Live report from the XV International Congress of Immunology

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XV Congresso Internazionale di Immunologia, Milano

From August 22 to August 27, the XV International Congress of Immunology is underway in Milan, at the MiCo congress center. The congress is promoted and organized by the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) and the Italian Society for Immunology, Clinical Immunology and Allergology (SIICA).

LIVE STREAMING SCHEDULED


August 24th


9.30 a.m. - PLENARY LECTURE 
Chair: Peter C. Doherty (AUS);
Speaker: Stefan H.E. Kaufmann (DEU) On immunity in, biomarkers for, and vaccines against tuberculosis 

6.30 p.m - PLENARY LECTURE 
Chair: Siamon Gordon (GBR);
Speaker: Alberto Mantovani (ITA) Interactions between the cellular and the humoral arm of innate immunity 

August 25th

9.30 a.m. - PLENARY LECTURE

Chair: Maria Grazia Roncarolo (ITA);
Speaker: Shimon Sakaguchi (JPN)
 Control of immune responses by regulatory T cells

6.30 p.m. - PLENARY LECTURE

Chair: Marc Feldamann (GBR);
Speaker:
 Antonio Lanzavecchia (CHE) 
Dissecting the antibody response to pathogens and self antigens

August 26th

9.30 a.m. - PLENARY LECTURE

Chair: Marco Colonna (USA)

Speaker: Diane J. Mathis (USA)
 AIRE control of immunological tolerance: new twists

6.30 p.m. - PLENARY LECTURE
Chair: William Paul (USA);
Speaker: Richard A. Flavell (USA) The inflammasome in health and disease 

August 27th

9.30 a.m. -  PLENARY LECTURE

Chair: Francis Balkwill (AUS)
Speaker: 
Robert D. Schreiber (USA)
 Cancer immunoediting: basic mechanisms and therapeutic implications

6.30 p.m. - PLENARY LECTURE
Chair: Andrew McMichael (GBR)
Speaker: Sergio Romagnani (ITA) 
Human effector CD4+ T cells

LIVE STREAMING VIDEOS

 

XV International Congress of Immunology- Press Conference part I
Sergio Romagnani, Peter C. Doherty and Rolf M. Zinkernagel
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psWBotloGtQ]

XV International Congress of Immunology- Press Conference part II
Rino Rappuoli and Peter C. Doherty
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSTd973oADc&feature=youtu.be]

Opening Ceremony
[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbxwg3iKzgE]

LECTURES

Inflammation and tissue homeostatis
Ruslan Medzhitov
[video:http://youtu.be/tuKru8qGjyk]

On immunity in, biomarkers for, and vaccines against tuberculosis
Stefan H. E. Kaufmann 
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eLEMIFcmAM]

Dissecting the antibody response to pathogens and self antigens 
Antonio Lanzavecchia
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxMCSilfxdo]

 Control of immune response by regulation T Cell
Shimon Sakaguchi 
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3_vGY5DxSE]

AIRE control of immunological tolerance: new twist
Diane Mathis
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIGWzCrcHVs]

Human effector CD4+ T cells
Sergio Romagnani
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9jewQ8oJzc] 

Cancer immunoediting: basic mechanism and therapeutic implications
Robert D. Schreiber
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPXUoR1iTVA] 

 

 

VIDEO INTERVIEW

 

The best of Immunology in Milan
Luciano Adorini
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UulH53vu7b4]

Will immunology cure all diseases?
Peter C. Doherty and Rolf M. Zinkernagel 
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3bZ_EL2BFw] 

What is known about the causes of autoimmune diseases?
Diane Mathis
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cncuBbgHgPs]

Why is tolerance so important? 
Abul Abbas
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg4MvDaMgsg]

What's the relevance of curiosity driven research?
Jules Hoffmann
[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GInIE32Y4ms] 

Can immunology replace the use of animals in labs?
Sergio Romagnani
[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVNOaO0ols8] 

What are your final remarks on ICI2013?
Luciano Adorini
[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIn1P6CI_sw] 

Can we prevent cancer by a vaccine?
 Olivera Finn
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_uQ1r74d_I]

An italian lead for international immunology
Alberto Mantovani 
[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_akNcaKZkY] 

Wich are the perspectives for a vaccine against HIV?
Jorge Kalil
[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5nXZtGCq3c] 

 

 

 

ARTICLES

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