Chicago, Illinois
18-21 November 2016

AIC2016 Program

Our 45th Annual Meeting AIC2016 will be held 18-21 Nov 2016 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown and will be chaired by Dr Steve Varga, University of Iowa.

Friday, 18 Nov 2016
Meet the speakers roundtable for trainees
5:00 - 7:00 PM
preregistration required

Keynote address 7:30 - 8:30 PM
7th floor, Salon III

David Oshinsky
New York University Polio: A look back at America's most successful public health crusade
Keynote reception − wine & cheese
8:30 − 9:30 PM
7th floor, Foyer


Saturday, 19 Nov 2016

Symposium I − Host response during chronic infections
8:30 AM - Noon

Dorian McGavern, convenor

JoAnne Flynn
University of Pittsburgh Tracking granulomas to reveal early and late events in tuberculosis
Alan Sher
National Institutes of Health Immunoregulation in chronic Toxoplasma infection
David Brooks
Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto Inflammation and immunosuppression in persistent infections
Dorian McGavern
National Institutes of Health Dynamics of dysfunctional T and B cell responses during persistent viral infection
Lunchtime activities I
Adaptive biotechnologies workshop Accelerating Discovery and Innovation with Immunosequencing: Applications of T cell and B cell receptor sequencing in oncology, autoimmunity and infectious disease research
Presenter: Tina Bose, PhD
Location to be announced 12:30 − 1:30 PM
Afternoon program I
Workshop block I abstracts 1 − xxx 6th floor breakout rooms 2:00 − 4:15 PM
Poster presentations I posters 1 − yyy 7th floor, Salons I/II 4:15 − 6:15 PM
Undergraduate poster presentations posters xxx − yyy 7th floor, Salons I/II 4:15 − 6:15 PM
Reception concurrent with poster presentations 7th floor, Salons I/II 4:15 − 6:15 PM
Sunday, 20 Nov 2016

Symposium II − New vaccine approaches: Targeting old enemies
8:30 AM - Noon

James Crowe, convenor

Marty Moore
Emory University Fifty-Valent inactivated rhinovirus vaccine
Ralph Baric
University of North Carolina Dengue virus structure-guided immunogen design
Galit Alter
Massachusetts General Hospital Systems serology: A new approach for defining vaccine correlates and mechanisms of protection.
James Crowe
Vanderbilt University Canonical modes of recognition of diverse viruses by human neutralizing antibodies
Lunchtime activities II
Careers in Immunology workshop A workshop is specifically designed for undergraduate students Location to be announced 12:30 − 1:30 PM
BioLegend workshop Progress in the Development of Reagents for Microscopy and Flow Cytometry
Location to be announced 12:30 − 1:30 PM
Afternoon program II
Workshop block II abstracts yyy − zzz 6th floor breakout rooms 2:00 − 4:15 PM
Poster presentations II posters yyy − zzz 7th floor, Salons I/II 4:15 − 6:15 PM
Reception concurrent with poster presentations 7th floor, Salons I/II 4:15 − 6:15 PM
Monday, 21 Nov 2016

Symposium III − Immune responses in the lung
8:30 AM - Noon

Steven Varga, convenor

Clare Lloyd
Imperial College, London Living on the edge - Regulation of pulmonary immunity by epithelial cells
Thomas Braciale
University of Virginia Innate immune control of respiratory virus infection
Nicholas Lukacs
University of Michigan Alteration of respiratory immune responses by RSV infection
Steve Varga
University of Iowa Failed memory to respiratory syncytial virus