Inaugural Quantitative T cell Immunology Meeting

29-30th August 2013

Programme, Thursday 29th August

10.00 Coffee Hamilton Institute, NUI Maynooth
10.45 Bernard Mahon
VP Research
NUI Maynooth
Opening address
11.00 Philip Hodgkin
Invited introduction: Stretching the truth about the lymphocyte cell cycle
12.00 Paul Moynagh
NUI Maynooth
Invited talk: NUI Maynooth's Institute of Immunology
12.20 Shalin Naik
Invited talk: Immunology Division, Walter and Elisa Hall Institute of Medical Research
12.40 Walt Mankowski
Drexel University
Invited talk: Dept. of Computer Science, Drexel University
13.00 Lunch Pugin Hall, NUI Maynooth
14.00 Rob de Boer
Utrecht University
Heterogeneous differentiation patterns of individual CD8 T cells
14.20 José Borghans
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Leukocyte turnover in health and disease
14.40 Ton Schumacher
Understanding T cell behavior at the single cell level
15.00 Coffee
15.30 Thomas Eissing
Bayer Technology Services
Multiscale modeling of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics: from whole-body physiology to molecular biochemistry
15.50 Becca Asquith
Imperial College London
The CD8+ T cell response to persistent viruses
16.10 Grant Lythe
University of Leeds
Stochastic modelling: populations, cells, encounters, receptors, homeostasis
16.30 Michael Davies
Unilever UK
Modelling immune responses for skin allergy risk assessment
19.00 Dinner for network partners Stone Haven Restaurant, Mill Street, Maynooth (5 minutes walk from the Glenroyal hotel and Hamilton Institute)

Programme, Friday 30th August

9.30 Grant Lythe and Carmen Molina-Paris
University of Leeds
Overview of QuanTI
9.45 Venelina Koleva, QuanTI coordinator ITN management: recruitment, finance, budgets, reporting etc. and questions
10.15 Coffee
11.00 Ines Amado
Institute Pasteur
Quorum-sensing controls the size of the IL2-producing CD4 T cell pool
11.20 Benedita Rocha
11.40 Tomas Höfer
Data driven models of T cell fate decisions
12.00 Cathal Seoighe
NUI Galway
Promiscuous mRNA splicing under the control of AIRE in medullary thymic epithelial cells
12.20 Ken Duffy
NUI Maynooth
Can T cell signal integration be understood through competing stochastic processes?
13.00 Lunch Pugin Hall, NUI Maynooth
14.00-17:00 Management meeting Supervisory board