Stanford Immunology Seminar Series 2021-2022

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. It also functions as a class called IMMUNOL 311.

Seminars are on Tuesdays at 4:30 - 5:30 PM PDT in Alway M106 or via Zoom.

Please register to receive an individual login link for Zoom meetings.

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


Autumn 2021 - Download flyer here

  • 9/21/21 Lingyin Li, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine, "Understand and control the immunotransmitter cGAMP" | Host: N/A
    Zoom recording availble until 9/29/21 - SUNet ID login required
  • 9/28/21 N/A
  • 10/5/21 Gabriel Victora, PhD, The Rockefeller University, "Clonal dynamics of the antibody response" | Host: Mark Davis, PhD
    Recording available until 10/13/21 - SUNet ID login required
  • 10/12/21 Dritan Agalliu, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, "Immune-mediated mechanisms driving neurovascular and neuronal circuitry dysfunction in post-infectious autoimmune encephalitis" | Host: Betsy Mellins, MD
    Zoom Webinar - Register here; Because unpublished data will be discussed, this webinar will NOT be recorded. 
  • 10/19/21 Kathryn Miller-Jensen, PhD, Yale University, "Single-cell analysis of macrophages reveals how cell-to-cell heterogeneity enables diverse functional responses" | Host: Nima Aghaeepour, PhD
    Recording available until 10/27/21 - SUNet ID login required
  • 10/26/21 Marina Sirota, PhD, UCSF, "Leveraging Integrative Computational Methods to Study Autoimmunity in the Era of Precision Medicine" | Host: Purvesh Khatri, PhD
  • CANCELLED in honor of Democracy Day - No classes are scheduled
    11/2/21 Ellen Robey, PhD, 
    UC Berkeley, "T cell fate determination: a multi-omics approach" | Host: Sean Bendall, PhD
  • 11/9/21 Jennifer Bando, PhD, Stanford University, School of Medicine, "Regulating Innate Lymphocyte Activity in Intestinal Immune Cell Aggregates" | Host: N/A

Winter 2022 - Download flyer here (updated 01/14/22)

  • 1/4/22 Judy Lieberman, MD, PhDHarvard Medical School, "Fanning the flames: Inflammasome activation and pyroptosis in severe SARS-CoV-2" | Host: David Lews, MD
    Zoom webinar - Registration expired
    Recording available until 01/12/22 - SUNet ID required
  • 1/11/22 Jonathan Kipnis, PhDWashington University in St. Louis, "New insights into CNS immune surveillance" | Host: Mark Davis, PhD
    Zoom webinar - Registration expired
    Because unpublished data was discussed, this webinar was NOT recorded.
  • 1/18/22 Iñazi Sanz, MDEmory University, "Effector Human B cell Responses in Autoimmunity and COVID-19 infection" | Host: Mark Davis, PhD
    Zoom webinar - Registration expired
    Recording available until 01/25/22
  • 1/25/22 Vijay Kuchroo, DVM, PhDBrigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, "Homeostatic and effector T cells in Autoimmunity" | Host: Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD
    Zoom webinar - Register here

  • 2/1/22 John Kuriyan, PhDUC Berkeley, "Activation Mechanism of EGFR" | Host: Chris Garcia, PhD
  • 2/8/22 Max Krummel, PhDUCSF, Title TBA | Host: Paul Bollyky, PhD
  • 2/15/22 Joseph Sun, PhDMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, "NK cells in host immunity" | Host: Pras Jagannathan, PhD
  • 2/22/22 Emmanuelle Passegué, PhDColumbia University Irving Medical Center, "Hematopoietic stem cells in stress, disease and aging" | Host: Sean Bendall, PhD
  • 3/1/22 Wayne Yokoyama, MDWashington University in St. Louis, "Control of viral infections by natural killer cell inhibitory receptors" | Host: Catherine Blish, MD, PhD

Spring 2022