elokuu 19

Symposium: Cancer - Breaking Bad

​30th BioCity Symposium-14th Finnish Cancer Insitute Symposium
Depending on the pandemics situation, the Symposium will be arranged either as a hybrid or as a fully virtual event

Aloitusaika: 19.08.2021 09:00
Lopetusaika: 20.08.2021 18:00
Kesto: 33 hours
Sijainti: Mauno Conference Center, BioCity Turku
Tyyppi: Symposium
Organisaatio: Finnish Cancer Institute
Yhteyshenkilö: tiina.vesterinen@helsinki.fi
syyskuu 09

The Finnish Society for Immunology IMMUNOTOLERANCE SYMPOSIUM

We have an excellent lineup of top international speakers that study different aspects of immune tolerance and regulation (please see the attachment for speaker introductions). Also the recipient of the Best Finnish PhD Thesis on Immunology award will be announced in the symposium!


More info on the registration will follow.  


Hope to see you all in the symposium!


13:00 Opening words by prof. Riitta Lahesmaa, president of the Finnish Society for Immunology

1st session: Autoimmune diseases and genetics
13:10 prof. Eystein Husebye (University of Bergen) “Genetics of Addison’s disease”
13:50 Short presentation(s)  

2nd session: Autoantibodies and immune dysregulation
14:10  prof. Pärt Peterson (University of Tartu): ”Interferon autoantibodies”
14:50 Dr. Eliisa Kekäläinen (University of Helsinki): “Novel immunodeficiency with signs of immune dysregulation caused by a loss-of-function mutation in IKFZ2”
15:20 Dr. Svetlana Vakkilainen (University of Helsinki): “Immune dysregulation in cartilage hair hypoplasia”  
15:50 Short presentation

16:00 Break 

16:20 “The Best Finnish PhD Thesis on Immunology” award and awardee’s presentation

3rd Session: Latest on the Autoimmune regulator (AIRE) and the thymus
16:45 Dr. Michail Lionakis (NIAID): “AIRE deficiency: Novel insights into mucosal immunity”
17:20 prof. Mark S. Anderson (University of California, San Francisco) “The thymus and immune tolerance”

18:00 Closing words

Aloitusaika: 09.09.2021 13:00
Lopetusaika: 09.09.2021 18:00
Kesto: 5 hours
Sijainti: remotely
Tyyppi: Webinar
Organisaatio: Finnish Society for Immunology
Yhteyshenkilö: eliisa.kekalainen@helsinki.fi