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Agenda

May 4th

Morning session

8:30-8:45 a.m.: Opening Remarks
Sue Dillon, PhD. Global Therapeutic Area Head, Immunology, Janssen R&D
8:45-9:00 a.m.: Introduction to Immunometabolism
Homayon Banie and German Aleman
9:00-10:00 a.m.: Metabolic reprogramming in innate immunity and inflammation
Luke O’Neill, PhD. Chair of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin
10:00-10:20 a.m.: Coffee Break
10:20-11:20 a.m.: Targeting Metabolism to enhance Immunotherapy for cancer
Jonathan Powell, MD. PhD. Professor, Johns Hopkins
11:20-12:20 p.m.: Fueling T cells and Treg metabolic heterogeneity dictates function
Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD. Director, Vanderbilt Center for Immunobiology, Vanderbilt University


12:20-1:35 p.m.: Lunch


Afternoon session

1:35-2:35 p.m.: Metabolic control of innate immune cell activation
Edward Pearce, PhD. Senior Group Leader, Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics; Professor, University of Freiburg
2:35-3:35 p.m.: The manipulation of convergent nutrient and signaling pathways to enhance immunity
Arne Akbar, PhD. Professor, University College London
3:35-4:00 p.m.: Coffee Break
4:00-5:00 p.m.: Dynamic Control of Lipid Homeostasis Regulates Immunity
Steven Bensinger, PhD. Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, and of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, UCLA
5:00-5:15 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Ian Anderson, PhD. Head, Immunology Discovery and Scientific Innovation, Janssen R&D