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(Cezmi Akdis)

B Cell Immunology
(Willem van de Veen)

Immune Metabolism
(Milena Sokolowska)

Immune Regulation
(Mübeccel Akdis)

Molecular Allergology
(Katja Bärenfaller)

Vaccine Development
(Claudio Rhyner)


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SIAF Summer Symposium

Thursday, 05 August 2021, 12:30hrs

at Medizincampus Davos Wolfgang, Room: Parsenn


Recent Developments and Molecular Mechanisms
in Allergic Diseases and Asthma

12: 30 Ioana Agache Asthma endotypes from bench to practice
13:00 Harald Renz Epigenetic regulation links gene-environment interactions in allergy and asthma
13:30 Kari Nadeau Pollution, climate change and allergic disease
14:00 Mohamed Shamji Innate lymphoid cells and allergy
14:30 Oscar Palomares Novel vaccines and future treatments of allergic diseases
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Katja Bärenfaller Precision Proteomics taking off in Davos
15:55 Mübeccel Akdis Characterization of Treg cell and B cell responses in rhinovirus infection
16:20 Willem van de Veen In vivo follow up of antigen-specific B cell responses
16:45 Milena Sokolowska Allergen-specific T cell responses and immune metabolism
17:10 Yasutaka Mitamura In depth analyses of non-lesional and lesional AD skin by spatial and single cell sequencing technologies
17:35 Cezmi A. Akdis Epithelial Barrier Hypothesis and future prospects
18:00 General Discussion
18:30 Apero Riche



A valid Covid Certificate must be presented upon entry, to comply with the current measures during the seminar, the coffee breaks and the apero. 

Please note that the number of participants is limited to 100.

CHF 50.- / person Registration includes a coffee break and an Apero with food and drinks.

Please fill out the registration form by clicking to the button below and transfer the registration fee of CHF 50.- to the stated account. Thank you very much.


The applicable protective measures will be observed at the seminar.

If you have any questions or need more information about the SIAF Summer Symposium, please do not hesitate to contact us on siaf@siaf.uzh.ch.

We look forward to welcoming you at SIAF.

Best regards,
Prof. Cezmi A. Akdis