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Stanford Immunology Alumni Reunion 2018

Come find out what the Stanford Immunology  Alumni are doing these days. We have several exciting activites planned involving all members of the Immunology community. Come celebrate 30+ years of Immunology with us.

Stanford Immunology 2018 Alumni Reunion Schedule

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Berg Hall, 2nd floor LKSC

1:00-1:40 pm Reception in Berg Hall

Faculty and Current Student Talks

1:40 pm Welcome – Pat Jones, PhD, Faculty, Biology, Director, Stanford Immunology

1:45-2:15 pm Mark Davis, PhD, Faculty, Microbiology & Immunology, HHMI, Director, Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection (ITI), “Standing on the shoulders of mice: Stanford’s leadership in human immunology.”

2:15-:245 pm Bali Pulendran, PhD, Faculty, Pathology/ITI, “Perturbation of the metabolic phenotypes of vaccination by the microbiome in humans.”

2:45-3:15 pm Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD, Faculty, Pediatrics/Stem Cell Transplantation, “Understanding the role of regulatory T cells in immunological tolerance: From bedside to bench and back.”3:15-3:30 pm Payton Marshall, Graduate student, MSTP, Bollyky Lab, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, “Velcro-like pericellular matrix interactions stabilize the immune synapse and are critical for antigen presentation.”

3:15-3:30 pm Payton Marshall, Graduate student, MSTP, Bollyky Lab, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, “Velcro-like pericellular matrix interactions stabilize the immune synapse and are critical for antigen presentation.”

3:30-3:45 pm BREAK

3:45-4:15 pm Purvesh Khatri, PhD, Faculty, Medicine and Biomedical Informatics/ITI, “Methods for systems immunology analysis of inflammatory disease.”

4:15-4:30 pm Jolien Sweere, Graduate Student, Bollyky Lab, Medicine, /Infectious Diseases, “Pf bacteriophage as novel pathogenic factors in Pseudomonas aeruginoso infections.”

4:30-5:00 pm Olivia Martinez, PhD, Faculty, Surgery, “Deconstructing the oncogenic pathways of Epstein Barr virus in B cells”

5:00-6:00 pm BREAK

6:00-7:00 pm Cocktail Reception, Sheraton Palo Alto

7:00-9:00 pm Faculty Advisors-Alumni Dinner, Sheraton Palo Alto (Alumni, Faculty advisors)


Monday, June 25, 2018

Berg Hall, 2nd floor LKSC

7:30-9:00 am Marguerite Shuttles at Palo Alto Train Station

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast, Berg Hall Reception Area, 2nd floor

Faculty and Current Student Talks

9:00-9:30 am Crystal Mackall, MD, Faculty, Pediatrics/Hematology/Oncology, Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and Stanford Center for Cancer Cell Therapy, “Engineering T cells for cancer therapy.”

9:30-10:00 am Catherine Blish, MD, PhD, Faculty, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, “Teaching natural killers to cure”

10:00-10:30 am Bill Robinson, MD, PhD, Faculty, Medicine/Immunology & Rheumatology, “The genesis of rheumatoid arthritis.”

10:30-10:45 am Justin Jarrell, Graduate Student, Robinson Lab, Medicine/Immunology & Rheumatology, “Anti-interleukin-1 receptor antagonist autoantibodies promote inflammation and fibrosis in patients with a rare and fatal disease.”

10:45-11:00 am BREAK

11:00-11:30 am Garry Nolan, PhD, Faculty, Baxter Labs/Microbiology & Immunology, “Pathology from the molecular scale on up.”

11:30-11:45 am Zina Good, PhD recent graduate, Bendall Lab, now a Postdoctoral Fellow, Mackall Lab, Pediatrics, “Guiding T-lymphocyte differentiation in cancer immunotherapy applications.” 11:45-12:00 pm Becky Leylek, Graduate Student, Idoyaga Lab, Microbiology & Immunology, “High-dimensional characterization of human dendritic cell subsets.”

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch, Berg Hall Reception area

Alumni Talks

1:00-1:25 pm James Healy, MD, PhD, Sofinnova Ventures, “Walk on the wild side: Alternate careers in drug
discovery and development.”

1:25-1:50 pm Michael Birnbaum, PhD, Faculty, Biological Engineering, MIT, “Decoding immunity: An ode to libraries gone right and libraries gone wrong.”

1:50-2:15 pm Devavani Chatterjea, PhD, Faculty, Biology, Macalester College, “The imp in the bottle: Can a common household chemical be the missing link to unexplained chronic pain?”

2:15-2:40 pm Matt Spitzer, PhD, Faculty, Otolaryngology and Microbiology & Immunology, University of California at San Francisco, “Understanding immune responses to cancer from quantitative single-cell models”

2:40-2:55 pm BREAK

2:55-3:20 Lauren Richie Ehrlich, PhD, Faculty, Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, “The fast track to T cell development”

3:20-3:45 Vaughn Smider, MD, PhD, Faculty, Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, “Holy Cow! Diversity of ultra-long CDR3 bovine antibodies.”

3:45-4:10 Andy Snow, PhD, Faculty, Pharmacology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, “Shuffling CARDs in immunodeficiency.”

4:10-4:34 Ellen Foxman, MD, PhD, Faculty, Laboratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, “Studying
innate immunity in the human airway.”

4:35-5:00 Chris Arnold, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Sanchez Lab, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, “Conserved inflammatory signaling modulates resistance and repair during microbial dysbiosis in planaria.”

5:00-6:00 Marguerite Shuttles to and from Hotel

6:00-7:00 Reception, LKSC Berg Reception Area, 2nd Floor

7-9:00 Alumni Banquet, Berg Hall (Immunology Faculty and Current Students, Alumni)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Bldg.

Career Panels, Networking

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast

9:00-10:20 am Panel: Academic Careers

10:20-10:30 am Break

10:30-11:55 am Panel: Industry and Other Careers

12:00-1:30 pm Networking and the Immunology BBQ, Dean’s Lawn