Keystone Symposia

This meeting took place in 2015

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The Golden Anniversary of B Cell Discovery (X6)

Organizer(s) Patrick C. Wilson, Michael P. Cancro and Anne Durandy
March 22—27, 2015
Fairmont Banff Springs • Banff, AB Canada
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 19, 2014
Abstract Deadline: Dec 17, 2014
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 19, 2014
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 20, 2015

Sponsored by BioLegend, Inc., Genmab A/S and Roche

Joint Meeting: HIV Vaccines (X5)

Summary of Meeting:
The B cell Keystone Symposia meeting is the premiere venue for B cell biologists and those interested in learning more about B cells. The 2015 meeting is unusually noteworthy, because it marks the golden anniversary of the discovery of B cells by Max Cooper and Robert Good in their classic Nature paper. Accordingly, the meeting will honor the past 50 years of B cell study while focusing on the most up-to-date advances in B cell biology and antibody-meditated immunity. Each topical session will begin with a commentary on the history of the area, followed by presentations on the most current advances. Particular emphasis will be placed on B cell immunopoiesis in germinal centers, on the interaction of B cells with follicular-helper T cells, on antibody-mediated immunity to HIV and influenza, and on plasma and memory B cell biology. The goal is to showcase the latest breakthroughs in B cell biology, antibody technologies and the potential for B cell/antibody-mediated vaccine development. Opportunities for interdisciplinary interactions will be significantly enhanced by the concurrent Keystone Symposia meeting on "HIV Vaccines," which will share a keynote address and three plenary sessions with this meeting.

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Biogen Scholarship Recipients

Kalani Halemano
University of Colorado Denver, USA

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Scholarship Recipients

Maryaline Coffre
New York University School of Medicine, USA

Mauro N. Gaya
London Research Institute, UK

Ari Itoh-Nakadai
Center for Integrative medical sciences, RIKEN, Japan

Cindy Eunhee Lee
Australian National University, Australia

Stephen P. Methot
Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, Canada

Jeroen M.J. Tas
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA

Heping Xu
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA

Jennifer L. Yates
New York State Department of Health, USA