Frontiers in Basic Immunology: 2018 Announcement

April 12, 2018

Register today for "Frontiers in Basic Immunology: 2018"

Date: September 27-28, 2018
Location: Masur and Lipsett Auditorium, Bldg. 10, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Conference website:

The Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute is hosting a two-day national symposium entitled "Frontiers in Basic Immunology: 2018". The program, Chaired by Alfred Singer (NCI), includes recent advances in the field and should be an exciting forum for discussion and debate on the current understanding of basic immunological mechanisms.

Sessions and speakers include:

  • Lymphocyte Development 
    Chairs: Remy Bosselut and Larry Samelson
    Luigi Notarangelo (NIAID), Jakub Abramson (Weizmann Institute), Avinash Bhandoola (NCI), Hyun Park (NCI), Thomas Boehm (Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics), Al Singer (NCI), Vanja Lazarevic (NCI)
  • Signaling Pathways and Molecular Mechanisms 
    Chairs: Hyun Park and Avinash Bhandoola
    Jon Ashwell(NCI), Andre Veillette (Molecular Oncology Research Unit, Montreal Clinical Research Institute), Jagan Muppidi (NCI), Larry Samelson (NCI), Ludger Klein (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Anjana Rao (LaJolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology), David Schatz (Yale School of Medicine), Ranjan Sen (NIA) 
  • Lymphocyte Biology 
    Chairs: Jon Ashwell and Al Singer
    Stephen Jameson, (University of Minnesota Medical School), Jeff Zhu (NIAID), Remy Bosselut (NCI), David Wiest (Fox Chase Cancer Center), Luca Gattinoni (NCI), Peter Cresswell (Yale University School of Medicine), Rafi Ahmed (Emory University), David Artis (Weill Cornell Medical College) 

Call for Abstracts: Abstracts for consideration as poster presentations are welcome and due by August 24, 2018. 

Online registration can be found at:

Registration is free, but seating is limited so be sure to register early!

Please mark September 27-28, 2018, on your calendar for this exciting event and forward this email to colleagues.

For conference-related questions, please contact Julia Lam at