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5th IPBS Student Symposium

5th IPBS Student Symposium



Dr. Gordon Brown

Director - MRC Centre for Medical Mycology
University of Exeter, UK

C-type lectins in immunity


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Dr. Jérome Galon

Integrative Cancer Immunology
Cordeliers Research Center, Paris

Tumor immunology in the era of immunotherapies


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9.00-9.10 Welcome by Olivier NEYROLLES, PhD, Deputy director of IPBS


9.10-10.00 Guest speaker - Jérome GALON, PhD - Tumor immunology in the era of immunotherapies

10.00-10.15 Lucas BLANCHARD - Therapeutic STING activation induces tumor-associated high endothelial venues and CD8+ T cell infiltration in poorly immunogenic tumors

10.15-10.30 Pascaline BORIES - In cellule targeting of FAS-II interaction network: an innovative approach for new anti-TB drug development

10.30-10.40 Flash presentations by 2nd year PhD students


10.40-11.00 Coffee break


11.00-11.10 Flash presentations by 2nd year PhD students

11.10-11.25 Juliette SIMON - Carbon nanotubes based composite for non-invasive transdermal drug delivery

11.25-11.40 Stephen LEON-ICAZA - Lung organoids, a 3D human system to model CF-driven M. abscessus infections and monitor treatment efficacy

11.40-12.00 Eva MEUNIER - Contribution of two-component regulatory system PhoPR to transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis


12.00-14.00 Lunch


14.00-14.50 Guest speaker - Gordon BROWN, PhD - C-type lectins in immunity

14.50-15.05 Tamara SNEPERGER - The puzzling dendritic cell immunoreceptor: fishing for its ligand to reveal its function(s)

15.05-15.20 Nicolas GERAUD - The protein O-mannosyltransferase of M. tuberculosis as a novel target for the search for alternative anti-TB drugs

15.20-15.35 - Flash presentations by 2nd year PhD students


15.35-16.00 Coffee break


16.00-16.15 Salimata BAGAYOKO - Beyond cancer: ferroptosis drives pathology upon microbial phospholipase exotoxin stimulation


16.15-16.30 Rémi MASCARAU - Cellular and molecular mechanisms of HIV-1 cell-to-cell spreading in macrophages: focus on adhesion and cell fusion

16.30-16.45 Pierre BOYER - Vesicles released during M. tuberculosis infection: immunomodulatory (glyco)-lipids and their role in host-pathogen interactions


16.45-17.00 - Flash presentation award and closing remarks




  • Ophélie DUFRANCAIS - Mechanism of osteoclasts fusion and aging
  • Perrine VERDYS - Functions of ERM proteins in macrophage 3D migration
  • Celia BERNARD - Mycobacterium abscessus, and antibiotic and clinical nightmare
  • Claire BIGOT - Engineered implantable/removable microenvironment models to study macrophage migration in vivo
  • Karin SANTONI - Pseudomonas aeruginosa hijacks the NLRP3 inflammasome activation by ADP-ribosylating VDAC
  • Thibaut SANCHEZ - Identification of new effectors of tumor associated macrophage migration 


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3 Nov

09:00 - 18:00

Online conference