Martedì, 05 Luglio 2016 00:00

DAMPs 2016

Workshop in Guanajuato, México, November 6-11, 2016
DAMPs 2016 - Injury Perception and Immunity Across the Tree of Life

Organizing Team
Prof. Polly Matzinger, National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA
Prof. Walter G. Land, Laboratory of Excellence Transplantex, University of Strasbourg, France
Dr. Martin Heil, CINVESTAV, Irapuato, México.
Dra. Graciela García-Guzmán, UNAM, Mexico City, México

Invited speakers in alphabetic order

Prof. Dr. Patricia Agostinis, Laboratory for Cell Death Research and Therapy, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Leuven (KULeuven)

Prof. Dr. Thomas C.G. Bosch, Chair of Zoologie and Director of Kiel Life Sciences Centre. Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany

Prof. Dr. Norbert Brockmeyer, President of the German Society for STIs, Centre for Sexual Health, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany

Prof. Felice Cervone, Member of Academia Europaea; Presidente della Federazione Italiana di Scienze della Vita, Rome, Italy.
"DAMPs in plants and their effect on immunity and development"

Prof. Jiann-Chu Chen, The Center of Excellence for the Oceans, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung , Taiwan.
"DAMP containing molecules induced by a seaweed extract elicit innate immune response in shrimp"

Prof. Decio L. Eizirik, MD, PhD, Director, ULB Center for Diabetes Research, Medical Faculty, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

Camilla Ferreira Wenceslau, MD, PhD Department of Physiology, Georgia Regents University, Working Group on DAMPs, Augusta, GA, USA.

Dr. Uwe Fischer, Friedrich Loeffler-Institute, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald, Germany

Prof. Monika R. Fleshner, Department of Integrative Physiology; Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA.
"Acute Stressor Exposure Modulates Plasma Exosomal Hsp72 and miRNA Content"

Prof. Stefania Gallucci, MD, Microbiology and Immunology Associate Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Temple University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
"DAMPs in the pathogenesis of Lupus"

Prof. Stephan Gasser, Programme director; Centre of Life Sciences; Department of Microbiology and Immunology; Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; National University of Singapore; Singapore.
"DAMPs in DNA damage response"

Prof. Carl J. Hauser, MD, FACS, FCCM, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
"Mitochondrial DAMPs and Immune Suppression after Injury"

Dr. Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Head of the section of experimental pathology, Dept. of Pathology, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubiran", México City, México
"The contribution of HMGB1 to the immunopathology of pulmonary tuberculosis"

Dr. Alfredo Herrera-Estrella, Laboratory for Fungal Development and Gene Expression, Unit of Advanced Genomics, CINVESTAV, Irapuato, México
"eATP and other DAMPs trigger wound-related Ca2+ fluxes, ROS and MAPKinase signalling in the fungus, Trichoderma atroviride"

Prof. Ken J. Ishii, MD, PhD, Laboratory of Adjuvant Innovation, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation; Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University. Osaka, Japan.

Prof. Humberto Lanz-Mendoza, Centro de Investigaciones Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, México.
"Systemic immune response in the mosquito Anopheles albimanus infected with Plasmodium berghei"

Prof. Massimo E. Maffei, Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, Innovation Centre, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
"Early events in plant DAMP signal transduction induced by eDNA"

Prof. David J. Miller, PhD ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

Fernando Navarro García, CINVESTAV México, Departamento de Biologia Celular
"Uso de differentes patotipos de Escherichia coli diarreogenicas para estudiar la respuesta inmune inflamatoria: una especie diferentes mecanismos de daño"

Prof. Eitan Okun, The Leslie and Susan Gonda multidisciplinary brain research center. The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life sciences. Bar Ilan University. Ramat Gan, Israel.
"DAMPs as physiological regulators of cognitive behavior"

Dra. María José Pozo, Estación Experimental del Zaidín (CSIC), Granada, Spain.
"Connecting DAMPs to mutualism: systemin in defensive responses of mycorrhizal plants"

Abdulraouf Ramadan, MD Department of Pediatrics, Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Prof. Jean-Marc Reichhart, Head and Director, Institute de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.
"New Mechanism of Innate Immune System Activation by DAMPs in Drosophila"

Prof. Seung-Yong Seong, MD, PhD Wide River Institute of Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.
"DAMP and new drug development for inflammatory diseases"

Prof. Judith A. Smith, MD, PhD Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA.
"The Unfolded Protein Response: Raising the immune alarm by intracellular stress"

Prof. Camilla Svensson, PhD, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology; Karolinska Institute; Stockholm, Sweden.
"Role of peripheral and spinal HMGB1 in arthritis-induce pain - does sex matter?"

Prof. Russell H. Swerdlow, MD, Professor and Director, Department of Neurology; University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center, Kansas City, KS, USA.
"DAMPs in Neurodegenerative Diseases - Alzheimer's disease"

Prof. Ulrich Theopold, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.
"Damage from nematodes and tumours – an insect model"

Prof. Je-In Youn, PhD Wide River Institute of Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Hongcheon-gun, South Korea.
"Roles of DAMPs in expansion of immune suppressive myeloid cells in Cancer"

Prof. Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD Director, U1015 INSERM, Institut Gustave Roussy Villejuif, France

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