Thank you for attending the Stanford Immunology Scientific Conference | January 27-29, 2023
Thank you for attending this year’s Immunology Scientific Conference January 2023 at Monterey Tides! We hope you enjoyed this opportunity to learn and connect with 200+ graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. Our first keynote speaker, Elina Zuniga, PhD, Professor of Molecular Biology at UCSD, presented her lab’s work on Type 1 interferon exhaustion phase. Peter Kim, PhD, Stanford Professor of Biochemistry, emphasized the need for a universal flu and pan-SARS-CoV vaccine with DCFHP, a ferritin-based, protein-nanoparticle vaccine candidate in the second keynote.
Congratulations to the winners of our poster and talk presentations:
Graduate student: Meelad Amouzgar, Bendall Lab, Unsupervised reconstruction of cell cycle progression and division in asynchronously dividing cells
Postdoc: David Kung-Chun Chiu, PhD, Engleman Lab, Erythropoietin programs tumor-associated macrophages to suppress antitumor immunity in hepatocellular carcinoma
Staff: Juan Aguilera, MD, PhD, Sean N Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma, Decreases in IL1RA, IL18, and IL8 are associated with increases in ambient air pollution during pregnancy
Graduate student: Gita Abhiraman, Garcia Lab, Cytokine adaptors: soluble molecules interconvert between local immune inhibition and stimulation
Postdoc: Kazuki Nagashima, MD, PhD, Fischbach Lab, Mapping the T cell repertoire to a complex gut bacterial community
Thank you to the Conference Committee and your dedication on making the event a success, including Conference Co-Directors: Nima Aghaeepour and Jennifer Bando; Social Chairs: Second Year Class, Alea Delmastro, and Anthony Francois; Conference Committee: Lina Hansen, Olivia Martinez, and Torye Nguyen; Technical Support: Candace Liu, and Staff Support: Lily Duong, Lynn Galicia, Cindy Limb, and Rita Robinson.
Thanks for making this year's conference our best yet. Save the date for the next conference: November 10-12, 2023 at Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds.