Immunology and Cancer Biology Seminar Series

Sponsored by the Research Division of Immunology, the Department of Biomedical Sciences, and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. 

Sessions are open to all faculty. RSVP is not required. For any questions, please contact Brian Taylor at



Seminar Title


Irene Kim, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Targeting Interleukin-6 Receptor as Immunotherapy in Transplantation

Date: 10/24/2013
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Davis 1004

Manuela Raffatellu, MD

University of California, Irvine

Host, Germs, and Steel: Microbes and Metal in the Inflamed Gut

Date: 12/3/2013
Time: 4:00pm
Location: PEC 6&7

Robert Modlin, MD

University of California, Los Angeles

Divergent Roles of Type I vs. Type II Interferons in Anti-Mycobacterial Immune Responses

Date: 1/9/14
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: ECC B

Jeffrey Karp, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Towards Bioengineered Control of Cell Fate Post Transplantation

Date: 1/23/14
Time 4:00 pm
Location: PEC 6&7

Howard Crawford, PhD

Mayo Clinic, Florida

Connecting the Dots between Pancreas Development, Pancreatitis and Pancreas Cancer

Date: 2/13/14
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: ECC B

Lora Hooper, PhD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Circadian Regulation of Intestinal Immunity

Time: 4:00 pm
Location: ECC B

Eric Pamer, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Microbiota Mediated Defense Against Intestinal Infections

Date: 3/27/14
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: ECC B

Maurizio Pellecchia, PhD

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions for Innovative Anticancer-Agents

Date: 4/10/14
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: ECC B

Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD

New York University School of Medicine

The Tumor Microenvironment, From Cradle to Grave

Date: 4/24/14
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: NT ECC-B

Shrikant Anant, PhD

The University of Kansas Cancer Center


Date: 5/29/14
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: EEC B