Modena, September 6-9, 2016

Course Directors: J. Paul Robinson, Andrea Cossarizza

The 6th Modena Advanced Course in Cytometry, organised under the auspices of the Italian Society of Immunology, Clinical Immunology and Allergology (SIICA) is aimed at researchers who have good skills in using cytometry and want to improve their knowledge and learn new technologies. Led by teachers who are among the top international experts in the field, the 6th Modena Advanced Course in Cytometry is also a great opportunity for meeting and networking with colleagues from around the world.


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September 6th (3:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.)
Opening ceremony and keynote lectures: Aula Convegni, Faculty of Law, via San Geminiano 3, Modena.

September 7, 8 and 9th (9:00 a.m. –6:00 p.m.)
Advanced course lessons: Aula Magna, Centro Servizi, University Hospital, via del Pozzo 71, Modena.

Confirmed speakers and lecture topics

Annunziato, Francesco (Italy) Definition of type 1, 2 and 3 immunity by flow cytometry
Appay, Victor (France) Assessing immunological aging using flow cytometry
Chang, Hyun-Dong (Germany) Cytometric analysis of cytokines and transcription factors
Chattopadhyay, Pratip (USA) The next dimensions in single cell cytometry
Cossarizza, Andrea (Italy) Rare cells analysis: from bench to clinics
De Maria, Ruggero (Italy) Multiple strategies for cancer stem cells targeting
Gondhalekar, Carmen (USA) Software tutorial: what’s new
Larbi, Anis (Singapore) Asymptomatic but threatening: dissecting the consequences of cytomegalovirus infection
Lugli, Enrico (Italy) Heterogeneity of tumour-infiltrating leukocytes: implications for adoptive cell transfer immunotherapy
Nuti, Sandra (Italy) All about CYTOF: from research to clinical studies
O’Connor, J. Enrique (Spain) Cytomic analysis of oxidative stress
Petriz, Jordi (Spain) Cancer stem cells and multi-drug resistance by flow cytometry
Radbruch, Andreas (Germany) Cytometry of immunity
Rescigno, Maria (Italy) Host-microbe interaction at mucosal surfaces
Robinson, J. Paul (USA) …and on the 8th day, God created cytometry
Robinson, J. Paul (USA) High throughput and high content flow cytometry
Roederer, Mario (USA) Can we find disease mechanisms by studying healthy individuals?
Smith, Paul (UK) Microenvironment cytometry
Wallace, Paul (USA) RNA flow cytometry

Registration fees

Members of the Societies SIICA, EFIS and ISAC: € 300.00; non-members: € 400.00
(Inclusive of course dinner, coffee breaks and lunches. Not included: travel and accommodation)

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The 6th Modena Advanced Course in Cytometry is organised under the auspices of the Italian Society of Immunology, Clinical Immunology and Allergology (SIICA).

Official Sponsor

Organising Secretary


How to reach Modena

By air: Bologna International Airport (BLQ) “Guglielmo Marconi
By bus from BLQ: SACA Lines
By train: Trenitalia

Where to stay

The city offers excellent accommodation choices including a hostel, especially popular with younger visitors.

About Modena

Discover the UNESCO world heritage site. Modena, also known as land of flavours, is the city of Balsamic vinegar, the Ferrari Factory and Pavarotti, the famous opera singer.