Immunology Fair 2016

Immunology Fair Poster 2016

The Institute for Immunology invites you to participate in the 2016 UC Irvine Immunology Fair, to be held Dec. 1-2 on the UC Irvine campus.

Opening day of our 14th annual fair, Thursday, Dec. 1, will highlight oral presentations of selected abstracts from 1 to 5 p.m., followed by a wine-and-cheese reception.

On Friday, Dec. 2, distinguished lecturers will begin speaking at 9 a.m., with a break for a luncheon. Awards will be given for the three best oral presentations and posters before the fair adjourns at 3 p.m.

This year's fair will be held in Pacific Ballrooms C and D at the UC Irvine Student Center.

Our distinguished speakers include: Katherine A. Fitzgerald, PhD, (UMass Medical School); Terri McClanahan, PhD, (Merck Inc.); and Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, PhD, (Brazil).

Registration

To attend, please download, complete and submit the registration form by email to immunology@uci.edu.

Abstract guidelines are detailed in the registration form and should also be emailed to immunology@uci.edu.

View posters of our previous fairs ›

2016 Agenda

Thursday, Dec. 1 — Postdoc/Graduate Student Oral Presentations


1 p.m.

Fair co-chairs

Eric Pearlman, PhD
Director, Institute for Immunology 

Albert Zlotnik, PhD
Associate Director, Institute for Immunology
Student Center, Pacific Ballrooms C&D

Craig Walsh, PhD
Associate Director, Institute for Immunology 
Student Center, Pacific Ballrooms C&D

1 p.m.

Session A

10-minute talks and 5-minute Q/As — selected from abstracts
2:15 p.m. 

Break

2:30 p.m.

Session B

10-minute talks and 5-minute Q/As — selected from abstracts

3:45 p.m.

Break

4 p.m.

Session C

10-minute talks and 5-minute Q/As — selected from abstracts
5 p.m.

Wine and cheese reception

Presenters, faculty, and community members
6 p.m.

Adjourn


Friday, Dec. 2 — Distinguished Lecturers


8:30 a.m.

Check in / Pre-registered participants

Continental breakfast/Coffee and tea
UC Irvine Student Canter, Pacific Ballroom C&D
9 a.m.

Eric Pearlman, PhD

Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, UC Irvine Institute for Immunology
"Welcome and Introduction"
9:10 a.m.

Katherine A. Fitzgerald, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Director of the Program in Innate Immunity
UMass Medical School
"Regulation of the Inflammatory Response by Long Non-Coding RNAs"
10 a.m.

Terri McClanahan, PhD

Executive Director, Profiling and Expression, Merck Biologics Discovery
Merck, Inc.
"Translational Approaches to Harness the Power of Immuno-Oncology"
10:50 a.m.

Coffee break

11:10 a.m.

Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, PhD

Senior Researcher
FIOCRUZ, Brazil
"Zika Infection: Facing a New Major Public Health Challenge"
12 p.m.

Vendor presentations

Discover the latest advancements in biotechnology

12:50 p.m. 

Luncheon buffet and poster viewing

UC Irvine Student Center, Pacific Ballrooms C and D
2:30 p.m. 

Craig M. Walsh, PhD

Institute for Immunology
"Awards for the Top Three Presentations/Posters & Concluding Remarks"
3 p.m.

Adjourn