Stanford Immunology Seminar Series 2022-2023

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 LKSC LK130

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


Autumn 2022 - Download flyer here

  • **CANCELED** 9/27/22 Michael Birnbaum, PhD, MIT, "Decoding and rewiring immunity" | Faculty host: Chris Garcia, PhD
  • 10/4/22 Fernando Camargo, PhD, Harvard, "Ancestry and function in the hematopoietic system" | Faculty Host: Sidd Jaiswal, MD, PhD
    Due to unpublished data discussed, recording is not available.
  • 10/6/22 Rong Lu, PhD, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, "The cellular and molecular bases for the variability in the onset of age-associated decline in immune regeneration across individuals" | Faculty Host: Chuck Chan, PhD
    Recording available until 10/14/22 - click here to watch
  • 10/11/22 Tian Yi Zhang, MD, PhDStanford Cancer Institute, "Characterizing the Bone Marrow Milieu and Immune Response in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"
    Recording available until 10/19/22. Log in with SUNet ID.
  • 10/18/22 Michel Sadelain, MD, PhD, MSKCC, "CAR T cells and the living drug concept" | Faculty Host: Agnieszka Czechowicz, MD
    Due to unpublished data discussed, recording is not available.
  • 10/25/22 Paul Kubes, PhD, University of Calgary, "The macrophage in homeostasis, infections and chronic disease" | Faculty Host: Sean Bendall, PhD
    Recording available until 11/02/22. Log in with SUNet ID.
  • 11/1/22 TBC
  • 11/8/22 Democracy Day - no class
  • 11/15/22 Kellie Jurado, PhD, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, "Learning from emerging virus" |  Faculty Host: Christopher Barnes, PhD
    Due to unpublished data discussed, recording is not available.
  • 11/22/22 Thanksgiving Week - no class
  • 11/29/22 Susan Kaech, PhD, Salk Institute, "Co-opting tissue resident macrophages in tumors" |  Faculty Host: Catherine Blish, MD, PhD

Winter 2023 

  • 1/10/23 Jonathan Kagan, PhD, Harvard | Faculty Host: Denise Monack, PhD
  • 1/17/23 TBC
  • 1/24/23 No seminar scheduled
  • 1/31/23 Miriam Merad, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, "Targetting macrophages and dendritic cells in cancer" | Faculty Host: Pras Jagannathan, MD, PhD
  • 2/7/23 Phil Greenberg, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center | Faculty Host: Ravi Majeti, MD, PhD
  • 2/14/23 Michel Nussenzweig, MD, PhD, Rockefeller University, "B cell responses to infections and vaccines in mice and humans" | Faculty Host: Christopher Barnes, PhD
  • 2/21/23 Curtis J. Henry, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine, "Delineating the pleiotropic impacts of obesity on T-cell function and immunotherapy efficacy" | Faculty Host: Ravi Majeti, MD, PhD
  • 2/28/23 Stephanie Dougan, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Faculty Host: Jonathan Maltzman, MD, PhD
  • 3/7/23 Florian Kramer, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, "Antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination" | Faculty Host: Taia Wang, MD, PhD
  • 3/14/23 Catherine Wu, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, "Updates on personal cancer vaccines" | Faculty Host: Ansuman Satpathy, MD, PhD

Spring 2023

  • 4/4/23 Marion Pepper, PhD, University of Washington, "Understanding immune memory" | Faculty Host: Jonathan Maltzman, MD, PhD
  • 4/11/23 Diane Mathis, PhD, Harvard Medical School, "Thymic mimetic cells: tolerogenic masqueraders" | Faculty Host: Taia Wang, MD, PhD
  • 4/18/23 Elizabeth Ann Enninga, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, "T cells and placental inflammation: what does it mean for mom and baby?" | Faculty Host: Mike Angelo, MD, PhD
  • 4/25/23 Jennifer Trowbridge, PhD, The Jackson Laboratory, "Hematopoietic stem cell-intrinsic and -extrinsic contribution to blood aging and clonal hematopoiesis" | Faculty Host: Sean Bendall, PhD
  • 5/2/23 Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, "Age-driven changes in neutrophil responses during infection" | Faculty Host: Jennifer Bando, PhD
  • 5/9/23 Jason Cyster, PhD, UCSF, "Deciphering the guidance cue code for immunity" | Faculty Host: Eugene Butcher, MD
  • 5/16/23 TBC
  • 5/23/23 Darrell Irvine, PhD, MIT, "Engineering therapeutic timing and localization for enhanced vaccines and cancer immunotherapy" | Faculty Host: Bali Pulendran, PhD
  • 5/30/23 Keke Fairfax, PhD, University of Utah, "Using helminths to expose the role of pathogens in modulating host immune development" | Faculty Host: Pras Jagannathan, MD, PhD
  • 6/6/23 Hilde Cheroutre, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Immunology | Faculty Host: Mike Howitt, PhD
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