3rd workshop of the French Germinal Centre Club

« Germinal centres, at the crossroads of health and disease »
8th of June 2020 Musée des Moulages, Hôpital Saint Louis, Paris


From 9h00 Welcome
9h15-9h30 Introduction
9h30-10h00 Matteo Iannacone (San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy) Young Investigator EMBO lecture: Spatiotemporal regulation of type I interferon expression determines antiviral CD4+ T cell polarization

10h00-10h30 Alyssa Silva-Cayetano (Babraham’s Institute, Cambridge, UK) Cxcr4 and Tfh localization and function

10h30-11h00 Sandrine Le Noir (CNRS 7276 – INSERM 1262, Limoges, France) Regulation of Immunoglobulin expression and function

Coffee break (Salle Henry IV et carré historique)

11h45-12h15 Sandrine Roulland (CIML, Marseille, France) Desynchronization of the Germinal Center Dynamics and Remodeling of the Tumor Microenvironment Characterize B cell Lymphomagenesis

12h15-12h45 Ziv Shulman (Weizmann Institute, Israel) Young Investigator EMBO lecture: Germinal centers: a game of clones in immunological niches

12h45-13h15 Pierre Bruhns (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France) Microfluidic analysis of the germinal centre output

Lunch (Salle Henry IV et carré historique)

14h30-15h00 Helena Paidassi (CIRI, Lyon, France) Regulation of the germinal centre reaction by alpha(v)-beta8 integrin

15h00-15h30 Frédéric Mourcin (INSERM U1236-MICMAC, Rennes, France) Follicular lymphoma / stromal cell interactions

15h30-16h00 Tal Arnon (The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Oxford, UK) Transcriptional regulation of plasma cell differentiation

Coffee break (Salle Henry IV et carré historique)

16h30-17h00 Amélie Bonaud (Institut de Recherche Saint-Louis, Paris, France) SNARE mediated regulation of germinal centre and plasma cells

17h00-17h30 Oliver Bannard (Weatherall Inst. of Molecular Medicine, Oxford, UK) Selection events in germinal centers

17h30-18h00 Christopher Mueller (IBMC, Strasbourg, France) Lymphoid stroma – immune cell interactions in the control of the humoral immune response

18.00 Concluding remarks



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