Science in Progress 2021-2022

Seminars & Events

The Science in Progress (SIP) Talks feature research presentations by senior graduate students and postdoctorals to the immunology community. SIP Talks happen in person or via Zoom and graduates, fellows, and faculty are welcome to attend.  The sessions will take place every other week and weekly announcements will continue to be sent out through the Immunology email list.  

Please note: Graduate Student SIPs Autumn and Winter 2021-22 are hosted in BMI 2020. Location for Spring 2022 TBD. Stanford graduate students, postdocs, and faculty may contact lhansen@stanford.edu or toryen@stanford.edu for more info. Lunch provided.

Postdoctoral SIPs are hosted via Zoom or in person. See below for details.

Graduate Students SIPs

Oct October 21 Thu 2021

Katie Freitas, Mackall Lab

"The Mediator CDK8 Kinase module limits CAR-T cell effector function"

Thursday at 12:30-1:30 PM PT in BMI 2020


Apr April 13 Wed 2022

Aaron Wilk, Blish Lab

"Analysis of cell-cell communication at single-cell resolution"

Thursday at 12:30-1:30 PM PT in LKSC LK120


May May 11 Wed 2022

Maddie Lee, Blish Lab

"Interrogating the natural killer cell response to COVID-19"

Thursday at 12:30-1:30 PM PT in LKSC LK120


Postdoctoral SIPs

Download Science in Progress Seminar Series 2022 flyer here

Zoom link | Meeting ID: 9243 3894 154 | Password: 319319

Mar March 25 Fri 2022

Florian Wimmers, Pulendran Lab

"The single-cell epigenomic and transcriptional landscape of immunity to vaccines in humans"

Moderator: Arpan Sharma Neupane
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


Apr April 29 Fri 2022

Prabhu S. Arunachalam, Pulendran Lab

"Systems biological assessment of immunity to vaccines and infections"

Moderator: Allison Katherine Hester
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


May May 27 Fri 2022

No seminar - Memorial Day Holiday


Jun June 23 Thu 2022

Shady Younis, Robinson Lab

"Pathogenic B and T cells in rheumatoid arthritis identified by single-cell analyses"

Moderator: Ayantika Sen
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


Jul July 28 Thu 2022

Kassie Dantzler Press, Jagannathan Lab

Vδ2+ γδ T cell chromatin accessibility and immune function associates with prior malaria incidence

Moderator: Surbhi Sharma
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


Aug August 26 Fri 2022

Xiang Zhao, Garcia Lab

"Catch bond engineering of high-potency and low-affinity TCR"

Moderator: Priscila Ferreira Slepicka
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


Sep September 30 Fri 2022

John Hickey, Nolan Lab

"T cell mediated Tumor Tissue Restructuring"

Moderator: Yuting Jessy Tan
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


Oct October 28 Fri 2022

Volker Bohnert, Li Lab

"ENPP1 is an innate immune checkpoint by degrading extracellular cGAMP"

Moderator: Sayane Shome
Friday at 9:00-10:00 AM PT on Zoom


Nov November 25 Fri 2022

No Seminar - Thanksgiving holiday


Dec December 30 Fri 2022

No Seminar - Winter Closure