Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, until further notice, seminars will be on ZOOM, on the dates shown below, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., but if noted otherwise next to the respective seminar. ZOOM access information will be sent by email to the Program in Immunology ListServ

Date

Speaker

Institution

Title

9/16/2021 Kevin Harrod, PhD UAB Novel antivirals to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 interventions
9/23/2021 Kai Wucherpfennig, MD, PhD Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Institute Mechanisms of resistance to cancer immunotherapy
9/30/2021 Rebecca C. Arend, MD, MSPH UAB How to turn “cold” tumors “hot”
10/7/2021 Joseph Larkin, III, PhD University of Florida Therapeutic Targeting of the SOCS1 Pathway to Prevent Autoimmunity
10/28/2021 Randall Q. Cron, MD, PhD UAB Cytokine Storm, Defective Cytolysis, Genetics, & SARS-CoV-2, What the Het.?
11/18/2021 Carrie Coleman, PhD UAB EBV type 2 infection of T cells and regulation of the primary viral oncoprotein LMP-1
12/2/2021 Michael Saag, MD UAB  COVID: Two years later
12/9/2021 Jiri Mestecky, MD, PhD UAB IgA Nephropathy Pleotropic Impact of EBV Infection on Immunopathogenesis
12/16/2021 Remy Bosselut, MD, PhD National Cancer Institute CD4 T cell differentiation and functions:
Building a bird’s eye view with fly eyes
1/13/2022 Christopher Scharer, PhD Emory University Epigenetic and transcriptional decision points controlling B cell fate
1/20/2021 Robert Stroud Advanced Immunology Trainee Seminar

Samuel Blum
(Mentor: Hubert Tse, PhD)

Dominique Hinshaw
(Mentor: Lalita Samant, PhD)
UAB


Reduced MDA5 function dampens autoimmune and antiviral responses to delay T1D development

Hedgehog signaling regulates metabolism and polarization of mammary tumor-associated macrophages
1/27/2022 Charles Elson, MD UAB Swimming and swarming toward the prevention of Crohn’s disease
2/3/2022 Kathy McCoy, PhD University of Calgary, Canada Microbiome and microbial metabolites in immune regulation
2/10/2022 Mark Sundrud, PhD The Scripps Research Institute, FL Enterohepatic Immunology: New Perspectives on Intestinal Immune Regulation & Inflammation
02/24/2022 Amariliz Rivera, PhD Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School Immunological insights on vaccine-induced cross-protection against Invasive Mycoses
03/10/2022 Albert Bendelac, MD, PhD University of Chicago Polyreactive intestinal IgA
03/17/2022 Randall Davis, MD UAB CLL Immune Dysfunction and COVID-19
03/24/2022 Marc Jenkins, PhD University of Minnesota Medical School Helper T cell and B cell repertoire features that influence adaptive immune responses
04/07/2022 Mary Philip, MD, PhD Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Early CD8 T cell fate decisions in cancer, infection, and tolerance
04/14/2022 Paige Porrett, MD, PhD UAB Origin & Ontogeny of Uterine NK Cells
04/21/2022 Beatriz Leon, PhD UAB Immunological mechanisms that prevent allergic airway disease and how these mechanisms can fail
04/28/2022 Lewis Z. Shi, MD, PhD UAB Uncovering and targeting tumor-intrinsic checkpoints of immunotherapy resistance
05/05/2022 Galit Alter, PhD Harvard Medical School Using Systems Serology to define correlates of protection against Tuberculosis
05/12/2022 Susan Moir, PhD National Institues of Health Dysregulation of B cells in HIV infection:
A guide for SARS-CoV-2
05/19/2022 James George, PhD UAB Infiltrating and resident myeloid cells in the kidney during homeostasis and disease
New insights from single cell and spatial transcriptomic technologies
5/26/2022 John Volanakis Immunology Lecture

Matthew Hepworth, PhD
University of Manchester, UK Mucosal Immune Crosstalk with the Commensal Microbiota and Diet
6/2/2022 Phillip D. Smith, MD UAB Mechanisms of Viral and Bacterial Pathogenesis in Human Intestinal and Gastric Mucosa

 



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Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2008-2009

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2009-2010

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Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2011-2012

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2012-2013

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2013-2014

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2014-2015

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2015-2016

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2016-2017

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2017-2018

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2018-2019

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2019-2020

Program in Immunology Seminar Series: Academic Year 2020-2021