We are currently not allowed to organize a physical meeting with external visitors at Amsterdam UMC. Therefore ImmunoMetNet 2020 will be entirely online. Still , we will make it as interesting and interactive as possible.

Preliminary program


9:00 | Session 1

Niels Riksen | Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Immunometabolism in cardiovascular disease

Marianne Boes | UMC Utrecht
Immunometabolic control of invariant NKT cells

Ivan Ramirez Moral | Tom van der Poll lab, Amsterdam UMC
mTOR driven glycolysis governs induction of innate immune responses by bronchial epithelial cells exposed to the bacterial component flagellin

More speakers to be confirmed

10:30 – 11:00 – Meet the speaker coffee break

11:00 | Session 2

Geert Wiegertjes | Wageningen University & Research       
Revealing a striking conservation of macrophage polarization in fish

Paul Coffer | UMC Utrecht       
A metabolism-epigenome axis controls early events in CD4+ T cell activation

BegoƱa Porteiro | Stan van de Graaf lab, Amsterdam UMC        
Inhibition of hepatic bile acid uptake lowers obesity-related steatosis, stimulates biliary cholesterol excretion and dampens inflammation and plasma (LDL) cholesterol

Patrick van der Zande | Bruno Guigas lab, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)
LKB1 signaling in Dendritic Cells limits hepatic Th17 priming and controls whole-body metabolic homeostasis

12:30 – 14:00 – Meet the speaker lunch

14:00 – 17:00 | Afternoon program

Depending on the possibilities: Online seminars by international experts in the field, interactive small sessions including workshops, masterclasses, and discussion groups.