Webinar EBCnet Forum 2021

30 June - 2 July 2021, France

Bandeau - Webinar EBCnet Forum 2021

Program Friday 2 July


Session #5. Ag recognition/BCR signaling

Talk participants

Chairs: Rudolf Manz & Marieke Van Ham

  • BCR functions from within the endoplasmic reticulum
    Marieta Caganova (Max‐Delbrück‐Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC), Berlin, Germany)

  • CD20 as a gatekeeper of the resting state of human B cells
    Kathrin Kläsener (Biology III, faculty of biology, University Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany)

  • Tetraspanins: molecular organisers of the B-cell surface
    Annemiek van Spriel (Dept. of Tumor Immunology, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

  • Novel players in B cell antigen uptake and trafficking
    Dessi Malinova (Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, Ireland)


Sponsor - Immudex

  • Logo Immudex dCODE® Klickmer - Exploring B-cell immunity at the single-cell level
    Valérie Bodemeyer - Immudex




Session #6. Genetics of immunoglobulins

Talk participants

Chairs: Ulf Klein & Lars Nitschke

  • Immunoglobulin enhancers increase RNA polymerase 2 (Pol2) stalling at somatic hypermutation (SHM) target sequences
    Jukka Alinikula (Unit of Infections and Immunity, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Turku, Finland)

  • Study of IgH Locus Suicide Recombination ‘LSR’ in human normal and pathological conditions
    Israa Al Jamal (CBRS CRIBL UMR7276 CNRS INSERM1262, Limoges University, Limoges, France)

  • IgTreeZ: A toolkit for immunoglobulin gene lineage tree analysis
    Ramit Mehr (The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)

  • A dual effect upon deletion of Special A-T Rich Binding Protein 1 in B cells
    Morgane Thomas (Contrôle de la réponse immune B et des Lymphoproliférations, CNRS UMR 7276 Inserm 1062, Limoges, France)

  • Inactivation of EXO1 nuclease activity on genome maintenance and tumor suppression in Exo1D173A mice in vivo
    Richard Chahwan (Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland)

Farewell/Closure of the 3rd EBCnet Forum