June 20 (thur)

8:30-      Registration and Poster Mounting

9:00-9:10  Opening Remarks        Makoto Naito (Niigata Univ)

Session 1: Nutrition(1) 9:10-13:40

9:10-9:40

Class A scavenger receptors type I and II (CD204),a new CD marker to explore macrophage Differentiation and heterogeneity

Motohiro Takaya(Kumamoto Univ)

9:40-10:20

Delineation of the transcriptome of mouse mononuclear phagocytes

David A Hume(Univ of Queensland)

10:20-10:50

Organogenesis of peripheral lymphoid tissues triggered by precursors of NK and DC

Shin-ichi Nishikawa (kyoto Univ)

10:50-11:10 Coffee Break

11:10-11:40

Identification of novel characteristics and possible origin of microglia

Makoto Sawada (Fujita Health Univ)

11:40-12:20

Effect of granulocyte colony colony-stimulating factor deficiency on immunopathological changes in shp-1protein-tyrosine phosphatase-deficient viable motheaten mice

Leonard D Shultz (The Jackson Laboratory)

Lunch breaks and Poster Session 12:20-13:40

Session 2: Nutrition(2)13:40-17:50

13:40-14:10:

Antigen-trafficking from the skin

Shin-ichi Hayashi (Tottori Univ)

14:10-14:40

Roles for C/EBP and PU.1 transcription factors in Langerhans cell development

Atsushi iwama (Univ of Tokyo)

14:40-15:20

Breakdown of chromosomal DNA during apoptosis and phagocytosis

Shigekazu Nagatab (Osaka Univ)

15:20-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-16:20

Evasion of macrophage host defense mechanisms by pathogenic Mycobacteria

Jean Pieters (Univ of Basel)

16:20-16:50

Mechanism of macrophage-dependent cytokine induction against intracellular parasitic bacterium,Listeria monocytogenes

Masao Mitsuyama (Kyoto Univ)

16:50-17:20

Toll-like receptors and their signalings

Shizno Akira(Osaka Univ)

17:20-17:50

Function of extrathymic T cells generated in the liver

Toru Abo(Niigata Univ)

18:00-20:00 Reception(Neon,19F:Next21)

June 21 (Fri)

Session 3: DC/Macrophages in Diseases (PartT)

9:10-9:50

The peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor delta promotes lipid accumulation in macrophages

Colin NA Palmer (University of Dundee)

9:50-10:20

Gene expression profile of macrophages in the arterial wall with intimal thickening

Youishiro Wada(Tokyo Univ)

10:20-10:40: Coffee Break

10:40-11:20

The inflammatory response in murine prion disease: a model of chronic neurodegeneration

Hugh Perry (university of Southampton)

11:20-11:50

Alveolar macrophage differentiation and alveolar proteinosis

Koh Nakata (International Medical Center)

11:50-13:40 Lunch Breaks and Poster Session

(partU) Organizers: T.Irimura and Y.kobayashi

13:40-14:20

Experimental manipulation of dendritic cell function toward development of new immunotherapies

Akira Takashima(Univ of Texas)

14:20-14:50

Human blood DC subsets involved in hematopoietic and immune disorders

Ryuichi Amakawa (Kansai Med College)

14:50-16:00 Oral Presentation from Posters

16:00-16:15

Concluding Remarks

Kouji Matsushima(Tokyou Univ)