Wednesday Immunology Seminar Series 2013 - 2014
Location: Armenise Amphitheater, 210 Longwood Avenue, unless noted otherwise
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
This weekly lecture series is one of the most widely-attended in the Longwood Medical area and features presentations by leaders in the field of immunology.
Please note: a Harvard ID or Harvard-affiliated ID card is needed to enter the building.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013:
Dr. Louis Staudt, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
"Self ligand oncogenic signaling in human lymphomas"
Wednesday, September 18, 2013:
Dr. Kate Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Long non-coding RNA and innate immunity: a new layer of complexity in gene regulation."
Wednesday, September 25, 2013: CANCELED
Dr. Reinhold Förster, Hannover Medical School
"Lymph node homing of immune cells via afferent lymphatics"
Wednesday, October 2, 2013:
Dr. Vijay Kuchroo, Brigham and Women's Hospital
"Transcriptional network controlling development of Tregs and Th17 cells"
Wednesday, October 9, 2013:
Dr. Douglas Golenbock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Innate Immune Response in Malaria"
Wednesday, October 16, 2013:
Dr. Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, St. Jude Children's Hospital
"Regulators of inflammatory responses"
Wednesday, October 23, 2013:
Dr. Hilde Cheroutre, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
"Protective Immunity: It Takes More Than Memory"
Wednesday, October 30, 2013: BENACERRAF LECTURE
Dr. Suzanne Topalian, John Hopkins Medicine
"Immune checkpoint blockade: A new paradigm for cancer therapy"
Wednesday, November 6, 2013:
Dr. Eli Gilboa, University of Miami
"Aptamer-targeted RNA therapeutics: a novel platform for cancer immunotherapy"
Wednesday, November 13, 2013:
Dr. Alexander Chervonsky, The University of Chicago
"Commensal microbes and their host’s health"
Wednesday, November 20, 2013:
Dr. Paul Frenette, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
"Dissecting the hematopoietic stem cell niche"
Wednesday, December 4, 2013: **LOCATION CHANGE: This seminar is in the TMEC Amphitheater**
Dr. Tyler Jacks, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
"Investigating tumor-immune system interactions in genetically-engineered models of cancer"
Wednesday, December 11, 2013: Fred Rosen Immunology Lecture In Honor of the Memory of Michael Neuberger
Dr. Frederick Alt, Boston Children’s Hospital
"Antibody Maturation in Germinal Center and Non-germinal Center B cells: New Insights into Mechanisms That Promote Specificity, Outcome, and Collateral Damage of AID Activity"
Wednesday, January 29, 2014:
Dr. Ajay Chawla, UCSF
"Innate control of metabolism and tissue regeneration"
Wednesday, February 5, 2014:
Dr. Garry Nolan, Stanford University School of Medicine
"Mass Cytometry: Next generation flow cytometry"
Wednesday, February 12, 2014:
Dr. Lora Hooper, UT Southwestern Medical Center
"Circadian regulation of intestinal immunity"
Wednesday, February 19, 2014:
Dr. Carl June, University of Pennsylvania
"Engineering T cells to overcome tolerance"
Wednesday, February 26, 2014:
Dr. Cheng Zhu, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Antigen-specific TCR–pMHC catch triggers T-cell signaling by rapidly accumulating successive bond lifetimes prolonged by optimal force"
Wednesday, March 5, 2014:
Dr. David Artis, University of Pennsylvania
"Immune regulation at barrier surfaces"
Wednesday, March 12, 2014:
Dr. Albert Bendelac, University of Chicago
"Transcriptional Regulation of Innate Lymphocytes"
Wednesday, March 26, 2014:
Dr. Bruno Lemaitre, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
"The Drosophila gut: innate immunity in epithelia"
Wednesday, April 2, 2014:
Dr. Edgar Engleman, Stanford University
"Bench to bedside: Discovery and Development of a Dendritic Cell Vaccine for Cancer"
Wednesday, April 9, 2014:
Dr. Wayne Yokoyama, HHMI; Washington University Medical Center
"Tissue-resident Natural Killer Cells"
Wednesday, April 16, 2014:
Dr. Nilabh Shastri, University of California, Berkeley
"All the peptides that fit: Producing a peptide-MHC repertoire for immunity"
Wednesday, April 23, 2014:
Dr. Veit Hornung, University of Bonn
"Antiviral immunity: cell autonomous sensing and effector mechanisms"
Wednesday, April 30, 2014:
Dr. James Chen, UT Southwestern Medical Center
"The dark side of DNA - immune and autoimmune responses to cytosolic DNA "
Wednesday, May 7, 2014:
Dr. Lalita Ramakrishnan, University of Washington
"Immunological insights into tuberculosis from the zebrafish"