WIAS Seminar “Fishing for receptors"

Organised by Cell Biology & Immunology group

Mon 13 March 2017

Venue Zodiac, gebouwnummer 122
Room room A0108

How do ligands such as β-glucans affect the innate immune response of carp and which receptors make sense of this: Fundamental studies supporting the valorisation and use of immunostimulants for a strategic improvement of fish health.

The Cell Biology & Immunology (CBI) group organizes this WIAS seminar
on behalf of the PhD defence of Inge R. Fink.


10:30 – 10:45 Prof. Geert Wiegertjes, CBI (WUR)
opening of the seminar
10:45 – 11:30 Prof. Tor Gjøen, University Oslo
Use of TLR ligands in vaccines against viral disease in aquaculture
11:30 – 12:15 Dr. Vincent de Boer, HAP (WUR)
Mitochondria and amino acid metabolism in macrophage polarization
12:15 - 13:00 lunch break (lunch will be provided)
13:00 – 13:45 Dr. Pieter Leenen, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Differentiation of myelomonocytic cells: challenging the dogmas

16:00 - 17:30 PhD defence Inge R. Fink in the Aula