Immunology Fair 2019 Agenda

Location: UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom CD

Thursday, December 5

Postdocs/Graduate Students Oral Presentations
(15-minute talk and 4 min Q/A - selected from abstracts)

Chairs: Eric Pearlman, PhD, Director, UC Irvine Institute for Immunology
Craig Walsh, PhD, Associate Director, UC Irvine Institute for Immunology

12:00 p.m. Catered Lunch
1:00 p.m. Session A
2:15 p.m. Coffee Break
2:30 p.m.

Session B

3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 p.m. Poster Session
5:00 p.m.  Craig M. Walsh, PhD, "Awards for the Top Three Posters & Top Three Oral Presentations"Wine & Cheese Reception
Students, Postdocs, Faculty and Community Members
6:00 p.m. Adjourn

Friday, December 6

8:00 a.m. Check-in / Pre-registered participants
Continental breakfast/Coffee and tea
UC Irvine Student Canter, Pacific Ballroom C&D
8:45 a.m. Eric Pearlman, PhD
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, UC Irvine Institute for Immunology
"Welcome and Introduction"
9:00 a.m.

Michael J. Stamos, MD, Dean, UC Irvine School of Medicine “Opening Remarks” 

9:10 a.m.

Philippa Marrack, PhD, Chair and Distinguished Professor Biomedical Research Department, National Jewish Hospital, Denver, CO
“B Cells and T Cells in Autoimmunity”

9:40 a.m. John W. Kappler, PhD, Professor of Immunology and Microbiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO
“Creating Hybrid Peptides in Type-1 Diabetes”
10:10 a.m. Tim R. Mossman, PhD, Director of the Human Immunology Center (HIC), Director, Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology, Rochester, NY
“Exploring High-Dimensional Flow Cytometry Data – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly”
10:40 a.m. Robert L. Coffman, PhD, Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dynavax, Berkeley, CA
“Harnessing Innate Immunity for Cancer Immunotherapy”
11:10 a.m. Coffee Break
11:30 a.m. Stephen Hedrick, PhD, Chancellors Associate Chair VII and Distinguished Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, UC San Diego, CA
“Maintenance of Stem-Like Qualities in T Cells is Key to Survival”
12:00 p.m. Lewis Lanier, PhD, Professor and Chair, Microbiology and Immunology, UC San Francisco, CA
“Natural Killer Cell Memory”
12:30 p.m. Vendor Presentations - Discover the latest advancements in biotechnology
12:45 p.m. Luncheon Buffet
1:45 p.m. Ellen Rothenberg, PhD, Professor of Biology, Caltech Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Pasadena, CA
“T-Cell Development: A View from the Genome”
2:15 p.m.

Carl F. Ware, PhD, Director, Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Center, Sanford Burnham Institute, San Diego, CA
“The Escape Artist’s Tricks – Going Viral”

2:45 p.m.

Wendy Havran, PhD, Professor, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
“Immune Crosstalk in Epithelial Barrier Tissues”

3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:30 p.m.

Sergio Lira, M.D., PhD, Professor of Medicine,  Immunology Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. New York, NY
“Does Diet Interfere with Development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease”

4:00 p.m.

Leopoldo Santos, PhD, Head and Senior Researcher at the Department of Molecular Biomedicine, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Professor of Immunology, CINVESTAV, Mexico City
“Class 1 Myosins Modulates B Cell Trafficking and Homing”

4:30 p.m.

Vianney Ortiz, PhD, Professor of Immunology, Center for Advanced Studies, CINVESTAV, Mexico City
“CRTAM a Journey with Albert”

5:00 p.m.

Micheal Cahalan, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, UCI Department of Physiology & Biophysics

5:15 p.m. Albert Zlotnik, PhD, Professor Emeritus, UCI Department of Physiology and Biophysics. From T cell development to chemokines and cytokines- an interesting journey.
5:45 p.m. Adjourn

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