10-13 JUNE 2014
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Laurence C. Eisenlohr, Lisa K. Denzin, Tim Elliott, Paul Roche

Keynote Speakers:
Sebastian Amigorena, Nilabh Shastri and Alain Townsend

As previously, emphasis will be on broad, balanced participation by PIs, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. Presentation of unpublished data by all attendees is strongly encouraged, either in poster or short talk format. Targeted attendance: 150.   



Details of 2014 Meeting


28 February: Deadline for abstracts to be considered for an oral presentation
1 April: Deadline for abstracts intended for poster presentation
1 May: Deadline for registering as an attendee only (no presentation)
10-13 June: Meeting


Venue: The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, 19103. Located in west-center city the Academy is easily reached by train or taxi from Philadelphia International Airport or 30th Street Train Station. The Academy is close to several places of interest, including the Franklin Institute Science Museum, the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Barnes Foundation (Impressionist and Modernist collection), the Mütter Museum of Medical History, Fairmount Park, and Boat House Row on the Schuylkill.

AAI is funding five $200 travel fellowships for early stage investigators (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and PIs within five years of independence). Travel fellowships will be selected based upon the abstracts.

Abstracts will be published in an issue of Molecular Immunology that will be available at the meeting.

Anticipated registration cost: $500-600 (including many meals, not including lodging and travel).

Lodging:  Rooms have been secured at two locations:

Embassy Suites Hotel

2 minute walk from the Academy
$160/night + tax (single or double occupancy)
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Holiday Inn Express

20 minute walk from the Academy
$124/night + tax (single or double occupancy)
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Workshop Sponsors

Molecular ImmunologyMolecular Immunology
Jefferson Logo              Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Schedule Outline

    Tuesday 10th Wednesday 11th Thursday 12th Friday 13th
9:00 AM 9:30 AM   Session 1
(Break in middle)
Session 4
(Break in middle)
Session 5
(Break in middle)
9:30 AM 10:00 AM  
10:00 AM 10:30 AM  
10:30 AM 11:00 AM  
11:00 AM 11:30 AM  
11:30 AM 12:00 PM  
12:00 PM 12:30 PM   Lunch Free Time Lunch
12:30 PM 1:00 PM  
1:00 PM 1:30 PM   Session 2
(Break in middle)
Session 6
(Break in middle)
1:30 PM 2:00 PM  
2:00 PM 2:30 PM  
2:30 PM 3:00 PM  
3:00 PM 3:30 PM  
3:30 PM 4:00 PM   Keynote 3
4:00 PM 4:30 PM  
4:30 PM 5:00 PM   Posters Closing
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Register and Opening  
5:30 PM 6:00 PM Posters  
6:00 PM 6:30 PM Dinner  
6:30 PM 7:00 PM  
7:00 PM 7:30 PM Keynote 1 Banquet  
7:30 PM 8:00 PM Keynote 2  
8:00 PM 8:30 PM    
8:30 PM 9:00 PM   Session 3
(no break)
9:00 PM 9:30 PM    
9:30 PM 10:00 PM    

Talks during sessions will be of three different lengths, assigned by the organizers:
20 minutes total (15 minutes + 5 minutes discussion)
15 minutes total (11 + 4)
10 minutes total (7 + 3)
Time block lengths subject to change.

ABSTRACTs may be submittted by completing the Workshop form and sending to Dr. Eisenlohr
Click through to review Abstract examples from the APP 2012 Meeting