Wednesday Seminar Series

Fall 2020

Wednesday, September 2, 2020: 

Dr. JoAnne Flynn, University of Pittsburgh

"The path to sterilizing immunity against tuberculosis "

Wednesday, September 9, 2020: 

Dr. Kagan Jonathan, Boston Children's Hospital

"Regulation of Innate Immunity"

Wednesday, September 16, 2020: 

Dr. Manuela Raffatellu, University of California - San Diego

"New insights on mucusal immunity during Salmonella infection"

Wednesday, September 23, 2020: 

Dr. Michael Rosenblum, University of California, San Francisco

"Regulatory T Cells in Skin - Critical Modulators of Barrier Repair and Pathogen Defense"

Wednesday, September 30, 2020: 

Dr. Katherine Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School

"Mechanisms limiting pyroptotic cell death"

Wednesday, October 7, 2020: 

Dr. Lydia Lynch, Brigham and Women's Hospital

"Diet, Lipids and Anti-Tumor Immunity"

Wednesday, October 14, 2020: Benacerraf Lecture

Dr. Shannon Turley, Genentech

"Stromal Cells in Health, Disease and Immunotherapy"

Wednesday, October 21, 2020: Evergrande Seminar

Dr. E.John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania

"T cell exhaustion: mechanisms and role in disease"

Wednesday, October 28, 2020: 

Dr. Ramnik Xavier, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

"Controllers of Mucosal Immunity  "

Wednesday, November 4, 2020: Evergrande Seminar

Dr. Stephanie Eisenbarth, Yale School of Medicine

"The gut immune response to food "

Wednesday, November 18, 2020: Rosen Lecture

Dr. Judy Lieberman, Boston Children's Hospital

"Channeling Inflammation: the gasdermins and pyroptosis"

Wednesday, December 2, 2020: 

Dr. Francisco Quintana, Brigham and Women's Hospital

"Role of astrocytes in the control of CNS inflammation"


Spring 2021

Wednesday, January 27, 2021: 

Dr. Stephen Elledge, Harvard Medical School

"Spying on the Immune System"

Wednesday, February 3, 2021: 

Dr. Jean-Laurent Casanova, The Rockefeller University

"Inborn errors of immunity to Sars-CoV-2"

Wednesday, February 10, 2021: Rosen Lecture

Dr. Zhijian James Chen, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

"Igniting Immune Response with cGAS"

Wednesday, February 17, 2021: Cancelled

Dr. Andrew McKenzie, University of Cambridge


Wednesday, February 24, 2021: 

Dr. Philip Kranzusch, Harvard Medical School

"Evolution of antiviral immunity "

Wednesday, March 3, 2021: 

Dr. Gregory Barton, University of California - Berkeley

"The balancing act of nucleic acid recognition by Toll-like receptors"

Wednesday, March 10, 2021: Evergrande Seminar

Dr. Henrique Veiga-Fernandes, Champalimaud Foundation

"Neuronal Regulation of innate lymphoid cells"

Wednesday, March 24, 2021: 

Dr. Casey Weaver, University of Alabama - School of Medicine

"If ILCs can do the job, why T cells? Lessons from an enteric pathogen "

Wednesday, March 31, 2021: 

Dr. Arlene Sharpe, Harvard Medical School

"Multifaceted Functions of the PD-1 Pathway"

Wednesday, April 7, 2021: 

Dr. Russell Vance, University of California - Berkeley

"Effector Triggered Immunity in Animals"

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: 

Dr. Bali Pulendran, Stanford University

"Systems immunology of COVID-19 infection and vaccination"

Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Evergrande Seminar

Dr. Garry Nolan, Stanford University

"Pathology from the subcellular scale on up"

Wednesday, April 28, 2021: 

Dr. Matteo Iannacone, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele

"Immune surveillance of the liver by CD8+ T cells"

Location & Time

This seminar series will be held virtually for the time being.


Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM


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