KTCC International Workshop on T Lymphocytes

Kyoto T Cell Conference is an international research conference on the development and function of T lymphocytes. Topics to be discussed include: thymic microenvironments, lymphoid progenitors and lineage commitment, selection and differentiation, recognition and activation, immune response and memory, and immune regulation and diseases.

7th International Workshop of Kyoto T Cell Conference (KTCC2017) will be held during 13th and 17th March 2017 in Kyoto

Preliminary agenda of KTCC2017

Monday 13th, late afternoon arrival, special lectures, welcome drink
Tuesday 14th, scientific sessions, getting together
Wednesday 15th, scientific sessions, restful afternoon
Thursday 16th, scientific sessions, special lectures
Friday 17th, scientific sessions, farewell party

The deadline for KTCC2017 registration and abstract submission is 30th November 2016. The registration fee is 10,000JPY (approximately 100USD), which covers the attendance to all the programs described above, and should be paid onsite in cash (no credit cards acceptable). The abstract, including the title and authors (presenting author underlined), should be less than half A4 or letter-size page in font size 11 or 12, and should be sent in doc or docx format. Please send the registration and abstract to me by an email <>.

We are pleased to offer up to twenty 100,000JPY travel awards (approximately 1,000USD) to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to assist them to attend KTCC2017. Those who are interested in applying for the travel award should send me the application with the following information in a single PDF file by 30th November 2016.
- Your full name, gender, degree (year), organization, position, and e-mail address
- A recommendation letter
- Abstract submitted to KTCC2017 (including title, presenting author, and text), if available
Successful applicants will be notified before the end of 2016 and will receive travel award in cash upon their arrival at the conference.

Organizers: Yousuke Takahama (chair), Manami Itoi, Hiroshi Kawamoto, Toshinori Nakayama, Takehito Sato, Ichiro Taniuchi

Past International KTCC Workshops

6th International KTCC in 2013 (photo, snap shots)

5th International KTCC in 2009 (pictures)

4th International KTCC in 2005

3rd International KTCC in 2002

2nd International KTCC in 1997

1st International KTCC in 1993


The Global Thymus Network; past, present, and future [Trends in Immunology, 2009]

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