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BIS Annual Meeting

2017 BIS Annual Meeting, November 24th (Campus Gasthuisberg, KULeuven)

The 2017 BIS annual meeting will be themed around "immune regulation".
This year we will have four parallel sessions in the morning (10 am-12 pm), each with a distinct immunological focus: 
  • fundamental immunology (Chair: Prof Susan Schlenner), 
  • clinical immunology (Chair: Dr Erika Van Nieuwenhove), 
  • tumour immunology (Chair: Dr Abhishek Garg),
  • neuroimmunology (Chair: Prof Niels Hellings).
The afternoon will feature a joint session, with a plenary talk and four keynote talks, one of each of the morning topics:

Joint afternoon session (1pl - 5pm) on Immune Regulation (Chair: Prof Adrian Liston)

1:00 – 1:45    Keynote speaker on tumour immunology
                     Prof Gabriele Bergers, VIB / KU Leuven (Belgium)
                     “Angiogenesis and tumour immunotherapy”

1:45 – 2:30    Keynote speaker on neuroimmunology
                     Prof Denise Fitzgerald, Queen’s University Belfast (UK)
                     “Regulation T cells in the central nervous system”

2:30 – 3:15    Keynote speaker on fundamental immunology
                     Prof Anne Dejean, INSERM / Universite Toulouse (France)
                     “Transcriptional control of Th1 differentiation”

3:15 – 4:00    Keynote speaker on clinical immunology
                     Prof Anne Puel, INSERM / Institut Imagine (France)
                     “Primary Immunodeficiencies”

4:00 – 4:10   Sponsored talk: BD Biosciences

4:10 – 5:00   Plenary speaker
                    Prof Gita Stockinger, Crick Institute (UK)
                    “Th17 cells”​

Registrations and abstract submissions are now open:

Registration Deadline October 1st, 2017​

Preliminary program:

The sponsors:​

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