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2011-2012 Seminar Schedule

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Seminars are held Thursdays @ 12:00 - 1:00 pm in The Committee Lecture Hall of the Molecular Biology Building at Scripps Research in California, unless otherwise noted.

 

2011 Schedule

Paolo Casali, MD

Donald L Bren Professor, Medicine, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Director, Institute for Immunology

University of California, Irvine

"Immunoglobulin Class Switch DNA Recombination: Induction, Targeting and Beyond”

09/29/11

Jerrold Olefsky, MD           

Assoc. Dean of Scientific Affairs

Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism

UCSD


“Role of inflammation in insulin resistance”

10/06/11

2016 Schedule



Hooper MD

Donald L Bren Professor, Medicine, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Director, Institute for Immunology

University of California, Irvine

"Immunoglobulin Class Switch DNA Recombination: Induction, Targeting and Beyond”

05/05/16

2011 Schedule



Shane Crotty, PhD  

Associate Director

Center for infectious Disease

La Jolla Institute for Allergies and Immunology


“Designing vaccines: Differentiation and function of follicular helper CD4 T cells (Tfh)”

10/27/11

Facundo Batista, PhD

Head, Lymphocyte Interaction Laboratory

London Research Institute


IAVI Lecture “Early events in adaptive immunoresponse: from single molecule to in vivo”

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11/03/11

Nathalie Franc, PhD

Assistant Professor, Genetics

The Scripps Research Institute


“Genetic dissection of apoptotic cell clearance”

11/10/11

Mike McCune, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Experimental Medicine

San Francisco General Hospital

UC San Francisco

“Human T Cell Development and Maternal Fetal Interactions in utero: Implications for Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV”

11/17/11

Yueh-Hsiu Chien, MD, PhD      

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Member, Cancer Research

Stanford School of Medicine


“Gamma delta T cell activation: antigen recognition vs. environmental cues”

12/01/11

Jason Cyster, PhD       

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University of California, San Francisco

Investigator :: Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UCSF

“Intercellular signaling lipids and the adaptive immune response”

12/08/11

Anjana Rao, PhD      ** CANCELED ** 

Professor, Signaling and Gene Expression Research

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology


“Signaling to Gene Expression”

12/15/11

2012 Schedule



Kartik Chandran, PhD  

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Yeshiva University, NY


“Niemann-Pick C1 is a critical intracellular receptor for Ebola virus entry”

01/12/12

Donna Farber, PhD 

Professor of Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine

and Columbia University


“Translational studies in tissue-specific immune responses”

01/26/12

Kristin Hogquist, PhD

Professor

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

University of Minnesota


 “TCR signal strength in thymic selection”

02/02/12

Matthew Krummel, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

University of California, San Francisco

“The Immune Bee-Hive: Motor-protein Regulated Motility, Motile Synapses and the Generation of Collective Behaviors in the Immune Response”

02/09/12

Teresa Ramirez-Montagut, MD, PhD                 

Research Investigator

Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

 “Development of Cancer Vaccines”

02/16/12

Cynthia Leifer, PhD                                                

Assistant Professor of Immunology

College of Veterinary Medicine

Cornell University

“Regulation of nucleic acid-sensing Toll-like receptors”

02/23/12

Toshi Kawakami, MD, PhD     

Professor, Allergy & Asthma Research

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology

“Histamine-releasing factor: a novel mechanism in asthma and allergy”

03/01/12

Charles Lin, PhD       ** CANCELED **                                        

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology

Harvard Medical School

“Optical techniques for cell tracking in live animals”

03/08/12

Chris Hunter, PhD    ** CANCELED **

Prof. & Chairman, Department of Pathobiology

University of Pennsylvania


“Predatory T cells”

03/15/12

John T. Harty, PhD

Mark Stinski Chair in Microbial Immunology,

Professor, Microbiology

University of Iowa

“Maintaining Memory CD8 T cells”

03/22/12

Andrew Luster, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology

Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School

“Chemokine control of T cell migration in homeostasis and inflammation”

03/29/12

Christopher Garcia, PhD                                                                     

 

Professor

Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Physiology & Dept. of Structural Biology :: Stanford University School of Medicine

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 

“Interrogating T cell and cytokine receptor signaling with combinatorial biology and structure”

04/05/12

Richard Wyatt, PhD                                                           

Professor of Immunology

Director Viral Immunology

IAVI Center for Neutralizing Antibodies at TSRI

“Neutralizing Antibodies to the HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteins”

04/12/12

J. Lindsay Whitton, MD, PhD                                     

Professor of Immunology

The Scripps Research Institute

“Coxsackievirus evasion and exploitation of host defense systems”

04/19/12

David Brooks, PhD                                                                 

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics

University of California, Los Angeles

“Deciphering the underlying mechanisms of immunosuppression and viral persistence”

04/26/12

Lisa Coussens, PhD         ** CANCELED **
                                                  

Professor, Department of Pathology

University of California, San Francisco

“TBA”

05/03/12

Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD                                              

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Immunobiology

Yale School of Medicine

“Lupus Pathogenesis: B vs T and other NET results”

05/10/12

Ajit Varki, MD                                                                                   

Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine

University of California, San Diego

“Adventures in Anthropogeny: Uniquely Human Features of Sialic Acid Biology”

05/17/12

Elina Zuniga, PhD                                         

Assistant Professor

Division of Biological Sciences

University of California, San Diego

“Host determinants of viral persistence”

05/24/12

Nir Hacohen, PhD                                                                    

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts General Hospital

“Initiation of immunity to pathogens and self”

05/31/12

**Special Wednesday Seminar**


Salvatore Valitutti, MD       

Professor of Immunology University of Toulouse

Research Group Leader at the INSERM U1043,

Toulouse, France


“Human T cell immunological synapses in health and disease”

When & Where:


Wednesday, June 6, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
The Committee Lecture Hall 

06/06/12

Anjana Rao, PhD   

Professor, Signaling and Gene Expression Research

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology


“Signaling to Gene Expression”

06/07/12

Dale Ian Godfrey, PhD     **CANCELED**                                                      

Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University of Melbourne, Australia

  “NKT cell TCR diversity and its impact on CD1d recognition and lipid antigen specificity”

06/14/12

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