International Symposium of the Collaborative Research Center 1335

Aberrant Immune Signals in Cancer

02–03 December 2021 • virtual

International Symposium of the Collaborative Research Center 1335

Aberrant Immune Signals in Cancer

02–03 December 2021 • virtual

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Thursday – 02 December 2021

1:00–1:10 pmWelcome and Introduction
Jürgen Ruland
1:10–2:40 pm
Session Chairs
Session 1 – Immune Metabolism in Cancer
Julia Jellusova (School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich/DE),
Matthias Heikenwälder (German Cancer Research Center,
Division of Chronic Inflammation and Cancer/DE)
1:10–1:30 pmFriend or foe: lipid metabolism in tumor-associated macrophages
Ping-Chih Ho (University of Lausanne - Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research/CH)
1:40–2:00 pmSpatial single-cell metabolomics reveals metabolic cell states
Theodore Alexandrov (European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)/DE)
2:10–2:30 pmEnvironmental impact on T cell metabolism
Russel Jones (Van Andel Institute/US)
3:00–4:30 pm
Session Chairs
Session 2 – Immune Signals and Targets in Lymphoma
Maike Buchner (School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich/DE),
Julia Hauer (School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich/DE)
3:00–3:20 pmMechanisms of transformation in Peripheral t-cell Lymphomas
Teresa Palomero (Columbia University/US)
3:30–3:50 pmTargeting Malignant T cells: Opportunities and Challenges
David M. Weinstock (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/US)
4:00–4:20 pmEpigenetic mechanisms driving transformation of the immune system
Ari M. Melnick (Weill Cornell Medicine/US)
4:50–6:45 pm
Session Chairs
Session 3 – Immune Recognition of Cancer Cells
Barbara Schraml (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München/DE),
Simon Heidegger (School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich/DE)
4:50–5:10 pmHow Immune Cells Recognize and Target Tumor Cells
Timothy Chan (Cleveland Clinic/US)
5:20–5:40 pmExploring principles of T-cell therapy in melanoma
Michael Hölzel (University Hospital Bonn/DE)

5:50–6:30 pm
Keynote Lecture
Necrophagia, DaNGeRous indigestion and immunity to cancer
Caetano Reis e Sousa (The Francis Crick Institute/GB)

Friday – 03 December 2021

1:00–2:30 pm    
Session Chairs
Session 4 – Innate Immunity and Inflammation in Cancer
Marc Schmidt-Supprian (School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich/DE),
Dieter Saur (School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich/DE)
1:00–1:20 pmTrained granulopoiesis in cancer
Triantafyllos Chavakis (Technical University of Dresden/DE)
1:30–1:50 pmCell Plasticity in Colorectal Carcinogenesis
Florian Greten (Georg-Speyer-Haus/DE)
2:00–2:20 pmSensing DNA as a danger signal through the cGAS-STING pathway
Andrea Ablasser (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne/CH)
2:50–4:15 pm
Session Chairs
Session 5 – Immune Recognition of Cancer Cells
Oliver Weigert (Laboratory for Experimental Leukemia and Lymphoma Research (ELLF)/DE),
Hendrik Poeck (University Hospital Regensburg/DE)
2:50–3:10 pmDecoding and Recoding the Opposing Roles of Interferon and Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling in Cancer Immunotherapy
Andy J. Minn (Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute/US)

3:20–4:00 pm
Keynote Lecture
Cell types, states and programs underlying human immune response
Nir Hacohen (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard/US)
4:15 pmClosing Remarks
Florian Bassermann