Immunoctoberfest 2022

Bridging Innovation and Translation in T cell Immunotherapy


When:Sept. 19-23,2022
The monastery church in Raitenhaslach and the prelate’s wing, completed in 1762 and now home to the TUM Science & Study Center. (Picture: Uli Benz/TUM)

Program of the symposium

The meeting will include 4 days of presentations (invited and abstract-selected speakers) along with a social program, poster discussions and a planned trip to visit the Munich Octoberfest.

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In case you have any questions or need information about the meeting, please check first the list of frequently asked questions here

Suggested activities for non-Octoberfest participants

Participants not joining the Octoberfest can find a list of suggested activities here


Abul Abbas will host a full-day seminar “Immunology Update: Selected Topics and their Relevance to Disease” as a pre-face to the conference on Monday 19th. 

Program and registration information can be found here


World-renowned experts in T cell biology and immuno-oncology will discuss mechanisms regulating T cell differentiation in response to infection and tumors, and recent progress made in translating fundamental knowledge into immunotherapies.

A. Abbas, R. Ahmed, J. Baumbach, A. Bergthaler, P. Bertolino, D. Busch, S. Crotty, G. Delgoffe, I. Diaconu, D. Farber, L. Gattinoni, S. Gottschalk, D. Green, P.C. Ho, S. Hori, T. Höfer, M. Huber, M. Iannacone, A. Kallies, P. Knolle, T. Korn, V. Kuchroo, M. Lohoff, L.F. Lu, E. Lugli, D. Masopust, I. Mellman, K. Okkenhaug, A. Oxenius, L. Pace, T. Paul, E. Pearce, M. Prlic, J. Ruland, F. Sallusto, W. Schamel, A. Schietinger, R. Thimme, P. Umana, R. v. Lier, J. Wherry, M. Wolkers, T. Yamamura, B. Youngblood, D. Zehn, C. Zielinski


Benjamin Youngblood and Dietmar Zehn

Scientific panel: D. Busch, J. Ruland, T. Korn, G. Maass and C. Zielinski


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