Monday 5th December
13.30 - 16.45
Chairs: Lara Dungan & Patrick Kelly, Trinity College, Dublin
Following the great success of last year’s inaugural event we’re pleased to announce the return of the Bright Sparks in Immunology session run ‘by PhDs for PhDs’. We’re especially pleased that last year’s overall winner Lara Dungan has kindly agreed to co-chair this year’s event.
Eight shortlisted candidates will present their current research, with prizes of £500, £350 and £150 offered for the top three presentations, as judged by our panel of professional immunologists.
This year our special invited guest speaker will be Professor James Brewer (University of Glasgow) who will offer insights into his work and career.
A comparison of the effects of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infection on T-lymphocyte turnover and their relationship to immune activation
TLR7/8-mediated recruitment of monocytes into the inflamed kidney
Co-ordinated crosstalk of human γδ T cells, neutrophils and monocytes in response to bacterial infections
Serum 25(OH)D levels can predict Foxp3+ treg frequency and steroid responsiveness in severe asthmatics
The role of cytokine and TCR signaling in the development of regulatory T cells
Suppressors of cytokine signalling (SOCS) are essentail regulators of macrophage polarization with consequential effects on tumour outcome
Electric fields - novel regulators of T helper cell activation and function
Identification of the critical glutamine transporter of proliferating CD4+ T lymphocytes – a novel target of HIV-1 Vpu
Special Presentation “What are you looking at?”
University of Glasgow