Scientific Program

> Day 1, (Oct. 30, WED)

Convention Hall A (B2)

12:50-13:50 Registration
13:50-15:50 Block Symposium 1: Dendritic Cells and Macrophages
chair: Jong-Seok Lim (Sookmyung Women's University, Korea)
You-Me Kim (KAIST, Korea)
13:50-14:20 Interaction of microbiota, epithelia, and immunity in the intestine
Kiyoshi Takeda (Osaka University, Japan)
14:20-14:50 Modulation of dendritic cell function by the host-microbial interface
Saurabh Mehandru (Mount Sinai, USA)
14:50-15:00 Transcriptomic Analysis of in-vitro foam cell models and Deciphering Gene Expressions Changes in Foam Cells
JIHYE LEE (Hanyang University, Korea)
15:00-15:25 Critical roles of autophagy protein ATG5 in tumor antigen presentation by dendritic cells
Heung Kyu Lee (KAIST, Korea)
15:25-15:50 Selective attenuation of TLR4 response by interferon-gamma via enhancer deactivation
Kyuho Kang (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-16:20 President Welcome Address & Speaker Introduction
16:20-17:10 Plenary Lecture 1 (KAI-Genexine Award: Grand Achievement Award)
16:10-16:20 Placental growth factor regulates the generation of TH17 cells to link angiogenesis with autoimmunity
Wan-Uk Kim (Catholic University, Korea)

Convention Hall B (B2)

09:00-12:35 Satellite Symposium: Tumor Immunology and Immuno-Oncology
Tumor Immunology and Immuno-Oncology
09:00-09:20 Introduction: Immune system and immune responses
Eui-Cheol Shin (KAIST, Korea)
09:20-10:00 Immune responses against tumors
Yeonseok Chung (Seoul National University, Korea)
10:00-10:40 PD-1 and immune checkpoints
Su-Hyung Park (KAIST, Korea)
10:40-11:10 Clinical aspects of tumor immunology
Tae-Yong Kim (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
11:10-11:20 Discussion

11:30-12:30 Special Lecture
 
11:30-12:30 Practical advice for succeeding at biomedical research
Jonathan W. Yewdell (NIAID, USA)

12:50-13:50 Registration
13:50-15:50 Block Symposium 2: KAI-AKIA (KAI-Genexine Award: Excellence Award)
Chair: Gye-Young Park (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA) Seung-Hyo Lee (KAIST, Korea)
13:50-14:20 (KAI-Genexine Award: Excellence Award)
Pathogenic function of bystander CD4 T cells in autoimmune encephalomyelitis
Je-Min Choi (Hanyang University, Korea)
14:20-14:45 Lymph node-fibroblastic reticular cells regulate differentiation of CD4 T cells through CD25
Seung-Hyo Lee (KAIST, Korea)
14:45-15:55 Chronic Alcohol Consumption Regulates the Phenotype of Bone Marrow Macrophage through Neuro-Immunological Pathway
Young-Ri Shim (KAIST, Korea)
15:55-15:25 A new strategy of asthma treatment using a dendritic cell-centered approach to prevent allergen sensitization
Gye Young Park (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
15:25-15:55 Invariant natural killer T cells as immune-regulator in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Jin S. Im (The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-16:20 President Welcome Address & Speaker Introduction
16:20-17:20 Plenary Lecture 1 (KAI-Genexine Award: Grand Achievement Award)
  Placental growth factor regulates the generation of TH17 cells to link angiogenesis with autoimmunity
Wan-Uk Kim (Catholic University, Korea)

Convention Hall C (B2)

17:10-19:00 Poster Presentation 1: KAI Networking Hour with light bites



> Day 2, (Oct. 31, THU)

Convention Hall A (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 3: Mucosal Immunology and Microbiota
Chair: Donghyun Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
Wan-Uk Kim (Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
09:00-09:30 Host microbiome interactions in health and disease
Eran Elinav (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
09:30-10:00 Gut microbiota and autoimmune diseases
Hiroshi Ohno (RIKEN, Japan)
10:00~10:10 Complement C5a Receptor Signaling in Peyer's patch Dendritic Cells Drives the Antigen-Specific CD8+ T cell Immunity
Sae-Hae Kim (Jeonbuk National University, Korea)
10:10~10:35 Microbiome meets cancer and immunology
Hansoo Park (GIST, Korea)
10:35~11:00 Gut microbiota in obesity, metabolic syndrome and NAFLD
Gwang Pyo Ko (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 1: Allergy
Chair: You-Sook Cho (Ulsan University, Korea)
Je-Min Choi (Hanyang University, Korea)
11:20-11:50 Novel mechanisms for IgE production in regulation of susceptibility to allergic disorders
Moro kazuyo (RIKEN, Japan)
11:50-12:15 The role of skin-resident NKT cells in atopic dermatitis
Chang Ook Park (Yonsei University, Korea)
12:15-12:40 Innate immunity and microbiome in asthma
Hye Ryun Kang (Seoul National University, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 1  
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 5: Autoimmune Diseases
Chair: Sang-Il Lee (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
Kichul Shin (Seoul National University, Korea
14:00-14:30 Themis enhances TCR signaling by selective inhibition of SHP-1
Seeyoung Choi (NIH/NICHD, USA)
14:30-15:00 RasGRP2/4 expressed in synoviocytes coordinately contribute to destructive arthritis
Shinsuke Yasuda (Hokkaido University, Japan)
15:00-15:10 Anti-asthmatic Effects of Enterococcus faecium 233 with Intranasal and Inhalation Administration in an Ovalbumin-induced Allergic Asthma Model
Hye-Shin Kim (Postech, Korea)
15:10-15:35 TLR3 activation of Kupffer cells by mitochondrial double-stranded RNA through exosomal delivery
Won-Il Jeong (KAIST, Korea)
15:35-16:00 Functional regulation of IL-17-producing T cell immune response in psoriatic microenvironment
Tae-Gyun Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:10 Plenary Lecture 2
  Th17 differentiation and induction of tissue inflammation
Vijay K. Kuchroo (Harvard Medical School, USA)

Convention Hall B (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 4: T Cell Development and Diversity
Chair: Gap Ryol Lee (Sogang University, Korea)
Yoontae Lee (POSTECH, Korea)
09:00-09:30 Disentangling diverse T cell responses in cancer through the analysis of T cell antigen specificity
Evan Newell (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA)
09:30-10:00 Protein ubiquitination in immune homeostasis and dysregulation
Yun-Cai Liu (Tsinghua University, China)
10:00-10:10 IL-15 Enhances CCR5 Expression and CCR5-mediated Gene Expression in Memory CD8+ T cells
In-Ho Seo (KAIST, Korea)
10:10-10:35 Role of Capicua in T cell development and function
Yoontae Lee (POSTECH, Korea)
10:35-11:00 Ion flux regulation during T cell receptor-mediated T cell activation
Sung-Gyoo Park(GIST, Korea)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 2: Immunometabolomics
Chair: Cheol-Heui Yun (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:20-11:50 Defective mitochondrial dynamics orchestrates T cell exhaustion
Ping-Chih Ho (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
11:50-12:15 Gut metabolites fuel intestinal immunity
Myunghoo Kim (Pusan National University, Korea)
12:15-12:40 STAT1 restrains CD8 T cell responsiveness to homeostatic cytokines by regulating mTORC1 signaling
Jaeho Cho (Chonnam National University, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 2
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 6: NK Cells and Innate Cells
Chair: Hun-Sik Kim (Ulsan University, Korea)
Je-Wook Yu (Yonsei University, Korea)
14:00-14:30 Engineered human pluripotent stem cell-derived natural killer cells with improved anti-tumor activity
Dan S. Kaufman (UCSD, USA)
14:30-15:00 Regulation of immune responses via glycolipid sensors
Sho Yamasaki (Osaka University, Japan)
15:00-15:10 Real-time Dynamics of Neutrophil and Microglia in Brain during Neuro-inflammation using Two-photon Intravital Microscopy
Yurim Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
15:10-15:35 Role of NK cells and its signaling in regulation of OV-bortezomib combination therapy
Yangjin Kim (Konkuk University, Korea)
15:35-16:00 Natural 'pain' Killers? An immune mediated recovery from painful nerve injury
Alexander J Davies (University of Oxford, England)
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:10 Plenary Lecture 2
  Th17 differentiation and induction of tissue inflammation
Vijay K. Kuchroo (Harvard Medical School, USA)

Convention Hall C (B2)

17:10-19:00 Poster Presentation 2: KAI Networking Hour with light bites

Convention Hall (B1)

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



> Day 3, (Nov. 1, FRI)

Convention Hall A (B2)

09:00-11:00 Block Symposium 7: Regulation of B Cell Immunity
Chair: Sin-Hyeog Im (POSTECH, Korea)
Youn Soo Choi (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
09:00-09:30 Follicular helper T cells regulate individual response to vaccination
Di Yu (The University of Queensland, Australia)
09:30-10:00 The tale of a tail:An SLE-associated SNP of IgG1-tail modulates B-cell activation and function
Wanli Liu (Tsinghua University, China)
10:00-10:10 Regulation of B Cell Responses by Lipid-LXR Axis
Heeju Ryu (Seoul National University , Korea)
10:10-10:35 The regulatory B cell–mediated peripheral tolerance maintained by mast cell IL-5 suppresses contact hypersensitivity
Wahn-Soo Choi (Konkuk University, Korea)
10:35-11:00 Homeostasis and regulation of autoreactive marginal zone and follicular B cells
Tae-Jin Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 3: Immunogenomics
Chair: Hyoung-Pyo Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
Lark Kyun Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
11:20-11:50 Epigenetic regulation of lymphocyte development and function
Florian Winau (Harvard Medical School, USA)
11:50-12:15 Single-cell deconvolution of tumor microenvironment
In Suk Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
12:15-12:40 Unraveling genetic determinants conferring resistance to immune checkpoint blockade in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Jungmin Choi (Rockefeller University, USA)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 3
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 9: Cancer Immunotherapy
14:00-14:30 Strategies for targeting the myeloid population of GBMs
Michael Lim (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA)
14:30-15:00 Prime CAR technology, a platformer of T cell therapy against solid tumors
Koji TAMADA (Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
15:00-15:10 Targeting of NANOG-HSP90A axis overcomes immunotherapeutic refractoriness by re-invigorating anti-tumor immunity cycle
SUYEON KIM (Korea University, Korea)
15:10-15:35 Development of next generation cellular immune-oncology drug using NK cell
Yu Kyeong Hwang (Green Cross LabCell, Korea)
15:35-16:00 PD-1 blockade reinvigorates bone marrow CD8 + T cells from patients with multiple myeloma in the presence of TGF-β inhibitors
Yoon Seok Choi (Chungnam National University, Korea)
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:10 Plenary Lecture 3
  Translating Immunity: Immunoribosomes, cancer immunosurveillance & T cell proliferation
Jonathan W. Yewdell (NIAID, USA)
17:10-19:00 Award & General Assembly

Convention Hall B (B2)

9:00-11:00 Block Symposium 8: Cancer Immunology
Chair: Eui-Cheol Shin (KAIST, Korea)
Yeonseok Chung (Seoul National University, Korea)
09:00-09:30 Targeting T cell:DC cross talk in the periphery to expand tissue immune surveillance and anti-tumoral immunity
Niroshana Anandasabapathy (Cornell University, USA)
09:30-10:00 Engineering T cell receptor for cancer immunotherapy
Xin Lin (Tsinghua University, China)
10:00-10:10 Specific Ablation of PD-1 on Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells Promotes Anti-tumor Immune Response by Exacerbating Their Homeostasis in Tumors
Myeong joon Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
10:10-10:35 Determining sensitivity to PD-1 blockade by the expression pattern of PD-L1 and PVR
Sang-Jun Ha (Yonsei University, Korea)
10:35-11:00 Tumor immune microenvironment of colorectal cancer
Woong-Yang Park (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:40 Mini Symposium 4: Tissue-Resident Immune Cells
Chair: You-Jeong Lee (POSTECH, Korea)
Young-Min Hyun (Yonsei University, Korea)
11:20-11:50 Development of tissue-resident lymphocytes
Laura Mackay (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
11:50-12:15 Intestinal Macrophages: a potential therapeutic target in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Seung Hyeok Seok (Seoul National University, Korea)
12:15-12:40 Liver-resident CD69+CD103-CD8+ memory T cells are regulated by HIF-2α
Jong Hoon Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
12:40-14:00 Luncheon Symposium 4
14:00-16:00 Block Symposium 10: Infection and Immunity
Chair: Seung-Taek Kim (Institut Pasteur Korea, Korea)
Manki Song (International Vaccine Institute, Korea)
14:00-14:30 Exuberant fibroblast activity after severe respiratory infection compromises lung function in an ADAMTS4 dependent manner
Paul Thomas (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA)
14:30-15:00 Regulation of cell-autonomous immunity and inflammation by IFN-inducible GTPases
Masahiro Yamamoto (Osaka University, Japan)
15:00-15:10 Squalene-based Emulsion Adjuvants Regulate Cell-mediated and Humoral Immune Responses by Distinctive Cellular Pathways
Eui Ho Kim (Stanford University, Korea)
15:10-15:35 Lessons from the MERS outbreak in Korea 2015: Impact of MERS-CoV escape from neutralization
Nam-Hyuk Cho (Seoul National University, Korea)
15:35-16:00 GABAergic Host defense against intracellular bacterial infection
Eun-Kyeong Jo (Chungnam National University, Korea)
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:10 Plenary Lecture 3
 
16:20-17:10 Translating Immunity: Immunoribosomes, cancer immunosurveillance & T cell proliferation
Jonathan W. Yewdell (NIAID, USA)
17:10-19:00 Award & General Assembly