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Pre-Congress
Post-Graduate Course - Basic Science

Sunday September 11, 2022 | 08:00 to 14:30
Room: C1
Track: Basic and Translational Sciences

The course is divided into five sessions. Click on each session for full details


The Basics

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Prof. Steven H Sacks, United Kingdom 
Innate activation and the post-surgery immune response

Anna Valujskikh, United States 
Are memory cells really the problem?

Gavin Pettigrew, United Kingdom 
Principles of allorecognition and their clinical implications


B cells and beyond

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Dr. David Rush, Canada 
Allorecognition and ABMR: Clinicopathological correlations

Dr. Aravind Cherukuri, United States 
B cells - friends or foes in transplantation?

Dr. Lori West, Canada 
Gender differences in transplantation immune responses


Trending topics in basic science

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Prof. Niels Olsen S Camara, Brazil 
Is immunometabolism the key?

Dr. Alexandra R Lucas, United States 
Pretreating donor organs; chemokine: glycosaminoglycan modulation to improve transplant outcomes

Fadi Issa, United Kingdom 
New technologies for biopsy analysis: from imaging to gene expression


Grant Writing

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Prof. John J Fung, United States 
Introduction and Time-line for writing a grant

Dr. Mara McAdams-Demarco, United States 
Anatomy of a grant

Prof. John J Fung, United States 
Writing the method

Prof. Germaine Wong, Australia 
Writing the methods section

Prof. Germaine Wong, Australia 
Key players and feasibility

Dr. Mara McAdams-Demarco, United States 
Evaluation criteria

Prof. Germaine Wong, Australia 
Tips on writing the summary/abstract

Prof. John J Fung, United States 
Grants to target (salary/operating/other)


Research and manuscript

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Elmi Muller, South Africa 
Introduction

Roslyn B. Mannon, United States 
Pursuing a research question

Elmi Muller, South Africa 
Developing a research program

Roslyn B. Mannon, United States 
Developing a research program

Elmi Muller, South Africa 
Seeking collaborations and co-authorship

Jeremy Chapman, Australia 
Anatomy of a manuscript

Roslyn B. Mannon, United States 
Addressing reviewers' comments

Jeremy Chapman, Australia 
Dealing with rejection


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