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Metchnikoff’s Legacy:  Tissue Phagocytes and Functions


Silvia Fontana-Zappacosta (Naples) Welcome and History of the Ceppellini School

Round Table Discussion “What do we owe to the history of our subject?”

Chair: Siamon Gordon Introduction to the Programme and Elie Metchnikoff

Discussants: Stefan Kaufmann (Paul Ehrlich), Gio Teti (Elie Metchnikoff) and SZN Anton Dohrn representative

Florent Ginhoux (Singapore)  Development of Macrophages

with Andrea Ballabio (TIGEM, Naples), discussant

Ela Kolaczkowska (Cracow)  Phagocyte Imaging and Recruitment

Kodi Ravichandran (Virginia)  Promoting Apoptotic Cell Clearance

Katja Simon (Oxford)  Autophagy and Infection

Gio Teti (Messina)  Phagocytes and Innate Immunity

Cecilia Garlanda (Milan) Regulation of Inflammation






Thursday, 13 October 2016

Stefan Kaufmann (Berlin)  Phagocytes in Tuberculosis

Eddie Liew (Glasgow) Phagocytes in Parasitic Infection

Quentin Sattentau (Oxford) Macrophages and HIV

Branka Horvat (Lyon)  Macrophages and Emerging Viral Infections

Miguel Soares (Gulbenkian Institute, Oeiras, Portugal)  Iron Homeostasis and Phagocytes

Fernando Martinez Estrada (Oxford)  Macrophage Activation

Gio Natoli (Milan)  Epigenetic Control of Macrophage Gene Expression


Friday, 14 October 2016

Maria Rescigno (Milan) Dendritic Cells and the Gut

Diego Gomez-Nicola (Southampton) Microglia, Guardians of the Brain

Vincenzo Bronte (Verona)  Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells

Siamon Gordon (Oxford)  Closing Remarks

The Course takes place in memory and in honour of the Ceppellini School Founder Serafino Zappacosta.

Scientific Programme

12 – 14 October

Naples, Italy Stazione Zoologica "Anton Dohrn"

Course Directors:

Siamon Gordon (University of Oxford, UK)

Stefan Kaufmann (Max Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany)

Fernando Martinez Estrada (University of Oxford, UK)

Organizing Committee:     

S. Fontana, A. Di Giacomo, T. Reynolds 

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