Seminar Series

2022 Seminars

DateDescription
JAN 06IFI Seminar: Multiscale virome-wide analysis of human antibody responses: from amino acids to epidemic waves, John Altin, PhD, Translational Genomics Research Institute, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, via Zoom)
FEB 03 IFI Seminar: Vaccines on Demand: Science Fiction or a Future Reality, Andrew Geall, PhD, Replicate Bioscience, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
FEB 17 IFI Seminar: Quiescent Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Resist T Cell Attack, Judith Agudo, PhD, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Zoom link)
MAR 03Seminar: Innate Immunity at the Crossroads of Brain Health and Disease, John Lukens, PhD, University of Virginia, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
MAR 17 IFI Seminar: Impact of Urbanization on the Human Immune System: What We Learn from Global South, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, PhD, Leiden University, (12:00 - 1:00 PM via Zoom)
MAR 31IFI Seminar: TBD, Paul Thomas, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
APR 14 IFI Seminar: TBD, Nancie MacIver, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
APR 21 Seminar: TBD, Stephanie K. Dougan, PhD, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
MAY 19 Seminar: Kinase Turntabilism: Tuning CD4+ T Cell Effector Responses, Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
MAY 26Seminar: TBD, Ali Ellebedy, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
JUN 09 Seminar: Profiling the Antibody Repertoire NeuroCOVID-19, Christopher M. Bartley, MD, PhD, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
JUN 30Seminar: TBD, Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, (12:00 - 1:00 PM, Thorp Conference Center)
SEP 29Seminar: TBD, Marion Pepper, PhD, University of Washington, (12:00 - 1:00 PM Thorp Conference Center)

Prior Seminar Series

DateDescription
NOV 18Seminar: T Cell Fate Determination: A Multi-Omic Approach, Ellen Robey, PhD, UC Berkeley, (12:00 - 1:00 via Zoom)
OCT 28Seminar: Dissemination in Space and Time: Immune Dysregulation in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Diseases, Gregory Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, (12:00 - 1:00 PM via Zoom)
SEP 16 Seminar: Cytosolic Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Induces Potent Innate Immune Responses, Robert O. Watson, Ph.D., Texas A&M College of Medicine, (12:00 - 1:00 PM Thorp Conference Center)
SEP 09Seminar: The Study of SARS-CoV-2 Adaptive Immunity, Alessandro Sette, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, via Zoom
JUN 24NIAID, NIH Immunology Training Grant Symposium, via Zoom at 12:00 PM
JUN 10Seminar: Exploration of Phenotype, Function and Specificity of T Cells in Neurological Diseases, Naresha Saligrama, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
JUN 03Seminar: Cell Cycle Regulation of DNA End Processing and Repair, Barry P. Sleckman, M.D., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
MAY 06Seminar: Transposon Molecular Domestication and the Evolution of the RAG Recombinase, David G. Schatz, PhD, Yale University, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
APR 29Seminar: Controlling the Message: Viral Restriction of Host Gene Expression, Britt Glaunsinger, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
APR 22Seminar: Exploiting the Ocular Microbiome and Neuroimmune Axis During Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV1) Corneal Infections, Anthony St. Leger, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
APR 15Seminar: Novel Virus-Host Interactions that Modulate Ebola Virus and SARS Coronavirus 2 Replication, Christopher Basler, Ph.D., Georgia State University, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
APR 08Seminar; Human Tissue Immunity in Health and COVID-19, Donna Farber, Ph.D., Columbia University Medical Center, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
MAR 25Seminar: Targeting PANoptosis for the Treatment of Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases, Thiru Kanneganti, Ph.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
MAR 18Seminar: Resolving Heterogeneity in Immune Responses to Viral Pathogens by Protein Design, Vamsee Mallajosyula, Ph.D., Stanford University, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PST
MAR 11Seminar: Immunopathogenesis of Lyme Disease, Klemen Strle, Ph.D., Department of Health, Wadsworth Center, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PST
FEB 25Seminar: T Cell Dynamics to Chronic Viral Infection and Immunotherapy, David Brooks, Ph.D., University of Toronto, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PST
JAN 21Seminar: Bacterial Manipulation of Inflammation and Cell Death Pathways: The Host Fights Back, Egil Lien, Ph.D., UMass Medical School, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PST

DateDescription
DEC 04XVIII UC Irvine Immunology Fair
DEC 03XVIII UC Irvine Immunology Fair Dr. Messaoudi Powers Distinguished Lecture "COVID-19 – The Role of Our Immune System in Disease and Protection" Registration required, you will receive a link to attend after registration
DEC 03XVIII UC Irvine Immunology Fair Student Presentations
NOV 12 Seminar: Memory B Cell Responses to SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza Viruses, Patrick Wilson, Ph.D., University of Chicago, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PST
OCT 29 Seminar: Engineering Strategies for Combination Cancer Immunotherarpy, James Moon, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
OCT 22 Seminar: Archetypes of Antitumor Immunity, Matthew Krummel, Ph.D., UC, San Francisco, Via Zoom at 12:10 PM PDT
OCT 08 Seminar: Viral Hide and Seek: Identifying and Eliminating Persistent HIV Reservoirs, Matthew D. Marsden, Ph.D., UC Irvine, via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
SEP 24 Seminar: Seeing is Believing: Using Advanced Imaging Methods to Develop a Deep Understanding of Immune System Organization and Function In Situ, Ronald N. Germain, M.D., Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
SEP 10 Seminar: Clonal and Cellular Dynamics of the Antibody Response, Gabriel D. Victora, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
SEP 03 Seminar: When V(D)J Goes Astray: Etiology of Chromosomal Translocations that Drive B-Cell Malignancies, Nicholas R. Pannunzio, Ph.D., UC Irvine, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM PDT
JUL 16 Seminar: Type III Interferons: Friends or Foes of Mucosal Barriers?, Ivan Zanoni, Ph.D, Harvard Medical School, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM
JUN 19 Postponed: 10th Annual ImmunologyLA Meeting
MAY 28 Seminar: Defining the Emergence of Immunosuppressive Myeloid Cells in Breast Cancer in Single Cell and Whole Organism Resolution, Kai Kessenbrock, Ph.D., UC Irvine, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM
MAY 21 Seminar: Innate Immune Responses Contribute to Host Defense, Disease and Repair in Response to Viral Infection of the CNS, Thomas E. Lane, Ph.D., UC Irvine, Via Zoom at 12:00 PM
MAY 07 Seminar: Modeling Human Adaptive Immune Response to Influenza Virus Using Tonsil Organoids, Lisa Wagar, Ph.D., UC Irvine, via Zoom at 12:00 PM
APR 23 Seminar: Cancer Genomics, Nicholas Navin, Ph.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center, Thorp Conference Center, (3:30 - 5:00 PM) reception from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
APR 23 Seminar: Will be Rescheduled,, Ze'ev Ronai, Ph.D. Sanford Burnham Prebys, Thorp Conference Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
APR 16 Seminar: Will be Rescheduled, Revisiting the Roles for Autophagy Proteins During Bacterial Infections, Christina Stallings, Ph.D., Washington University, Thorp Conference Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
APR 02 Seminar: Will be Rescheduled, Bad Boys for Life: Host Protective Innate Lymphocyte Responses, Timothy O'Sullivan, Ph.D., UCLA, Thorp Conference Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAR 26 Seminar: Will be Rescheduled, Pathogen Manipulation of Inflammation and Cell Death Pathways: Lessons from Plague, Egil Lien, Ph.D., UMass, Thorp Conference Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAR 12 Seminar, Single Cell Analysis of Microglia and the Immune Response to Breast Cancer Brain Metastisis,, Devon Lawson, Ph.D., UC Irvine, Thorp Conference Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAR 05 Seminar, PSGL-1, a New Player in the Immune Checkpoint Landscape , Roberto Tinoco, Ph.D., UC Irvine, Thorp Conference Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
FEB 13 Seminar: Canceled, to be rescheduled in the fall - ER Stress Signaling in the Tumor Immuno-Environment, Juan Cubillos-Ruiz, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medicine, Thorp Conferece Center (noon - 1:00 PM)
JAN 23 Seminar: Nanotechnology and Materials-based Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Diabets and Cancer, Zhen Gu, Ph.D., UCLA, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon - 1:00 PM)
JAN 09 Seminar: Infectious Models Reveal a Unique Role for Caspase-7 After Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Attack, Edward Miao, M.D., Ph.D., UNC School of Medicine, Telemedicine Theater B001, (noon - 1:00 PM)

DateDescription
NOV 14 Seminar: Tools for T Cells: Specifity and Function in Autoimmunity, Infectious Diseases and Cancer, Mark Davis, Ph.D., Stanford Medicine, Sprague Hall First Floor Confence Room (2:40 - 3:45 PM)
OCT 31 Seminar: Signaling and Selection in Germinal Centers, Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
OCT 18 Seminar: Targeting Functin of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Solid Tumor Microenvironments, Guarav Chopra, Ph.D., Purdue University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (2:00 - 3:00 PM)
OCT 10 Seminar: Investigating the Battle Between Human Immune Cells and the Sexually-Transmitted Parasite Trichomonas Vaginalis, Francie Mercer, Ph.D., Cal Poly Pomona, Room TBA
OCT 03 Seminar: Imaging-Driven Discovery of a CTLA-4 Dependent Feedback Loop that Controls T Regulatory Cell Abundance in Tumors, Francesco, Marangoni, Ph.D., UC Irvine, room TBA (noon - 1:00 PM)
SEP 26 Seminar: TBD, Ildiko Dunay, Ph.D., Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
SEP 12 Seminar: Regulation of Intestinal Immunity by Diet and the Microbiota, Gretchen Diehl, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Tamkin Hall F-114 (noon - 1:00 PM)
SEP 05 Seminar: Microglial P2Y12 Receptors in CNS Physiology and Pathology, Ukpong Eyo, Ph.D., University of Virginia, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
APR 25 Seminar: How do Long Noncoding RNAs Contribute to Inflammation?, Susan Carpenter, PhD, UC Santa Cruz, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
APR 11 Seminar: Canceled to be rescheduled for 2019-2020, Ananda Goldrath, PhD, UC San Diego, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
APR 04 Seminar: Interactions Between Coxiella burnetii and its Host Cell During Infection, Edward Shaw, PhD, Oklahoma State University, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAR 28 Seminar: Two Tales of T Cells and the Commensal Microbiota, Gislaine Martins, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
FEB 28 Seminar: IL-17 Signaling in Inflammation, Tissue Repair and Tumorigenesis, Xiaoxia Li, PhD, Cleveland Clinic, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
FEB 20 Seminar: Heterogenity of Type 2 Immune Responses to Helminth Infections, P'ing Loke, PhD, NYU Langone Health, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
FEB 07 Seminar: Regulation of PD-1 Signaling Through Cis-Interations, Enfu Hui, PhD, UC San Diego, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
JAN 24 Seminar: Engineering Specific Regulatory T Cells: Fighting Fire with Police CARs, David W. Scott, PhD, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
JAN 10 Seminar: Making Effector T Cells the EZ(H-2)-Way, Susan Kaech, PhD, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)

DateDescription
DEC 13 Canceled: PSGL-1 is a Negative Regulator of Effector, Exhausted, and Memory T Cells, Roberto Tinoco, PhD, UC Irvine, Location: Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
DEC 07XVI Annual Immunology Fair - Keynote Speakers - Cornelia Bergmann, PhD (Lerner Research Institute/Cleveland Clinic Foundation), Gregory Barton, PhD (University of California, Berkeley), Greg Lemke (The Salk Institute for Biological Studies)
NOV 16 Canceled: Ion Channels as Critical Regulators of Immunity, Stefan Feske, MD, New York University, Tamkin Hall F110 (4:00 - 5:00 PM), Reception to follow in Tamkin Lobby (5:00 - 6:00 PM)
NOV 08 Seminar: Biased Signaling and Inhibition at the Chemokine-Receptor Interface, Brian Volkman, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
NOV 01 Seminar: Autophagy from Basic Principles to Disease, Vojo Deretic, PhD, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM),
OCT 25 Seminar: New Insights into the Costimulatory Signaling of T Cells, Kok-Fai Kong, PhD, Pfizer Oncology R & D, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
SEP 27 Seminar: Ion Channels Regulate the Inflammatory Properties of Phagocytic Cells, Santiago Partida Sanchez, PhD, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
SEP 20 Seminar: Impact of Pre-Pregnancy Obesity on Neonatal and Maternal Immunity, Ilhem Messaoudi, PhD, UC Irvine, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall - 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
SEP 06 Seminar: Targeting LAP: LC3-Associated Phagocytosis in Anti-Cancer Immunity and Inflammation, Douglas R. Green, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon-1 p.m.)
AUG 16 Seminar: Control of Herpesvirus Tissue Damage: Is There a Place for Changing Metabolism?, Barry T. Rouse, DVM, PhD, University of Tennessee, 3022 Hewitt Hall (4:00 - 5:00 PM)
AUG 15 Seminar: Neuro-Immune Crosstalk in the Cornea, Pedram Hamrah, MD, New England Eye Center, 3022 Hewitt Hall (4:00 - 5:00 PM)
MAY 31 Seminar: Vascular Innate Immunity and Inflammation during Toxoplasma gondii Infection, Melissa Lodoen, PhD, UC Irvine, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAY 17 POSTPONED: Immune Regulation in the Cornea and Ocular Surface, Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH, Harvard Medical School, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 03 Seminar: The Gut Microbiome Regulates Intestinal Inflammation, Sarkis Mazmanian, PhD, CalTech, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon-1 p.m.)
APR 26 Seminar: Strategies for Cytosolic Detection of Bacterial Pathogens, Russell E. Vance, PhD, UC Berkeley, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon-1 p.m.)
APR 12 Seminar: The Treg-Intrinsic CTLA4-PKCeta Signaling Pathway: A Novel Target for Cancer Immunotherapy, Amnon Altman, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAR 29 Seminar: Host Defense Against Candidiasis: From the Bench to the Bedside, Michail S. Lionakis, MD, ScD, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, NIH, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 22 Seminar: Distinction With a Difference: Microglia Versus Recruited Macrophages in Retinal Degeneration, Daniel R. Saban, PhD, Duke University, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall – 4th Floor (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 15 Seminar: Novel Vaccine Approaches Against Streptococcus pneumonia, Jeremy S. Brown, MBBS, University College London, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 08 Seminar: Neuronal Control of Inflammation in Herpes Simplex Virus Infected Corneas, Robert Hendricks, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 07 Special Seminar: A Calreticulin Tail: Antigen Presentation, Phagocytosis and Neoplasm, Malini Raghavan, Ph.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 105 Sprague Hall (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
MAR 01 Seminar: Protein Ubiquitination in Immune Homeostasis and Dysregulation, Yun Cai Liu, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 27 Special Seminar: Getting in to the Brain. Role of Nanotechnology to Cure Neuro-AIDS and Drug Addiction, Madhavan Nair, PhD, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Tamkin Hall F-114 (noon - 1:00 p.m.)
FEB 22 Seminar: Application and Validation of Ongoing Diagnostics and Vaccine Development Efforts at the Swiss TPH, Daniel Paris, MD, PhD, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 15 Seminar: The Development of Effective Flexible Adjuvant Formulations For Pandemic Influenza Vaccines, Neal Van Hoeven, PhD, Infectious Disease Research Institute, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 08 Seminar: Age-Related Immune-Suppression; from Impaired Metabolism to Altered Immune Regulation, Claire A. Chougnet, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
JAN 18 Seminar: Diet-Induced Obesity and the Regulation of Intestinal and Skin T Cell Function, Julie Jameson, PhD, California State University, San Marcos Tamkin Hall F114 (noon-1 p.m.)
JAN 11 Seminar: Nature and Nurture of Macrophage Identity and Function, Christopher K. Glass, MD, PhD, UC San DiegoTelemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)

DateDescription
DEC 14 Seminar: The Role of Meningeal Lymphatics in Neurological Disorders, Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, University of Virginia, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
DEC 07 Seminar: Toxoplasma Gondii Infection: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease, Felix O. Yarovinsky, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
NOV 18-19 International Symposium on Infectious Diseases as Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Keynote speaker, Ron Germain, NIH: Imaging Immunity, Island Hotel, Newport Beach
NOV 16 Seminar: Novel Factors Regulating Treg Function in Inflammation, Booki Min, DVM, PhD, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
NOV 09 Seminar: Innate-Like B Cells and Their Regulation in Infection, Nicole Baumgarth, PhD, UC Davis, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
NOV 02 Seminar: Impact of Microbiome on Neutrophil Responses and Protection to Infection, Mihaela Gadjeva, PhD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
OCT 26 Seminar: A Nanoparticle Based Negative T Cell Vaccine for Tolerogenic Therapy of Autoimmune Disease, Stephen D. Miller, PhD, Northwestern University Medical School, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
OCT 17-19La Jolla Immunology Conference
OCT 05 Seminar: Moving from GWAS to Pathway Targets in Type 1 Diabetes, Todd M. Brusko, PhD, University of Florida, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
OCT 052017 International Society of Vaccines Annual Congress, Paris
SEP 21 Seminar: Bacterial Glycoengineering and the Development of Glycoconjugate Vaccines, Brendan Wren, PhD, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Tamkin Hall (12:00 - 1:00 PM)
AUG 01-0411th Symposium on Mechanisms and Models of Cancer, Salk Institute, La Jolla
JUN 20 Seminar: Systemic Microbial Translocation and B Cell Dysfunction in HIV Disease, Wei Jiang, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, Tamkin Hall F114 (noon - 1:00 PM)
JUN 09Immunology LA 2017
MAY 26 Seminar:Learning from Viruses: Post-WNV Encephalitis Cognitive Dysfunction, Robyn S. Klein, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 25 Seminar: Innate Immunity and Estrogen Signaling in Systemic Lupus Erythematous, Caroline Jefferies, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 18 Seminar: Controlling Macrophage Mediated Immune Suppression in Cancer, Judith A. Varner, PhD, University of California, San Diego, 1114 Natural Sciences 1 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 04 Seminar: The Emerging Roles of Tetraspanins in B Cells: Dissecting Functions of TSPAN33, José Luis Maravillas-Montero, PhD, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 02 Special Seminar: Modeling the SLE Blimp-1 Risk Allele, Betty A. Diamond, M.D., The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, 3022 Hewitt Hall (4:00 - 5:00 PM)
APR 27 Seminar: Cytokine-Mediated Regulation of Intestinal Inflammation, Timothy Denning, PhD, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
APR 20 Seminar: Manipulation of Host Cell Signaling by Toxoplasma Gondii: Relevance to the Control of this Pathogen, Carlos Subauste, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 30 Seminar: Osteopontin (OPN) in Immunity, Mari Shinohara, PhD, Duke University Medical Center, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 17Gavin Herbert Eye Institute 4th Annual Bench to Bedside Research Symposium
MAR 16 Seminar: Compelling Evidence for Re-Design of Dosing Schedules in mAb-based Immunotherapy of Cancer: Lesson Learned from CD20 mAbs, Ronald Taylor, PhD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 09 Seminar: Exploring and Harnessing the Power of Microglia in the Diseased and Aged Brain, Kim Green, PhD, UC Irvine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 02 Seminar: Innate Immune Recognition and Signaling in Drosophila, Neal Silverman, PhD, UMass Medical School, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 23 Seminar: Improving Activities of Monoclonal Antibodies by Post-Translational Engineering, Herta Steinkellner, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 21 CANCELLED Seminar: Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: Insights, Opportunities and Prospects for Cures, James P. Allison, PhD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 110 Tamkin Hall, 5:00 PM
FEB 16 Seminar: Metabolic Repression of T Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cornelia M. Weyand, MD, Stanford University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 09 Seminar: Emerging Diseases: Zika, Ebola and the Role of New Vaccine Technologies, Margaret Liu, MD, ProTherImmune/Karolinska Institute/ UCSF, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 02 Seminar: Rationally Designing Triggers of the Innate Immune System to Combat Infectious Diseases, Darrick A. Carter, PhD, Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle, WA, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
JAN 26 Seminar: Mechanisms of Blood-Brain Barrier Penetration by Group B Streptococcus, Kelly Doran, PhD, San Diego State University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
JAN 12 Seminar: Mechanistic and Translational Approaches for the Control of Neutrophil-Mediated Inflammation, Sergio Catz, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)

DateDescription
DEC 15 Seminar: Unravelling Pathogen-Specific Protection in vivo, Gregoire Lauvau, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
DEC 08 Seminar: Real-Time Insights Into Immune Pathology and Repair Following Brain Infection and Injury, Dorian McGavern, PhD, National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, NIH, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
DEC 01-02View the agenda for our 14th Annual Immunology Fair 2016.
NOV 10 Seminar: Immune Regulatory Disorders: Lymphocytes Behaving Badly, Michael B. Jordan, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall 4th Floor (noon - 1:00 PM)
NOV 05-06International Symposium on Autoimmunity
NOV 03 Seminar: Myelopoietic Memories - The Influence of Ancestry on Neutrophils, Monocytes and DCs, Helen S. Goodridge, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
OCT 06 Seminar: POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBD in 2017-2018 Academic Year, Sarkis Mazmanian, PhD, California Institute of Technology, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
JUN 09 Seminar: The Burden of Rickettsial Disease – The Asian Perspective, Daniel H. Paris, MD, PhD, Oxford University, 3022 Hewitt Hall (noon - 1:00 PM)
MAY 26 Seminar: Bacterial Amyloids: Friend or Foe?, Çagla Tükel, PhD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 19 Seminar: Probing the Host-Pathogen Interface for Novel Therapeutics, George Liu, MD, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 12 Seminar: Postponed: Alternate Date to be Provided, Devon A. Lawson, PhD, UC Irvine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAY 05 Seminar: A Role for Neutrophil Cytosolic Factor2 (NCF2) in Human and Mouse Lupus, Chaim Jacob, MD, PhD, USC, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
APR 28 Seminar: Macrophage and Monocyte Function in Immunity and Inflammation to Parasitic Worms, Meera G. Nair, PhD, UC Riverside, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
APR 14 Seminar: Impact of Alcohol on Peripheral and Mucosal Immunity, Ilhem Massaoudi Powers, PhD, UC Riverside, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
APR 07 Seminar: The Inflammasome and Autoinflammation, Harold A. Hoffman, MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 31 Seminar: Ocular Immune Responses to Solid Organ and Stem Cell Allo-Antigens, Victor L. Perez, MD, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 24 Seminar: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Uses a Molecular Syringe to Inactivate Neutrophils, Arne Rietsch, PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 17 Seminar: Imaging the Immune Response to Infection in the CNS, Christopher A. Hunter, PhD., University of Pennsylvania, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
MAR 10 Seminar: An Unexpected Role For NLRP3 Inflammasome Cytokines In Alzheimer’s Disease: Protection From Memory Loss But Essential For Survival From Fatal Seizures, Douglas T. Golenbock, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 25 Seminar: The Developmental Origins of Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Microglia: More Connected Than You Think, Matthew Inlay, PhD, UC Irvine, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 18 Seminar: Channels and Pores as Mediators of IL-1beta Release and Inflammatory Leukocyte Cell Death, George R. Dubyak, PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 11 Seminar: Imaging Tight Junctions and Caveolae at the Blood-Spinal Cord Barrier: Mechanisms for Repair in Health and Disease, Sarah Lutz, postdoctoral scholar, Neurobiology & Behavior, Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
FEB 0516th International Conference on Lymphocyte Activation and Immune Regulation
JAN 28 Seminar: Immune Privilege, Commendsal Microbiota and Autoimmunity, Rachel Caspi, PhD, National Institutes of Health, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
JAN 21 Seminar: Bugs, Inflammation and Epigenetics: How Pathogens Control Our Immune Respone, Steven L. Kunkel, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)
JAN 07 Seminar: Glycan-Driven Immune Function and Regulation, Brian A. Cobb, PhD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (noon-1 p.m.)

DateDescription
JAN 15 Seminar: Imaging Cancer Heterogeneity and Therapy Resistance in Real Time, Tannishtha Reya, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
JAN 29 Seminar: Control of Immune Tolerance by Aire-expressing Cells, Mark Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (11:00am - 12:00pm)
FEB 12 Seminar: M Cells: Using the Force to Fight Bacteria in the Gut, David D. Lo, M.D., Ph.D., UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
FEB 21-233rd International Conference on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
FEB 19 Seminar: Regulation of the Mucosal Barrier: Lessons Learned from Parasitic Worms, De'Broski Herbert, Ph.D., UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
FEB 26 Seminar: Molecular Regulation of Plasma Cell Survival and the Duration of Humoral Immunity, Deepta Bhattacharya, Ph.D., UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
MAR 19 Seminar: Innate Immune Control of Toxoplasmosis: Of Mice and Men, David Sibley, Ph.D., UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
APR 02 Seminar: Protein Tyrosine Kinase 7 and the Immunobiology of Human Recent Thymic Emigrants and Naïve CD4 T Cells, David B. Lewis, M.D., UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
APR 16 Seminar: Innate Detection of Bacteria Via Cellular Metabolic Mechanisms, David Underhill, M.D., Cedars-Sinai, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
APR 23-24Fourth Annual SoCal Flow SUMMIT, 2015
APR 27 Seminar: Crotoxin: A Rattlesnake Toxin that Modulates the Inflammatory Response, Tatiane Lima, Butantan Institute, 3022 Hewitt Hall (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
APR 30 Seminar: Epigenetic Regulation of Treg and TH17 Cell Differentiation, Nicholas Lukacs, Ph.D., University of Michigan, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
MAY 14 Seminar: Guts, Germs and Steel: Microbes and Metal in the Inflamed Gut, Manuela Raffatellu, M.D., University of California, Irvine, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
MAY 225th Annual Immunology LA
MAY 28 Seminar: Host Interactions with Salmonella, Adrianus Van Der Velden, Ph.D., Stony Brook University, UC Irvine Nelson Auditorium (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
JUN 18 Seminar: New Therapeutic Approaches for Autoimmunity and Transplantation: Tales from the Frontiers of Drug Discovery, Michael P. Cooke, Ph.D., Genomics Institute for the Novartis Research Foundation, UC Irvine Tamkin Hall F-114 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
JUN 24-27Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies, 2015 Meeting
SEP 292015 La Jolla Immunology Conference Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2015 at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
OCT 03 11th Annual Symposium on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Island Hotel, Newport Beach (Please contact Mitzi Vanhorn at vanhornm@uci.edu for registration information and special UCI pricing)
OCT 29 Seminar: Integrin Activation, Klaus Ley, M.D., La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
NOV 05 Seminar: The Neuro-Immune Interface of Chronic Infection in the Brain, Emma Wilson, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
NOV 12 Seminar: Targeting ER Stress During Autoimmune Diabetes, Armando Villalta, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
NOV 19 Seminar: Your Immune Inner Fish: The Role of Neutrophils in Chronic Viral Infections and Inflammatory Conditions, Zdenek Hel, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, UC Irvine Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
DEC 03-0413th Annual Immunology Fair

DateDescription
MAR 06 Seminar: mTOR Regulates Protection Against Lethal Influenza Infection by Modulating the Antibody Response, Maureen McGargill, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
MAR 13 Seminar: Regulation of Lymphocyte Development and Function Through Symmetric Signaling by PI3K and Inositoltrisphosphate 3-kinase B, Karsten Sauer, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
APR 03 Seminar: Nanosponge Toxoid for Safe and Effective Vaccination, Liangfang Zhang, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
MAY 12 Seminar: Human Genetics of Severe Influenza, Shen-Ying Zang, M.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (Special Monday Seminar 4:00 - 5:00pm)
MAY 14 Immunology Journal Club: Aaron Esser-Kahn's lab will present, 3248 McGaugh Hall, (12:00 - 1:00 pm)
MAY 15 Seminar: Obesity and Inflammation in Epithelial Tissue Homeostasis and Repair, Julie Jameson, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
MAY 21 Immunology Journal Club: Albert Zlotnik's lab will present, 1133 Gillespie Hall, (12:00 - 1:00 pm)
MAY 28 Immunology Journal Club: Dritan Agalliu's lab will present, 3248 McGaugh Hall, (12:00 - 1:00 pm)
JUN 04 Immunology Journal Club: Matthew Inlay's lab will present, 1133 Gillespie Hall, (12:15 - 1:15 pm)
JUN 05 Seminar: Ira Mellman, Ph.D., Seminar cancelled, Dr. Mellman will be a keynote speaker at the 2014 UC Irvine Immunology Fair
SEP 11 Seminar: Utilizing a Reverse Pharmacological Approach to Dissect Respiratory Virus Immune Pathology, John Teijaro, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
SEP 20ICIW 2014: the Fifth Immunoinformatics and Computational Immunology Workshop
OCT 09 Seminar: Reversal of Late-stage Apoptosis by Anastasis In Vivo, Ho Lam (Hogan) Tang, Ph.D., UC Irvine 105 Sprague Hall (1:00pm)
OCT 16 Seminar: Aging and Inflammatory Responses after Injury, Elizabeth J. Kovacs, Ph.D., UC Irvine Herklotz Conference Room, (11:00 - 12:00)
NOV 06 Seminar: B Cells a Secret Residence for Salmonella, Vianney Ortiz, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
DEC 04 Seminar: T Cell Behavior in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica Patients: Study from a Brazilian Cohort, Cleonice Bento, Ph.D., UC Irvine Medical Education Building, Telemedicine Theater B001 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
DEC 11 Seminar: Obesity and Inflammation in Epithelial Tissue Homeostasis and Repair, Julie Jameson, Ph.D., UC Irvine Tamkin Hall, F-114 (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

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