15th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells

10-14 June 2018 • Aachen (Germany)

15th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells

10-14 June 2018 • Aachen (Germany)

Abstract book

Online program

Confirmed speakers


Poster prizes

The DC 2018 had hosted a poster exhibition. Two sessions in the evening were dedicated to the posters, where authors had sufficient time to answer questions and discuss their poster.

The best posters were awarded with a poster prize.

Poster award winner:

1st place
Hafsa Rana (Sydney/AU):
Identification and characterization of HIV Transmitting CD11chi Epidermal Dendritic Cells

2nd place
Nicolas Ruffin (Paris/FR):
Constitutive Siglec-1 expression by human dendritic cell precursors enables HIV-1 replication and dissemination to CD4+ T cells

3rd place
Kirsteen Tullett (Clayton/AU):
Regulation of the DAMP receptor Clec9A and its cargo by ubiquitination; processing and trafficking of dead cell antigens

4th to 9th place
Filipp Esselborn (Melbourne/AU):
Rational design of cancer vaccines by targeting dendritic cells

Bruna Felício M. M. Porchia (São Paulo/BR):
Herpes simplex virus glycoprotein D targets a dendritic cell subset and improves the performance of vaccines to human papillomavirus-associated tumors

David Sancho (Madrid/ES):
DNGR-1 controls the extent of damage by dampening neutrophil recruitment to injured tissues

Melissa Stunnenberg (Amsterdam/NL):
Novel RNA sensor DDX3 recognizes abortive HIV-1 RNA and induces antiviral immunity in dendritic cells

Pierre Marschall (ILLKIRCH/FR):
Specificity versus redundancy of skin Langerhans cells in TSLP-driven T follicular helper cell differentiation in mouse atopic dermatitis

Shafaqat Ali (Düsseldorf, Münster/DE):
BATF influences differentiation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells