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 Date   Speaker  Institution  Seminar Title
 09/14/2023 Robin Hatton, Ph.D.  Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology, UAB Transcriptional regulators of Th17 development and function
 09/21/2023 Periasamy Selvaraj, Ph.D.  Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Membrane-anchored cytokine adjuvantated particulate vaccines for infectious disease and cancer
 09/28/2023 Frances Lund, Ph.D. Director, Immunology Institute & Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, UAB Building Platforms to Enhance Immunology Research at UAB
 10/05/2023 Research in Progress  Ph.D. candidates: Nicole Arroyo-Diaz and Millie Perez Nicole: IFN-γ production by Tfh cells is required for CXCR3+ pre-memory B cell differentiation and subsequent lung-resident memory B cell responses
Millie: CD151+ T Cell Frequencies as an Immunological Clock that Identifies Premature Immunological Aging in People With HIV
 10/11/2023 Sabra Klein, Ph.D./Vaccine Lecture Professor, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health SeXX differences in vaccine outcomes
 10/19/2023 Steven Jameson, Ph.D. /remote Professor and Chairman's Fund Professorship in Experimental Pathology, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School Knowing when to leave: Regulation of T cell recirculation and residency
 10/26/2023 Shane Crotty, Ph.D.  Professor, Incoming Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)/La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI)
Director, LJI Center for Vaccine Innovation
Germinal centers, TFH cells, and immunodominance in vaccine
 11/02/2023 Ali Ellebedy, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis B Cell Responses to Vaccination: Lessons from the Pandemic
 11/09/2023 Sara Hamilton Hart, Ph.D.  Associate Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School Unique Features of Effector Memory CD8+ T cells
 11/16/2023 Melody Zeng, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor of Immunology in Pediatrics
Drukier Institute for Children’s Health
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine
Immune regulation by the gut microbiome in early development
 11/23/2023 Thanksgiving Holiday   
 11/30/2023 CFAR World AIDS     
 12/07/2023 Milena Bogunovic, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology, UMass Chan Medical School Studying Intestinal Macrophages in Distinct Microanatomical Compartments
 12/14/2023 Renee Heffron, Ph.D., MPH Professor, DOM-Infectious Diseases, UAB The path ahead for HIV prevention: delivering what we have while forging ahead with new product development
 12/21/2023 Christmas Holiday   
 12/28/2023 Christmas Holiday   
 01/04/2024 New Year Holiday   
 01/11/2024 James A. Lederer, M.S., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Harnessing Trained Immunity Concepts to Gain Insights into Immune System Responses to Traumatic Injuries, Cancer, and Natural Immune (Dirty) Mice
 01/18/2024 Katharine J. Bar, M.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine The impact of early ART initiation on autologous neutralizing antibody responses to HIV-1
 01/25/2024 Paige Porrett, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept of Surgery, UAB Transcriptional Programming of Uterine Natural Killer Cell Tissue Residency
 02/08/2024 Ashley Harms, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology, UAB The role of the immune system in alpha-synucleinopathies
 02/15/2024 Katerina Akassoglou, Ph.D./remote Director, Center for Neurovascular Brain Immunology and Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco Neurovascular Interactions: Mechanisms, Imaging, Therapeutics
 02/22/2024 Maria Curotto De Lafaille, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine Type 2 IgG memory B cells poised to switch to IgE in persistent food allergy
 02/29/2024 Donna Farber, Ph.D. George H. Humphreys, II Professor of Surgical Sciences (in Surgery), Chief, Division of Surgical Sciences and Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology Tissue and age-dependent features of the human immune system
 03/07/2024  Marco Colonna, M.D. Robert Rock Belliveau Professor, Dept. of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis TREM2 in Neurodegeneration and Cancer
 03/14/2024 Spring Break   
 03/21/2024 Gretchen Diehl, Ph.D.  Catherine and Frederick R. Adler Chair for Junior Faculty, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Sloan Kettering Institute Getting along in the gut: microbiota and immune development and function
 03/28/2024 Keke C. Fairfax, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Division of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah To Protect a host unwinding pathogen modulation of immunity
 04/04/2024  Camilla Margaroli Bell, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, UAB Neutrophil plasticity in the lung: friend or foe?
 04/11/2024 Heather Jaspan, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle Children's Research Institute The multifaceted effects of contraceptives on the mucosal environment of African cisgender women
 04/18/2024 Research in Progress Nestor Prieto-Dominguez, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow of Microbiology

Erin Yepsen Earnhardt, Ph.D. candidate. GBS-Microbiology
Ptp1b Inhibition Rescues Innate Immune Response to DAMPs During Chemotherapy.

Influenza A virus alters host defense in the airway epithelium via induced cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator dysfunction.
 04/25/2024 Jeremy Foote, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, UAB Evaluating the impact of pan-RAS inhibitors on the tumor immune microenvironment in pancreatic cancer
 05/16/2024 Robert Stroud Advanced Immunology Trainee Seminar Eddie Williams Owiredu, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Microbiology

Melissa Jennings, M.D., Ph.D. student, NIH MSTP 
The effect of IRF1 on B cell dynamics and autoimmunity

Diversity of gut commensal flagellins results in distinct intestinal epithelial cell responses
 05/23/2024 John Volanakis Immunology Lecture/Marion Pepper, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Dept. of Immunology, University of Washington  Understanding memory responses in the tissues
 06/27/2024 Research in Progress Garrett Wilson

Matthew D. Cheung | MD/PhD Graduate Trainee
NIH Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program
A novel subset of colonocytes targeted by Citrobacter rodentium elicits epithelial MHCII-restricted help from CD4 T cells.

Assessment of the immune response, microchimerism, and viral transmission during pig-to-human kidney xenotransplantation