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SSI2023 | 49th Annual Meeting and Summer School of the Scandinavian Society for Immunology

Scientific programme

Sunday, 4 June - Summer School

9:00-16:00 Immunology summer School – Cutting-edge technologies for immunology research
Chairs: Tapio Lönnberg and Silke Appel
09:00-09:30Tapio Lönnberg, University of Turku, Finland:
Single-cell omics to understand immune mediated diseases
09:30-10:00 Cecilia Dominguez-Conde, Human Technopole, Milan, Italy:
Single-cell genomics to study developmental immunology
10:00-10:30Laura Elo, University of Turku, Finland:
Computational approaches for Single-cell omics
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Alexander Mildner, University of Turku, Finland:
Single-cell analysis of macrophage heterogeneity
11:30-12:00 Karine Chemin, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden:
Single-cell analysis reveals new insights on T cell effector functions in rheumatic diseases
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00Nanostring Technologies: Nanostring Spatial Solutions: From Whole Transcriptome Profiling to Single Cell Resolution
14:00-14.30 Parse Biosciences: Revolutionising single cell at scale: Instrument free single cell transcriptomics and TCR profiling
14.30-15:00 Silke Appel, University of Bergen, Norway:
Single cell proteomics provide insights into autoimmune disorders
15:00-15:30Janne Lehtiö, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden:
Proteogenomics for precision immunotherapy in cancer
15:30-16:00 Mark Ansel, University of California San Francisco, USA:
RNA Circuits in immune responses


Sunday, 4 June - SSI2023 Opening

18:00-18:10 Welcome to SSI2023
18:10-18:50 Keynote lecture. Andy Chan, Genentech, CA, USA:
Forward and Reverse Translation: Lessons from successful and unsuccessful therapies

Monday, 5 June

09:00-09:30 Lucy Walker, University College London, United Kingdom:
Fine-tuning costimulation blockade in autoimmunity
9:30-10:00 Mark Ansel, University of California San Francisco, USA:
Molecular mechanisms controlling miRNA homeostasis
10:00-10:30Coffee break
10:30-11:00 Yenan Bryceson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden:
Neuroinflammation associated with inborn errors of immunity
11:00-11:30 Gavin Giovannoni, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom:
The immunopathogenesis of multiple sclerosis: new insights exposed by disease-modifying therapies
11:30-11:40 Sponsored talk
11:40-11:50Sponsored talk
12:00-12:15 The Young Scandinavian Society for Immunology (ySSI)
12:15-13:30 Lunch(Council meeting)
13:30-14:00Poster viewing
14:00-15:20Workshop 1Workshop 2
15:20-15:50Coffee break
15:50-17:10 Workshop 3Workshop 4

Tuesday, 6 June

09:00-10:40SSI Young Investigator Awards
Chairs: Björn Rúnar Lúðvíksson President and Marit Inngjerdingen Secretary SSI

9:00-9:30 (Sweden)
9:30-10:00 (Denmark)
10:00-10:30 (Norway)
10:30-11:00 (Finland)
11:00-11:15Petter Höglund, Editor in Chief, Scandinavian Journal of Immunology
11:15-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:15 Anjana Rao, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, USA:
TET methylcytosine dioxygenases, cancer and autoimmune/inflammatory disease
12:15-12:45 Patrick Hogan, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, USA:
Calcium signals in regulating Tc cells in fight against cancer
12:45-13:15Richard Carvajal, Columbia University, USA, TBA
14:15-14:45General Assembly of SSI
14:45-15:15Poster viewing
15:15-16:00Workshop 5 part 1Workshop 6 part 1
16:00-16:30Coffee break
16:30-17:15Workshop 5 part 2 Workshop 6 part 2
19:00-lateCongress dinner at Turku Castle

Wednesday, 7 June

09:00-10:40Session 3
9:00-9:30Jeffrey Bluestone Sonoma Therapeutics and University of California San Francisco, USA:
Immunotherapy: Building a bridge to a cure for type 1 diabetes
9:30-9:40Sponsored talk
ySSI session (organized by young Scandinavian Society of Immunology members)
13:00Meeting closure

Programme is subject to changes.