Workshop Programme

Thursday 7th July 2022

1030 - 1100 REGISTRATION AND TEA/ COFFEE  
1100 - 1115 WELCOME  
SESSION 1 SETTING A THRESHOLD FOR ACTIVATION   
1115 - 1130 Ruaidhri Carmody (University of Glasgow)
Setting a threshold for activation 
CHAIR
1130 - 1200 Calum Bain (University of Edinburgh)
Macrophages: setting the scene for immune responses
 
1200 - 1230 Roser Vento-Tormo (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge)
Setting the scene - building the steady state
 
1230 - 1300 Dylan Owen (University of Birmingham)
T Cell activation - setting the scene for adaptive immunity
 
1300 - 1400 LUNCH  
SESSION 2 FLASH TALKS FROM ABSTRACTS  
1400 - 1445 Amanda McFarlane (CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow)  CHAIR
SESSION 3 IMMUNOLOGY AT DIFFERENT SCALES   
1445 - 1500 Georgia Peronia-Wright (University of Glasgow)
Immunology at different scales 
CHAIR
1500 - 1530 David Withers (University of Birmingham)
Immune cell communications importance to immune responses
 
1530 - 1600 Sophie Acton (MRC LMCB, London)
Stromal-immune cell communication in context of immune response to cancer
 
1600 - 1630 Adam Fletcher (University of Glasgow)
Intrinsic cellular methods of immunity
 
1630 - 1700 REFRESHMENT BREAK  
SESSION 4 PROGRESS IN T-CELL BASED IMMUNOTHERAPY  
1700 - 1715 Ed Roberts (CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow)
Introduction and Q&A session
CHAIR    
1715 - 1800 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Guido Kroemer (INSERM, France)
T-cell responses to cancer - how insights from basic immunology have improved this
 
1800 - 1900 PRE-DINNER ACTIVITY  
1900 - 2130 BBQ DINNER THEN DEPART  

Friday 8th July 2022

SESSION 1
MICROENVIRONMENT CONTROL OF IMMUNITY                                               
              
0930 - 0945 Leo Carlin (CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow)
Tissue Environment and Immunity
CHAIR
0945 - 1015
Alice Denton (Imperial College, London)
Stromal influence on immune responses in tissue/ tumour
 
1015 - 1045
Sarah Dimeloe (University of Birmingham)
Metabolic dysfunction in disease - how tumour environment affects 
cell metabolism
 
1045 - 1115
Kim Midwood (Kennedy Institute, Oxford)
Extracellular matrix and its effect on immunity
 
1115 - 1145
REFRESHMENT BREAK
 
SESSION 2 IMMUNITY AT THE SURFACE  
1145
Megan MacLeod (University of Glasgow)
CHAIR
1145 - 1230
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jessica Strid (Imperial College, London)
Immune surveillance in epithelial tissue and in tumours 
 
1230 - 1315 LUNCH  
SESSION 3 TARGETING IMMUNITY WITH THERAPY  
1315 - 1330
Chris Halsey (University of Glasgow)
Cancer therapy
 
1340 - 1400 Alasdair Fraser (SNBTS, Edinburgh)
Cell therapy in transplant recipients
 
1400 - 1430 Maike de La Roche (CRUK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge)
Pharmacological targeting of T Cell responses
 
1430 - 1500 Michaela Lorger (University of Leeds)
Immunity in brain metastasis
 
1500 Closing Remarks and Depart  

 

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