SLB Video Abstract Awards Announced

SLB Video Abstract Awards Announced

SLB is pleased to announce the awards for this year's video abstract competition.  The Program Chairs and Award Committee were very pleased with the quality of submissions and the level of participation during the live Q&A sessions.  Society members may view the video abstracts. Congratulations to our awardees!

SLB Video Abstract Spotlight Awardees:

  • JNK/AP-1 Signaling Contributes to the Impairment in S. pneumoniae Killing by Neutrophils in Aged Hosts, Manmeet Bhalla, University at Buffalo
  • A Peptide Inhibitor of Myristoylated Alanine Rich C-Kinase Substrate (MARCKS) Protein Alters Beta2-Integrin Activation in Human Neutrophils, Haleigh Conley, North Carolina State University
  • MyD88-Dependent TLR Signaling Enhances Macrophage Antimicrobial Function and Drives Host Resistance to Infection, Allison Owen, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Characterization of Aberrant Neutrophil Phenotype and Function in Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Jayashree Vijaya Raghavan, Indian Institute of Science
  • A CRISPR/Cas9 Vector System for Neutrophil-specific Gene Disruption in Zebrafish, Yueyang Wang, Purdue University
  • Traction Force Microscopy of Neutrophils from Critically Ill Patients, Hadley Witt, Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital

SLB Video Abstract Merit Finalists:

  • Inhibition of Src, SIRT1 or HDAC6 Reduces Transendothelial Migration of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia B cells, Karina Elizabeth Jimenez Camacho, CINVESTAV
  • Emerging Roles for the Actin-binding Protein Cortactin in the Activation of T Cells, Ramon Castellanos, Cinvestav-IPN
  • HS1 Deficiency Protects Against Sepsis by Regulating Neutrophil Recruitment, Idaira Guerrero Fonseca, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN
  • The Role of the Arp2/3 Complex Inhibitory Protein Arpin in the Regulation of Endothelial Barrier Functions, Armando Montoya Garcia, CINVESTAV
  • Human Ovarian Cancer Ascites Impairs Anti-tumor Effector Functions of NK Cells, Antonio Hrvat, University Hospital Essen
  • The Actin-Binding Protein Cortactin Promotes Sepsis Severity by Supporting Neutrophil Infiltration into the Lung, Nathaniel Lartey Lartey, CINVESTAV
  • Targeting RIPK2 to Treat Intestinal Inflammation Caused by SHIP Deficiency, Yvonne Pang, UBC-BCCHR
  • MitoQ as Therapy for HIV-1-Related T Cell Dysfunction, Jordan Parker, University of California School of Medicine
  • Thymic Development of Microbiota-specific T Cells, Daniel Zegarra Ruiz, MSKCC
  • Innate Immune Characterization of TLR4 SNP Mice For IBD Phenotypes, Alexandra Vlk, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Lysosome Fusion Maintains Phagosome Integrity During Fungal Infection, Johannes Westman, The Hospital for Sick Children