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14th International Summer School on Immunogenetics

July 14 - 17, 2019

Marriott Springhill Suites Old Montreal

Montreal, Canada

 

The International Summer School on Immunogenetics,sponsored by ASHIEFIAPHIA, and ARSHI, provides a focused course on all aspects of theoretical and applied immunogenetics and histocompatibility. This meeting is limited to a small group of participants and is geared toward graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, laboratory directors in training and experienced technologists in the field of histocompatibility and/or immunogenetics with an interest in research or advanced learning opportunities.

 

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Travel Information

Passport and Visa
If you are traveling to the International Summer School from outside of the Canadian Providences, please make sure your passport is current. 

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Air Travel
The Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is approximately 13 miles from the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Old Montreal.

Ground Transportation
If you will be arriving into the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL), you can find a taxi or limousine at the arrivals level near the central exit located in front of the cloakroom, where a dispatcher will assist you. No reservation is required. The average fare will be $50 to SpringHill Suites by Marriott Old Montreal.

The average fare for an Uber or Lyft will be $30-50 to SpringHill Suites by Marriott Old Montreal.

Questions
For any questions, please contact Victoria Ramsay at vramsay@ashi-hla.org.

  

Historical Information

The following information regarding past International Summer Schools on Immunogenetics is for historical purposes:

The 13th International Summer School on Immunogenetics - 2017

The 12th International Summer School on Immunogenetics - 2015

The 11th International Summer School on Immunogenetics - 2014

The 10th International Summer School on Immunogenetics - 2013

Session 1: HLA Basics

Presentation M. Pollack: History of HLA - I was there ......
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G. Fischer: HLA Genetics and Nomenclature.
Presentation 
J. Mytilineos: HLA Molecules: Structure and Functions.
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 K. Fleischhauer: Function of HLA Molecules and Clinical Implications.

Session 2: NK cells, KIRs, Minor Antigens and SNP's
Presentation 
C. Carcassi: NK cells and KIRs: Structure and Functions.
Presentation 
D. De Santis: Functions and Clinical Implications of KIR Genes.
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K. Fleischhauer: SNP's in Transplantation.
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M. Andeani: Minor Histocompatibility Antigens in Transplantation.

Session 3: HLA Antibody Methodology
Presentation 
P. Dunn: Cytotoxicity, ELISA, FACS.
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A. Hahn: Luminex based Assays.
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A. Hahn: Can Consensus in Single Antigen Testing be Achieved.
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M. Pollack: Be careful what you wish for.

Session 4: HLA Typing Methodology
Presentation 
P. Dunn: Serology, PCR-SSP, PCR, SSO.
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J. Mytilineos: SBT concepts.
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D. De Santis: NGS Technologies.
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G. Fischer: NGS Data Analysis.

Session 5: HLA and Transplantation
Presentation 
C. Carcassi: HLA-Matching in Solid Organ Transplantation.
Presentation 
A. Hahn: Clinical Implication of HLA Antibodies in SOT.
Presentation 
J. Mytilineos: Registries, Searches, Cord Blood Banks.
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K. Fleischhauer: Matches and Mismatches in HSCT.

Session 6: Posttransplant Monitoring, Anthropology, HLA and Diseases
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M. Pollack: Post-Transplant Monitoring in SOT and HSCT.
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M. Andreani: Engraftment Monitoring After HSCT.
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G. Fischer: HLA and Anthropology: The Hardy-Weinberg Story.
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C. Carcassi: HLA and Pharmacogenomics - The Abacavir Story.
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P. Dunn: HLA and Diseases: The Celiac Disease Story.


The 9th International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2012

The 8th International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2011

The 7th International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2010

The 6th International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2009

The 5th International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2008

The 4th International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2007

The 3rd International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2006

The 2nd International Summer School on Immunogenetics -2005








 

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