CNIC Inflammation & Immunity Day

CNIC Inflammation & Immunity Day

Friday, July 6, 2018
CNIC Auditorium,  c/ Melchor Fernandez Almagro 3, Madrid

Morning session

Chair: Andrés Hidalgo

09:00 a.m.Registration
09:30 a.m.  

Deconstructing the granzyme family in inflammation and cancer: novel opportunities with old acquaintances

Julian Pardo
Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Aragón and Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Aragón (CIBA), Zaragoza, Spain

10:20 a.m.

The genetic makeup of primary breast tumors dictates pro-metastatic systemic inflammation

Karin de Visser
Division of Tumor Biology & Immunology,

Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11:10 a.m. 

The diversity of cancer-related neutrophils – their impact on tumor microenvironment and cancer progression

Zvi Fridlender
Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

12:00 p.m. 


Afternoon sessionChair: David Sancho
01:20 p.m.

Translating extracellular signals into targeted epigenetic changes in myeloid cells: implications in the tumor microenvironment
Esteban Ballestar
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona, Spain

02:10 p.m.Ontogeny and function of tumor-associated macrophages
Toby Lawrence
Centre d’Immunologie Marseille-Luminy, Marseille, Fance
03:00 pmImmune evasion and metastasis in colorectal cancer

Eduard Battle

Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), Barcelona, Spain

03:50 p.m.Concluding remarks

CNIC is the scientific organizer of this event and Miltenyi Biotec the unique sponsor.