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Conference Program

[Monday, June 2]
8:55-9:00: Opening:
Toshiyuki Tanaka (Hyogo University of Health Sciences)

9:00-11:45 Session 1: Development and Functions
Kenjiro Matsuno (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)
Katsuaki Sato (Miyazaki University, Japan)
Daigo Hashimoto (Hokkaido University, Japan)
“Tissue Resident Macrophages Self-maintain Locally Throughout
Adult Life with Minimal Contribution from Circulating Monocytes.”
Florent Ginhoux (Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore
"Ontogeny of Tissue-Resident Macrophages."
Nobuyuki Onai (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Development.”
Alexander Mildner (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
"Two Sides of a Coin: Intestinal Macrophages and Brain Microglia."
Michael Sieweke (Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, France)
"Macrophage Self-renewal and Lineage Identity."

Lunch time special lecture 1
Toshiyuki Tanaka (Hyogo University of Health Sciences, Japan)
Sho Yamasaki (Kyushu University, Japan)
“Adjuvant Recognition through C-type Lectin Receptors.”

13:30- Session 2: Innate Recognition and Metabolism
Osamu Takeuchi (Kyoto University, Japan)
Satoshi Uematsu (Chiba Univ./Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
Atsushi Kumanogoh (Osaka University, Japan)
Immunological Functions of Semaphorins and Pathological Implications of Mitochondrial DNA.”
Tatsuya Saitoh (Osaka University, Japan)
Understanding and Manipulation of NLRP3-inflammasome.”
Vishwa Deep Dixit (Yale School of Medicine, USA)
"Interplay between Innate and Adaptive Immune System Controls Age-related Inflammation."
Toru Miyazaki (University of Tokyo, Japan)
A Novel Scavenging System for Biological Garbage Promoted by Circulating AIM Protein and Its Therapeutic Application.”
Anthony W. Ferrante, Jr. (Columbia University, USA)
Immune Regulation of Adipose Tissue.”

General Meeting of MMCB
Poster Presentation & Poster Viewing

Get-Together Party
(KOBE CCI/Quality Hotel)

[Tuesday, June 3]
9:00- 11:45
Session 3: Inflammation, Immunity and Disease
Toshiaki Ohteki (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Akihiro Matsukawa (Okayama University, Japan)
Kazuhide Inoue (Kyushu University, Japan)
“Activation of Spinal Microglia Causing Neuropathic Pain.”
Katsuto Takenaka Kyushu University, Japan
“Hematopoiesis and Programmed Cell Removal.
-Self-Recognition System Mediated through CD47-SIRPA Interaction-"
Kenji Kabashima Kyoto University, Japan
“Perivascular Leukocyte Cluster Formation via Perivascular Macrophages Is Required for Optimal Elicitation of Contact Hypersensitivity.”
Masaru Ishii Osaka University, Japan)
Intravital Imaging Analysis of Different Macrophages, Bone-destroying Osteoclasts and Inflammatory Macrophages in Obese Adipose Tissues.
Paul Kubes (University of Calgary, Canada)
“Studying Monocytes and Kupffer Cells in Infection and Sterile Injury.”

12:00-13:00 Lunch time special lecture 2
Kazuyoshi Takeda (Juntendo University, Japan)
Kenya Honda (RIKEN IMS, Japan)
Immune Modulation by Gut Microbiota.”

13:30- Session 4: Tumor Microenvironment
Naofumi Mukaida (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Norimitsu Kadowaki (Kyoto University, Japan)
Masanobu Oshima (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Chronic Inflammatory Responses in Gastrointestinal Cancer Development.”
Jo A. Van Ginderachter (VIB-Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium)
"Distinct Macrophage Subsets in the Tumor Microenvironment and in Non-cancerous Tissues."
Motohiro Takeya (Kumamoto University, Japan)
Significance of Macrophage Infiltration in Human Malignancies.”
Noriho Iida (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Gut Microbiota Control Responses of Innate Immune Cells to
Anti-Cancer Therapies.”
Shin-ichiro Fujii (RIKEN IMS, Japan)
Development of a Novel Type of Cancer Vaccine Linking Innate and Adaptive immunity.”

Award ceremony

Closing: Kouji Matsushima (Tokyo University, Japan)

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