MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series

MICaB Seminar Series

Mondays at 12:00 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


September 21

"Pancreatic cancer and its remarkable ability to evade the immune system"

Gregory Beatty, MD, PhD
Department of Medical Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Host: Ingunn Stromnes  

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September 28

"Establishing a mass spectrometry-based proteomics toolbox to elucidate ovarian cancer biology"

Stefani Thomas, PhD,
*MICaB Graduate Program Faculty Candidate*
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Mn
Faculty Advocate: Kaylee Schwertfeger

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October 5

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

Naomi Taylor, MD, PhD
Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Host: Bruce Blazar

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October 12


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October 19

Student Invited Speaker-TBD

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October 26

“Peptide targeting for novel biology and therapies

Hongbo Pang, MD, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Mn
Faculty Advocate: Kaylee Schwertfeger

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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 9


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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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November 30

Dan Littman, MD, PhD
Department of Microbiology, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY
Host: Paul Cleary

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December 7


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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. 
Up-to-date information can be found at http://www.micab.umn.edu/news/invitedsemseries.html