Frontiers of Immunology in Health and Diseases
Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
7 - 10, 2010
Abstract Deadline: September 20, 2010

Schedule Overview

Arranged by:
Xuetao Cao, Zhejiang University, China
Richard Flavell, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Tada Taniguchi, University of Tokyo
 Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Frontiers of Immunology in Health and Diseases which will be held at the Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center in Suzhou, China. The conference will begin on the evening of Sunday November 7th, and will conclude on the evening of Wednesday November 10th, 2010.

This conference is similar in design to the famous Cold Spring Harbor meetings series,  a program now in its 75th year. The conference will include eight oral sessions and two poster sessions covering the latest findings across many topics in immunology in health and diseases. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.

Innate immune response and inflammation
Development and function of the adaptive immune system
Central tolerance
Peripheral tolerance
Autoimunity and allergy
Immunity and cancer
Mucosal immunity
Infectious diseases and vaccine development

Keynote speakers:
Xuetao Cao, Zhejiang University, China
Richard Flavell, 
Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Invited speakers:
William Agace, Lund University, Sweden
David Artis, 
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Yasmine Belkaid, 
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, USA
Paola Castagnoli, 
Singapore Immunology Network, SINGAPORE
Zhijian Chen, 
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
Genhong Cheng, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Chen Dong,
 MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Sidonia Fagarasan, 
RIKEN, Japan
Xinyuan Fu, 
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Christopher Goodnow, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australia
Rudolf Grosschedl, 
Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Germany
Wei He, 
Peking University Medical College, China
Kenya Honda, 
Tokyo University, Japan
Ken Ishii, 
Osaka University, Japan
Hajime Karasuyama, 
Tokyo Medical & Dental Univ.Graduate School, Japan
Diane Mathis, 
Harvard Medical School, USA
Robert Modlin,
Daniel Mucida,
 La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Sergei Nedospasov,
 Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, RUSSIA
Eric Pamer, 
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Alexander Rudensky, 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Shimon Sakaguchi, 
Osaka University, Japan
Steve Smale, 
UCLA School of Medicine, USA
Yousuke Takahama, University of Tokushima, Japan
Tadatsugu Taniguchi, 
Graduate School of Medicine, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Zhigang Tian, 
University of Science & Technology of China, China
Laurence Zitvogel, 
Institut Gustave Roussy(IGR), France

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit Stipends

We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in November 2010.

This conference is supported in part by funds provided by:

Regular Pricing

Academic With Housing Package CNY 7,200 / USD 1,055
Academic No Housing Package CNY 
5,200 / USD 760
Corporate With Housing Package CNY 
8,600 / USD 1,260
Corporate No Housing Package CNY 6,
600 / USD 965
Student With Housing Package*CNY 
4,700 / USD 690
Student No Housing Package 
CNY 3,
700 / USD 540
Student Registration Only Package CNY 2,
850 / USD 415

Media Pricing
Media With Housing Package CNY 5,200 / USD 760
Media No Housing Package CNY 3,200 / USD 470

Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the conference.

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Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
No.299 Qiyue Road
SIP/ Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Phone: +86 512 6272 9029
Fax: +86 512 6272 9028
[email protected]