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Annual Scientific Conference 2024

Friday, November 8 at 1 PM to Sunday, November 10, 2024 at 1PM Pacific Time

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Conference Co-directors: Nathan Reticker-Flynn, PhD and Tobias Lanz, PhD

Stanford Immunology Conference Schedule

The Annual Scientific Conference is held on the scenic beach at the Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA. Graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff of the Stanford Immunology program are invited to attend.

Talks are given by various members of the Immunology community, in addition to a poster session competition. Awards for best grad student and postdoc talks and posters are awarded at the end of the retreat.

Immunology graduate students are required to attend and give at least one poster and one scientific presentation at the retreat during their years in the program.

New first years are recommended to use this opportunity to get to know their classmates and fellow graduate students, as well as to learn more about faculty research interests.

Agenda: You can download the agenda for the conference below. Talks on Friday through Sunday will be held at in Merrill Hall. Meals will be served at the Crocker Dining Hall. Please check the program for details.

Lodging: Attendees with overnight accommodations can check in at the Front Desk after 4:00 pm on Friday. Any room upgrades and incidentals will be the responsibility of the attendee.

Day attendees can check in directly with Immunology Staff to receive your name badge at the Merrill Hall

Rideshare: Whether you want to be the driver or passenger, attendees who are interested in carpooling to Asilomar can fill out this Google Sheets (coming soon) to see who is interested. We regrettably cannot arrange rides for you; you will need to contact the driver or passenger to arrange the rides.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you! 


Immunology Scientific Conference Presentation Submission Form

Request for Abstracts
Deadline: TBD

We are now accepting abstract submissions for our Annual Scientific Conference, taking place on November 10-12, 2023 at Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds.

  • Stanford Immunology Graduate students are required to attend give at least one poster and one scientific oral presentation. Preference for talks is given to graduates who are nearing program completion.

  • Postdoctoral scholars from all Immunology Program labs are invited to submit an abstract of their research for an oral or a poster presentation.

  • New First Years are recommended to use this opportunity to get to know their classmates and fellow graduate students, as well as to learn more about faculty research interests

Please let us know if you would like to submit an abstract for an oral presentation or poster. If your research for your talk or poster is published, please list the citation, including the PMCID number.

Please provide a recent profile photo/headshot for the conference program.

Please submit your abstract below by Deadline TBD or to Torye Nguyen at We will contact you as soon as possible if your abstract is chosen for an oral presentation. If chosen for a talk, you will be asked to give a preview of your presentation (via video recording) to our Annual Retreat Planning Committee by deadline TBD.