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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).
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch and sponsorship booths (Gasthuisberg Campus, O&N2, Foyer )
1:00pm – 1:20pm BIS General Assembly (Gasthuisberg Campus, O&N2, Room BMW1 )
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 (1:20pm - 5pm) on Immune Regulation (Chair: Prof Adrian Liston)

1:20 – 2:00 Keynote speaker on tumour immunology
                 Prof Gabriele Bergers, VIB / KU Leuven (Belgium) Prof Gabriele Bergers, VIB / KU Leuven (Belgium)
                 "Tertiary Lymphoid Structures in Cancer: Generation and Therapeutic Implication"
2:00 – 2:40 Keynote speaker on neuroimmunology
                 Prof Denise Fitzgerald, Queen’s University Belfast (UK)
                 "Emerging regenerative functions of regulatory T cells in the CNS: more than just inflammatory brakes!"
2:40 – 3:20 Keynote speaker on fundamental immunology
                 Prof Anne Dejean, INSERM / Universite Toulouse (France)
                 "The Foxo3/Eomes axis in CD4 T cells differentiation"
3:20 – 4:00 Keynote speaker on clinical immunology
                 Prof Anne Puel, INSERM / Institut Imagine (France)
                 "Inborn errors of immunity and susceptibility to fungal diseases"
4:00 – 4:10 Sponsored talk: BD Biosciences
4:10 – 5:00 Presentation of EFIS-IL Lecture Award 2017 to
                 Plenary speaker Prof Gitta Stockinger, The Francis Crick Institute (UK)
                 "Environmental influences on intestinal homeostasis and inflammation"

Registrations and abstract submissions are now open:

Late registration open until October 14, 2017​

FINAL program:

The sponsors:​

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