Department of Immunology

Seminars

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 via Zoom. The Department of Immunology gratefully acknowledges generous contributions in support of this seminar series from the Benaroya Research Institute, and the Weiser Education Fund.

Watch this week’s seminar via Zoom at this link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/104905371 


WINTER 2020

MONDAY, January 6, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Kathryn Miller-Jensen, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science
Seminar Title: Single-cell analysis of macrophage heterogeneity

MONDAY, January 13, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU – (Postdoctoral Scholar Selected Speaker for 2019-20)
Speaker: Rafi Ahmed,
PhD, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Emory University, where he is also the director of the Emory Vaccine Center & a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Vaccine Research
Seminar Title: 
Defining T Cell Exhaustion: Implications for Immunotherapy

MONDAY, February 3, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Harmit Malik, PhD, Member and Associate Director, Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutch, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Seminar Title: Rules of engagement: molecular arms races between host and viral genomes

MONDAY, February 10, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Stephanie Eisenbarth, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Immunology); Associate Chair of Research, Laboratory Medicine; Assistant Director of Clinical Pathology Residency Program, Yale School of Medicine
Seminar Title: T cell-guided antibody responses to allergens

MONDAY, February 24, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Joe Sun,
PhD, Associate Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Seminar Title: 
Epigenetic control of innate and adaptive lymphocytes

MONDAY, March 2, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Jenny Ting, PhD, William Rand Kenan Professor, Dept. of Genetics, Director, Center for Translational Immunology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, March 9, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Tim Nice, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Oregon Health & Science University
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, March 16, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Elaine Fuchs,
PhD, Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, The Rockefeller University; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Seminar Title: 
“TBD”

SPRING 2020

MONDAY, March 30, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker:  Troy Randall, PhD, J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, April 6, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Marc Jenkins, PhD, Regents and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, April 13, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU – (Weiser Student Selected Speaker for 2019-20)
Speaker: Carolina Lopez, PhD, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathobiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, April 20, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Sunny Shin, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Title: “TBD”

**WEISER LECTURE**
MONDAY, April 27, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Michel Nussenzweig,
MD, PhD, Zanvil A. Cohn and Ralph M. Steinman Professor, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology and Virology, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Senior Physician
Seminar Title:
Russell S. and Rae Weiser Endowed Lecture in Immunology:  “TBD”

MONDAY, May 4, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Jason Cyster, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY May 11, 2020, NO SEMINAR (AAI week 2020)

MONDAY, May 18, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU – (Training Grant External Evaluator for 2019-20)
Speaker: Robyn Klein, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Pathology & Immunology, & Vice Provost and Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, June 1, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Galit Alter, PhD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School of Medicine, Group Leader at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
Seminar Title: “TBD”

MONDAY, June 8, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Lora Hooper, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and the Jonathan W. Uhr, MD Distinguished Chair in Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Seminar Title: “TBD”

 

PAST SEMINARS:

MONDAY, October 7, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Jorge Henao-Mejia, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Seminar Title: “RNA Regulation of Inflammation”

MONDAY, October 14, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Geoffrey R. Hill, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, Full Member, Clinical Research Division, and José Carreras/E. Donnall Thomas Endowed Chair for Cancer Research, Fred Hutch, Director of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Pathways of GVHD and CMV-specific immunity after stem cell transplantation”

MONDAY, October 21, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Ari Molofsky, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
Seminar Title: 
“Stromal crosstalk with allergic immunity at tissue boundaries”

MONDAY, October 28, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Mark Headley, PhD, Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Seminar Title: “Immune Cell Dynamics in the Pulmonary Metastatic Niche”

MONDAY, November 4, 2019 – PnP on Inclusive Classrooms NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

MONDAY, November 18, 2019 – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department Event NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

MONDAY, December 9, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU
Speaker: Alex Marson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Diabetes Center, and Scientific Director of Biomedicine, Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), University of California, San Francisco
Seminar Title: Reprogramming T Cells with CRISPR