ICIS2017 The 5th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society

 Program

Program at a glance

*This is the tentative program as of January, 2017 and the details of sessions are subject to change.

Day1 : October 29th, Sunday

Opening Remarks

15:55-16:00

by Kouji Matsushima (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Opening Keynote Lecture 1~3

16:00-18:00

16:00-16:40 1. Chair: Kouji Matsushima (The University of Tokyo)
Speaker: Tadamitsu Kishimoto (Osaka University, Japan)
16:40-17:20 2. Chair: Akihiko Yoshimura (Keio University)
Speaker: Richard Flavell (Yale University School of Medicine, USA)
17:20-18:00 3. Chair: Tadatsugu Taniguchi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Nancy Reich Marshall (Storny Brook University, USA)

Welcome Reception

18:00-20:00


Day2: October 30th, Monday

Keynote Lecture 4

8:30-9:20

Chair: Takashi Fujita (Kyoto University)
Speaker: Luke O’Neill (Trinity College Dublin, UK)

Symposium1 ~ Philip Marcus Memorial Symposium ~
“Innate immunity and cytokines”

9:30-12:10 (incl. 10min break)

Chair: Gordon D Brown (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Ganes C. Sen (Cleveland Clinic, USA)
Speaker: Shizuo Akira (Osaka University, Japan)
Glen N. Barber (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA)
Gordon D Brown (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Takashi Fujita (Kyoto University, Japan)
David Artis (Cornell University, USA)
Sho Yamasaki (Kyushu University, Japan)

Lunch-time Lecture 1

12:40-13:30

Chair: Kouji Matsushima (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Nagahiro Minato (Kyoto University, Japan)
Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Lunch-time Lecture 2

Chair: Yoshiya Tanaka (University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan)
Speaker: Georg Schett (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
Pfizer Japan Inc.

Lunch-time Lecture 3

12:40-13:30

Chair: Masayuki Amagai (Keio University, Japan)
Speaker: Jim Krueger (The Rockefeller University, USA)
Maruho Co.,Ltd. / Novartis International AG

Workshop1 ‟Innate immunity and infection”

13:40-15:10

Chair: Shinobu Saijo (Chiba University, Japan)
Mitsutoshi Yoneyama (Chiba University, Japan)

Workshop3 “Cytokines in skin inflammatory diseases”

Chair: Masayuki Amagai (Keio University, Japan)
Kristin M. Leiferman (FAAD and FAAAAI University of Utah Health Care, USA)

Workshop5 “Genetic disorders in cytokines and inflammation”

Chair: Koji Yasutomo (Tokushima University, Japan)
Warren Leonard (NIH, USA)

Workshop2 “Allergic disease”

15:20-16:50

Chair: Hiroshi Nakajima (Chiba University, Japan)
David Vöhringer (Infektionsbiologische Abteilung am Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Germany)

Workshop4 “Regulation of cytokine production”

Chair: Osamu Takeuchi (Kyoto Univeristy, Japan)
Howard Young (Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, USA)

Workshop6 “Cytokines in mucosal immunity”

Chair: Yoichiro Iwakura (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
Rachel R. Caspi (NIH, USA)

Evening Symposium “Cytokines/IFNs in infection”
incorporation with Hokkaido University and JSICR

17:00-19:00

Chair: Akinori Takaoka (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Keiko Ozato (National Institutes of Health, USA)
Speaker: Andrea Ablasser (Global Health Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland)
Kazuaki Chayama (Hiroshima University, Japan)
Keiko Ozato (National Institutes of Health, USA)
Akinori Takaoka (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Noriko Tsuji (Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Bipmedical Research Institute, Japan)

Sponsored Evening Symposium 1

Chair: Kiyoshi Takatsu (Toyama Prefectural Institute for Pharmaceutical Research / University of Toyama, Japan)
Gerald Gleich (School of Medicine University of Utah, USA)
Speaker: Gerald Gleich (University of Utah, USA)
Richard M. Locksley (University of California at San Fransico, USA)
Toshinori Nakayama (Chiba University, Japan)
Satoshi Takaki (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.

Asian - Middle East - Pacific Cytokine Network

Chair: Yoichiro Iwakura (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
Khalid S. A. Khabar (King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia)
Speaker: Shie-Liang Edmond Hsieh (National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan)
Khalid S. A. Khabar (King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia)
Chung-Gyu Park (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
Yingjie Wu (Institute of Genome Engineered Animal Models for Human Diseases, Dalian Medical University, China)
Anne-Sophie Bergot (University of Queensland, Australia)
Ekaterina Litvinova (The Federal Research Center Institute of Cytology and Genetics of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)

Poster Viewing with Wine and Cheese

19:10-21:00


Day3 : October 31st, Tuesday

Keynote Lecture 5

8:30-9:20

Chair: Shimon Sakaguchi (Osaka University)
Speaker: Diane Mathis (Harvard Medical School, USA)

Symposium2 “Autoimmunity, chronic inflammation and cytokines”

9:30-12:10 (incl. 10min break)

Chair: Chen Dong (Tsinghua University, China)
Vijay K. Kuchroo (Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA)
Speaker: Doreen A Cantrell (University of Dundee, UK)
Chen Dong (Tsinghua University, China)
Manfred Kopf (Institute of Molecular Health Sciences, Switzerland)
Vijay K. Kuchroo (Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA)
Shimon Sakaguchi (Osaka University, Japan)
Hiroshi Takayanagi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Lunch-time Lecture 4

12:40-13:30

Chair: Hiroya Kumai (Illumina K. K., Japan)
Speaker: Shinichi Hashimoto (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Illumina K. K.

Lunch-time Lecture 5

Chair: Akihiro Matsukawa (Okayama University, Japan)
Speaker: Toshihiro Ito (Nara Medical University, Japan)
Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

MMCB Sponsored Lunch-time Lecture

Chair: Toshiaki Ohteki (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Speaker: Frederick Geissman (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA)

Workshop7 “Signal transduction and metabolic regulation”

13:40-15:10

Chair: Akihiko Yoshimura (Keio University, Japan)
Xiaoxia Li (Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, USA)

Workshop9 “Anti-cytokine therapy for inflammatory human diseases”

Chair: Yoshiya Tanaka (University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan)
John A Hamilton (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Workshop11 “Emerging cytokines”

Chair: Hiroki Yoshida (Saga University, Japan)
Cem Gabay (University of Geneva School of Medicine, Switzerland)

Workshop8 “Cytokines and inflammatory factors in host defense”

15:20-16:50

Chair: Christopher Hunter (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Reiko Shinkura (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

Workshop10 “Cytokines in autoimmune diseases”

Chair: Masaaki Murakami (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Ann Chen (Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan)

Workshop12 “Helper T cell differentiation”

Chair: Masato Kubo (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
Motoko Kimura (Chiba University, Japan)

Evening Symposium “Chemokines ---- Cell trafficking and beyond”

17:00-19:00

Chair: Naofumi Mukaida (Kanazawa University)
Dhan V. Kalvakolanu (University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA)
Speaker: Tomohisa Baba (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Jason G. Cyster (University of California, USA)
Kenji Kabashima (Kyoto University, Japan)
Jens V. Stein (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Michio Tomura (Osaka Ohtani University, Japan)

Sponsored Evening Symposium 2

Chair: Tsutomu Takeuchi (Keio University, Japan)
Speaker: Tsutomu Takeuchi (Keio University, Japan)
John A Hamilton (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Masaru Ishii (Osaka University, Japan)
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

ICIS Young investigator Awardee’s Presentation

ICIS Women’s session

Poster Viewing with Wine and Cheese

19:10-21:00


Day4 : November 1st, Wednesday

Keynote Lecture 6

8:30-9:20

Chair: Kenya Honda (Keio University, Japan)
Speaker: Dan Littman (New York University, USA)

Symposium3 “Environment, chronic inflammation and cytokines”

9:30-12:10 (incl. 10min break)

Chair: Akiko Iwasaki (Yale University, USA)
Hiroshi Kiyono (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Kenya Honda (Keio University, Japan)
Akiko Iwasaki (Yale University, USA)
Hiroshi Kiyono (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Gabriel Núñez (University of Michigan, USA)
Fiona Powrie (University of Oxford, UK)
Kiyoshi Takeda (Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

Lunch-time Lecture 7

12:40-13:30

Chair: Yutaka Kawakami (Keio University, Japan)
Speaker: Kouji Matsushima (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Meso Scale Japan

Lunch-time Lecture 8

Chair: Akihiko Yoshimura (Keio University, Japan)
Speaker: Atsushi Kumanogou (Osaka University, Japan)
Kouhei Sonoda (Kyushu University, Japan)
Alcon, Inc.

BioLegend Award Session

Workshop13 “Development and function of Macrophage and DC”

13:40-15:10

Chair: Toshiaki Ohteki (National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Miriam Merad (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)

Workshop14 “Cytokines in cancer development and antitumor immune
therapy”

Chair: Tsukasa Seya (Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Christopher Klebanoff (National Cancer Institute, USA)

Workshop15 “Innate cells including ILC, NK, mast cell and γδT cells”

Chair: Shinichiro Sawa (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Kazuyo Moro (RIKEN IMS, Japan)

Milstein Awardee’s Lecture, Hoary Life Time Membership Awardee’s Lecture, Distinguished Service Awardee Speech, and ICIS President Lecture

15:30-17:45

Speaker: Tadatsugu Taniguchi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Day5 : November 2nd, Thursday

Keynote Lecture 7

8:30-9:20

Chair: Hiroshi Takayanagi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Marc Feldmann (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, UK)

Symposium4 “Tumor immunity, macrophages and cytokines”

9:30-12:10 (incl. 10min break)

Chair: Xuetao Cao (Chinese Academy of Medical Science, China)
Florent Ginhoux (Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore)
Speaker: Xuetao Cao (Chinese Academy of Medical Science, China)
Florent Ginhoux (Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore)
Carl H. June (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Yutaka Kawakami (Keio University, Japan)
Kazuko Shibuya (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Mark Smyth (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia)

* The names in sessions are listed in alphabetical order