The VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research organizes a seminar cycle with outstanding international speakers.
Other events organized by the IRC:
Tue April 17
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"
Mon April 23
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"
Fri May 4
University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
"Exploring high-dimensional flow cytometry data - the good, the bad and the ugly"
Fri May 18
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
"Role of early postnatal nutrition in offspring metabolic health programming"
Fri May 25
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"
Tue May 29
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
Director Institute for Immunology, Universitäts-Klinikum Schleswig Holstein, Germany
"Treg dependent and independent checkpoints for tolerance against airborne antigens"
Fri June 8
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"
Fri June 15
Division of Molecular Hematology, Lund University
"Lin28b potentiates positive selection of immature B cells early in life"