Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019

Date 20 February - 22 February 2019
Venue Cumberland Lorne Resort
Location 150 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.

Registrations are open and abstracts are being accepted for the 2019 Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference.

ECR awards, subsidised student registrations, an amazing speaker list and new NHMRC grant deadlines are all good reasons to be part of this I&I tradition.

See below for links to register and for more information.


Registration and abstract submissions are now open: https://members.asnevents.com.au/event/1602

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For more information: www.lorneinfectionimmunity.org

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Heavily subsidised student registrations are open to all students presenting a poster, short talk or oral presentation.  More information: http://www.lorneinfectionimmunity.org/students/

Three Career Development Awards are again on offer to ECRs.  Submit an application as you complete your abstract submission.  More information: http://www.lorneinfectionimmunity.org/awards/

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Andrea Ablasser, Global Health Institute, Switzerland

Innate immunity, Nucleic acid sensing mechanisms, Anti-viral signaling pathways.

 Pascale Cossart, Institut Pasteur, France

Listeria monocytogenes, host-pathogen interactions, systems biology.

Shee-Mei Lok, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Flavirus structure and function, anti-viral therapeutics and neutralising antibodies.

Linfa Wang, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Bat-borne viruses, bat-virus interactions.

Elizabeth Winzeler, University of California, USA

Antimalarial drug discovery using chemogenomics.

Robert Seder, NIAID, USA

Vaccines against HIV, malaria, TB and cancer; T cell memory. 

Kim Newton, Genentech, USA

Necroptosis and Inflammation

Robin May, University of Birmingham, UK

Molecular host-pathogen interactions, Cryptococcus

Allison Abendroth, University of Sydney

Immunobiology and pathogenesis of human Herpesviruses.

Andrew Currie, Murdoch University

Paediatric innate immunity, inflammation, and infectious disease.

Elizabeth Hartland, Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Bacterial colonization and immune evasion by Gram-negative pathogens.

David Hume, University of Queensland

Macrophages and osteoclasts.

Nicole La Gruta, Monash University

CD8+ T cell development and function.

James McCarthy, QMIR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Malaria, antimalarial drugs and vaccines, scabies and helminth diseases.

Kirsty Short, University of Queensland 

Influenza pathogeneis and the role of influenza in the development of asthma.

Wai-Hong Tham, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Molecular, cellular and structural biology of malaria invasion.

Ana Traven, Monash University

Fungal pathogens, molecular mechanisms of host interaction.

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