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    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Neuro-Immune Interactions in the Central Nervous System (Z5)

joint with the meeting on Neurodegeneration: The Biological Pathways Driving the Future of Therapeutic Development (Z6)

Scientific Organizers: Marco Colonna, Shilpa Sambashivan and Michael T. Heneka


June 19—23, 2020

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by BioLegend, Inc., BlueRock Therapeutics and Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 18, 2020 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 18, 2020 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 17, 2020 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 21, 2020 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-Z5 "Neuro-Immune Interactions in the Central Nervous System" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On February 18, 2020 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 18, 2020 until March 17, 2020 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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February 18, 2020 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 21, 2020 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 21, 2020 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 21, 2020 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 21, 2020 820.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 18, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is March 17, 2020)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: February 18, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: March 17, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is February 18, 2020)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 21, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Friday, June 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Tuesday, June 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Wednesday, June 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Longs Peak Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs Peak Foyer

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Columbine Ballroom
Rudolph E. Tanzi, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
New Insights into Pathogenesis and Therapeutics Options in Alzheimer’s Disease

Thomas C. Südhof, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Synapses and Synaptic Communication

Coffee Break

09:50—11:15
Genetics of Neuro-Immune Interactions (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Columbine Ballroom
John Hardy, University College London, Institute of Neurology, UK
Identifying Genetic Variants Contributing to Neurodegenerative Diseases

David Sulzer, Columbia University, USA
Inflammation and Immunity in Parkinson’s Disease

Alison Goate, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Alzheimer’s Disease Susceptibility Alleles

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Imaging of the CNS in Health and Disease

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Understanding Immune Receptors in the CNS
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Marco Colonna, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Beneficial Effects of Microglia and TREM2 in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Beth Stevens, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Synapse Pruning in Health and Disease: The Role of Complement and CD47

Greg E. Lemke, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
TAM Receptor Regulation of Neurodegenerative Disease

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Synaptic Mechanisms and Molecular Events
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
Pietro V. De Camilli, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Synaptic Membrane Endocytosis

Volker Haucke, Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Germany
Synaptic Vesicle Exo-Endocytosis and Reformation

Maria Grazia Spillantini, University of Cambridge, UK
Synaptic Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Microglia in Neurodegeneration and Synaptic Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Frederic Geissmann, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Mosaicism in the Central Nervous System and Neurodegeneration

Michael T. Heneka, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany
Detrimental Effects of Inflammasome Activation and ASC-Spec as a Plaque-Nucleating Event in Alzheimer’s Disease

Coffee Break

Anna Victoria Molofsky, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Innate Immune Mechanisms of Synapse Remodeling during Development and Learning

Rosa C. Paolicelli, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The Role of TDP-43 in Microglia Phagocytosis of Synapses and beta Amyloid

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Autophagy and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
Ivan Dikic, Goethe University Medical School, Germany
Targeting TBK1/OPTN and Autophagy Networks in ALS

Xinnan Wang, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
A Miro1-Based Individual-Tailored Treatment Strategy for Parkinson's Patients

Coffee Break

J. Wade Harper, Harvard Medical School, USA
Ubiquitin - From Signaling to Disease

Ai Yamamoto, Columbia University, USA
Selective Autophagy in the CNS

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: IPSC and Organoids for the Study of Neurodegeneration

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
The Role of the Microbiome in Shaping the CNS in Health and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Gloria Choi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Maternal Immune Activation and Cortical Dysfunction

Sarkis K. Mazmanian, California Institute of Technology, USA
The Microbiome Modulates Parkinson’s Disease Pathology in Mice

Rachel R. Caspi, NEI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Autoimmune Uveitis and Microbiota

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Endolysosomal Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
Dimitri Krainc, Northwestern University, USA
Convergence of Mitochondrial and Lysosomal Dysfunction

Ralph A. Nixon, New York University, Langone Medical Center, USA
Defective Endolysosomal Function in Disease

Roberto Zoncu, University of California, Berkeley, USA
mTOR and Lysosomes in Nutrient Sensing and Growth Control

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

MONDAY, JUNE 22

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Modeling of Neuro-Immune Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Morgan H. Sheng, Broad Institute, USA
Microglia-Neuron Interactions in CNS Disease

Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
The Use of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Alzheimer’s Disease

Coffee Break

Ido Amit, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Single Cell Analysis of Microglia in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Christopher K. Glass, University of California, San Diego, USA
Environmental Shaping of Microglial Epigenetics and Identity

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Mitochondrial Defects in Neurodegeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
Dalton James Surmeier, Northwestern University, USA
Bioenergetic Determinants of Selective Neuronal Vulnerability in Parkinson’s Disease

Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Neuroinflammation Stemming from Mitochondrial DAMPs Linked to Parkinson’s Disease Genes and Mitophagy Defects

Coffee Break

Yvette C. Wong, Northwestern University, USA
New Pathways for Mitochondrial and Lysosomal Crosstalk at Mitochondria-Lysosome Contact Sites

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop: Cellular Pathways Driving Disease

Grays Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
PAMP, DAMP and Other Triggers in Neuroinflammation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Oleg Butovsky, Harvard Medical School, USA
Restoration of Homeostatic Microglia in Neuroinflammation

Francisco J. Quintana, Harvard Medical School, USA
Impact of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Multiple Sclerosis

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Neuronal Pathways in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
David M. Holtzman, Washington University, USA
Innate Immunity, ApoE, and Neurodegeneration

Hugo J. Bellen, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Pathways to Neuronal Loss

Heather Rice, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
The Role of APP in GABA Receptor Signaling

Virginia M. Y. Lee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Pathogenic Neuronal Mechanisms in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

TUESDAY, JUNE 23

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Blood Brain Barrier (BBB), Glymphatics and Lymphatics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia, USA
The Glymphatic/Lymphatic System in Regulation of CNS Immune Surveillance

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

Berislav Zlokovic, University of Southern California, USA
Pericytes Play an Important Role in Maintaining the BBB

Chenghua Gu, Harvard Medical School, USA
Lipid Transport-Dependent Suppression of Caveolae-Mediated Transcytosis in BBB

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Translational Considerations in Neurodegenerative Research
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
Alfred W. Sandrock Jr., Biogen Idec, Inc., USA
Introduction “Challenges of going from Bench to Bedside in Neurology”

Carole Ho, Denali Therapeutics Inc., USA
Phase 2 Trial Design Considerations: How to Achieve Proof of Biology and Proof of Efficacy

Coffee Break

Richard Hargreaves, Celgene, USA
Restoring Protein Homeostasis to Treat Neurodegeneration

Jan Stöhr, AC Immune, Switzerland
PET Imaging Biomarkers for Synucleinopathies

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: Immunotherapy of Neurodegeneration

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Aging, Senescence and Neurodegeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Elizabeth M. Bradshaw, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Innate Immunity, Genetics and Neurodegenerative Disease

Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Systemic Regulation of Brain Aging

Li Gan, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
How Microglial Dysfunction Contributes to Neurodegeneration?

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—18:45
Future Directions for Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
Peter T. Lansbury, Harvard Medical School / Lysosomal Therapeutics, Inc, USA
Development of Targeted Therapies for PD

Richard M. Ransohoff, Third Rock Ventures, USA
Where Microglia Fit into the Neurodegenerative Process

Bernard Ravina, Praxis Precision Medicines, USA
Gene Therapy: Current State and Future Directions

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/19/2020

Grays Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

BioLegend, Inc. BlueRock Therapeutics
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 

We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

10x Genomics
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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