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2004 Session Abstracts
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    Session I: HOW THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM MEDIATES THE RECOGNITION AND CONTROL OF THE IMMUNE RESPONS
      Innate immune sensing and its dissection with forward genetic methods
      Bruce Beutler
      Innate natural killer cell control of viral infections
      Wayne M. Yokoyama
      Signaling in the innate and adaptive immune response
      Richard A. Flavell
      TLR4 Signaling: Turning it on and turning it off
      Stefanie N. Vogel
      Session II: IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF GENES PREDISPOSING TO AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS.
        Genetic Interactions Mediating SLE Pathogenesis
        Edward K. Wakeland
        Identification of genes contributing to autoimmune type 1 diabetes, a common complex disease
        Linda S. Wicker, et al.
        Mapping multiple sclerosis susceptibility to the HLA-DR locus in African-Americans
        Jorge R. Oksenberg
        Session III: TURNING ON: LYMPHOCYTE ACTIVATION AND THE AFFERENT IMMUNE RESPONSE.
          Affinity/Avidity and co-receptors: CD8, a rheostat for T cells?
          Jeffrey Frelinger, Samantha Elliott, Lucinda Hensley, Edward Collins and Robert Maile.
          Characterization of signaling complexes at the T cell antigen receptor
          Lawrence E. Samelson
          New insights into TRAF functions in lymphocyte activation
          Gail Bishop, Bruce Hostager, Ping Xie, Sokol Haxhinasto, Carissa Moore, Laura Stunz, Lisa Busch, Kevin Brown, and Jacob Simmons.
          Structural basis for costimulation
          Steven Almo
          Session IV: TURNING OFF: DIVERSE TYPES OF REGULATORY CELLS IN THE PREVENTION OF UNCONTROLLED IMM
            CD8αα Mediates Selective Survival and Differentiation of CD8 Memory T Cell Precursors
            Hilde Cheroutre
            Foxp3 programs development and function of regulatory CD4 T cells
            Alexander Y. Rudensky
            Regulation of CD4-mediated autoaggression by B lymphocyte subsets
            Jonathan Braun
            Session V: HOST DEFENSE AND BIODEFENSE: ANALYZING AND AUGMENTING THE RESPONSE TO INFECTION AGENT
              How do Memory T Cells Really Protect Against Intracellular Bacteria?
              Karen L. Elkins
              Innate and adaptive immune responses to Listeria monocytogenes infection
              Natalya Serbina, Phillip Wong and Eric G. Pamer
              Inoculum dose and the control of the CD8+ T cell Response to Respiratory Virus Infection
              Thomas J. Braciale
              Protein Synthesis and the Generation of MHC Class I Peptide Ligands: Could Nature Really be This Inefficient?
              Jonathan W. Yewdell

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