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 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