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 4:30-5:30 PM in Li Ka Shing Center LK130. 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.
PLEASE NOTE: Immunology Seminar Series is postponed through Spring 2020.
Computational & Systems Immunology Seminar Series
The CSI Seminar Series is held on Tuesdays at 4:30-5:30pm during the Summer Quarters. Speakers are invited to share their insights into the state-of-the-art trends and their advice on navigating a systems immunology career.
Science in Progress
The SIP format features research presentations by both senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to the immunology community. The SIP Talks are held on Thursdays at 12:30pm will begin in the Autumn Quarter and will continue until the end of Spring Quarter.
PLEASE NOTE: Graduate Science in Progress workshops are revamping on Tuesday, May 21, 2020 via Zoom.
Annual Scientific Conference
Graduate Journal Club
Journal club for graduate students are held on Tuesdays at 3:30-4:30 pm during the Autumn/Spring and 10:30-11:30 am during the Spring. 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.
Graduates students presents his/her research, including laying out the rationale behind choices and decisions, for example, regarding theory selection and research methods.