Previous MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series

Each year the Center for Immunology invites outstanding speakers to present their work in Immunology.  The seminar series is a wonderful opportunity for all members of the Center for Immunology and the University to have a chance to meet and discuss science with other members of the science community from around the globe.

 

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2013-2014 Immunology Invited Speakers

2013-2014 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

Fall 2013 Name Institution Host Title of Talk
9/9/2013 Dr. Hui Hu Wistar Institute Steve Jameson Transcriptional regulation of adaptive immunity
9/23/2013 Dr. Jayne Danska Hosp. for Sick Children Kris Hogquist A ménage à trois: sex, microbes and autoimmunity
10/7/2013 Dr. Martin Prlic Fred Hutchinson Yoji Shimizu When Memory CD8 T Cells Go Innate
11/4/2013 Dr. Mark Ansel Univeristy of California SF Steve Jameson MicroRNA regulation of helper T cell responses
11/18/2013 Dr. Dario Vignali St. Jude Brian Fife/Mike Farrar Molecular Control of Regulatory T cell Function and Stability
12/2/2013 Dr. Avinash Bhandoola University of Penn Bruce Blazar Establishing T Cell Identity.
Spring 2014        
2/3/2014 Dr. Pere Santamaria University of Calgary, Canada Brian Fife/ Vaiva Vezys peptide-MHC-based nanomedicines for the treatment of autoimmune disease
2/17/2014 Dr. Warren Leonard NIH Marc Jenkins The common gamma chain family of cytokines: from human disease to transcription regulation
3/3/2014 Marc Jenknis University of Minnesota Dan Kaplan Why you can't live without CD4+ T cells
3/24/2014 Dr. Susan Kaech University of Yale Dave Masopust New pathways regulating CD8 T cell function during chronic viral infection
4/7/2014 Dr. Louis Picker Oregon Health & Science University Dave Masopust Persistence pays off:"Unique efficacy of effector memory T cells elicited by Cytomegalovirus (CMV) vectors“
4/21/2014 Dr. Peter Murrary St. Jude Bruce Blazar Metabolic cross talk between APCs and T cells
5/12/2014 Dr. John O'Shea NIHE35 Marc Jenkins T Cells and Identify Crisis: "Mechanisms Underlying Helper Cell Specification"

2014-2015 Immunology Invited Speakers

2014-2015 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

Fall 2014 Name Institution Host Title of Talk
9/8/2014 David Artis U Penn Dan Kaplan "Immune regulation at barrier surfaces"
10/20/2014 Sandrine Henri Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France Dan Kaplan "Complexity of the mononuclear phagocytic system of the skin : from phenotype to functions"
11/3/2014 Gwen Randolph Washington University Vaiva Vezys "Mononuclear phagocytes: through the lymphatic looking glass"
11/17/2014 Mark Miler   Brian Fife "Imaging acute epithelial barrier responses to enteric infection"
11/19/2014 Frank Carbone The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia Dave Masopust “Tissue-resident T cells and their formation and function during peripheral infection”
12/8/2014 Lora Hooper UT Southwestern Kris Hogquist "Circadian regulation of intestinal immunity"
12/15/2014 Bruce Klein University of Wisconsin-Madison Dan Kaplan "How pathogenic fungi mimic host immune regulation to subvert innate defenses”
Spring 2015        
1/26/2015 Fran Lund University of Alabama Steve Jameson "CXCL13 and B cells tune the Th2 priming capacity of DCs and regulate development of allergic responses"
2/9/2015 Thomas Wynn NIH (Bethesda, MD) Bryce Binstadt "Regulation and function of macrophages type-2 driven disease"
2/11/2015 James Chen UTSW/HHMI Reubin Harris “Immune and autoimmune responses to cytosolic DNA and RNA”
2/23/2015 Gail Bishop University of Iowa Erik Peterson "The Many Faces of TRAF3 in Immune Regulation"
3/9/2015 Linda Sherman The Scripps Research Institute Vaiva Vezys "The many roles of PTPN22 in an immune response"
4/13/2015 Donna Farber Columbia University Steve Jameson “Compartmentalization of T cell responses in mice and humans”
4/27/2015 Marco Colonna Washington Univ. School of Medicine Erik Peterson "Innate Lymphoid Cells in Immunity"
5/18/2014 Robert D. Schreiber Washington Univ. School of Medicine Mike Farrar “Personalizing Cancer Immunotherapy”
5/27/2015 Akiko Iwasaki Yale University Erik Peterson "Antiviral immunity at the mucosal surfaces" (Wednesday Special Seminar)

2015-2016 Immunology Invited Speakers

2015-2016 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series
Fall 2015 Name Institution Host Title of Talk
9/21/2015 Mike Rosenblum M.D., Ph.D. UCSF School Of Medicine San Francisco CA Dan Kaplan "Regulatory T cells in Skin: From Mice to Man"
10/19/2015 Ivan Maillard, MD-Ph.D University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI Marc Jenkins "Notch signaling and T cell immunity"
10/26/2015 Gabriel Nunez M.D. University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI Marc Jenkins “Linking Pathogen Virulence, Immunity and the Microbiota”                                                         Sponsored in part by: Biothera
11/2/2015 Hilde Cheroutre, Ph.D. LaJolla Insitute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA Steve Jameson "Protective Immunity and Immune Regulation viewed from the Mucosal Border of the Intestine"
11/16/2015 Thorsten Mempel M.D. Ph.D. Harvard Medical School Charleston, MA Brian Fife “Cell migration and cell-cell communication in the adaptive immune system”
11/30/2015 Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D. Yale University New Haven Ct Erik Peterson  "Antiviral immunity at the mucosal surfaces”                                                                    Sponsored in part by: RnD Systems-BioTechne
12/14/2015 Mitch Kronenberg, Ph.D. LaJolla Insitute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA Kris Hogquist "Thymic differentiation of functional subsets of innate-like lymphocytes results from highly divergent genetic programs"                                                    Sponsored in part by: Biothera
Spring 2016        
3/21/2016 Richard Locksley, M.D. University of California San Francisco CA Marc Jenkins “Allergic Immunity: New Cells, New Pathways”
3/28/2016 Morgan Huse, Ph.D. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York NY Marc Jenkins “Mechanical control of T cell cytotoxicity”                                                           Sponsored in part by: Biothera

4/4/2016


4/18/2016

W. Nicholas Haining, M.D.


Jason Cyster, PhD

Dana-Farber/Harvard University Boston, MA


University of California, San Francisco, CA

Bruce Blazar


Student Invite

"T cell exhaustion and tumor immunity"                                                              Sponsored in part by: Biothera


"Dynamics of the early humoral immune response"                                                       Sponsored in part by: RnD Systems-BioTechne

5/2/2016 Gregory F. Sonnenberg Ph.D. Cornell Unviersity New York, NY Mike Farrar “Immune regulation of intestinal health”                                                             Sponsored in part by: RnD Systems-BioTechne

2016-2017 Immunology Invited Speakers

2016-2017 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

 
Fall 2016 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk Sponsored in part by:
9/12/2016 Avery August, Ph.D. Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Steve Jameson “Kinase turntabilism: tuning T cell effector responses”.  
9/26/2016 Megan Sykes, M.D. Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University New York, NY Brian Fife “Tracking the human allo response in transplant recipients”  
10/3/2016 Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D. Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University Atlanta, GA Dave Masopust/Vaiva Vezys " T Cell Memory and Exhaustion" Biothera
10/17/2016 John Kappler, Ph.D. Department of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado Brian Fife "Breaking through T cell self-tolerance" BioLegend
11/7/2016 Larry Turka, M.D. Center for Transplantation Sciences (CTS), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Marc Jenkins “Regulatory T Cells - from Basic Biology to the Clinic" Miltenyi Biotec
12/5/2016 Shane Crotty, Ph.D Department of Immunology, La Jolla Institute, San Diego CA Ph.D. Students invite "Vaccine immune response evaluation. Assessing the engines of affinity maturation: germinal centers and Tfh cells Transnetyx
Spring 2017          
1/30/2017 June Round, Ph.D Department of Pathology, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT Marc Jenkins "The immune system sculpts the microbiota to prevent obesity and metabolic disease"  
2/13/2017 Russell Vance, Ph.D Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis, University of California, Berkeley, CA Bryce Binstadt “Strategies for Cytosolic Surveillance of Bacterial Pathogens”  
2/27/2017 Virginia Shapiro, Ph.D Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Mike Farrar "Regulation of T cell development and lineage commitment by Hdac3" Tonbo
3/13/2017 Jane Buckner, M.D. Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA Jerry Molitor "The Role of IL-6 in T1D" Miltenyi Biotec
3/27/2017 Dan Littman, Ph.D Department of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY Vaiva Vezys "Shaping of Immune Responses by the Microbiota." BioLegend
4/10/2017 Arlene Sharpe, Ph.D, M.D. Division of Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard University, Boston, MA Bruce Blazar "Multifaceted Functions of the PD-1 Pathway" BioLegend
4/24/2017 Amy Andreotti, Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Marc Jenkins/Tanya Freedman "Exploring the conformational switches within the Tec kinases; regulating the immune response at the molecular level” Bio-Techne
5/8/2017 Darrell Irvine, Ph.D Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA Marc Jenkins "Engineering immunity in cancer" Bio-Techne

2017-2018 Immunology Invited Speakers

2017-2018 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

 
Fall 2017 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk Sponsored in part by:
9/11/2017 Anne Sperling, PhD Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago IL Vaiva Vezys “Environmental effects on immunity and atopy/asthma risk: Lessons from Amish and Hutterite farm children” BioLegend
9/25/2017 Jennifer Lund, PhD Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA David Masopust "Modulation of anti-viral immunity: from mice to humans."  
10/2/2017 John Harty, PhD Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA Marc Jenkins "Immune regulation during blood-stage malaria" BioLegend
10/16/2017 Katie Haskins, PhD University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO Brian Fife "Hybrid Insulin Peptides: Neo-Antigens in Autoimmune Diabetes"  
11/6/2017 Diane Lidke, PhD Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Tanya Freedman "Quantifying the protein-protein interactions that regulate FceRI and pre-BCR signaling" Miltenyi Biotec
11/13/17 Marion Pepper, PhD Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Marc Jenkins "The development and function of Plasmodium-specific Memory B cells"  
12/4/2017 Benjamin Youngblood, PhD Immunology Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN David Masopust and Vaiva Vezys “Epigenetic regulation of memory T cell differentiation and exhaustion”  
12/18/2017 Douglas Green, PhD Immunology Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Tom Griffith "Targeting LAP: LC3-associated phagocytosis in inflammation and anti-cancer immunity" BioLegend
Spring 2018          
2/12/2018 Maureen Su, MD Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Kris Hogquist "Aire Expands: Central tolerance in autoimmunity and cancer"  
           
3/12/2018 Ana Anderson, PhD Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Mike Farrar “Molecular determinants of T cell phenotypes in the tumor microenvironment” Stemcell Technologies
3/26/2018 Aaron Michels, MD School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO Brian Fife “Blocking MHC Class II Antigen Presentation for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention” BioLegend
4/9/2018 Dan Barber, PhD -Lymphocyte Biology Unit, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, MD David Masopust and Vaiva Vezys “CD4 T cell responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection”  
4/23/2018 Randolph Noelle, PhD Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH Bruce Blazer "VISTA targeted therapy in cancer and autoimmunity" BioLegend

2018-2019 Immunology Invited Speakers

2018-2019 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

 
           
Fall 2018 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk Sponsored in part by:
9/10/2018 Todd Brusko, PhD Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL Brian Fife Heterogeneity in Type 1 Diabetes; Lessons from Pancreatic Organ Donors  
9/24/2018 Andrea Schietinger, PhD Immunology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Steve Jameson Molecular programs defining tumor-specific T cell differentiation and dysfunction  
10/8/2018 Ananda Goldrath, PhD Molecular Biology Section in the Division of Biology, University of California, San Diego, CA Steve Jameson Making and maintaining T cell immunity  
10/22/2018 John Harty, PhD Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA Marc Jenkins Immunity to Liver-Stage Malaria  
11/5/2018 Megan Levings, PhD Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia Brian Fife Engineering Tregs for tolerance induction BioLegend
11/26/2018 Andy Luster, MD, PhD Center for Immunology & Inflammatory Diseases and Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Vaiva Vezys Chemokines in checkpoint blockade cancer immunotherapy and Treg function  
12/10/2018 Martin Prlic, PhD Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Steve Jameson A Single-Cell Analysis Pipeline to Define Immune Responses in Human Mucosal Tissues  
Spring 2019          
2/4/2019 Carla Rothlin, PhD Department of Immunobiology and of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Bryce Binstadt Resolution of inflammation BioLegend
2/18/2019 David Underhill, PhD Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA Tanya Freedman Commensal Fungi in Intestinal Inflammation  
3/4/2019 Maria Bettini, PhD Department of Pediatrics-Diabetes and Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Bryce Binstadt Finding self: TCR determinants of tolerance and autoimmunity BioLegend
3/25/2019 Hubert Tse, PhD Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama-Birmingham Brian Fife Oxidative Stress, Antiviral Responses in Type 1 Diabetes and Islet Transplantation  
4/8/2019 Julie Magarian Blander, PhD Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine , Cornell University , New York , NY Kris Hogquist Pathways of antigen cross-presentation BioLegend
4/22/2019 Hongbo Chi, PhD Department of Immunology, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Bruce Blazar Systems immunology and mTORC1 signaling in metabolic control of adaptive immunity  
5/6/2019 Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD Department of Pathology, The University of Chicago, IL Immunology Student Invited Speaker   BioLegend

 

The Center for Immunology would like to thank the following sponsors for their support and participation in this year's seminars.

biolegend  

2019-2020 Immunology Invited Speakers

2019-2020 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

 
Fall 2019 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk Sponsored in part by:
9/09/2018 Paul Kubes, PhD Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Bryce Binstadt Imaging sterile injury and infection in vivo  
9/16/2019 Kai Wucherpfennig, MD, PhD Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Brian Fife Mechanisms of resistance to cancer immunotherapy R&D Systems-a bio-techne brand
9/30/2019 Stephen McSorley, PhD Center for Comparative Medicine SVM: Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology, University of California, Davis Marc Jenkins CD4 T cell responses to bacterial infection MICaB alumni invited speaker
10/28/2019 Anita Chong, PhD Section of Transplantation, The University of Chicago, IL Bruce Blazar B cells as mediatorsand antagonists of transplantation tolerance  
11/11/2019 Gwendalyn Randolph, PhD Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO Kris Hogquist Impact of tertiary lymphoid tissue on immune cell and molecular trafficking in IBD R&D Systems-a bio-techne brand
12/2/2019 Joao Pereira, PhD Department of Immunobiology and of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Mike Farrar Cell circuits, B cells, and systemic responses to microbial infections BioLegend
12/16/2019 Jessica Hamerman, PhD Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA Tanya Freedman Toll-like receptor signaling, monocyte differentiation and Macrophage Activation Syndrome EWIS Nominated Speaker
Spring 2020          
1/27/2020 Marisa Alegre, PhD Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, The University of Chicago, IL Mike Farrar New Insights into Transplant Rejection and Tolerance  
2/24/2020 Timothy Nice, PhD Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR   It takes guts: virus and host determinants of intestinal infection  

 

The Center for Immunology would like to thank the following sponsors for their support and participation in this year's seminars.

 biolegend         R&D Systems                  

 

2020-2021 Immunology Invited Speakers

2020-2021 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

 
           
Fall 2020 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk Sponsored in part by:
9/21/20 Gregory Beatty, MD, PhD Department of Medical Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Ingunn Stromnes Pancreatic cancer and its remarkable ability to evade the immune system  
10/5/20 Naomi Taylor, MD, PhD Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Bruce Blazar Metabolite Shifts as regulators of hematopoietic stem cell and T cell differentiation  
11/2/20 Kevan Herold, MD Department of Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Vaiva Vezys Immune therapy of Type 1 diabetes: Time to eliminate the disease?  
11/16/20 Brian Evavold, PhD Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Kris Hoguist and Brian Fife Triggering T cells: Catch antigen if you can  
12/14/20 Fadi Lakkis, MD Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Bruce Blazar Innate Memory to Allogeneic Non-self  
12/21/20 Vanja Lazarevic, PhD Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Stephen Jameson Transcriptional Regulation of Neuroinflammation  
Spring 2021          
2/1/21 Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, PhD Vice Chair of the Department of Immunology, St Judes Childrens Hospital Tom Griffith Targeting PANoptosis for the Treatment of Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases  
2/15/21 Nicolas Chevier, PhD Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago Marc Jenkins Multiscale exploration of the immune system  
3/1/21 Heather Hickman, PhD Viral Immunity and Pathogenesis Unit, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dave Masopust Antiviral Effector Cell Biology in Lymphoid and Peripheral Tissues  
3/22/21 Mandy Ford, PhD Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Mike Farrar Cell-Autonomous Role of FcγRIIB in Regulating CD8+ T Cell Immunity Bio-Techne
4/5/21 Sarah Gaffen, PhD Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh Kris Hogquist IL-17 signaling: At the crossroads of autoimmunity and antifungal host defense  
4/19/21 Dario Vignali, PhD Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh Brian Fife Inhibitory Mechanisms in Cancer Bio-Techne
5/3/21 Jenny Ting, PhD Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine Jesse Williams    

 

The Center for Immunology would like to thank the following sponsor for their continued support and participation in this year's seminars.

     R&D Systems

2021-2022 Immunology Invited Speakers

2021-2022 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

Fall 2020 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk
9/20/21 Hao Yuan Kueh, PhD Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Marc Jenkins Stochastic epigenetic control of T cell development and function
10/4/21 Ana Anderson, PhD Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Mike Farrar Deconvolving the tumor microenvironment across cancer types and during tumor progression
10/18/21 Sarah Teichmann, PhD Head of Cellular Genetics and Senior Group Leader, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, England Mike Farrar Human immunity one cell at a time
11/1/21 Teresa Diloreno, PhD Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY Brian Fife A Sweet Taste of Immunology Research in Type 1 Diabetes
11/15/21 Luc Teyton, MD, PhD Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA Brian Fife Type 1 Diabetes: from mouse model to human, one cell at a time
12/6/21 De'Broski R. Herbert, PhD Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Kris Hogquist Perforin-2 pokes its way into Type 2 immunity
12/20/21 Ellen Robey, PhD Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley Kris Hogquist Perforin-2 pokes its way into Type 2 immunity
Spring 2022 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk
1/31/22 Gianna Hammer, PhD Department of Immunology, Duke University School of Medicine Kris Hogquist Cellular, molecular and epistatic control of microbiota, pathogens and colorectal cancer
2/14/22 Katrin D. Mayer-Barber, PhD Immunobiology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIH, NIAID, LCIM Student Invited Speaker/Vaiva Vezys Innate inflammatory events & effector cells during Mtb infection
2/28/22 Jamie Spangler, PhD Department of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University Bruce Blazar Reprogramming the Immune Response Through Molecular Engineering
3/21/22 Lauren Ehrlich, PhD Department of Oncology, University of Texas at Austin Tanya Freedman Choreography of Thymocyte Central Tolerance
4/4/22 Michael Gerner, PhD Department of Immunology, University of Washington Marc Jenkins Regulation of the immune response through lymphoid tissue microanatomy
4/18/22 Carla Rothlin, PhD Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine Steve Jameson Principles of resolving and non-resolving inflammation
5/2/22 Dan Kaplan, MD, PhD Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Dave Masopust Neuronal Control of Cutaneous Inflammation

2022-2023 Immunology Invited Speakers

2022-2023 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

 

Fall 2022 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk
9/19/22 Art Weiss, MD, PhD Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA Tanya Freedman Insights into TCR ligand discrimintation via kinetic proofreading
10/3/22 Mary Carrington, PhD Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology, NIH National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD Steve Jameson Effect of HLA class I signal peptide variation on HLA-E expression and natural killer cell function
10/17/22 Justin Richner, PhD College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago Steve Jameson Flavivirus immunity and vaccine development
10/31/22 Amy Weinmann, PhD Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Michael Farrar Translating mechanisms between species: how evolutionary genome rearrangements affect gene programming potential in immune cells
11/14/22 Elise Alspach, Ph.D Assistant Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine Ingunn Stromnes Sex disparities in cancer immunoediting
12/5/22 Amy Moran, PhD Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR Kris Hogquist Androgens and immunotherapy(IT): what does sex have to do with IT?
12/19/22 David Rawlings, MD Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Bruce Blazar Generation of Engineered Tregs and B cells for novel therapeutic applications
Spring 2023 Speaker Institution Host Title of Talk
1/30/23 Philip Ahern, DPhil Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute Jesse Williams Decoding the immunomodulatory function of gut bacteria
2/13/23 Justin Taylor, PhD Associate Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch Marc Jenkins  
2/27/23 Richard Obst, PhD   Daniel Mueller  
3/20/23 Gregory Barton, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Tanya Freedman  
3/27/23 Meike Dittman, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, NYU, Langone Health Ryan Langlois  
4/3/23 Stuart Mannering, PhD Professor,  St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Victoria, AU Brian Fife  
4/10/23 Matthew Daugherty, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, University of California, San Francisco Ryan Langlois  
4/17/23

Leslie S. Kean, MD, PhD

Director, Stem Cell Transplantation, Boston Children's Hospital, Robert A. Stranahan Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Steve Jameson  
5/1/23 Keke Fairfax, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Utah Sara Hamilton Hart