Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2017

Date 15 February - 17 February 2017
Venue Mantra Lorne
Location Mountjoy Parade, Lorne VIC 3232 View Map
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The Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference brings together scientists, students, health care and industry from multiple disciplines with a shared interest in infection and immunity research.

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Sonja Best, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
Host-flavivirus interactions; IFN-stimulated genes

Caroline Demangel, Pasteur Institute, France
Mycobacteria, mycolactone, inflammation and metabolomics

George Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Interspecies transmission of pathogens; enveloped virus-host interaction; molecular immune recognition

Nancy Haigwood, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
HIV transmission, immunity and vaccine development

Marion Pepper, University of Washington, USA
Immunological memory; adaptive response to malaria; tetramer-based enrichment strategies

Bali Pulendran, Emory Vaccine Centre, USA
Innate immune system regulation of adaptive immune responses to pathogens; vaccine and therapeutic design

Thierry Soldati, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Phagocytosis; host-pathogen interactions; anti-mycobacterial compounds

Dominique Soldati-Favre, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Apicomplexa motion, host cell attachment and invasion

Sammy Bedoui, University of Melbourne, Australia
Dendritic cell - T cell interactions during infection

Katherine Kedzierska, University of Melbourne, Australia
Human T cell immunology; influenza responses; clinical cohorts

David Lynn, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Australia
Interplay between the microbiome, vaccines and the immune system

Rowena Martin,  Australian National University, Australia
Malaria membrane transport proteins and their involvement in drug resistance

David Tscharke, Australian National University, Australia
Herpes simplex virus, viral latency, antigen presentation to CD8+ T Cells

Cynthia Whitchurch, University of Technology - Sydney, Australia
Biofilm formation and migration; Pseudomonas-host interactions

Connie Wong, Monash University, Australia
Neuroinflammation in both infectious and non-infectious models


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