Seminars & Events
Students, faculty, and postdoctoral researchers are strongly encouraged to participate in the seminars and events supported by the Immunology program and the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection.
Immunology Seminar Series
The Stanford Immunology Program Seminar Series is held every Tuesday at 4:30 PM . Fall Quarter 2017, the seminar series will take place in Alway M106 and will return to LKSC 130 for Winter and Spring Quarters 2018. Nationally and internationally recognized speakers present research seminars to the Stanford Immunology community. Graduate students participate in extending invitations to speakers and in hosting speakers.
For the 2017-2018 seminar schedule, please visit this page.
Science-in-Progress Talks (SIP)
The SIP format features research presentations by both senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to the immunology community, followed by a Happy Hour. The SIP Talks will begin in the Autumn quarter and will continue until the end of Summer quarter.
Annual Scientific Conference
Graduate Journal Club
Journal club for graduate students are held on Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 PM immediately after the Immunology Seminar Series. Every week, one graduate student presents the background, methodology, and results of an immunology research paper that has been published within the last year. Attendance is open to everyone; it is required of first- to third-year students. Attendees are expected to read the week's paper before the session and be ready to participate in critical discussion of the results. The teaching assistant will decide the order of presenters during the first session of the academic year.
Immunology Summer BBQ
The Summer Barbeque is held in late June or early July of each year in the MSOB Courtyard. It is traditionally organized by First Year students and is attended by graduate students, post-docs, faculty and staff of Stanford Immunology.
Other Biosciences Seminars & Events
In addition to Immunology seminars, students are encouraged to explore talks organized by the other Biosciences home programs. For a comprehensive list of talks, thesis defenses, and other student-organized events, visit this page.