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Block Symposia

Block Symposia

Thursday, May 9

12:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Cytokine and T Cell-Based Immunotherapy

Innate Immune Sensing and Signaling

Mast Cells: Phenotype to Function

Myeloid Cells

Tregs and Th17

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Adjuvant, Antigen Presentation, and Peptide-based Vaccines for Immunotherapy

Basic Autoimmunity : Genetic and Non-genetic Triggers

Hematopoiesis and Myeloid Development

Immune Mechanisms at Mucosal Sites

Influenza Virus and the Immune Response

Lymphocyte Development

Veterinary and Comparative Immunology


Friday, May 10

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Cellular Mechanisms of Innate Immunity 1

From There to Here, from Here to There: Inflamed Things are Everywhere

HIV/SIV Vaccine/Immunotherapy and Impact of HIV/SIV Infection in Antigen-Specific Immunity

Innate Immune Mechanisms

Innate Lymphocyte Development, Stroma and Aging

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: All of Immunology Occurring in One Model

Regulation of Innate and Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Responses: Molecular Mechanisms

Viruses, CD8+ T Cells, and Natural Killers

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Cellular Therapies for Cancer

Cytokines Regulating Inflammation

Cytoplasmic Sensing

3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

B Cells and Tfh Cells

Basic Autoimmunity: Immunoregulation

CD4+ T Cell Differentiation and Function

Novel Strategies and their Functions for Preventing Respiratory Infections

Resident Memory in Tumor Immunotherapy


Saturday, May 11

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Basic Autoimmunity: T Cells

Cellular Mechanisms of Innate Immunity 2

Immune Development at Mucosal Sites

Molecular Mechanisms of Helper T Cell Differentiation

New Treatments for Autoimmune Arthritis and Skin Disease

Technological Innovations II

Viruses and the T Cell Response

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Epigenetic and Metabolic Regulation of Immunity

I’m on Fire: Local Control of Tissue Inflammation

Innate and Adaptive Control of Allograft Rejection

Macrophages, Myeloid, and Dendritic Cells in Tumor Immunity and Immunotherapy

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Immunity of Asthma

Immunometabolism in Tumor Immunity and Immunotherapy

Innate Immunity and Infectious Disease

Pathogen Control and Evasion

3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

B Cells and the Cells that Help

Gut Microbiota Affect on Host Immunity

Immune Mechanisms of Human Disease

Immune Response to Respiratory Viruses

Microbial, Parasitic, and Fungal Immunology


Sunday, May 12

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Advances in Therapeutic Approaches for Neuroimmunologic Diseases

Antigen Process and Presentation I

Basic Autoimmunity: B Cells

How Viruses Override the Immune System

Molecular Control of CD4+ T Cell Life Cycle: Development, Activation, Effector and Memory

Novel Tumor Targets and Therapies

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Immunity during Intestinal Disease

Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disease

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Basic Autoimmunity: Antigens and Innate Immunity

CD8+ T Cell Homeostasis and Memory

Co-Inhibitor and Co-Stimulatory Signals in Tumor Therapy

Cytokine and Chemokine Control of Immunity

Innate Cells in Anti-Pathogen and Cytokine Responses

3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Human Host Defense

Mechanisms of Atopic Disease

Novel Therapeutic Approaches in Lupus

Viruses and Innate Immune Effectors


Monday, May 13

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Antigen Process and Presentation II

B Cell Immunity

Combination Therapies for Immuno-Oncology

Mucosal Immunity during Infection

T Cell Regulation and Function

Technological Innovations I

Translational Advances in Tissue-Specific Autoimmunity

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Basic Autoimmunity: Role of Microbes

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Caccines for Enhancing Protective Immune Responses

Regulatory Mechanisms

T Cell Receptor Signaling