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Molecular Approaches to Vaccines and Immune Monitoring (J5)

joint with the meeting on B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

Scientific Organizers: Peter D. Kwong, Brandon DeKosky and Jeffrey B. Ulmer


February 10—14, 2019

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 9, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 9, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 7, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 6, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-J5 "Molecular Approaches to Vaccines and Immune Monitoring" 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 October 9, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 9, 2018 until November 7, 2018 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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October 9, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 6, 2018 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 6, 2018 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 6, 2018 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 6, 2018 820.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 9, 2018

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

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 November 7, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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


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Scholarship Deadline: October 9, 2018

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


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: November 7, 2018

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


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 October 9, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 6, 2018

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


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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.

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Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 10 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 14 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 15 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Longs Peak Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Columbine Ballroom
Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Switzerland
The B Cell Immune Response to Infection and Vaccination

09:00—11:15
Targeting Appropriate Immune Responses for Structure-based Design
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Dennis R. Burton, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
From Antibody to Vaccine

Coffee Break

George Georgiou, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Molecular Definition of Protective Serum Responses from Vaccination and for Immune Monitoring

Peter D. Kwong, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Principles of Structure-Based Vaccine Design

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

09:00—11:15
Tfh Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Carola G. Vinuesa, Australian National University, Australia
Human Tfh Biology

Coffee Break

Hai Qi, Tsinghua University, China
Guidance Cues for Tfh Cells

Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Tfh Cell and Germinal Center B Cell Responses in the Context of Vaccines

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Molecular Characteristics of Serum Responses Which Could Serve as Appropriate Templates for Vaccine Design

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: B Cell Biology in T-Dependent Responses

Quandary Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Clinical Results from Structure-based Vaccines
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Sumana Chandramouli, GSK Vaccines, USA
From Pentamer Structure to HCMV Vaccine

Amy S. Espeseth, Merck & Co., Inc., USA
Immunological Responses to an RSV F Vaccine

Barney S. Graham, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Clinical Results from the Prefusion-Stabilized RSV F (DS-Cav1) Subunit Vaccine

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

17:00—19:00
Regulation of the GC Response
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Andre Ballesteros-Tato, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Regulation of IL-2 Responses in the GC

Michelle A. Linterman, Babraham Institute, UK
Biology and Development of Tfh and Tfr Cells

Di Yu, Australian National University, Australia
Follicular Cytotoxic T Cells: Friends or Foes?

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Columbine Ballroom
Michel C. Nussenzweig, HHMI/Rockefeller University, USA
Antibody Responses and Antibodies

09:00—11:15
B Cell Ontogenies as Vaccine Templates
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Lynn Morris, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa
Ontogenies of Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies from the CAPRISA Cohort

Coffee Break

William Schief, IAVI and The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Germline-Targeting Vaccine Design

Frederick W. Alt, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Mouse Models for Lineage-Based Vaccines

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

09:00—11:15
Germinal Center Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Gabriel D. Victora, Rockefeller University, USA
Clonal Dynamics of the Antibody Response

Coffee Break

Jason G. Cyster, HHMI/University of California, San Francisco, USA
Guidance Cues in the B Cell Response

Tomohiro Kurosaki, WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Japan
Memory Cell Differentiation in the Germinal Center

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Antibody Isolation and B Cell Sequencing

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Tfh/Tfr Differentiation and Function

Quandary Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Tackling Difficult Pathogens with Antibody-Based Vaccine Design
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Ian A. Wilson, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Towards a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine: Is it Better to Target the HA Head or Stem?

Sarah F. Andrews, National Institutes of Health, USA
Identifying Common Antibody Lineages to Evaluate Clinical Responses to Influenza Vaccination

Erica Ollmann Saphire, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Vaccine Design from a Prefusion-Stabilized Lassa Virus Trimer Structure

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

17:00—19:00
Programming T Cells to Help B Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Federica Sallusto, Università della Svizzera Italiana & ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Antigen-Specific Tfh Cells in Humans

Casey T. Weaver, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Programming the Early Bifurcation of Tfh and Non-Tfh Effector Responses

Philippa C. Marrack, HHMI/National Jewish Health, USA
Tfh Memory

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—09:30
Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Columbine Ballroom
Facundo D. Batista, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
Importance of B Cell-T Cell Interactions in Mouse Vaccine Models

Hedda Wardemann, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Development and Clonal Evolution of Human Memory B Cell Antibody Responses

Coffee Break

09:50—11:15
Immune Monitoring of B Cell Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Michael Joseph Mina, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Reading the Record of Immunity: Profiling the Anti-Virome Antibody Repertoire with Phage Display and Deep Neural Networks

Margaret Ellen Ackerman, Dartmouth College, USA
Measuring and Mining Serum Antibody Responses to Understand Protection from Infection

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

09:50—11:15
B Cell Responses in Infectious Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Patrick C. Wilson, University of Chicago, USA
The B Cell Response to Influenza and Vaccination

Frances E. Lund, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
T Cell Dependent Memory B Cell Responses in Influenza Infection and Vaccination

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: Molecular Approaches to Probe the Elicited Vaccine Response

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: B Cell-T Cell Interactions in Disease

Quandary Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Optimizing Vaccine Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Neil P. King, University of Washington, USA
Atomic-Level Design to Increase the Magnitude of B Cell Responses

Günther Staffler, AFFiRiS AG, Austria
Towards a Heart Attack Vaccine: PCSK9 as a Immunogen

Jaap Goudsmit, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
New Vaccines against Alzheimer's

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

17:00—19:00
Memory Humoral Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Marc K. Jenkins, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
Memory T and B Cell Responses

Mark J. Shlomchik, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Memory B Cell Subsets

Marion Pepper, University of Washington, USA
Memory B Cells in Plasmodium Infection

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Vaccines: Better, Faster, and Less Expensive!
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Rino Rappuoli, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, Italy
Developing Vaccines against Pandemics and for the Developing World

Laura M. Walker, Adimab, USA
Rapid Antibody Identification to Speed Pandemic Responses

Coffee Break

Brandon DeKosky, University of Kansas, USA
Paired Heavy-Light Chain Sequencing and Display to Optimize Immune Readout from Vaccination and for Immune Monitoring

Julie Ledgerwood, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Immune Monitoring to Increase the Likelihood of Phase 2 Success

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

08:00—11:00
Humoral Autoimmunity and Allergic Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Rachel Ettinger, Viela Bio, USA
Antibody-Based Treatments for Autoimmune Disease

Michael C. Carroll, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Epitope Spreading in Autoimmune Germinal Centers

Coffee Break

Maria A. Curotto de Lafaille, NYU School of Medicine, USA
Biology of IgE Affinity Maturation

Christopher C. Goodnow, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Redemption of Self-Reactive B Cells in the Germinal Center

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 4: Molecular Approaches for Rapid Identification/Optimization of Target Antigens

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Reducing Vaccine Risks and Costs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Jeffrey B. Ulmer, GSK Vaccines, USA
Molecular Approaches to Streamlining Vaccine Discovery and Development

Katalin Karikó, BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals, Germany
Advantages of an mRNA Vaccine Approach

Gary J. Nabel, Sanofi, USA
How Appropriate Choice of a Human Antibody Template Reduces Vaccine Development Risks


Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

17:00—18:45
T-Dependent B Cell Differentiation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Quandary Peak
Klaus Rajewsky, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Transcriptional Programming of GC B Cell Differentiation

Meinrad Busslinger, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria
Transcriptional Programming of Plasma Cell Differentiation

Robert Brink, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Differentiation of Plasma Cells from the GC

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak

Following Session is for B Cell-T Cell Interactions (J6)

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
20:00—23:00
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.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

 
Departure


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