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Abstract Submission Deadline:July 31 (Thu), 2008
Advanced Registration and Hotel Reservation Deadline : August 22 (Fri), 2008
The Hyogo Prefecture Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center
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Organized by: Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) "Matrix of Infection Phenomena"
"Combined Program on Microbiology and Immunology" International research center for infectious diseases
The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University
Osaka University Global COE Program "Frontier Biomedical Science Underlying Organelle Network Biology"
Co-organized by: The Japan Academy
U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program AIDS panels
U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program Immunology Boards
Supported by: The Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Associations of JAPAN
Hyogo International Association
Invited Speakers
- Special Lecture -
Erling Norrby
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sweden
- Bacteriology -
Richard S. Stephens
University of California, USA
Scott Hultgren Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Steffen Backert Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Masahira Hattori The University of Tokyo, Japan
Shoichiro Kurata Tohoku University, Japan
- Virology -
Michael Katze
University of Washington, USA
Stephan Becker Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
W. Ian Lipkin Columbia University, USA
Takaji Wakita National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan
Makoto Takeda Kyushu University, Japan
Yasushi Kawaguchi The University of Tokyo, Japan
- US-Japan AIDS Panel -
Richard A. Koup
Nancy L. Haigwood Oregon National Primate Research Center
Robert Siliciano Johns Hopkins University
Akira Ono University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Hiroaki Takeuchi The University of Tokyo, Japan
- Parasitology -
Agam Singh
New York University Medical Centre, USA
David Artis University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Kisaburo Nagamune University of Tsukuba, Japan
Hajime Hisaeda Kyushu University, Japan
- Immunology (including US-Japan Immunology Panel) -
Christine Biron
Brown University, USA
Mitchell Kronenberg La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Anjana Rao Harvard University, USA
Rafi Ahmed Emory University, USA
Kazuo Sugamura Tohoku University, Japan
Shizuo Akira Osaka University, Japan
Kayo Inaba Kyoto University, Japan
Takashi Saitoh RIKEN, Japan
Hiroshi Kiyono The University of Tokyo, Japan
Hajime Karasuyama Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
- Structure and Function of Pathogen Sensor -
Jie-Oh Lee
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Mitsutoshi Yoneyama Kyoto University, Japan
What's new
29 August, 2008
Program are updated.
20 August, 2008
Poster Presenter are updated.
12 August, 2008
Program are updated.
31 July, 2008
Program are updated.
5 June, 2008
Registration and the Accommodation reservation system began.
Program are updated.
29 May, 2008
Registration and the Accommodation reservation system began.
Program are updated.
19 May, 2008
Program are updated.
18 April, 2008
Now, The 8th Awaji International Forum on Infection and Immunity's website available!

Call for Papers
In addition to the Symposium of invited speakers, we welcome poster presentations from regular participants. The most outstanding abstracts will be selected for oral presentation at the Forum workshops.

Advanced Registration
Advanced Registration, Hotel Reservation, and Abstract Submission are possible via this web-site.
Advance Registration Fee: JPY 8,000 per person
(payment on or before August 22, 2008)
Standard Fee (On-site Fee): JPY 10,000 per person
(payment on or after August 23, 2008)