News: Accepted Abstract Presentations & 140 Trainee Travel Awards for Cytokines 2022 Hybrid Joint Meeting with ILC4 in Hawaii

June 23, 2022 | |

 

Congratulations to the 96 ICIS Student/Postdoc Member Travel Award winners for Cytokines 2022 Hybrid Joint Meeting (generously sponsored by the Milstein Family, Vilcek Foundation and ICIS members) and 44 Student/Postdoc Travel Award winners for the 4th International Conference on Innate Lymphoid Cells (ILC4), sponsored by a generous grant from Sandler Asthma Basic Research Center (SABRE Center) at UCSF. To view the award winners, please click here for Cytokines 2022 and here for ILC4. We hope that all those we could not award travel grants to will be able to secure alternative funding.

Accepted Oral, Lightning Talks and Poster Abstracts have been scheduled into the Preliminary Program. You can also view or search authors using this link directly to the online interactive program.

Congratulations to the 2022 ICIS Young Investigator Award Winners – Oral presentations have been scheduled in the programs for Cytokines 2022/ILC4 Joint Meeting, click the links below to get to know these Rising Stars in Cytokine Biology!

› ICIS-Regeneron New Investigator Awards for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research:
Dr. Charlotte Odendall, Sir Henry Dale Fellow, King’s College London, UK, A FAMILY OF CONSERVED SHIGELLA EFFECTORS DAMPENS IFN RESPONSES BY BLOCKING CALCIUM SIGNALLING
Professor David Olagnier, Aarhus University, Department of Biomedicine, Denmark, ITACONATE DERIVATIVE SUPPRESSES RIG-I/MAVS AND TYPE I IFN SIGNALING TO POTENTIATE ONCOLYTIC VIROTHERAPY
Professor Timothy E. O’Sullivan, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA, IL-12 CONTROLS HOST PROTECTION AND PATHOLOGY DURING STERILE INFLAMMATION VIA A TISSUE-RESIDENT CDC1-ILC1 CIRCUIT
Professor Christoph Schneider, Peter Hans Hofschneider Professorship of Molecular Medicine, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland, GM-CSF-MEDIATED LUNG MYELOID CELL–NICHE CROSSTALK IN DEVELOPMENT AND HOMEOSTASIS

› The Christina Fleischmann Award to Young Women Investigators:
Professor Kellie Ann Jurado, Presidential Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, IL-27 CONTRIBUTES TO ANTIVIRAL IMMUNE RESPONSES AT MATERNAL-FETAL INTERFACE DURING CONGENITAL INFECTION

› The Sidney & Joan Pestka Post-Graduate Award:
Ryan G. Gaudet, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University/HHMI, USA, A HUMAN IFN-INDUCED APOLIPOPROTEIN L WITH DETERGENT-LIKE ACTIVITY KILLS INTRACELLULAR PATHOGENS

› The Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate Award:
Conor N. Gruber, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, MD/PhD Program, USA, SOCS1 VARIANTS UNDERLY A SPECTRUM OF RARE AND COMMON IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASES

› The ICIS Amanda Proudfoot Tribute Award for Excellence in Chemokine Biology:
Mélanie Bruchard, Post-doctoral fellow, INSERM U1231, Dijon, France, RECRUITMENT AND ACTIVATION OF TYPE 3 INNATE LYMPHOID CELLS PROMOTES ANTI-TUMOR IMMUNE RESPONSES AFTER A CISPLATIN TREATMENT

Important Deadlines:
24 June 2022 is the deadline for accepted abstract presenters to register at the Early-Bird Registration rate, register here.
19 July 2022 is the deadline to request complimentary childcare (1 through 12 years old) during the scheduled meetings (through the online registration form). The ICIS will be contracting through Malihini Keiki Care Baby Sitting and Nanny Service, recommended by the Hilton Waikoloa Village.
19 August 2022 (or sooner, 30 days before your arrival date) is the deadline to cancel room reservations made at the Hilton Vacation Ocean Tower to receive a full refund of the one-night deposit
2 September 2022 is the deadline to register at the Regular Registration rate.
12 September 2022 (or sooner, 7 days before your arrival date) is the deadline to cancel room reservations made at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Palace Tower or Makai Tower to receive a full refund of the one-night deposit

All meetings and social events (Welcome Reception & Final Night Gala Dinner) will be held at the:
Hilton Waikoloa Village. 69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 96738, USA (this is on the Big Island of Hawaii) – Tel: 1-808-886-1234

Additional group hotel rooms in the Hilton Waikoloa Village upscale Makai Tower will be added to the room block soon as we have sold out of our first 355 rooms already (plus many 2-3 bedroom condos at the adjacent Hali’i Kai at Waikōloa). The special group rates for the Makai Tower are: $319 plus tax for Resort View and $359 plus tax for Ocean View, NO RESORT FEES. Click here for more details.

There are direct flights to Kona Int’l Airport from many cities such as Tokyo (starting in August), San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, Sacramento, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Las Vegas, Denver. Many other cities fly to Hawaii but must change planes at Honolulu International Airport. Most airlines have instituted FREE CHANGES even at their basic fares. For more details about the meeting venue, please click here.

  • CYTOKINE OHANA: BRIDGING PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS: Cytokines as a Bridge to other Biological / Physiological Systems in Health & Disease

Confirmed Speakers’ list here.

  • 4th International Conference on Innate Lymphoid Cells (ILC4) will be held jointly with Cytokines 2022 Hybrid Meeting!

The theme of ILC4 is ILCs IN TISSUE HOMEOSTASIS AND DISEASE.

ILC4 confirmed Speakers’ list here.

Each meeting will have their own distinct programs with the added benefit of an interactive scientific environment offering joint participation to both conferences with some combined networking events and a few shared Keynotes & Plenary Sessions.

  • Satellite Meeting for the Scientific Community Working in the Field of Type III IFNs (IFN-λ)

Presentations will address topics such as IFN-λ biology, therapy, genetics, as well as the role of IFN-λ in infections, inflammation, hepatic fibrosis and cancer.

For more information, please click here.

Interferon Lambda 2022 Organizing Committee