The Research Division of Immunology (RDI)—Department of Biomedical Sciences, hosts a seminar series featuring lectures on a broad range of topics related to immunology and immunotherapy. Other seminars and research-in-progress series on immunology-related topics are also hosted by other groups.

Recent speakers in the RDI Immunology Seminar Series have included:

  • Aviv Regev, Genentech Research: “Cell Atlases as Roadmaps to Disease”
  • Gretchen Diehl, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "Microbiota and Intestinal Immunity"
  • Barbara Rehermann, National Institutes of Health: "Wild Mouse Microbiota in Preclinical Models of Inflammation and Metabolism"
  • June Round, University of Utah: “Adaptive Immunity Promotes a Mutually Beneficial Association Between Commensal Eukaryotes”
  • Bana Jabri, University of Chicago: “Compartmentalization of Immune Responses in Health and Disease”
  • Anthony Rongvaux, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: “Using Humanized Mice to Study Hematopoiesis and Immunity in Health and Disease”
  • Tiffany Scharschmidt, University of California, San Francisco: “Living at Peace With Our Skin Bacteria: Early Life Lessons”
  • Ellen Rothenberg, California Institute of Technology: “Gene network and epigenetic mechanisms controlling the generation of T lymphocytes”
  • Randy Longman, Weill Cornell Medicine: “Microbial Regulation of Mucosal and Systemic Immunity in IBD”
  • Phillip West, Texas A&M University: “Mitochondrial Control of Innate Immunity and Inflammation: implications for Mitochondrial Disease and Aging”
  • Arlene Sharpe, Harvard Medical School: “The Biology Behind the PD-1 Pathway”
  • Julie Blander, Weill Cornell Medicine: “Cell Death in the Intestinal Epithelium: Implications for IBD”
  • David Masopust, University of Minnesota Medical School: “Resident Memory T Cell Distribution, Function and Developmental Plasticity”
  • Manuela Raffatellu, University of California, San Diego: “Mucosal Immunity During Salmonella Infection”
  • Andreas Baumler, University of California, Davis: “Healthy Guts Exclude Oxygen”
  • Hilde Cheroutre, La Jolla Institute for Immunology: “CD4 Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes: Not a Contradiction But an Absolute Necessity at the Mucosal Borders”
  • Eicke Latz, University of Massachusetts Medical School: “The Art of Keeping Inflammasomes Silent”
  • Jonathan Kagan, Harvard Medical School: “Initiation and Regulation of Innate Immunity”
  • Jessica Hamerman, Benaroya Research Institute: “TLR Signaling, Monocytes Differentiation and Macrophage Activation Syndrome”

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