Scientific Program

> Day 1, (Nov. 8, WED)

Conference Room (B1)

12:40-13:50 Registration
13:50-15:50 Block Symposium 1: Dendritic Cells and Innate Immune Signaling
Chair: Jeon-Soo Shin (Yonsei University, Korea)
Seung-Yong Seong (Seoul National University, Korea)
  Probing Contributions of Macrophages to Organismal Homeostasis
Steffen Jung (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
Mechanisms Controlling Innate Immune Responses to Nucleic Acids
Kensuke Miyake (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Secretion Mechanism of HMGB1 Molecule in Inflammation
Jeon-Soo Shin (Yonsei University, Korea)
Microbiota-Induced Inflammatory Cytokines Production by Dendritic Cells Controls Hematopoietic Progenitors
Seung-Woo Lee (POSTECH, Korea)
Oral Presentation 1
 
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-16:20 President Welcome Address & Speaker Introduction
16:20-17:20 Plenary Lecture 1
Chair: Pyeung-Hyeun Kim (Kangwon National University, Korea)
  STING Controlled Innate Immunity; Infectious Disease, Inflammation and Cancer
Glen N. Barber (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA)

Convention Hall B (B2)

10:20-11:35 Satellite Symposium 1: From Bench to Start-up
Chair: Yeong-Min Park (Konkuk University, Korea)
Junghee Lim (InterVest Co., Ltd., Korea)
  NRDO, New Model for Commercialization of Academic Innovation
James Jungkue Lee (Bridge Biotherapeutics, Inc., Korea)
Immunotherapeutics to Modulate the Functions of Pathogenic Transcription Factor
Sang-Kyou Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
How to Translate Exciting Science to New Drug Application
Jingwu Zang (Imab, Inc., Shanghai, China)
11:35-11:50 Coffee Break
11:50-12:50 Satellite Symposium 2: From Bench to Start-up
Chair: Yeong-Min Park (Konkuk University)
Junghee Lim (InterVest Co., Ltd., Korea)
  Introduction of KDDF BRIDGE Program (accelerating early stage drug development)
Seonkyoung Lee (Korea Drug Development Fund, Korea)
The Passage to Bio-Industry (From Research Scientist to Bio-Businessman)
Jung Seob Shin (KB Investment, Korea)
Key Trends in Biopharmaceutical Investment
Jae Joon Kim (Mirae Asset Venture Investment, Korea)
12:50-13:50 Registration
13:50-15:50 Block Symposium 2: Immunometabolism
Chair: Ajay Chawla (UCSF, USA)
Myung-Shik Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
  Host Immunity and Energetics
Ajay Chawla (UCSF, USA)
IRF3 Regulates Macrophage Activation and WAT Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes
Yongliang Zhang (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Role of Autophagy and Lysosome in the Control of Metabolic Inflammation
Myung-Shik Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
Critical Role of NLRP3 Inflammasome in the Organelle Dysfunction-Associated Metabolic Disorders
Je-Wook Yu (Yonsei University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 2
 
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-16:20 President Welcome Address & Speaker Introduction
16:20-17:20 Plenary Lecture 1
Chair: Pyeung-Hyeun Kim (Kangwon National University, Korea)
  STING Controlled Innate Immunity; Infectious Disease, Inflammation and Cancer
Glen N. Barber (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA)

Convention Hall C (B2)

17:20-19:00 Poster Presentation 1: KAI Networking Hour with Light Bites


> Day 2, (Nov. 9, THU)

Convention Hall A (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 3: Immunity in Mucosal Barrier
Chair: Sin-Hyeog Im (IBS/POSTECH, Korea)
Mi-Na Kweon (University of Ulsan, Korea)
  Regulation of Intestinal Homeostasis by Epithelial Cells
Kiyoshi Takeda (Osaka University, Japan)
Development of Oral Mucosal Vaccine Using Antigen-targeting Strategy to M Cells in the Mucosal Immune Compartments
Yong-Suk Jang (Chonbuk National University, Korea)
Intestinal Th17 Cells in Metabolic Disease
You-Me Kim (POSTECH, Korea)
Eosinophils Support Adipocyte Maturation and Promote Glucose Tolerance in Obesity
YunJae Jung (Gachon University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 3
 
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 1: Clinical Mucosal Immunology
Chair: Wahn Soo Choi (Konkuk University, Korea)
Tae Hoon Kim (Korea University, Korea)
  A PRR-Independent Pathway that Activates Innate Immunity and Th2/Th17 Differentiation: Implications for Asthma
Eyal Raz (University of California San Diego, USA)
Cysteinyl Leukotrienes: a Key Mediator in Severe Asthma
Hae-Sim Park (Ajou University, Korea)
Hypoxia : A Pathogenic Mechanism in Upper Airway Mucosal Immunity
Chang-Hoon Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 1
 
 
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 5: KAI-AKIA
Chair: Chang-Duk Jun (GIST, Korea)
Jeoung-Sook Shin (UCSF Sandler Asthma Basic Research Center, USA)
  Innate Immune Mechanism for Self vs. Non-self RNA Discrimination
Sun Hur (Harvard Medical School, USA)
A Role of MARCH1 in Dendritic Cell Function in Allergic Immunity
Jeoung-Sook Shin (UCSF Sandler Asthma Basic Research Center, USA)
Dysfunction of Microglial STAT3 Alleviates Depressive Behavior via Neuron-Microglia Interactions.
Sang-Kyu Ye (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
Dynamic LPS Transfer Cascade to TLR4/MD2 Complex via LBP and CD14
Ho Min Kim (KAIST Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering, Korea)
Oral Presentation 5
 
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:30 IMMUNE NETWORK in SCIE Celebration
16:30-17:30 Plenary Lecture 2
Chair: Jong-Seok Lim (Sookmyung Women's University, Korea)
  TET Methylcytosine Oxidases, Immune Responses and Cancer
Anjana Rao (La Jolla Institute For Allergy and Immunology, USA)

Convention Hall B (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 4: Infection and Innate Immunity
Chair: Kee-Jong Hong (Interpark Bio Research Institute, Korea)
Joo-Yeon Yoo (POSTECH, Korea)
  SFTSV Nonstructural Protein NSs-mediated Immunopathogenesis
Jae U. Jung (University of Southern California, USA)
Regulatory Mechanisms of Virus-Activated Nucleic Acid Sensor Signalings
Akinori Takaoka (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Estrogen-Related Receptor (ERR) α and Autophagy in Mycobacterial Infection
Eun-Kyeong Jo (Chungnam National University, Korea)
Immunoregulatory Role of Multi-tRNA Synthetase Complex against Virus Infection
Myung Hee Kim (Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology(KRIBB), Korea)
Oral Presentation 4
 
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 2: NK Cell Biology
Chair: Cheol-Heui Yun (Seoul National University, Korea)
Eric O. Long (NIH/NIAID, USA)
  Integration of Signals for Activation and Inhibition of Natural Killer Cells
Eric O. Long (NIH/NIAID, USA)
Dissecting Homotypic Interactions Among Activating NK Cells Using Lymphocyte-Laden Microwells and Quantitative Fluorescence Imaging
Junsang Doh (POSTECH, Korea)
A Role of Synergistic Activation of NK Cells in Immune Surveillance of Human Diseases
Hun Sik Kim (University of Ulsan, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 2
LEGENDplex™ Solution Resolves Common Issues Associated with Commercial Multiplex Assays
Shaoquan Ji (BioLegend, Inc.)
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 6: Infection and T Cell Immunity
Chair: William Heath (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Sang-Jun Ha (Yonsei University, Korea)
  Harnessing Liver-Resident Memory T Cells for Protection Against Malaria
William Heath (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Generation and Maintenance of Lung-Resident Memory CD8+ T Cells
Shiki Takamura (Kindai University, Japan)
Self-Imprinting for CD8 T Cell Heterogeneity in Phenotype and Function
Jae-Ho Cho (AIM, IBS, POSTECH, Korea)
CCR7 Regulates the Dependency of Cytokine Niches to Maintain the Homeostasis of Memory T Cells
Yong Woo Jung (Korea University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 6
 
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:30 IMMUNE NETWORK in SCIE Celebration
16:30-17:30 Plenary Lecture 2
Chair: Jong-Seok Lim (Sookmyung Women's University, Korea)
  TET Methylcytosine Oxidases, Immune Responses and Cancer
Anjana Rao (La Jolla Institute For Allergy and Immunology, USA)

Convention Hall C (B2)

17:30-19:00 Poster Presentation 2: KAI Networking Hour with light bites

Conference Room (B1)

12:40-14:00 Board of Director's Meeting


> Day 3, (Nov. 10, FRI)

Convention Hall A (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 7: Immuno-Oncology
Chair: Chang-Yuil Kang (Seoul National University, Korea)
Eui-Cheol Shin (KAIST, Korea)
  Rethinking the Application of Chemotherapy in the Setting of Immunotherapy for Glioblastomas
Michael Lim (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA)
YAP Promotes Immune Evasion in BRAF Inhibitor-Resistant Melanoma
Joon Kim (KAIST, Korea)
Targeting Immune Suppressive Myeloid Cells in Cancer
Je-In Youn (Seoul National University, Korea)
Sustained Type I Interferon Reinforces NK Cell-mediated Immunosurveillance during Chronic Virus Infection
Sang-Jun Ha (Yonsei University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 7
 
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 3: Human T Cell Biology
Chair: In-Hong Choi (Yonsei University, Korea)
Won-Woo Lee (Seoul National University, Korea)
  Impact of Cytomegalovirus on T Cell Repertoire and Differentiation Over the Lifespan
Janko Nikolich-Zugich (University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA)
Expression and Function of Interleukin-1 Receptor Type 2 (IL-1RII) Regulating Human Th17 Responses
Won-Woo Lee (Seoul National University, Korea)
CD5 Regulates IL-15-Induced Proliferation of Human Memory CD8+ T Cells
Eui-Cheol Shin (KAIST, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 3
Introduction on Innovative Single Cell Genomics Technologies from 10X Genomics
Yafei Liu (10x genomics®)
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 9: T Cell Immunity and Tolerance
Chair: Hun-Taeg Chung (University of Ulsan, Korea)
yong-Soo Bae (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
  The Development and Function of Regulatory T Cells
Wanjun Chen (National Institutes of Health, USA)
Regulation of the Stability of Induced Regulatory T Cells by Epigenetic Modifications
Akihiko Yoshimura (Keio University School of Medicine, Japan)
Capicua-ETV5 Regulatory Axis in T Cell Homeostasis and TFH Cell Differentiation
Yoontae Lee (POSTECH, Korea)
Role of YY in Regulatory T Cell Function
Gap Ryol Lee (Sogang University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 9
 
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:20 Plenary Lecture 3
Chair: Chong-Kil Lee (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
  TCR Signaling, Treg, and Autoimmunity/Tumor Immunity
Shimon Sakaguchi (Osaka University, Japan)
17:20-19:00 Award & General Assembly

Convention Hall B (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 8: Regulation of B Cell Immunity
Chair: Jeehee Youn (Hanyang University, Korea)
Tae Jin Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
  Regulation of B Cell and Tfh Cell Responses by Lipid Metabolism
Yeonseok Chung (Seoul National University, Korea)
Selection of Germinal Center B Cells into the Memory B Cell or Plasma Cell Compartment
Kurosaki Tomohiro (Osaka University, Japan)
Cytoplasmic Domain of CTLA-4 for Controlling Effector T Cell Functions and Autoimmunity
Je-Min Choi (Hanyang University, Korea)
Deciphering Human B Cell Repertoires with Next Generation Sequencing Technology
Junho Chung (Seoul National University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 8
 
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 4: Allergic Disease
Chair: Hirohito Kita (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Seung-hyo Lee (KAIST, Korea)
  Epithelium and Immune Cell Interaction in Type 2 Immunity
Hirohito Kita (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Origin of Allergic Diseases : from Hygiene to Microbiome
Soo-Jong Hong (University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea)
IL-17A Producing ILC3s are Key Regulator of Atopic Inflammation
Hye Young Kim (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 4
Opening up Live-Cell Kinetic Windows by Applying Metabolic Readouts
David A. Ferrick (Agilent Technologies, USA)
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 10: B Cell and Autoimmunity
Chair: Sang-il Lee (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
Youngnim Choi (Seoul National University, Korea)
  Mechanisms of the Dysregulated Germinal Center Response in SLE
Ziaur Rahman (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
The Inhibitory B Cell Co-Receptor CD72 Regulates B Cell Response to Self Nucleic Acids Crucial for Development of SLE
Takeshi Tsubata (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Neuromyelitis Optica and Multiple Sclerosis: Classic and Emerging Role of B Cells
Sung Min Kim (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
Various Mechanisms to Control the Activity of Autoreactive B-1a Cells
Tae Jin Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Oral Presentation 10
 
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:20 Plenary Lecture 3
Chair: Chong-Kil Lee (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
  The Molecular Basis of Treg Cell Development and Function
Shimon Sakaguchi (Osaka University, Japan)
17:20-19:00 Award & General Assembly