interplay between pathogenic T effector and regulatory T cells during an autoimmune reaction Vijay Kuchroo
09:00:00 Tolerance and Autoimmunity: Balancing Aggressive Effector Cells and Protective Regulatory Cells Abul Abbas
09:30:00 Mast cells and T cell tolerance Randy Noelle
10:00:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:30:00 IL-10+ Islet-specific regulatory T-cells suppress proinflammatory autoimmune responses through APC killing Tim Tree
10:40:00 Regulatory T cell phenotypes associated with CD25 and other Type 1 diabetes susceptibility genes Calliope A Dendrou
11:00:00 “Genetic and molecular study of a rare T cell subset implicated in autoimmune diabetes resistance Veronique Dugas
11:20:00 Cognate specificities of Foxp3+ T reg cells” TR cells Rafal Pacholczyk
12:00:00 Lunch
15:00:00 Differences between autoreactive and anti-viral Tregs Matthias von Herrath
15:30:00 Tracking autoreactivity in human blood Gerald Nepom
15:50:00 Mucosal tolerance and regulatory T cells Howard Weiner
16:30:00 T cell response to encounter with ethylene-carbodiimide (ECDI)-fixed antigen-coupled APCs: determining the mechanism of ECDI-mediated immune tolerance Aaron J Martin
17:45:00 Dinner
20:00:00 Party
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Mechanisms of T cell apoptosis Doug Green
09:00:00 IL-17 but not IL-23 can be dispensable in autoimmunity to retina: a role for IL-23 beyond promoting the Th17 response?” Rachel Caspi
09:30:00 Molecular mediators of T cell anergy Garrison Fathman
10:00:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
11:10:00 Regulation of T cell functon by dendritic cells in EAE Gregory F Wu
11:50:00 Interleukin (IL)-4 suppresses murine dendritic cell response to Type I Interferons” Uma Sriram
12:00:00 Lunch
12:00:00 Peripheral tolerance of CD8 T cells Emma Hamilton Williiams
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