Immunology Meeting – Role of innate lymphoid cell homeostasis in health and disease

Meeting Organizers:

Prof. Dirk Elewaut and Prof. Bart N. Lambrecht


This symposium is open to all scientists, however the number of seats are limited. Deadline for registration is September 19. To register, click here.
We kindly ask you to send an email to the organizers in case of cancellation (click here).

Abstract submission: 

Three abstracts will be selected for a short talk. All abstracts will be shown at the poster session. Deadline for submitting your abstract is September 1. To submit your abstract, click here.


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Registration & Coffee


Welcome & opening of workshop (Dirk Elewaut & Bart Lambrecht)

Chairs: Bart Lambrecht & Dirk Elewaut 

10:35 – 11:00

Development of lymph nodes makes you nervous  (title to be confirmed)
Reina Mebius (VU University Medical Center Amsterdam)

11:00 – 11:25

Unconventional T cells: MAIT cells and beyond (title to be confirmed)  
Dale Godfrey (Doherty Institute, University of Melbourne)

11:25 – 11:50

Role of MAIT cells in diabetes (title to be confirmed)
Agnes Lehuen (Institut Cochin, Université Paris-Descartes)

11:50 – 12:15

Innate lymphoid cells in health and disease (title to be confirmed)
Tom Cupedo (Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam)

12:15 – 12:40

A crystal clear view on allergy
Bart Lambrecht (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research)

12:40 – 14:15

Lunch & poster session

Chairs: Carl De Trez & Lars Vereecke

14:15 – 14:40

Resolution of inflammation by innate lympoid cells (title to be confirmed)
Georg Schett (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen)

14:40 – 15:05

Macrophages, phagocytosis and inflammation (title to be confirmed)
Kodi Ravichandran (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, University of Virginia, Charlottesville)

15:05 – 15:30

Th2 cells: PPAR-gamma and beyond 
Jonathan Coquet (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm)

15:30 – 15:55

Suppression of IL-33 mediated immune responses by HpARI Protein Secreted by a Helminth Parasite (title to be confirmed)
Henry McSorley (University of Edinburgh)

15:55 – 16:05

Selected short talk

16:05 – 16:15

Selected short talk

16:15 – 16:25

Selected short talk


Closing words