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To watch an overview video of this historic meeting please visit:
B-1 Cell World Cogress 2014 Overview

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AAI Young Investigator Awards, Travel Awards, and Poster Awards were given with funds supplied by the the American Association of Immunologists, Scientific Advisory Board Co-Chairs, and the Journal Frontiers respectively.  Click here to view our awardees. 

Merinoff World Congress 2014: 
B-1 Cell Development and Function 

June 16-19, 2014
Tarrytown House Estate, Tarrytown, NY

Scientific Advisory Committee Chairs:
Thomas L. Rothstein, M.D., Ph.D. and Leonore A. Herzenberg, Ph.D. 

Scientific Organizers:
Nichol E. Holodick, Ph.D. and Eliver Ghosn, Ph.D.

The Merinoff World Congress 2014: B-1 Cell Development and Function was held at the Tarrytown Estate Hotel and Conference Center June 16-19th, 2014.  The last international conference focused on B-1 cell biology was held in 1991.  This meeting provided a collaborative environment for scientists to exchange ideas, present results, and participate in illuminating discussions focused on the many new discoveries in B-1 cell biology since 1991.  There were a total of 152 total participants and 56 abstracts were displayed.  
 
On the first night, addresses were made on the history and background of B-1 cells by Dr. Leonore A. Herzenberg and Dr. Thomas L. Rothstein, the scientific advisory committee chairs.  These presentations can now be viewed on the Molecular Medicine site.  Click on the following links to see the respective presentations:

Leonore A. Herzenberg
Thomas L. Rothstein 

A keynote address, the Herzenberg Lecture, was held on the last day delivered by Dr. Klaus Rajewsky and dedicated to the memory of Dr. Leonard Herzenberg.  For more information on The Herzenberg Lecture and Leonard Herzenberg please visit the Herzeberg Lecture page.   
 
Over the course of 4 days the meeting featured 32 scientific talks by eminent immunologists, plus 9 talks drawn from submitted abstracts in 10 sessions, each of which was followed by a discussion period led by a Provocateur.  In addition, a session was dedicated to 3 presentations by NIH program officers. Visit our program to see session topics, speakers, and provocatuers.

AAI Young Investigator Awards, Travel Awards, and Poster Awards were given with funds supplied by the the American Association of Immunologists, Scientific Advisory Board Co-Chairs, and the Journal Frontiers respectively.  Click here to view our awardees. 

To watch an overview video of this historic meeting please visit: B-1 Cell World Cogress 2014 Overview



 


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