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Recent Advances in Pattern Recognition

Please Note

US Citizens, Japanese citizens and some citizens of other countries MUST obtain tourist visas prior to traveling to Brazil


Meeting: March 4-7, 2006

Abstract submission deadline: January 15th, 2006

Registration deadline: February 1st, 2006


The purpose of the meeting is to bring together researchers focused on Toll-like Receptors and other related pattern recognition systems. The meeting will include sessions focused on TLRs, NLRs, RNA helicases, Drosophila immunity and innate immune responses to parasitic infections.

Scientific Organizing Committee

Shizuo Akira, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
Tereje Espevik, Norwegian University of Science and Technology,Trondheim, Norway.
Jules Hoffman, Institut de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France.
Douglas Golenbock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kate Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gio' Teti, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Neal Silverman, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Registration Fees

Non-Brazilian registration

$100 US will be discounted from the registration fee if an abstract is submitted.
Four abstracts will be selected for oral presentation and a $1000 award.

Other non-scientific attendees (spouses, etc.): $100 US which includes refreshments, social events and banquet.

Brazilian registration*

Brazilian registrants are required to sign up through Brazilian Society of Immunology(SBI) web site, here.

*: Limited Slots


Inquiries can be made to Douglas Golenbock.

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