2018-2019 Immunology Invited Speakers

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.


2018-2019 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

Fall 2018SpeakerInstitutionHostTitle of TalkSponsored in part by:
9/10/2018Todd Brusko, PhDDepartment of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FLBrian FifeHeterogeneity in Type 1 Diabetes; Lessons from Pancreatic Organ Donors
9/24/2018Andrea Schietinger, PhDImmunology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NYSteve Jameson Molecular programs defining tumor-specific T cell differentiation and dysfunction
10/8/2018Ananda Goldrath, PhDMolecular Biology Section in the Division of Biology, University of California, San Diego, CASteve JamesonMaking and maintaining T cell immunity
10/22/2018John Harty, PhDDepartment of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IAMarc JenkinsImmunity to Liver-Stage Malaria
11/5/2018Megan Levings, PhD Department of Surgery, University of British ColumbiaBrian FifeEngineering Tregs for tolerance induction BioLegend
11/26/2018Andy Luster, MD, PhDCenter for Immunology & Inflammatory Diseases and Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
12/10/2018Marisa Alegre, MD, PhD Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, ILBruce BlazarNew insights into transplant rejection and toleranceBioLegend
Spring 2019
2/4/2019Carla Rothlin, PhDDepartment of Immunobiology and of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CTBryce Binstadt
2/18/2019David Underhill, PhDDepartment of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CATanya Freedman
3/4/2019Maria Bettini, PhDDepartment of Pediatrics-Diabetes and Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TXBryce BinstadtBioLegend
3/25/2019John Wherry, PhDDepartment of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
4/8/2019Julie Magarian Blander, PhDDepartment of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine , Cornell University , New York , NYKris HogquistBioLegend
4/22/2019Hongbo Chi, PhDDepartment of Immunology, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TNBruce Blazar
5/6/2019Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhDDepartment of Pathology, The University of Chicago, ILImmunology Student Invited SpeakerBioLegend


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