Abstract Submission

Deadline for Registration and Abstract Submission was May 15, 2015.


Welcome to the website of the 4th  Southeastern Immunology Symposium.  This symposium, which will be hosted by Emory University School of Medicine, will provide a forum where the newest developments in basic, translational and clinical immunology will be shared with the goal of fostering increased relationships and collaborations.  To this end, fifteen leading faculty from institutions across the southeast will present their work.  Additionally, three distinguished keynote speakers, including Drs. Jeffrey Bluestone (University of San Francisco), Olivera J. Finn (University of Pittsburgh) and Wayne Yokoyama (Washington University) will present their most recent advances. Interactive poster sessions will be a main feature of the program, with three select posters chosen for oral presentation.

Poster Session

AAISaturday poster sessions will highlight the science carried out by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. 

Abstracts for the poster session should be submitted through the site. Three abstracts will be chosen for presentation during the oral sessions on Saturday and Sunday. 

These and additional abstracts will receive a monetary award provided through the generous sponsorship of The American Association of Immunologists.

Keynote Speakers

Jeffrey A. Bluestone, PhD: University of California, San Francisco
Olivera J. Finn, PhD: University of Pittsburgh
Wayne M. Yokoyama, MD: Washington University

Invited Speakers

Martha A. Alexander-Miller, PhD: Wake Forrest University

Susan L. Bellis, PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mark R. Boothby, PhD: Vanderbilt University

Richard D. Cummings, PhD: Emory University

Cheryl L. Day, PhD: Emory University

Doug R. Green, PhD: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Gianna E. Hammer, PhD: Duke University

R. Paul Johnson, MD: Emory University

Amy S. Major, PhD: Vanderbilt University

Craig L. Maynard, PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Andrew Mellor, PhD: Georgia Regents University

Edward A. Miao, MD, PhD: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mehul S. Suthar, PhD: Emory University

Rick L. Tarleton, PhD: University of Georgia

John V. Williams, MD: Vanderbilt University

Ben A. Youngblood, PhD: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Yuan Zhuang, PhD: Duke University