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Seminars & Events
The Department of Immunology, in partnership with corporate sponsors, creates a vibrant learning experience through its regular seminars series and invited lectures for our graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, and the broader community of immunologis
A key component of the UW Immunology experience is frequent seminars and events. From annual events such as the department retreat to regular research seminars, gatherings and activities enrich life for the UW Immunology community. Please see the UW Immunology calendar for up-to-dates listings of all seminars, events, and university dates of note.
The Department of Immunology holds seminars by invited lecturers from throughout the United States as well as from international guests to discuss the latest advances in immunological research. Seminars are held on Mondays at 3:30 pm in various Health Sciences lecture halls during the academic year. These events are open the UW community.
Please see the UW Immunology calendar for this month’s speakers
Research in Progress (RIP)
The Department of Immunology presents weekly graduate students and postdoctoral lectures. Each week a graduate student and a postdoctoral fellow present their current research activities and findings, with opportunity for the attendees to ask questions. Research in Progress is held on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm during the academic year.
Please see the UW Immunology calendar for upcoming RIP presenters.
Department Annual Retreat
The Department of Immunology holds an annual two-day retreat second Monday and Tuesday in September prior to the beginning of every academic year. The retreat provides an opportunity for faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff to share their ongoing research through formal scientific presentations and poster sessions. The annual Sandra L. Clark Lecture is also given during the annual retreat by a speaker selected by the graduate students.
The 2013 retreat is Monday and Tuesday, September 9 and 10, at Fort Worden Conference Center in Port Townsend.
Note: The annual retreat is historically held on the Monday and Tuesday following Labor Day.
Since 1985, the Russell S. and Rae Weiser Endowed Lecture has featured a leading immunological investigator during the academic year as part of the Immunology seminar series. In 2014, the Weiser Lecturer is Gerald Crabtree, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Pathology, Stanford University.
Please consult the UW Immunology calendar for the annual lecturer and date of this event, which occurs in the early spring each academic year.
The Sandra L. Clark Immunology Education Fund provides support for a lecture presented at the annual department retreat, as well as an award for best poster at the retreat. Graduate students in the Department of Immunology select the speaker each year. The lecturer for 2013 will be Jason Cyster, Ph.D., Professor, HHMI, Microbiology & Immunology, University of California, San Francisco.
Please consult the UW Immunology calendar for information on the upcoming speaker presenting during the annual department retreat.
Professional Events and Seminars
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Clinical Research Division Scientific Seminars
Please click on link for most recent seminars: http://www.fhcrc.org/en/labs/scientific-seminars.html
December 6th, 2013
Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Campbell, Affiliate Associate Professor of Immunology, and lead author Kate Smigiel, graduate student in the...
December 4th, 2013
Congratulations to Phil Greenberg, one of the "founding members" of the UW Immunology Department, regarding his involvement with the recent launch...
November 21st, 2013
Congratulations to Dr. Ram Savan, UW Assistant Professor of Immunology, collaborator Dr. Michael Gale, Jr, UW Professor of Immunology and lead...