July (Thursday)

8:30-      Registration and Poster Setting

9:20-9:25  Opening Remarks        Sizuno Akira (Osaka Universtiy)

Session 1:  Signaling in Innate Immunitiy T

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9:30-10:00  

The nonsense allele oblivious as a senor of di-acylglycerides upstream of TLR2

Kasper Hoebe (Scripps Research Institute)

10:00-10:30 

Toll-like receptor signaling pathways revealed by gene targeting

Sizuno Akira(Osaka University)

10:30-10:50  Coffee Break

10:50-11:20  

Triggering innate immunity through TBK1/IKK activation of the interferon regulatory factors

John Hiscott (McGill Universtiy)

11:20-12:50

Sensing mechanisms of double-stranded RNA and innate antiviral responses

Takashi Fujita (The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)

11:50-12:20 

Roles of TRAF6 in the toll/IL-1R family and RNAK signaling

Jun-ichiro Inoue (University of Tokyo)

12:20-13-30  Lunch and Poster Viewing

Session 2:  Signaling in Innate Immunity U

Chair Person: Shigeo Koyasu and Jorge Moscat

13:30-14:00

SOCS1 and SOCS3 are central regulators for ma

Jorge Moscat (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)

14:30-14:50  Coffee Break

14:50-15:20

Role of phosphoinositide 3-kinese in innate immunity

Shigeo Koyasu (Keio University)

15:20-16:10

Regulation of the Interleukin-12 p40 Gene by Chromatin and c-Rel

Stephen Smale (University of California)

16:10-16:20  Business Meeting

16:20-17:30  Poster session with Cheese and wine (Senri Hall)

18:00-20:00  Get Together Party (Crystal Hall, Senri Hankyu Hotel)

July (Friday)

Session3:  Dendritic Cells/ Macrophages

           Chair Person: Caetano Reis e Sousa and Hitoshi Kikutani

8:00-9:00

Collaborative microbial recognition by Toll-like receptors and dectin-1

David Underhill (Institute for Systems Biology)

9:00-9:30

Microbe recognition and functional analysis of mouse DC-SIGN homologue SIGNR1

Kazuhiko Takahara (kyotoo University)

9:30-10:00

Innate activation of Dendritic Cells

Caetano Reis e Sousa (London Research Institute)

10:00-10:20  Coffee Break

10:20-10:50

The role of chemokine-recruited plasmacytoid dendritic cells in antiviral immunity

Hiroyuki Yoneyama (University of Tokyo)

10:50-11:20

Regulation of immunological homeostasis by DC-producing cytokines, IL-15 and IL-2

Toshiaki Ohteki (Akita University)

11:20-11:50

Semaphorins and antigen-presenting functions

Hitoshi Kikutani (Osaka University)

11:50-13:00  Lunch and Poster Viewing

Session 4:  Mucosal Immunity

           Chair Person: Hiroshi Kiyono and Fiona Powrie

13:00-13:30

Villous M cells: New Gateway for the Mucosal Immune System

Hiroshi Kiyono (University of Tokyo)

13:30-14:00

Cytokines and transcription factors in mucosal immunity

Markus Neurath (University of Mainz)

14:00-14:20  Coffee Break

14:20-14:50

Regulation of chronic intestinal inflammation by innate immune cells

Kiyoshi Takeda (Kyushu University)

14:50-15:20

Naturally arising CD25+CD4+ regulatory T cells in immunologic selftolerance and immunoregulation

Shimon Sakaguchi (Kyoto University)

15:20-15:50

T cell: Dendritic cell interactions in the development and control of intestinal inflammation

Fiona Powrie (University of Oxford)

15:50-16:20  Poster Awards (1st and 2nd places) to be elected Presentation of Awardees

16:00-16:15

Concluding Remarks

Kouji Matsushima (University of Tokyo)