2019-2020 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.

2019-2020 Immunology Invited MICaB Seminar Series

Fall 2019SpeakerInstitutionHostTitle of TalkSponsored in part by:
9/09/2018Paul Kubes, PhDDepartment of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBryce BinstadtImaging sterile injury and infection in vivo
9/16/2019Kai Wucherpfennig, MD, PhDCancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MABrian FifeMechanisms of resistance to cancer immunotherapyR&D Systems-a bio-techne brand
9/30/2019Stephen McSorley, PhDCenter for Comparative Medicine SVM: Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology, University of California, DavisMarc JenkinsCD4 T cell responses to bacterial infectionMICaB alumni invited speaker
10/28/2019Anita Chong, PhDSection of Transplantation, The University of Chicago, ILBruce BlazarB cells as mediatorsand antagonists of transplantation tolerance
11/11/2019Gwendalyn Randolph, PhDDepartment of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MOKris HogquistImpact of tertiary lymphoid tissue on immune cell and molecular trafficking in IBDR&D Systems-a bio-techne brand
12/2/2019Joao Pereira, PhDDepartment of Immunobiology and of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CTMike FarrarCell circuits, B cells, and systemic responses to microbial infectionsBioLegend
12/16/2019Jessica Hamerman, PhDBenaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WATanya FreedmanToll-like receptor signaling, monocyte differentiation and Macrophage Activation SyndromeEWIS Nominated Speaker
Spring 2020
1/27/2020Marisa Alegre, PhDDepartment of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, The University of Chicago, ILMike FarrarNew Insights into Transplant Rejection and Tolerance
2/24/2020Timothy Nice, PhDDepartment of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
3/16/2020Mandy Ford, PhDDepartment of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GABruce Blazar
3/30/2020Greg Barton, PhDDepartment of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California-BerkeleyTanya Freedman
4/13/2020Teresa DiLorenzo, PhDDepartment of Microbiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NYBrian FifeBioLegend
4/27/2020Ana Anderson, PhDDepartment of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MAMike Farrar
5/6/2020Katy Rezvani, MD, PhDDepartment of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, The University of TexasImmunology Student Invited Speaker


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