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The 20th Naito Conference

Innate Immunity in Medicine and Biology [III]

Period 2007/10/09 (Tue.) - 2007/10/12 (Fri.)
Venue Shonan Village Center( Kanagawa-pref.)
Participants Lectures:27


Kayo Inaba Kyoto University
Shizuo Akira Osaka University
Kensuke Miyake The University of Tokyo
Tamotsu Yoshimori Osaka University
MIkiko Siomi University of Tokushima


Special Lecture
Antiviral Response by Innate Immunity
Research Institutre for Microbial Diseases

    Molecules in Pattern Recognition

    1. Role of NLRs in Innate Immunity and Disease
      [Gabriel Nuñez]
      Department of Pathology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan, USA
    2. A Mechanism Regulating Responsiveness of Multiple Tall-Like Receptors
      [Kensuke Miyake]
      The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    3. C-type Lectins Expressed on Macrophages and Dendritic Cell Subsets
      [Kayo Inaba]
      Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Japan
    4. Pulmonary Collectins in Innate Immunity of the Lung
      [Yoshio Kuroki]
      Department of Biochemistry, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan

    Signaling in Innate Immune System

    1. Zinc Signaling in Dendritic Cells
      [Masaki Murakami]
      Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
    2. Murine B220 + CD11c + NK1.1 + Cells and Conventional NK Cells: Similarities and Differences
      [Marco Colonna]
      Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    3. IκB Kinase-α as a Critical Regulator for Dendritic Cell Function
      [Tsuneyasu Kaisho]
      Laboratory for Host Defense, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology, Japan
    4. CARD 9-mediated Innate Signaling in Myeloid Cells
      [Takashi Saito]
      Laboratory for Cell Signaling, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology, Japan
    5. The Inflammasome, a Danger Sensing Complex Involved in Autoinflammatory Diseases
      [Virginie Petrilli]
      Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Switzerland

    Autophagy in Innate Immunity and Disease

    1. Autophagy: Molecular Machinery and Role in Cellular Defense
      [Tamotsu Yoshimori]
      Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan
    2. Pathophysiology of Constitutive Autophagy
      [Keiji Tanaka]
      Laboratory of Frontier Science, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan
    3. Recognition Mechanism and Autophagic Degradation of Intracellulary Invading Group A Streptococci
      [Ichiro Nakagawa]
      The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    4. Autophagy in Immunology
      [Vojo Deretic]
      Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Cell Biology and Physiology, University of New Mexico School of Me, Japan
    5. Interactions of Salmonella and Listeria with the Autophagy System of Host Cells
      [John H. Brumell]
      Cell Biology Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Canada
    6. Evasion and Subversion of Multiple Branches of Innate Immune Response by Poliovirus Proteins
      [Karla Kirkegaard]
      Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

    RNA Interference

    1. Molecular Mechanisms of RNA Silencing in Drosophila
      [Mikiko C. Siomi]
      Institute for Genome Research, University of Tokushima, Japan
    2. RAC GTPase-mediated Innate Immunity in Rice
      [Ko Shimamoto]
      Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
    3. The Drosophila Response to Virus Infection
      [Jean-Luc Imler]
      Institut de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire UPR9022 CNRS, France
    4. The Role of RNAi and the Toll Pathway in Antiviral Immune Responses in Drosophila
      [Louisa Wu]
      Center for Biosystems Research, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, USA
    5. Antiviral Immunity Directed by Small RNAs in Fruitflies and Worms
      [Shou-Wei Ding]
      Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology, University of California, Riverside, USA

    Innate Immunity and Disease

    1. Intrinsic Resistance to Retroviruses and Retrotransposons Mediated by APOBEC 3 Proteins
      [Bryan R. Cullen]
      Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, USA
    2. Role of TLRs in Intestinal Inflammation, Tissue Repair and Tumorigenesis
      [Ruslan Medzhitov]
      Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    3. The Role of IL-27 in Limiting Inflammation
      [Christopher A. Hunter]
      Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    4. Regulation of Autoimmune Diseases by Invarieant T-cells (NKT Cells and MAIT Cells)
      [Takashi Yamamura]
      Department of Immunology, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan
    5. Induction of Th2/IgE-independent Allergic Inflammation by IL-18
      [Kenji Nakanishi]
      Department of Immunology and Medical Zoology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
    6. Basophils Function as an Initiator of Chronic Allergic Inflammation
      [Hajime Karasuyama]
      Department of Immune Regulation, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, Japan