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Cells vs. Pathogens: Intrinsic Defenses and Counterdefenses (C4)

Scientific Organizers: Sara R. Cherry, Craig R. Roy and Harmit S. Malik


March 23—26, 2018

Hyatt Regency Monterey, Monterey, California, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 21, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 21, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 19, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 16, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-C4 "Cells vs. Pathogens: Intrinsic Defenses and Counterdefenses" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 21, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 21, 2017 until December 19, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 21, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 16, 2018 770.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 16, 2018 970.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 16, 2018 545.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 16, 2018 745.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 21, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 19, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 21, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: December 19, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 21, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 16, 2018


Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 545.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 970.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 745.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Friday, March 23 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Monday, March 26 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Tuesday, March 27 in order to fully experience the meeting.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Regency Foyer Terrace
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Regency Foyer Terrace

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Regency Grand IV-VI
8:00—8:30 AM
Poster Setup

Regency Grand IV-VI
8:30 AM—5:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Regency Grand IV-VI
8:30—9:30 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Akiko Iwasaki, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Intrinsic Antiviral Defenses

9:30—11:45 AM
Cellular Barriers to Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Carolyn B. Coyne, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Breaking Barriers-Virus Infection of Polarized Host Cells

Coffee Break

Emily Troemel, University of California, San Diego, USA
C. elegans Barriers to Microsporidia

Andreas J. Bäumler, University of California, Davis, USA
Intestinal Barriers, the Microbiome and Metabolic Regulation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45 AM—12:45 PM
Lunch

Regency Grand IV-VI
12:00—2:30 PM
Poster Session 1

Regency Grand IV-VI
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop

Regency Grand I-III
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Regency Foyer Terrace
5:00—7:00 PM
Pattern Recognition and Evasion
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Alan G. Goodman, Washington State University, USA
Conservation of Host-pathogen Interactions and Innate Immunity in Insects and Mammals

John C. Boothroyd, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Toxoplasma's Manipulation of Host Cell Defenses

Luciano A. Marraffini, Rockefeller University, USA
Bacterial Immunity and Viral Evasion

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00 PM
On Own for Dinner


SUNDAY, MARCH 25

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Regency Grand IV-VI
8:30—11:30 AM
Metabolic Control as a Defense
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Nihal Altan-Bonnet, NHLBI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Infection by Population-A New Mode of Viral Transmission

Brian Lichty, McMaster University, Canada
Integration of Viral Sensing with Metabolic Regulators

Coffee Break

Ken H. Cadwell, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Autophagy in Resistance versus Tolerance during Infectious Disease

Russell E. Vance†, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Regency Grand IV-VI
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Regency Grand IV-VI
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Regency Foyer Terrace
5:00—7:00 PM
Cell Biological Control of Infection through Capture
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Craig R. Roy, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Manipulation of Autophagy by Intracellular Pathogens

Ivan Dikic, Goethe University Medical School, Germany
Phosphoribosyl-dependent Ubiquitination in regulation of Host-Pathogen Interface

Julie Magarian Blander, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, USA
Cell-autonomous Responses to vita-PAMPs: Signatures of Microbial Viability

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Regency Grand IV-VI
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Regency Grand IV-VI

MONDAY, MARCH 26

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Regency Grand IV-VI
8:30—11:30 AM
Evolution and Co-Evolution of Intrinsic Defenses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Harmit S. Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Molecular Arms Races between Host and Viral Genomes

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

Jörn Coers, Duke University, USA
Antibacterial Host Defense by IFN-Inducible GTPases

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Regency Foyer Terrace
5:00—6:45 PM
Systems Approaches to Discover Intrinsic Effectors
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
Sara R. Cherry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Functional Genomic Strategies to Identify Intrinsic Regulators of Infection

Nevan J. Krogan, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Using System Approaches to Studying Disease

Nels C. Elde, University of Utah, USA
Interim Immune Functions

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/23/2018

Regency Grand I-III
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Regency Grand IV-VI
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Regency Grand IV-VI

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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