Orin Smith Auditorium at UW Medicine SLU

Immun 573 - Seminar Series 2018-19

Seminars and lectures are presented in the Orin Smith Auditorium 850 Republican Street, at the UW Medicine South Lake Union Campus in Seattle and Live Streaming Online at this Link: tcs.slu.washington.edu. The Department of Immunology gratefully acknowledges generous contributions in support of this seminar series from the Benaroya Research Institute, and the Weiser Education Fund.

2018-19 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES


FALL 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Faculty Candidate Seminar Speaker: Kristen Funk, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar
Seminar Title: “Novel immune subsets in mechanisms of immunotherapy” 

Monday, October 8, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: TBD
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, October 15, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Megah Koch, PhD, Assistant Member, Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seminar Title: “TBD” 

Monday, October 22, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Sun Hur, PhD, Associate Professor of Biological Cenemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard University, Immune Disease Institute, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital
Seminar Title: “TBD” 

Monday, October 29, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Hao Yuan Kueh, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, November 5, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: TBD
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, November 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Mitchell Kronenberg, PhD, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Division of Developmental Immunology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, December 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Matthew Albert, MD, PhD, Principal Scientist, Cancer Immunology, Genentech
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, December 10, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Elissa A. Hallem, PhD, Associate Professor, Brain Research Institute, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles
Seminar Title: “TBD”


WINTER 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: P'ng Loke, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology (Parasitology), New York University, Langone Health
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, January 14, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Andrea Schietinger, PhD, Assistant Member, Immunology Program, SKI, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, February 4, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Avery August, PhD, Professor of Immunology, HHMI Investigator, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, February 11, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Vishva Dixit, PhD, Vice President and Staff Scientist, Physiological Chemistry, Genentech
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, February 25, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Louis Picker, MD, Professor VGTI-Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University 
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, March 4, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Joseph Edgar Craft, MD, Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Professor of Immunobiology; Section Chief, Rheumatology; Program Director, Investigative Medicine; Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine
Seminar Title: “TBD”

Monday, March 11, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Robert Anthony, PhD, Principal Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Seminar Title: “TBD”


Past Seminars: 

Monday, October 2, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Martin Prlic, PhD, Associate Member, FHCRC
Seminar Title: “Human T cell function in healthy and inflamed mucosal tissues” 

Monday, October 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Sarah Gaffen, PhD, Gerald P. Rodnan Professor, Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh 
Seminar Title: “Oh To Be Seventeen Again: IL-17 signaling in autoimmunity and host defense” 

Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Justin Taylor, PhD, Assistant Member, FHCRC
Seminar Title: “Investigating the potential of individual naive B cells” 

Monday, October 30, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU (Training Grant External Evaluator)
Speaker: David Underhill, PhD, Professor In-Residence, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Health System and Research Institute, Associate Director, Division of Immunology Research, Biomedical Sciences, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center Research Scientist, Gastroenterology
Seminar Title: “Host Recognition of Commensal Fungi in Health and Disease”

Monday, November 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Michael Rosenblum, MD, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Seminar Title: “Regulatory T cells in Skin - Immune Regulation and Much More...” 

Monday, November 13, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Kate Fitzgerald, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Seminar Title: “Regulation of Inflammation by non-coding RNAs and Nucleic Acid Binding Proteins”

Monday, December 4, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Peter Crompton, MD, MPH, Chief, Malaria Infection Biology and Immunity Unit Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID, National Institutes of Health
Seminar Title: “Recent insights into the cellular and molecular basis of malaria immunity”

Monday, December 11, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Jeff Rathmell, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University 
Seminar Title: “Fueling T Cells in Inflammation and Cancer”

Monday, January 22, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU (Student Selected Speaker)
Speaker: Donna Farber, PhD, George H. Humphreys, II Professor of Surgical Sciences (in Surgery) and Professor of Microbiology & Immunology Columbia University, Associate Director, Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Division Chief, Surgical Sciences
Seminar Title: “Tissue localization & human T cell immunity” 

Monday, February 5, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Ryan A. Langlois, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
Seminar Title: "Cellular resistance and susceptibility to influenza virus infection"

Monday, February 12, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Paul Kubes, PhD, Professor, Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology, Medicine and Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Director, Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Immunology and Gastrointestinal Research Groups, University of Calgary
Seminar Title: “Imaging the immune response to sterile injury and repair” 

Monday, February 26, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Frances E. Lund, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Seminar Title: “Effector, memory or plasma cell? How does the cytokine microenvironment direct B cell fate?” 

Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Shabaana Abdul Khader, PhD, Associate Professor Molecular Microbiology, Washington University, St. Louis
Seminar Title: “Host Immunity to tuberculosis: A balancing Act”

Monday, March 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Special Spring Seminar Event
Speaker: Ashraful Haque, PhD, Associate Professor, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Seminar Title: "Using Single-Cell Genomics, mathematical and computational modelling to examine host-parasite interactions in experimental malaria"

Monday, March 26, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Gabriel Victora, PhD, Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genomics, Immunology, Virology and Microbiology, The Rockefeller University
Seminar Title: “Clonal and Cellular Dynamics in Germinal Centers” 

CANCELLED - Monday, April 2, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU (Weiser Lecture in Immunology)
Speaker: Michel C. Nussenzweig, MD, PhD, Professor, Senior Physician, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Zanvil A. Cohn and Ralph M. Steinman Professor, The Rockefeller University
Seminar Title: “The HIV Vaccine Problem”

Monday, April 9, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Nels Elde, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah
Seminar Title: “Evolutionary innovations from biological collisions” 

CANCELLED - Monday, April 23, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Facundo D. Batista, PhD, Professor, Principal Investigator, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University
Seminar Title: “TBD” 

Monday, April 30, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Roberta Pelanda, PhD, Professor of Immunology and Microbiology, University of Colorado, Denver
Seminar Title: “Bridging studies of B cell tolerance and autoimmunity from mice to humans” 

Monday, May 21, 2018, 3:30 p.m., **BROTMAN Auditorium**, SLU
Speaker: Gwen Randolph, PhD, Professor, Pathology and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Immunology Program, Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program Washington University, St. Louis
Seminar Title: “Lymphatic vessels and macrophages: regulators of immune microenvironment”

Monday, June 4, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, Naddisy Foundation Professor of Pediatric Food Allergy, Immunology and Asthma, Professor of Pediatrics (Allergy & Clinical Immunology) and, by Courtesy, of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at The Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University
Seminar Title: “Novel immune subsets in mechanisms of immunotherapy” 

Monday, June 11, 2018, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Carla Rothlin, PhD, Associate Professor of Immunobiology; Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine
Seminar Title: “Resolution of Inflammation” 

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