Seminars & Lectures

Looking for a seminar related to immunology? Here's your gateway to what's happening when.

The Center for Immunology presents outstanding speakers in the field of allergy and immunology.

 MICaB Kickoff is a yearly luncheon sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in which faculty and graduate students come together to welcome new graduate students and new faculty members.  The luncheon also includes a poster session that highlights the work of current graduate students in the program.

Find Data and Journal clubs


Come and enjoy Tea, Coffee,Treats and Immunology Talk in an informal setting.

Every Monday and Thursday
2:30 p.m. 2-163 WMBB

 Immunology Journal Club and Super Group

  • Immunology Journal Club- is a weekly gathering of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to evaluate recent immunological articles with an interactive discussion. To view presenter schedule and links for papers click here
    Every Monday at 10:30 a.m. in
    2-115 CCRB. 
  • Immunology Super Group- is a weekly meeting in which graduate students and postdocs from CFI laboratories present their research work in progress to the entire CFI community.  
    Every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in
    1-125 CCRB

Immunology Presenter Calendar


2020-2021 Immunology MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar

These are the immunology-focused sessions; the full seminar schedule is posted by the Microbiology Immunology and Cancer Biology program (MICaB).

12:00–1:15 p.m., Online via Zoom, unless otherwise noted

Recurring Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 958 8113 6465 Passcode: 5G+FxN

You can download a PDF list of speakers here

October 5

"Metabolite Shifts as regulators of hematopoietic stem cell and T cell differentiation"

Naomi Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Pediatric Oncology Branch Head, Basic to Translational Oncology Section
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD  
Host: Bruce Blazar

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November 2

"Immune therapy of Type 1 diabetes: Time to eliminate the disease?"

Kevan Herold, MD
Department of Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 
Host: Vaiva Vezys

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November 16

Brian Evavold, PhD
Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 
Hosts: Kris Hoguist and Brian Fife

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"Innate Memory to Allogeneic Non-self"

Fadi Lakkis, MD
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Host: Bruce Blazar

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December 21

"Transcriptional Regulation of Neuroinflammation"

Vanja Lazarevic, PhD
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Host: Stephen Jameson 

 Jointly sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Center for Immunology. 

To schedule time with a speaker, please contact his or her host.