2023 Spring Seminar Series

  2023 Spring Seminar Series
  Thursdays, 12:00pm
  Sidney Frank Hall, Marcuvitz Auditorium, and 70 Ship Street Room 107

DATE

 

SPEAKER AND LECTURE TITLE

HOST

February
2

 

70 Ship Street

Fen-Biao Gao, Ph.D.
Professor, and Governor Paul Cellucci Chair in Neuroscience Research
Department of Neurology
UMass Chan Medical School

“Understanding Pathogenic Mechanisms of C9ORF72-ALS/FTD: Insights from Drosophila and iPSC-Derived Patient Neurons”

Alvin Huang

February
9

SPECIAL TIME
4:00PM

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

THE 58th ANNUAL CHARLES A. STUART MEMORIAL LECTURE

Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D.
Director NIAID Microbiome Program
Chief, Metaorganism Immunity Section
Co-Director NIH Center for Human Immunology
 

 “Microbiome Control of Host Immunity

Richard Bennett

February
16


70 Ship Street

Victor Nizet, M.D.
Distinguished Professor & Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Pediatrics
Distinguished Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chief, Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics
University of California - San Diego

"Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs”

Kristina Hinman

February
23

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

Nicole James, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Research
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

"Exploiting Chemotherapeutic Immune Effects in High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer”

Amanda Jamieson

March
2

 

70 Ship Street

Keke Fairfax, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular Microbiology Program
University of Utah

"Using helminths to expose the role of pathogens in modulating host immune development"

Amanda Ruiz

March
9

 

70 Ship Street

Monica L. Guzman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology in Medicine
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Weill Cornell Medicine

"Tailoring Therapies to Target Leukemia Stem Cells"

Patrycja Dubielecka

March
16

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

Daniel Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Immunology
University of Pittsburgh

"Neuronal control of cutaneous inflammation”

Lalit Beura

March
23
 

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

David F. Boyd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology
University of California - Santa Cruz

"Fibroblasts as regulators of influenza immunopathology and post-viral lung disease"

Yang Zhou

March
30

 

70 Ship Street

Mariano Viapiano, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology
Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Brain Cancer: Finding New Targets Outside the Tumor Cells"

Sean Lawler

April
6

REMOTE
LECTURE

Egle Cekanaviciute, Ph.D.
Ames Research Center Lead, NASA Human Research Program
Course Director, NASA STAR Program
NASA Ames Research Center

 “Immune effects of space radiation”

Jacqueline Howells

April
13

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

Francesca S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Microbiome illuminates a mechanistic strategy for cancer immunotherapy

Peter Belenky

April
20

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

Maureen A. Su, M.D.
Professor of Molecular Immunology and Medical Genetics
Professor of Pediatrics
University of California - Los Angeles

“XX Natural Killer cells”

Samantha Borys

April
27

 

Marcuvitz Auditorium

ANNUAL DR. CHRISTINE BIRON MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY LECTURESHIP

Galit Alter, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director Harvard University Center for AIDS Research
Harvard Medical School

 

Richard Bennett

May
4

 

70 Ship Street

Pascale Guiton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
Santa Clara University

"The interplay between Toxoplasma differentiation and virulence"

Amanda Ruiz

May 
11

 

70 Ship Street

Lucas Salas, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

“Using epigenetics to define cell heterogeneity in health and disease"

Karl Kelsey