2021-2022 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.

Fall 2020SpeakerInstitutionHostTitle of Talk
9/20/21Hao Yuan Kueh, PhDDepartment of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WAMarc JenkinsStochastic epigenetic control of T cell development and function
10/4/21Ana Anderson, PhDDepartment of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MAMike FarrarDeconvolving the tumor microenvironment across cancer types and during tumor progression
10/18/21Sarah Teichmann, PhDHead of Cellular Genetics and Senior Group Leader, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, England Mike FarrarHuman immunity one cell at a time
11/1/21Teresa Diloreno, PhDDepartment of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NYBrian FifeA Sweet Taste of Immunology Research in Type 1 Diabetes
11/15/21Luc Teyton, MD, PhDDepartment of Immunology and Microbiology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CABrian FifeType 1 Diabetes: from mouse model to human, one cell at a time
12/6/21De'Broski R. Herbert, PhDDepartment of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PAKris HogquistPerforin-2 pokes its way into Type 2 immunity
12/20/21Ellen Robey, PhD Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, BerkeleyKris HogquistPerforin-2 pokes its way into Type 2 immunity
Spring 2022SpeakerInstitutionHostTitle of Talk
1/31/22Gianna Hammer, PhDDepartment of Immunology, Duke University School of MedicineKris HogquistCellular, molecular and epistatic control of microbiota, pathogens and colorectal cancer
2/14/22Katrin D. Mayer-Barber, PhDImmunobiology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIH, NIAID, LCIMStudent Invited Speaker/Vaiva VezysInnate inflammatory events & effector cells during Mtb infection
2/28/22Jamie Spangler, PhDDepartment of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins UniversityBruce BlazarReprogramming the Immune Response Through Molecular Engineering
3/21/22Lauren Ehrlich, PhDDepartment of Oncology, University of Texas at AustinTanya FreedmanChoreography of Thymocyte Central Tolerance
4/4/22Michael Gerner, PhDDepartment of Immunology, University of WashingtonMarc JenkinsRegulation of the immune response through lymphoid tissue microanatomy
4/18/22Carla Rothlin, PhDDepartment of Immunobiology, Yale School of MedicineSteve JamesonPrinciples of resolving and non-resolving inflammation
5/2/22Dan Kaplan, MD, PhDDepartment of Dermatology, University of PittsburghDave MasopustNeuronal Control of Cutaneous Inflammation