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  • Type 2 Immunity in Homeostasis and Disease

    21 - 22 February 2019

    Brugge, Belgium

    Type 2 Immunity in Homeostasis and Disease https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/type-2-immunity-in-homeostasis-and-disease Type 2 inflammation rich in eosinophils, basophils and mast cells and orchestrated by Th2 lymphocytes has been mainly studied in the context of allergies and immune responses to helminths. Since the discovery of type 2 innate lymphoid cells there has been a strong interest in understanding how type 2 immunity is induced and regulated, for example by barrier epithelial cells. Given the recent introduction of new biologics that target type 2 cytokines to treat severe allergic disease, we are accumulating a lot of new insights on type 2 immune responses in humans as well. This meeting will not only focus on new effector and regulatory mechanisms of the type 2 immune response. It will also offer a number of talks taking a broader look on type 2 immunity, dealing with such topics as type 2 immunity in homeostasis, growth and repair, metabolism, neuro-immune interactions and cancer. Understanding these alternative roles for type 2 immunity will be important to address the benefits and potential pitfalls of long-term inhibition of type 2 immunity by biologicals and could elucidate new therapeutic pathways for very common diseases like asthma, obesity, diabetes and cancer. Abstracts can be submitted for the following topics: Tissue homeostasis and repair Type 2 Neuro-immune axis Type 2 in allergy, asthma & helminth infection Type 2 Immunity & Cancer Deadlines: • Early Bird: 10 January 2019 • Late Registration: 7 February 2019 • Abstract deadline: 19 December 2018 2019-02-21 08:00:00 UTC 2019-02-22 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences OLD ST. JOHN SITE, Zonnekemeers, Brugge, Belgium OLD ST. JOHN SITE, Zonnekemeers Brugge West-Vlaanderen Belgium 8000 VIBGhent UniversityCell Press confferences@vib.be Vector Builder [] meetings_and_conferences [] ImmunityCancer, Cancer Biomarkers, Cancer Biomarkers in Clinical Use, Types of Biomarker and Biomarkers, Surgical oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Haematologist-oncology, Gynecologist oncology, Orthopaedic Oncology, Breast Cancer, Neuro-oncology, Pathophysiology of Cancer, Cancer Pharmacology, Cancer Therapeutics, Homeopathy Cancer Treatment Cancer Epigenetics, Cancer: Lifestyle and Nutrition, Cancer Prognosis and Predictive Factor, Cancer Proteomics, Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer, Cancer Nursing and Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Biopsy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Factors Associated with Cancer Prevalence, Cancer Pharma Industry, Economic Impact on CancerAllergyAsthmaType 2 immunity
  • ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana

    16 - 17 May 2019

    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-software-carpentry-ljubljana **ELIXIR Software Carpentry - Ljubljana** **16-17 May 2019, Faculty of Medicine,** **Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana (Slovenia)** ELIXIR Software Carpentry is a workshop intended for all those who would like to learn more about the basics of R - software environment used in bioinformatics for statistical computing and graphics. The workshop will include a keynote lecture about data management in ELIXIR-SI. The workshop will be in English. The course will take place in the computer classroom at the Institute of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (IBMI), Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, Ljubljana. **The course is free of charge. The limit of participants is 20.** If the number of registered applicants exceeds this limit, selection of participants will be made. It will be based on the time of their registration and their affiliations, as well as geographic distribution. Sessions will be intensive and hands-on, and taught by experienced software carpentry instructors. The course is recommended for anyone who would like to learn more about using statistical computing and graphics in the bioinformatics field, both for research or operational work. **Program topics:** - Keynote lecture about ELIXIR-SI data management - Introduction to Linux/Unix command line - Git - R **The course is organised by ELIXIR Slovenia in collaboration with Data & Software Carpentry.** More info about the course is available on the **[ELIXIR-SI eLearning Platform (EeLP)](https://elixir.mf.uni-lj.si/course/view.php?id=46)**. 2019-05-16 09:00:00 UTC 2019-05-17 16:00:00 UTC ELIXIR Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Central Slovenia Slovenia SI-1000 Statistics and probability Data management Computer science University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine elixir@mf.uni-lj.si Data & Software Carpentry Life Science ResearchersBeginners in statisticsPhD studentsMaster students 20 workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest EeLPeLearningStatistics R-programmingSoftware Carpentry

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