Program

Preliminary program, subject to change

Monday 24th September 

3:00pm - 5:00pm Registration
5:00pm - 6:00pm Plenary Session
Feng Shao - Title TBA
6:00pm - 7:00pm Welcome Reception

Tuesday 25th September 

9:00am - 10:30am Immunology/Immune Synapse 
Julien HussonMechanics of leukocyte activation
Yenan Bryceson - Title TBA
10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am - 12:30pm Molecular Studies of Perforin 
Joe Trapani - Novel small molecule inhibitors of lymphocyte perforin
Bart Hoogenboom - Pathways of perforin pore assembly
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm Animal Immunity  
Suzan Rooijakkers - Title TBA
3:00pm - 5:00pm Afternoon Tea & Poster Session

Wednesday 26th September 

9:00am - 10:30am Ultrastructure 
Ohad MedaliaThe functional structure of the nuclear pore complex
10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am - 12:30pm Nanotechnology and Technical Applications 
Lakmal Jayasinghe - Title TBA
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm Pore Forming Toxins in Pest and Pathogen Control 
Neil CrickmoreThe use of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins for insect and cancer control
Michelle Boyle - Complementing antibodies to target malaria: the fight between MAC and the malaria parasite
3:00pm - 5:00pm Afternoon Tea & Poster Session

Thursday 27th September 

9:00am - 10:30am Toxins, Bacteria and Microbiomes 
Laurie Comstock - Title TBA
10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am - 12:30pm Macromolecular Structure and Assembly
Helen Saibil - Membrane disruption by malaria parasites during blood stage proliferation
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:10pm Bacterial Toxins, Cell Receptors and Signalling 
Klaus Aktories - Title TBA
Tim Cover - Title TBA
3:10pm - 4:00pm Poster Prizes & Conference Close
5:00pm - 9:00pm Conference Dinner