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IRC seminars

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The VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research organizes a seminar cycle with outstanding international speakers.
Regular seminars take place on Friday, at 11:30 in the seminar room of the FSVM-building (Technologiepark 927, Zwijnaarde) and are open for everyone. Registration is not necessary.

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Forthcoming IRC Seminars 2018

Tue April 17
Host: Savvas Savvides

E. Yvonne Jones

The Division of Structural Biology & Oxford Particle Imaging Centre (OPIC), Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK

"The mechanics of semaphorin-plexin cell guidance signaling"

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Mon April 23
Host: Rudi Beyaert

Christopher M Overall

Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

"Translating N-Terminomics Data: A Pharmacologic Molecular Corrector
 Rescues Mutant MALT1 Paracaspase Activity and NFkB Activation in a Patient Suffering from
 Combined Immunodeficiency"

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Fri May 4
Host: Yvan Saeys

Tim Mosmann

University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA

"Exploring high-dimensional flow cytometry data - the good, the bad and the ugly"

Fri May 18
Host: Andy Wullaert

Silvia Ribó

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

"Role of early postnatal nutrition in offspring metabolic health programming"

Fri May 25
Host: Martin Guilliams

Giuseppe Danilo Norata

Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan, Italy

"Myeloid Apolipoprotein E controls Dendritic Cell antigen presentation function and adaptive immunity"

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Tue May 29
Host: Kodi Ravichandran

Room W122

Lalita Ramakrishnan

Molecular Immunity Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

"TNF mediates pathogenic macrophage death in TB through a mitochondrial - lysosomal - ER circuit"

Fri June 1
Host: Bart Lambrecht

Alexander Scheffold

Director Institute for Immunology, Universitäts-Klinikum Schleswig Holstein, Germany

"Treg dependent and independent checkpoints for tolerance against airborne antigens"

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Fri June 8
Host: Bart Lambrecht

Benson Ogunjimi

Antwerp Center for Translational Immunology and Virology (ACTIV), Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute (VAXINFECTIO) – University of Antwerp, Division of Paediatric Rheumatology, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium

"T-cell receptor repertoire diversity and AT-DNA sensing by innate immune cells as key features in controlling neurological varicella-zoster virus infection"

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Fri June 15
Host: Bart Lambrecht

Stijn Vanhee

Division of Molecular Hematology, Lund University

"Lin28b potentiates positive selection of immature B cells early in life"

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