Frontiers of Immunology in Health & Disease-2016 Cold Spring Harbor Asia (CSHA)

Venue: The Westin Resort & Conference Center Awaji Island

Location: Awaji, Japan

Event Date/Time: Oct 03, 2016 End Date/Time: Oct 06, 2016
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 21, 2016
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Location: Awaji Yumebutai Conference Center, Japan  Abstract deadline: July 21, 2016


Organized by:

Xuetao Cao, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China

Richard Flavell, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Tadatsugu Taniguchi, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Travel Award:

Students from Japan will be eligible for awards of US$100;

Students from other Asian countries are entitled to be awarded of US$150;

Students from outside of Asia-Pacific region could receive up to US$200 travel support.


Major Topics:

1. Innate immunity

2. Development and maintenance of the immune system

3. Regulation of T/B cell responses

4. Inflammation and diseases

5. Microbiome and immunity

6. Mucosal immunity

7. Metabolism and immunity

8. Cancer immunotherapy: recent progress


Introductory Speech:

Makoto Suematsu, President of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, JAPAN

Keynote Speakers:

Frederick Alt, HHMI/ Harvard Medical School , USA 

Federica Sallusto, Institute for Research in Biomedicine , SWITZERLAND


Invited Speakers:

Xuetao Cao, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences/The Second Military Medical University, CHINA 

Chen Dong, Tsinghua University, CHINA 

Sidonia Fagarasan, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, JAPAN 

Richard Flavell, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA  F

lorent Ginhoux, SINGAPORE


Kenya Honda, Keio University / RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, JAPAN  

Akiko Iwasaki, Yale University School of Medicine, USA 

Shigeo Koyasu, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, JAPAN 

Atsushi Kumanogoh, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, JAPAN 

Tak Mak, Ontario Cancer Institute, CANADA 

Satyajit Rath, National Institute of Immunology, INDIA 

Michel Sadelain, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA 

Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University, JAPAN 

Charles Surh, IBS Academy of Immunology and Microbiology, SOUTH KOREA 

Tadatsugu Taniguchi, University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science, JAPAN 

Kazuhiko Yamamoto, The University of Tokyo, JAPAN