Welcome to IMMUNOLOGY 2014™
AAI Annual Meeting
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

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Join us in Pittsburgh for the world's leading annual all-immunology event worldwide and

  • Find the latest developments in your field
  • Hear lectures by the world's most prominent immunologists and poster presentations by scientists at every career stage
  • Network with colleagues from more than 40 countries, and
  • See the newest tools and techniques to benefit your research!

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Note: The Pittsburgh Marathon will be held during the meeting, on Sunday, May 4, 2014, and is expected to draw up to 30,000 participants! Staggered start times for the race begin at 6:45 AM. Please anticipate the crowds and plan to arrive early.


Program Preview

President's Program (President's Address; President's Symposium)
AAI President's Address and Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award
Marc K. Jenkins

Friday, May 2, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom
Marc K. Jenkins, University of Minnesota Medical School, AAI President
The in vivo response of naive CD4+ T cells

Stephen D. Miller, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

AAI President's Symposium and Presentation of Excellence in Mentoring Award

Dedicated to the Memory of our Colleague and Friend, Leo Lefrançois, Jr., Ph.D.

Anatomy of the Immune Response
Monday, May 5, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom
Marc K. Jenkins, University of Minnesota Medical School, AAI President
Ronald N. Germain, NIAID, NIH
Visualizing the dynamics and micro-anatomy of the immune system: how this complex
machine really works
Michel C. Nussenzweig, HHMI, Rockefeller University
Antibodies in HIV vaccine and therapy
Ellen A. Robey, University of California, Berkeley
Visualizing T cell selection in the thymus
Jason G. Cyster, HHMI, University of California, San Francisco
Deciphering the guidance cue code for B cell immunity
Ronald N. Germain
Ronald N. Germain
Michel C. Nussenzweig
Michel C. Nussenzweig
Ellen A. Robey
Ellen A. Robey
Jason G. Cyster
Jason G. Cyster
Distinguished Lectures
Saturday, May 3, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Kristin A. Hogquist
Kristin A. Hogquist
University of Minnesota Center for Immunology
Self reactivity in T cell selection and homeostasis
Sunday, May 4, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Ellen V. Rothenberg
Ellen V. Rothenberg
California Institute of Technology
Gene regulatory pathways to T cell identity
Monday, May 5, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Mark J. Shlomchik
Mark J. Shlomchik
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
NETworks in lupus: T-B or not T-B, DC is the question

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