Evaluation for Friday, 20th of August

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9:00 – 9:30  

Plenary Lecture 2: Cancer immunotherapy

Daniel Speiser, (Lausanne, CH)
T cell receptor gene therapy
Thomas Blankenstein (Berlin, D)
10:00 – 11:30  

Symposium 3a: Clinical Immunology

Martin Bachmann, (Bern, CH) / Steve Pascolo, (Zurich, CH)
Preclinical development of vaccine candidates against COVID-19
Martin Bachmann (Bern, CH)
YF17D-based vaccines against COVID-19 and other emerging infections
Kai Dallmeier (Leuven, BE)
Abstract Talk (OP2)
HLA-DRB1*04 associated chronic inflammation and extracellular matrix-specific autoimmunity following inadvertent periarticular influenza vaccination
Julia R. Hirsiger (Basel CH)
Abstract Talk (OP24)
PD-L1 Incorporation within HIV Virions Contribute to Functionally Impair T-Follicular Helper Cells
Olivia Munoz (Lausanne CH)
10:00 – 11:30  

Symposium 3b: Clinical Immunology

Lindenmann symposium for innate immunity
Otto Haller, (Zurich, CH) / Stéphanie Hugues, (Geneva, CH)
NK cell-mediated recognition of virus-infected cells
Marcus Altfeld (Hamburg, D)
Stroma-macrophage interactions
Marc Bajénoff (Marseille, F)
Abstract Talk (OP8)
Autophagy proteins in the restriction of Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Entry
Katarina Schmidt (Zurich CH)
Abstract Talk (OP18)
Multisystem Inflammation and Susceptibility to Viral infections in Human ZNFX1 Deficiency
Stefano Vavassori (Zurich CH)
10:00 – 11:30  

Symposium 3c: Clinical Immunology

Novel biologics in immunotherapy
Thomas Hauser, (Zurich, CH) / Onur Boyman, (Zurich, CH)
Mitochondria dynamics tailor T cell anti-tumor immunity
Ping-Chih Ho (Lausanne, CH)
Immunotherapy with Gene Engineered T Cells
Hans Stauss (London, UK)
Abstract Talk (OP1)
Development of a compartment locked IL-12 version with increased tissue retention and minimal peripheral exposure for local glioblastoma therapy
Linda Schellhammer (Schlieren CH)
Abstract Talk (OP6)
Anti-CD20 rituximab IgG1, IgG3 and IgG4 but not IgG2 subclass differentially trigger Ca2+ mobilization and cytotoxicity in human NK cells
Marta Freitas Monteiro (Geneva CH)
12:15 – 13:00  

Company Symposium

Familial mediterranean fever (FMF) - behind the scene
More than just fever: diagnosis and standard treatment of FMF / How to treat patients with FMF and amyloidosis
Dr. med. Tatjana Welzel University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB), Switzerland /
Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Blank University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
13:15 – 14:45  

Symposium 4a: Basic Immunology

Zinkernagel symposium on anti-viral immunology
Manfred Kopf, (Zurich, CH) / Annette Oxenius, (Zurich, CH)
Mechanisms of CD8 T cell immunity and pathology
Dietmar Zehn (Freising, D)
Functional biology of hepatic CD8+ T cells
Matteo Iannacone (Milan, I)
Abstract Talk (OP13)
Human tissue resident memory T cells arise during Epstein Barr virus infection in a humanized mouse model
Daniel Kirchmeier (Zurich CH)
Abstract Talk (OP15)
Viral Infections License CD4+ T Cells for Antigen‐Independent Recruitment and Activation
Nima Yassini (Zurich CH)
13:15 – 14:45  

Symposium 4b: Basic Immunology

Tumor immunology
Pedro Romero, (Lausanne, CH) / Mitchell Levesque, (Zurich, CH)
Targeting Regulatory T Cells in Cancer: Means and Mechanism
Sergio Quezada (London, UK)
Immunoregulation and the tumor microenvironment
Pamela Ohashi (Toronto, CA)
Abstract Talk (OP20)
Isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 inhibition induces memory CD8+ T cells with enhanced antitumor function
Alison Jaccard (Epalinges CH)
Abstract Talk (OP21)
Bedside formulation of a personalized multi-neoantigen vaccine against mammary carcinoma
Mona Mohsen (Bern CH)
13:15 – 14:45  

Symposium 4c: Clinical Immunology

Wolf-Dietrich Hardt, (Zurich, CH) / Emma Slack, (Zurich, CH)
The diversity and specialty of intestine mucosal antibody responses
Andrew Macpherson (Berne, CH)
Gut microbiota mediated regulation of neuroinflammation
Gurumoorthy Krishnamoorthy (Martinsried, D)
Abstract Talk (OP12)
Epithelium-autonomous NAIP/NLRC4 prevents TNF-driven inflammatory destruction of the gut epithelial barrier in Salmonella-infected mice
Stefan Fattinger (Zurich CH)
Abstract Talk (OP19)
Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) signaling in the host response directed against the skin commensal yeast Malassezia during health and disease
Eduardo Gushiken Ibañez (Zurich CH)
16:15 – 17:00  

Plenary Lecture 3: Anti-viral Immunity

Christian Münz, (Zurich, CH)
Antibody-mediated neutralization of SARS-CoV-2
Florian Klein (Cologne, D)

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