This Meeting was due to take place in May 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic it has been rescheduled to 23-26 May 2021 at the Pestana Palace Hotel, Lisbon.
If you originally registered for the 2020 Meeting and chose to defer your place you do not have to do anything now and we will be in touch nearer the time.
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Cell Dynamics: Host-Pathogen Interface
Organisers: Michaela Gack, Maximiliano Gutierrez, Dominique Soldati-Favre and Michael Way
Date: 23 - 26 May 2021
Location: Pestana Palace Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal
This meeting will be the third instalment of our highly successful Cellular Dynamics Meeting Series, and will focus on ‘Host-Pathogen Interface’. Intracellular pathogens highjack and use the cellular systems of their unwilling hosts to ensure their continued survival, replication and spread. The relative simplicity of many pathogens and the ability to manipulate them genetically has made them ideal model systems to analyse fundamental cellular and biological processes, including cell death and innate immunity. This meeting represents a unique opportunity to bring together many different experts working at the interface between cell biology and a diverse range of pathogens. With talks from an outstanding list of speakers and selected delegates, we hope to educate and inspire PIs, postdocs and students and to delve further into this important area of research.
- Membrane trafficking and organelles
- Phagocytosis and pathogen entry
- Innate Immunity and pathogen sensing
- Advanced imaging
- Autophagy and cell death
Organisers & speakers
Maximiliano Gutierrez The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Dominique Soldati-Favre University of Geneva, Switzerland
Michael Way The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Sonja Best National Institutes of Health, USA
Melanie Blokesch Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland
Sara Cherry University of Pennsylvania, USA
Pascale Cossart, Pasteur Institute, France
Friedrich Frischknecht University of Heidelberg, Germany
Jae U. Jung University of Southern California, USA
Robin May University of Birmingham, UK
Serge Mostowy London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Maria Mota Institute of Molecular Medicine, Portugal
Mojgan Naghavi Northwestern University, USA
Florence Niedergang Institut Cochin, France
Katherine Ralston University of California, Davis, USA
Felix Randow MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Craig Roy Yale School of Medicine, USA
Thierry Soldati University of Geneva, Switzerland
Isabelle Tardieux Institute for Advanced Biosciences, France
Derek Walsh Northwestern University, USA
Matt Welch University of California, Berkeley, USA
Registration packagesThe fees include;
- Registration and meeting costs
- 3 nights’ accommodation (Sunday to Wednesday) in an en-suite room with single occupancy
- All meals (Sunday lunch to Wednesday lunch inclusive), coffee breaks and one reception drink each evening throughout the meeting
- Use of the leisure facilities at the Pestana Palace Hotel
- Delegate pack and programme
It is expected that all attendees will stay for the duration of the meeting.
|PhD students /postdocs||Academia||Industry|
|Until 18 December 2020||995€||1295€||1595€|
|From 19 December 2020 – 26 February 2021||1245€||1545€||1845€|
Pestana Palace Hotel
Pestana Palace Hotel is located in a restored 19th century palace in the historic quarter in Lisbon. It is a beautiful 5 star hotel with 193 bedrooms, a spa, fitness centre and an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. The hotel is surrounded by stunning gardens with some plant that are considered as “National Monuments”.
The hotel is close to some of the city’s main monuments such as the Tower of Belém, the Belém Cultural Centre, the Jerónimos Monastery, the MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology and the Lisbon Convention Centre.
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