This short meeting is primarily organized for PhD students, as an activity supported by the « Ecole doctorale d'Immunologie/EDIM ».
However, all researchers from all institutions in Belgium who are interested in the topics are warmly encouraged to attend and/or to submit a data slide.
Presentations and discussions will be in English.
10h00 - 13h00 Discussions with the speakers
14h00 - 14h20 Introduction : V. Geenen (ULg)
14h20 - 14h50 N. Demotte (UCL)
Restoring the association of the T-cell receptor with CD8 reverses
the anergy in human tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes
14h50 - 15h30 C. Caux (Lyon)
Interactions between Treg and plasmacytoid DC: A role in breast
cancer immune tolerance
15h30 - 16h00 Break time
16h00 - 16h30 N. Jacobs (ULg)
Crosstalk between Natural Killer and Dendritic Cells in the
presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) virus-like particles
16h30 - 17h00 G. Oldenhove (ULB)
Decrease of Foxp3+ Treg cell number and acquisition of effector
cell phenotype during lethal infection
17h00 - 18h00 General discussion and short communications
Attendance is free.
Registration is requested:
Contact JP Coutelier, e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Auditorium Roi Baudouin C, UCL, Brussels campus
Metro Alma, bus 42
General discussions and short presentations
For the discussions, participants are invited to submit by e-mail (email@example.com), one slide (in PowerPoint) with data that may present new models, new advances, challenging views, unsolved questions.
These slides should deal with one of the topics (dendritic cells or antigen presentation).
The deadline for submission of slides is April 28.
2-4 presentations will be selected and authors will have 5 minutes to present their data.
Discussions with the speakers
PhD students from EDIM are invited to discuss their results with the speakers, based on appointments to be taken for the morning of May, 28.
Interested students should contact firstname.lastname@example.org before April 28 and indicate with which speakers they would like to discuss.