Stanford Immunology Seminar Series 2020-2021

Seminars & Events

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. The seminar is free and open to the public. It also functions as a class called IMMUNOL 311.

Seminars are on Tuesdays at 4:00 - 5:00 PM PDT via ZOOM link listed.

Please register to receive an individual login link.

Recordings will be available up to 7 days post event with SUNet ID log in.


Jan January 12 Tue 2021

"Cellular context dictates whether IL-33 drives inflammation vs. immunosuppression"

De'Broski R. Herbert, PhD
Associate professor of Infectious Immunology, Department of Pathobiology at University of Pennsylvania

Faculty host: Michael Howitt, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until January 20, 2021


Jan January 19 Tue 2021

"Reprogramming T Cells with CRISPR"

Alex Marson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, UCSF | Scientific Director of Biomedicine, Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI)

Faculty host: Sean Bendall, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until January 27, 2021


Jan January 26 Tue 2021

"Role of defective viral genomes in shaping the host response to respiratory viruses"

Carolina Lopez, PhD
Professor, BJC Investigator
Department of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine

Facult host: Taia Wang, MD, PhD, MSCI

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until February 3, 2021


Feb February 02 Tue 2021

"The Role of TREM2 and APOE in the brain’s innate immune response to Alzheimer’s type pathology"

David M. Holtzman, MD
Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones | Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine

Faculty host: Katrin Andreasson, MD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until February 10, 2021


Feb February 09 Tue 2021

TBD


Feb February 16 Tue 2021

A single cell lens into the dynamics of disease

Dana Pe'er, PhD
Chair, Computational and Systems Biology Program, SKI | Scientific Director, Metastasis & Tumor Ecosystems Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Faculty host: Parag Mallick, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until February 24, 2021


Feb February 23 Tue 2021

"Identifying And Rationally Modulating Cellular Drivers Of Enhanced and Diminished Immunity"

Alex Shalek, PhD
Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Associate Professor | Institute for Medical Engineering | Associate Professor of Chemistry | Extramural Member of The Koch Institute for Integrative      Cancer Research at MIT

Faculty host: Catherine Blish, MD, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until March 3, 2021


Mar March 02 Tue 2021

"Kinase turntablism: Tuning T cell responses"

Avery August, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Immunology | HHMI Professor | Professor of Immunology at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty host: Paul Bollyky, MD, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom

Zoom recording - available until March 10, 2021


Mar March 09 Tue 2021

"T cell differentiation and dysfunction in tumors"

Andrea Schietinger, PhD

Assistant Member, Immunology Program, SKI at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Faculty host: Ansuman Satpathy, MD, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom


Mar March 16 Tue 2021

"Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2"

Akiko Iwasaki, PhD
Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology | Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology | Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Yale Immunobiology

Faculty host: Denise Monack, PhD

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST via Zoom