Konferenser och symposier

Rockefeller University-Karolinska Institutet Joint Symposium in Neuroscience and Immunology

2019-05-0608:30 till 2019-05-0713:00 Nobel Forum, Karolinska InstitutetCampus Solna
Day 1  
8:30                Registration & Coffee
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome
Dr. Ole Petter Ottersen , President of Karolinska Institutet  
SESSION 1:  NEUROSCIENCE
Chairs: Dr. Per Svenningsson, Karolinska Institutet and Dr. Thomas Sakmar, Rockefeller University
9:10-9:50                

Keynote Lecture: Genes controlling sleep duration in Drosophila
Dr. Michael W. Young, Rockefeller University

9:50-10:20

A mouse model to evaluate treatment of mtDNA mutation diseases

Dr. Nils-Göran Larsson, Karolinska Institutet

10:20-10:50

Prefrontal Contributions to Memory Processing
Dr. Priya Rajasethupathy, Rockefeller University

Coffee  
11:10-11:40

On the Neural Mechanisms of Face Recognition

Dr. Winrich Freiwald, Rockefeller University  

11:40-12:10

Mapping brain circuits

Dr. Konstantinos Meletis, Karolinska Institutet

12:10-12:40

iPS cell models of human brain development

Dr. Anna Falk, Karolinska Institutet

Lunch  
SESSION 2:  IMMUNOLOGY
Chairs: Dr. Qiang Pan-Hammarström, Karolinska Institutet and Dr. Jean-Laurent Casanova, Rockefeller University 
13:30-14:00

The HIV problem 
Dr. Michel Nussenzweig, Rockefeller University 

14:00-14:30

Transcriptional delineation of human ILCs at the single-cell level

Dr. Jenny Mjösberg, Karolinska Institutet

 

 

Coffee  
15:20-15:50

Human immune system development early in life

Dr. Petter Brodin, Karolinska Institutet

15:50-16:20

Fc receptors - Drivers of Immunity
Dr. Jeffrey Ravetch, Rockefeller University 

16:20-16:50

Pneumococcal interactions with the host

Dr. Birgitta Henriques Normark, Karolinska Institutet

Abstracts Day 1, session 1: Neuroscience 

Abstracts Day 1, session 2: Immunology

Abstracts Day 2, session 3: Neuroscience and Immunology

Day 2  
SESSION 3:   NEUROSCIENCE AND IMMUNOLOGY
Chairs: Dr. Marianne Schultzberg, Karolinska Institutet and Dr. Michel Nussenzweig, Rockefeller University 
9:00–9:30

Toward a genetic theory of childhood infectious diseases

Dr. Jean-Laurent Casanova, Rockefeller University 

9:30–10:00   

Single-cell transcriptional and epigenomic states of oligodendroglia in multiple sclerosis

Dr. Gonçalo Castelo-Branco, Karolinska Institutet

10:00–10:30

CRISPR-Cas: acquired immunity in prokaryotes

Dr. Luciano Marraffini, Rockefeller University 

Coffee  
10:50–11:20

Applied epigenomics: insights into the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. Maja Jagodic, Karolinska Institutet

11:20–11:50

Neuro-immune interactions in the gut

Dr. Daniel Mucida, Rockefeller University 

11:50–12:10

Concluding remarks

Dr. Per Svenningsson, Scientific director for Rockefeller and KI collaboration

Lunch   
   

More information about the KI-Rockefeller Collaboration: https://ki.se/en/collaboration/usa-the-rockefeller-university 

Contact person: Johanna Diehl
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