Kafatos:Innate Immunity Afternoon
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INNATE IMMUNITY: FROM FLIES TO MAN (16th May 2006, Imperial College London)
- 2.00 pm Welcome,
- Sir Lesek Borysiewicz, Deputy Rector, Imperial College London
Session 1 Chair: Dan Davis
- 2.10 pm Fotis Kafatos
- Malaria & the Mosquito: Immunogenomics of Plasmodium/Anopheles interactions
- 2.50 pm George Christophides
- Immune recognition & signalling in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae
- 3.10 pm Short presentations by Postdoctoral and PhD students of the Infection and Immunity Section, Imperial College
- 3.50 pm Emmanuelle Caron
- Phagocytosis signalling: diversity, constriction points & subversion by microbial pathogens.
- 4.10 pm Tea
Session 2 Chair: Maggie Dallman
- 4.35 pm Kate Brown
- Structural studies of non-natively folded proteins from Leishmania major
- 4.55 pm Dan Davis
- Molecular recognition by NK cells
- 5.15 pm Alan Ezekowitz, Harvard University Medical School
- Phagocytosis: from flies to man
- 6.00 pm Drinks reception
The programme includes speakers from Imperial College – Fotis Kafatos, George Christophides, Emmanuelle Caron, Kate Brown, Dan Davis and short presentations from students and postdocs, as well as a presentation from Alan Ezekowitz, Harvard University Medical School. (Please see programme above).
Where? lecture theatre G34, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London
When ? Tuesday 16th May, 2pm - 6pm.
There is no cost for attending this meeting but YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND. Please e-mail Wendy McGovern (w.mcgovern[at]imperial.ac.uk) if you would like to come. This meeting is expected to attract a huge audience, so please register as soon as possible to ensure your place!