Wednesday Immunology Seminar Series 2012 - 2013
Location: Armenise Amphitheater, 210 Longwood Avenue
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
This weekly lecture series is one of the most widely attended in the Longwood medical area and features presentations by leaders in the field of immunology, both local and international.
Please note: a Harvard ID or Harvard-affiliated ID card is needed to enter the building.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012:
Dr. Doug Green, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
"Dead on Arrival: The FADD-Caspase-8-cFLIP Complex is Required for Mammalian Development, Who is the Murderer?"
Wednesday, September 12, 2012:
Dr. Tomasz Zal, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"The recognition of self by intra-epithelial T cell repertoires: from intravital dynamics to super-resolution visualization"
Wednesday, September 19, 2012:
Dr. Kenneth Rock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"MHC class I antigen presentation mechanisms underlying host defense and thymic selection"
Wednesday, October 3, 2012:
Dr. Glen Barber, University of Miami
"Intracellular DNA Sensing and Innate Immunity"
Wednesday, October 10, 2012:
Dr. Eric Pamer, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
"Antibiotics, the microbiota and mucosal immune defense"
Wednesday, October 24, 2012:
Dr. Dario Vignali, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
"Molecular Control of T Cell Function"
Wednesday, November 7, 2012:
Dr. Darrell Irvine, MIT
"Integrating materials and biology for next-generation vaccines and cancer immunotherapies"
Wednesday, November 14, 2012:
Dr. Abul Abbas, UCSF School of Medicine
"Controlling Autoimmunity: The Effector/Regulatory T Cell Balance"
Wednesday, November 28, 2012: FRED S. ROSEN LECTURE
Dr. Richard Flavell, Yale School of Medicine
"Inflammasomes in health and disease"
Wednesday, December 5, 2012:
Dr. Laurence Zitvogel, Institut Gustave Roussy
"Regulation of the immunogenicity of cell death: Molecular, metabolic and cellular pathways."
Wednesday, December 12, 2012: FRED S. ROSEN LECTURE
Dr. Max Cooper, Emory University School of Medicine
"A Darwinian View of Immune System Development"
Wednesday, January 30, 2013:
Dr. Thaddeus Stappenbeck, Washington University School of Medicine
"Stem cell replacement during inflammation"
Wednesday, February 6, 2013:
Dr. Sara Cherry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
"Using high throughput screening to identify host factors involved in antiviral immunity"
Wednesday, February 13, 2013:
Dr. Yasmine Belkaid, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Commensal control of tissue immunity"
Wednesday, February 20, 2013:
Dr. Kai Wucherpfennig, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
"How is the MHC class II peptide repertoire selected by HLA-DM"
Wednesday, February 27, 2013:
Dr. Albert Bendelac, University of Chicago
"Regulation of the transcriptional programs of Bcl-6 and PLZF by the E3 ligase Cullin 3"
Wednesday, March 6, 2013:
Dr. Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University
"Control of immune responses by regulatory T cells"
Wednesday, March 13, 2013:
Dr. Ranjan Sen, National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging
"Establishing Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Locus Conformation"
Wednesday, March 13, 2013:
Dr. Harvey Cantor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
"Regulatory T cells and autoimmunity"
Wednesday, March 20, 2013:
Dr. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania
"T cell exhaustion during persisting infections"
Wednesday, March 27, 2013:
Dr. Jeremy Luban, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"TRIM5 is an innate immune receptor for the retrovirus capsid lattice"
Wednesday, April 3, 2013:
Dr. Tom Kupper, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
"Skin Immunology: 2013"
Wednesday, April 10, 2013:
Dr. Raymond Welsh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Regulation of adaptive anti-viral immunity by natural killer cells"
Wednesday, April 17, 2013:
Dr. Shizuo Akira, Osaka University
"The role of mRNA stability in the immune response"
Wednesday, April 24, 2013:
Dr. Kodi Ravichandran, University of Virginia
"Multi-step clearance of apoptotic cells: implications for health and disease"
Wednesday, May 1, 2013:
Dr. Miriam Merad, The Mount Sinai Hospital
"Origin of tissue resident mononuclear phagocytes "
Wednesday, May 8, 2013:
Dr. Thorsten Mempel, Massachusetts General Hospital
"Cell migration and cell-to-cell communication in the immune system"