17th TNF conference 2019 – preliminary program

June 3rd, Arrival

any time after 3 pm, Arrival and conference badge/brochure pickup

5:00 pm, Plenary session

Chairs: Gail Bishop and Domagoj Vucic

 
5:00 – 5:20 Opening remarks: Gail Bishop and Domagoj Vucic
5:20 – 6:00 Vishva Dixit, Genentech
6:00 – 6:40 Hao Wu, Harvard Medical School

7:00 - 9:00 pm, Dinner and Welcome reception

 

June 4th

8:30 am, TNFR superfamily and cell death mechanisms

Chairs: Junying Yuan and Peter Vandenabeele

 
8:30 – 8:55 Junying Yuan, Harvard University
8:55 – 9:10 Short talk from the abstracts
9:10 – 9:25 Short talk from the abstracts
9:25 – 9:50 Manolis Pasparakis, University of Cologne, Germany
9:50 – 10:15 Coffee and Tea break
10:15 – 10:40 Peter Vandenabeele, Ghent University, Belgium
10:40 – 10:55 Short talk from the abstracts
10:55 – 11:10 Short talk from the abstracts
11:10 – 11:35 Francis Chen, Duke University
11:35 – 12:00 Marion MacFarlane, University of Cambridge, UK

12:00 – 1:30 pm, Lunch

1:30 pm, Post-translational modifications in TNFR superfamily signaling

Chairs: John Silke and Henning Walczak

 
1:30 – 1:55 John Silke, WEHI, Australia
1:55 – 2:20 Domagoj Vucic, Genentech
2:20 – 2:35 Short talk from the abstracts
2:35 – 2:50 Short talk from the abstracts
2:50 – 3:15 Henning Walczak, UCL Cancer Institute, UK
3:15 – 3:30 Short talk from the abstracts

3:30 – 4:00 Coffee and Tea break

4:00 pm, New concepts in TNFR superfamily signaling

Chairs: David Wallach and Kim Newton

 
4:00 – 4:25 David Wallach, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
4:25 – 4:40 Short talk from the abstracts
4:40 – 4:55 Short talk from the abstracts
4:55 – 5:20 Kim Newton, Genentech
5:20 – 5:35 Short talk from the abstracts
5:35 – 6:00 Sergei Nedospasov, Russian Academy of Sciences

6:00 – 6:30 pm, Lightning Poster session talks 1

12 selected poster presenters, each 2 min, 5 min allowed for exchanges  

6:30 – 8:00 pm, Dinner

8:00 – 10:00 pm, Poster session 1 with wine, beer and desserts

 

June 5th

8:30 am, The TNFR superfamily and lymphocyte function

Chairs: Fabienne Mackay and Jennifer Gommerman

 
8:30 – 8:55 Fabienne Mackay, University of Melbourne, Australia
8:55 – 9:20 Gail Bishop, University of Iowa
9:20 – 9:45 Talk
9:45 – 10:00 Short talk from the abstracts
10:00 – 10:25 Coffee and Tea break
10:25 – 10:50 Jennifer Gommerman, University of Toronto, Canada
10:50 – 11:05 Short talk from the abstracts
11:05 – 11:20 Short talk from the abstracts
11:20 – 11:35 Short talk from the abstracts

12:00 – 1:00 pm, Round Table with attending Editors to discuss publishing in high
impact journals (buffet lunch will be served for attendees)

12:00 – 1:30 pm, Lunch

1:30 pm, TNFR superfamily in tissue homeostasis and immunity

Chairs: Michael Croft

 
1:30 – 1:55 Michael Croft, La Jolla Institute for Immunology
1:55 – 2:10 Short talk from the abstracts
2:10 – 2:25 Short talk from the abstracts
2:25 – 2:50 Richard Siegel, Novartis
2:50 – 3:05 Short talk from the abstracts
3:05 – 3:30 Wenjun Ouyang, Amgen
 

3:30 – 4:00 pm, Coffee and Tea break

4:00 pm, The TNFR superfamily and inflammation

Chairs: Carl Ware and Seamus Martin

 
4:00 – 4:25 Seamus Martin, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
4:25 – 4:50 Pascal Schneider, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
4:50 – 5:05 Short talk from the abstracts
5:05 – 5:20 Short talk from the abstracts
5:20 – 5:35 Short talk from the abstracts
5:35 – 6:00 Carl Ware, Sanford Burnham Prebys Institute, La Jolla

6:00 – 6:30 pm, Lightning Poster session talks 2

12 selected poster presenters, each 2 min, 5 min allowed for exchanges

6:30 – 8:00 pm, Dinner

8:00 – 10:00 pm, Poster session 2 with wine, beer and desserts

 

June 6th

8:30 am, TRAF molecules and disease mechanisms

Chairs: Tania Watts and Shao-Cong Sun

 
8:30 – 8:55 Tania Watts, University of Toronto, Canada
8:55 – 9:20 Talk
9:20 – 9:35 Short talk from the abstracts
9:35 – 9:50 Short talk from the abstracts
9:50 – 10:15 Coffee and Tea break
10:15 – 10:40 Shao-Cong Sun, University of Texas MD, Anderson Cancer Center
10:40 – 10:55 Short talk from the abstracts
10:55 – 11:20 Short talk from the abstracts

11:30 – 1:00 pm, Lunch

1:00 pm, The TNFR superfamily pathways as therapeutic targets

Chairs: Linda Burkly and Jane Grogan

 
1:00 – 1:25 Linda Burkly, Biogen
1:25 – 1:50 John Bertin, GSK
1:50 – 2:05 Short talk from the abstracts
2:05 – 2:20 Short talk from the abstracts
2:20 – 2:35 Short talk from the abstracts
2:35 – 3:00 Jane Grogan, Genentech

3:00 – 6:30 pm, Free time

6:30 – 8:30 pm, Conference dinner: California Coastal Fair including Concluding remarks and Poster awards, Chairs: Gail Bishop and Domagoj Vucic

9:00 – 12:00 am, Live music and dancing

 

June 7th, Departure