Immunology Fair 2017

Immunology Fair Poster 2017

The Institute for Immunology invites you to participate in the 2017 UC Irvine Immunology Fair, which will be held Dec. 1 on the UC Irvine campus.

Distinguished lecturers will begin speaking at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1.

Oral presentations of selected abstracts will be intermingled with the lectures and there will be a break for a luncheon.

Awards will be given for the three best oral presentations and posters before the fair adjourns at 6 p.m.

This year's fair will be held in Pacific Ballrooms C and D at the UC Irvine Student Center.

Our distinguished speakers will include:

  • Monica J. Carson, PhD, UC, Riverisde
  • Ajay Chawla, MD, PhD, UC, San Francisco
  • Juan Carlos Zúñiga Pflücker, PhD, University of Toronto


To attend, please download, complete and submit the registration form by email to

Abstract guidelines are detailed in the registration form and should also be emailed to

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Agenda: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

8:30 a.m. Check-in / Pre-registered participants
Continental breakfast/Coffee and tea
UC Irvine Student Canter, Pacific Ballroom C&D
9 a.m. Eric Pearlman, PhD
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, UC Irvine Institute for Immunology
"Welcome and Introduction"
9:10 a.m. Ajay Chawla, MD, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute
University of California, San Francisco
"Innate Immunity and Host Energetics"
10 a.m. Postdoc/Graduate student oral presentations, session A
11:15 a.m. Coffee break
11:30 a.m. Monica Carson, PhD
Professor and Chair of Biomedical Sciences
University of California, Riverside
"Microglia: Biosensors and Bioeffectors of Neuroinflammation, Neurotrauma
and Neurodegeneration"
12:20 p.m. Vendor presentations, luncheon buffet and poster session 1
Discover the latest advancements in biotechnology
1:45 p.m. Postdoc/Graduate student oral presentations, session B
3 p.m. Coffee break
3:15 p.m. Juan Carlos Zúñiga Pflücker, PhD
Professor and Chair of Immunology
University of Toronto
"How to Make New T Cells"
4:05 p.m. Wine-and-cheese reception/ Poster session 2
5:45 p.m. Craig M. Walsh, PhD
Awards for the top three posters and top three oral presentations
6 p.m. Adjourn