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IMSUT & RCAST Global COE Program
"Symposium on Mucosal Immunity"

Monday December 7th&s_comma; 2009 13:00 - 17:00
Venue: Auditorium&s_comma; Institute of Medical Science&s_comma;
The University of Tokyo (IMSUT)
Subway Nanboku-sen/Mita-sen Shirokane-dai station
Free Admission (No advance registration required)

13:00-13:05 Opening Remarks
13:05-13:25 Takahiro Nagatake
(Graduate Student&s_comma; Division of Mucosal Immunology&s_comma; IMSUT)
Tear duct-associated lymphoid tissue organogenesis in ocular immunity
13:25-14:10 Reinhard Pabst
(Professor&s_comma; Institute of Functional and Applied Anatomy&s_comma;
Medical School Hannover&s_comma; Germany)
Compartmentalisation of lymphocytes in the lung and its functional
14:10-14:30 Taishin Akiyama
(Associate Professor&s_comma; Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology&s_comma; IMSUT)
Requirement for TRAF6 signaling in development of naturally occurring
regulatory T cells
14:30-15:15 Andreas Diefenbach
(Professor&s_comma; Institute of Medical Microbiology & Hygiene (IMMH)&s_comma;
University of Freiburg&s_comma; Germany)
Genetic Lineage tracing reveals developmentally and functionally
distinct subpopulations of
NK cell receptor-expressing cells
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:50 Shinobu Saijo
(Assistant Professor&s_comma; Center for Experimental Medicine&s_comma; IMSUT)
The roles of C-type lectins in the host defense against fungal infection
15:50-16:35 David Artis (Assistant Professor&s_comma; Department of
Pathobiology&s_comma; University of
Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine&s_comma; USA)
Regulation of innate and adaptive immunity in the intestine
16:35-16:55 Ryutaro Fukui
(Postdoctoral Fellow&s_comma; Division of Infectious Genetics&s_comma; IMSUT)
Unc93 homolog B1 regulates the balance of toll-like receptor 7 and
toll-like receptor 9
responses reciprocally
16:55-17:00 Concluding Remarks

Organizers: Jun Kunisawa&s_comma; Lecturer&s_comma; and Hiroshi Kiyono&s_comma; Professor&s_comma;
Division of Mucosal Immunology&s_comma; IMSUT

Contact: Division of Mucosal Immunology&s_comma; IMSUT
Email: kunisawa@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp&s_comma; Tel: 03-5449-5274 or
yonehara@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp&s_comma; Tel: 03-5449-5271