Heineken-Masterclass by prof. dr. Ralph Steinman: Novel insights into the biology of dendritic cells

When:
22 September 2010 from 13:30 to 17:30 hrs
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Scientific programme:

13:30 Welcome and introduction by Carl Figdor
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>13:45 Part 1 'Fundamental aspects of dendritic cell biology'
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>Stefan Nierkens: 'DC subsets and cross-presentation'
>Annemiek van Spriel: 'Cell surface receptor organization and immune cell function'
>James Cheng: 'Mucosal recognition of colonizing versus invading Candida'
>Ralph Steinman: Discussion and current issues in fundamental aspects of DC biology
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>15:30 Break
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>16:00 Part 2<strong> 'Clinical aspects of dendritic cell biology'
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>Paul Tacken: 'Dendritic cell-targeted vaccines'
>Gerty Schreibelt: 'TLR-mediated dendritic cell maturation for DC-based immunotherapy of cancer'
>Jessica Quintin: 'Innate and adaptive responses during reinfection'
>Ralph Steinman: Discussion and current issues in clinical aspects of DC biology
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>Closure by Jos van der Meer
><br/>17:30 Drinks and informal getting together