26-27 August 2018
The first QMB satellite focussing on immunology is organised in conjunction with the New Zealand Branch of the Australasian Society for Immunology. It will also feature a joint session with the New Zealand Society of Oncology. Please check out the NZSO programme.
Organising team lead by A/Prof Ros Kemp from Otago.and Prof Rod Dunbar from Auckland
Professor Cath Bollard, Director of the Center for Cancer & Immunology at the Children’s National Health System in Washington DC
Topic: T cell therapy for cancer and chronic virus infections
Professor Peng Li, Principal Investigator at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine & Health, and Director of Wellington Zhaotai Therapies Ltd
Topic: CAR-T cell therapy for cancer
Dr Yury Goltsev, Research Scientist, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Topic: Advanced tools for multi-parametric cell analysis
Dr Alexandra Corbett, Senior Research Officer, Doherty Institute, University of Melbourne
Topic: Functions of MAIT cells during bacterial infection
Social: The ASI-NZ conference social function will be held at the Public Kitchen and Bar, a popular lake-side restaurant. This will be very heavily subsidised for all ASI members.
Registration & abstract submission: Registration opens in May, when we will call for abstracts and bursary applications.