Date Presenter
11/24/2021 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving Break
11/17/2021

Sharmila Nair, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine

Title: "Leveraging ZIKV and the immune system for treatment against Glioblastoma"

11/10/2021

Jian Zheng, PhD, University of Iowa

Title: "The role of PLA2G2D-PGD2 in coronavirus infection and host immune response"

11/3/2021

Muse Davis, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Title: "New roles for microglia in Cryptococcus pathogenesis"

10/27/2021

Stephania Cormier, Wiener Chair & Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences,

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

UI Environmental Health Sciences Research Center co-sponsored

"Expansion of IL-33+ lung epithelial stem cells following RSV infection in infancy"

Seminar Flyer

10/20/2021

Daniel Kaplan, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA. Immunology T32 Postdoc sponsored

"Neuronal control of cutaneous Immunity"

Seminar Flyer

10/13/2021 No Seminar
10/6/2021

Shaden Kamhawi, Associate Scientist, Core, Vector Molecular Biology Section,

NIAID North Bethesda, MD.

Parasitology T32 sponsored

Via Zoom

"Vector-Borne Disease: The Far-Reaching Consequences of Bleeding during Pathogen Transmission by Bite"

9/29/2021

Bing Li, Professor, Pathology, University of Iowa

"Immunoregulation of Fatty acid binding proteins"

Seminar Flyer

9/22/2021 No Seminar
9/15/2021

Noah Butler, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa

"Early programming of long-lived immunity against malaria"

9/8/2021

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, Associate Professor, Immunology,

UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center co-sponsored

Title: B cell-mediated immunomodulation in cancer

9/1/2021

Si Ming Man, Professor, Dept of Immunology & Infectious Disease

The Australian National University Via Zoom

8/25/2021 NO SEMINAR
6/2/2021

June 2, 2021

Betty Diamond

"Antibodies, behavior and cognition: Rethinking immune privilege in SLE"

University of Iowa

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

5/26/2021

May 26, 2021

Zizhen Kang

"Potential roles of LKB1-driven gut dysbiosis in the development of gastrointestinal polyposis"

University of Iowa

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

5/19/2021

May 19, 2021

Jennifer Bermick

"Neonatal Immune Development and Susceptibility to Infection"

University of Iowa

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

5/12/2021

NO SEMINAR, AAI mtg & Final Exams

5/4/2021

May 4, 2021

Philip Efron

"The Persistent Inflammation Immunosuppresion Catabolism Syndrome"

University of Florida College of Medicine

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

4/28/2021

April 28, 2021

Donna Farber

"Human Respiratory Immunity over age & COVID-19"

Columbia University 

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

4/21/2021

April 21, 2021

Casey Weaver

"Specialization of Innate and Adaptive Immune Cells in Intestinal Barrier Defense"

University of Alabama

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

4/15/2021

April 15, 2021

Mark Kaplan

"An IL-9-pulmonary macrophage axis defines the lung inflammatory environment"

Indiana University School of Medicine

12:00pm via Zoom

4/7/2021

April 7, 2021

Nathan Peters

"Complexity at the the host-parasite interface: Unraveling adaptive immunity to Leishmania infection"

University of Calgary

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

3/31/2021

March 31, 2021

Hans Dooms

"T cell exhaustion in autoimmune disease: friend or foe?"

Boston University School of Medicine

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

3/23/2021

March 23, 2021

Stephen Waggoner

"Mindless killers, Machiavellian schemers, or master factotums: Re-defining the roles of NK cells in immunity"

University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

3/17/2021

March 17, 2021

Adam Mailloux

"Checkpoint blockade accelerates a novel switch from an NKT-driven TNFα response toward a T cell-driven IFN-γ response within the tumor microenvironment."

University of Iowa

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

3/10/2021

March 10, 2021

Michael Croft

"Therapeutic Targeting of TNF Family Molecules in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disease"

La Jolla Institute for Immunology

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

3/3/2021

CANCELED: March 3, 2021

Stephania Cormier

"Role of IL1β in Infant Respiratory Syncytial Virus"

Louisiana State University

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

2/24/2021

February 24, 2021

Aaruni Khanolkar

"Evaluation of immune functional fitness in a US based cohort of perinatally-infected HIV+ pediatric subjects with early ART initiation"

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

2/19/2021

February 17, 2021

Prajwal Gurung

"RIPK2 in health and disease"

University of Iowa

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

2/10/2021

NO SEMINAR

2/02/2021

February 3, 2021

Daniel L. Mueller, MD,

"Avoiding autoimmunity: studies on natural T cell tolerance to self-antigen in the peripheral immune system"

University of Minnesota

12:00pm via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

1/27/2021

January 27, 2021

Stephen D. Miller, Ph.D

"Successful Clinical Translation of a Nanoparticle-Based Delivery System for the Induction of Immune Tolerance"

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

12:00 p.m. via Zoom

Seminar Flyer

12/09/2020

December 9, 2020

Gail Bishop, Professor of Microbiology & Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

"Why do we study TRAF3? A winding path in understanding lymphocyte activation"

12/02/2020

December 2, 2020

Richard Smith, Director, MORL and IIHG & Professor of Otolaryngology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa

"Complement and Factor H: Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, C3 Glomerulopathy and COVID-19 - Insights and Opportunities –"

11/25/2020

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break

11/18/20

November 18, 2020

John Colgan, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Immunology, and Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa

"Roles for the nuclear factor GON4L in lymphocyte development and leukemia”

Seminar Flyer

11/11/20

No Seminar

10/4/20

November 4, 2020

Kelly Messingham, Research Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Iowa

“Establishing a role for Staphylococcus aureus in Bullous pemphigoid, an autoimmune blistering disease”

Seminar Flyer

10/27/20

Tues. 3:00pm

October 27, 2020

Peter Crompton, Chief, Malaria Infection Biology and Immunity Unit, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Persistent asymptomatic malaria: host control or parasite ploy?”

Co-sponsored with the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Seminar Flyer

10/21/2020

October 21, 2020

Wendy Maury, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa

“Understanding the impact of macrophage biology on Ebola virus infection”

Seminar Flyer

10/14/2020

October 14, 2020

Keke Fairfax, Assistant Professor, Division of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah

“Unwinding the role of helminth antigen driven immunological reprogramming in host immunity”

Sponsored by Parasitology T32

Seminar Flyer

10/7/2020

No Seminar

9/30/2020

September 30, 2020

Beth Newell, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Iowa

“Targeting the neuroimmune response following traumatic brain injury”

Seminar Flyer

9/23/2020

September 23, 2020

George Weiner, Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmaceutical Science Experimental Therapeutics

“Cancer Immunotherapy With TLR9 Agonists”

Seminar Flyer

9/8/2020

September 8, 2020

Jie SunAssociate Professor, Department of Medicine & Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic

"A breath of fresh air: immune regulation of acute morbidity and chronic sequelae following respiratory viral infection"

Seminar Flyer

9/2/2020

No Seminar

8/26/2020

No Seminar

6/24/2020

June 24, 2020
Li Wu
"SAMHD1-mediated suppression of antiviral immune responses"
University of Iowa

LiWu.pdf

6/3/2020

June 3, 2020
Priya Issuree 
"Tales of developing T cells"
University of Iowa

 PIssuree.pdf

5/27/2020

May 27, 2020
Alexis Kalergis 
"Molecular impairment of the immunological and neurological synapses as virulence mechanisms of RSV. Implications for vaccine design."
University of Iowa Visiting Professor

 AKalergis.pdf

5/20/2020

May 20, 2020
Steven McElroy 
"The role of exogenous Human Beta Defensin 2 to prevent experimental Necrotizing Enterocolitis"
University of Iowa

 SMcelroy.pdf

5/8/2020

May 8, 2020 (NO SEMINAR)
AAI Meeting (May 8-12, 2020, Honolulu, HI)

5/5/2020

May 5, 2020
Andrea Sant - CANCELED
University of Rochester Medical Center

4/29/2020

April 29, 2020
Steve Varga 
"Respiratory virus infection and cancer: Two portraits in viewing the host immune response"
University of Iowa
Steven Varga.pdf

4/22/2020

April 22, 2020
Daniel Mueller - CANCELED
"Avoiding autoimmunity: studies on B and T cell tolerance to self-antigen in the periphery"
University of Minnesota

4/15/2020

April 15, 2020
Seema Kaushalya Tiwari-Woodruff - CANCELED
"Title TBD"
University of California

4/8/2020

April 8, 2020
Hans Dooms - CANCELED
"Regulation of pathogenic T cell function in Type 1 Diabetes" 
Boston University

4/1/2020

April 1, 2020
Li Wu - CANCELED
University of Iowa

3/25/2020

March 25, 2020 - CANCELED
Carl Blobel
"iRhoms: key regulators of ADAM17-dependent TNF∝ and EGFR signaling" 
Hospital for Special Surgery Research Institute

3/18/2020

March 18, 2020
No Semnar- SPRING BREAK

3/11/2020

March 11, 2020
Mohamad Mokadem
"Understanding The Molecular Mechanism of Metabolic Regulation after Bariatric Surgery"
University of Iowa 
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
MMokadem 3-11-20

3/4/2020

March 4, 2020
P'ng Loke
"Heterogeneity of Type 2 immune responses during helminth infections"
NYU Langone Health
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
PLoke 3-4-20
2/26/2020 February 26, 2020
Joshua Thurman
"To C or not to C – The Role of Complement in Glomerular Injury"
University of Colorado
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
JThurman 2-26-20
2/19/2020 February 19, 2020
James Ankrum
"3D Aggregation of Human MSCs Alters their Immunomodulatory Potency"
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
JAnkrum 2-19-20
2/12/2020 February 12, 2020
Timothy Rosean
"Beyond the Bench: Scientific Review and Administration"
National Cancer Institute
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
TRosean 2-12-20
2/5/2020

February 5, 2020
Michelle Krogsgaard
"T-cell intrinsic mechanisms of resistance to immune checkpoint blockade"
NYU School of Medicine
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
MKrogsgaard 2-5-2020

1/29/2020 January 29, 2020 
Anil Chauhan
"Role of Metalloprotease ADAMTS13 in Thrombosis and Inflammation"
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
AChauhan 1-29-20
1/22/2020 January 22, 2020
Lisa Butterfield
"Tumor Antigens and Cancer Vaccines"
Parker Institute for Cancer ImmunoTherapy
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
LButterfield 1-22-20
12/10/2019 December 10, 2019 (TUESDAY)
Sara Hamilton Hart
"The Impact of Immune Experience on T cell Responses to Infection and Vaccination"
University of Minnesota
3:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
SHHaart 12-10-19.pdf
12/3/2019 December 3, 2019 (TUESDAY)
Jason Stumhofer
"Advancing our understanding of memory B cells in response to malaria"
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
3:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
JStumhofer 12-03-19.pdf
11/19/2019 November 19, 2019 (TUESDAY)
Mandy Ford
"Cell-Intrinsic Role of FcgRIIB in Regulating CD8+ T Cell Immunity"
Emory University
3:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
MFord 11-19-19.pdf
11/13/19

November 13, 2019
Phillip Scott
"Pathways leading to pathology in cutaneous leishmaniasis"
University of Pennsylvania
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 PScott 11-13-19.pdf

11/6/19 November 6, 2019
Hai-Hui (Howard) Xue
"Ready, T cell player/factor one ––– new relevance in vaccine and tumor immunotherapy"
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 HXue 11-06-19 Seminar.pdf
10/30/19 No Seminar- Cancelled
10/23/19 October 23, 2019
Ashutosh Mangalam
"Gut microbiota as a window into the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis "
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 AMangalam 10-23-19 Seminar.pdf
10/18/19 October 18, 2019
Ashley Brate (Thesis Seminar)
"The role of myelin-specific regulatory CD8 T cells in relapsing-remitting demyelinating disease"
Dr. Nitin Karandikar's lab
1:00 p.m. 2117 MERF
 Ashley Brate 10182019 flyer.pdf
10/16/19 October 16, 2019
Eric Brown
"Catalytic Antibodies and B-cell Superantigens"
The University of Texas
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 EBrown 10-16-19 Seminar.pdf
10/9/19 October 9, 2019
Scott Liberman
"The role of type I interferon in a mouse model of Sjögren syndrome"
University of Iowa 12:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB
 SLieberman 10-09-19 Seminar.pdf
10/2/19 October 2, 2019
Jon Houtman
"Impact of glycerol monolaurate on human immune cell activation"
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 JHoutman 10-2-19 Seminar.pdf
9/25/19 September 25, 2019
Terry Wahls
"Dietary approaches to treating multiple sclerosis related fatigue "
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 TWahls 9-25-19 Seminar.pdf
9/18/19 September 18, 2019
Sushmita Sinha
"SIRPg: A novel checkpoint of human effector T-cells"
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 SSinha 9-18-19 Seminar.pdf
9/11/19 September 11, 2019
Jeffrey Rathmell
"Fueling T Cells in Cancer and Inflammation"
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 JRathmell 09-11-19 Seminar.pdf
9/4/19 No Seminar
8/28/19 No Seminar
7/8/19 Derek Danahy (Thesis Seminar)
"Polymicrobial sepsis influences CD8 T cell responses and alters host susceptibility to infection and cancer"
Dr. Vladimir Badovinac lab
2:00 p.m. 2117 MERF
 Derek Danahy 07082019 flyer.pdf
5/15/19 Greg Sonnenberg
Weill Cornell Medical College
"Immune regulation of intestinal health"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Greg Sonnenberg 5-15-19.pdf
5/8/19 AAI Meeting (May 9-13 San Diego, CA)
5/1/19 Mari Shinohara
Duke University School of Medicine
"Balancing innate immune responses during inflammation and autoimmunity"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Mari Shinohara 5-01-19.pdf
4/23/19 Michaela Gack
The University of Chicago
"Interferon- and TRIM-mediated Antiviral Defense Mechanisms"
3:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
 Michaela Gack 4-23-19.pdf
4/17/19 No Seminar
4/10/2019 Josalyn Cho
University of Iowa
"Allergic Asthma: Insights from a Human Model of Asthma Exacerbation"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 JCho 4-10-19.pdf
4/3/2019 Grant Schulert
Cincinnati Children's
"Functional Polarization of Monocytes and Macrophages in Autoinflammatory Disorders"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Grant Schulert 4-3-19.pdf
3/27/2019 Natoshia Askelson
University of Iowa
"Examining HPV vaccine uptake from multiple perspectives in a rural state"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 NAskelson 3-27-19.pdf
3/20/2019 No Seminar- Spring Break
3/12/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Margaret Feeney
University of California
"Immunity and Tolerance: The T cell Response to Human Malaria"
3:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
 Margaret Feeney 3-12-19.pdf
3/6/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Kevin Legge
University of Iowa
"Nanovaccine-Mediated Protection Against Influenza Virus"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 KLegge 3-6-19.pdf
2/27/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Min Wu
Universiyt of North Dakota
"How can bacterial immunity tie with mammal's host defense"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Min_Wu_022719-Announcement.pdf
2/20/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Andrean Simons-Burnett
University of Iowa
"Interleukin-1: Friend or Foe in HNSCC Therapy"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 ABurnett 2-20-19.pdf
2/13/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Jian Zhang
University of Iowa
"HECT E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Nedd4 in Th17 Cell Development and Autoimmunity"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 JZhang 2-13-19.pdf
​2/5/2019
3:00 PM
Aud 3 BSB
Robert Seder
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Intravenous Vaccination as a Paradigm for Inducing Tissue Resident T Cells and Protection Against Malaria, TB and Tumors"
3:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
 Robert Seder 2-05-19.pdf
​1/30/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Stanley Perlman
University of Iowa
"SARS, MERS, aging, camels"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 SPerlman 1-30-19.pdf
​1/23/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Balaji Manicassamy
University of Iowa
"Viral and Host Determinants of Avian H5N1 Influenza Virus Pathogenesis"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 BManicassamy 1-23-19.pdf
1/16/2019
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Andrea Schietinger
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
"Molecular Programs Defining Tumor-specific T cell Dysfunction and Therapeutic Reprogrammability"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Andrea Schietinger 1-16-19.pdf
12/5/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Kathryn Haskins
University of Colorado
"Hybrid Insulin Peptides:  New Autoantigens in Type 1 Diabetes"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Kathryn Haskins 12-5-18.pdf
11/28/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
John Ryan
Virginia Commonwealth University
"Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: Repurposing Statins and SSRI Drugs to Suppress Mast Cell-Mediated Inflammation"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 John Ryan 11-28-18.pdf
11/21/2018 No Seminar- Thanksgiving Break
11/14/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
"Molecular Targets for the Treatment of Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti 11-14-18.pdf
11/6/2018
2:00 PM
Aud 3 BSB
Jacob Kohlmeier
Emory University
"The Rise and Fall of Lung Resident T Cell Memory"
2:00 p.m. Aud 3 BSB
 Jacob Kohlmeier 11-06-18.pdf
10/31/2018 No Seminar
10/24/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
David Rawlings
University of Washington
"Mechanistic Interrogation of Genetic Changes that Impact B Germinal Center Responses "
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 David Rawlings 10-24-18.pdf
10/17/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Stephanie Watowich
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Innate Immune Regulation in Inflammation and Cancer"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Dr. Watowich 10-17-18.pdf
10/10/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Jude Uzonna
University of Manitoba
"Regulation of Memory Responses in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 ZWeihzou 10032018.pdf
10/3/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Weizhou Zhang
Universtiy of Iowa
"Lineage-specific Function of CD177 in Cancer and Immunity"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 ZWeihzou 10032018.pdf
9/26/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Alessandro Sette
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
"Immunoprofiling Human T cell Responses"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Dr. Sette 9-26-18.pdf
9/19/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Steven Templeton
Indiana University
"Fungal Cell Wall Recognition, Systemic Immune Metabolism, and Regulation of Antifungal Immune Pathology"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Dr. Templeton 9-19-18.pdf
9/12/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Tania Watts
University of Toronto
"4-1BB and GITR in Chronic Infection: Implications for Therapy"
12:00 p.m. 1289 CBRB
 Dr. Watts 9-12-18.pdf
9/5/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Miles Pufall
Universtiy of Iowa
"The Mechanism of Glucocorticoid-induced Cell Death in Lymphoid Cancers"
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 MPufall 09052018.pdf
8/29/2018
12:00 PM
1289 CBRB
Lee-Ann Allen
Universtiy of Iowa
"Human Neutrophil Plasticity in Helicobacter pylori Infection"
12:00 p.m. 1289 CBRB
 Lee-Ann Allen 08292018.pdf
8/22/2018
12:00 PM
283 EMRB
Kaihong Su
University of Nebraska
Cross-talks between Infection and Autoimmunity 
12:00 p.m. 283 EMRB
 Dr. Kaihong Su 8-22-18.pdf
5/30/2018
4:00 PM
​1289 CBRB
Mary Weber
"Role of Chlamydia trachomatis type III secreted proteins in subversion of host defense mechanisms and serovar-specific disease"
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Iowa
 Mary Weber 5-30-18.pdf

5/23/2018
4:00 PM
1289 CBRB

Mireia Guerau-de-Arellano
​"Molecular Pathways in Multiple Sclerosis Autoimmunity"
​The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Sponsored by The Endowed Chair Fund for Immunology Research
Jian Zhang (faculty host)

 Mireia Guerau-de-Arellano 05-23-2018.pdf

5/16/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

CANCELLED

Lou Staudt
"Title TBD"
NIH, Bethesda, MD
Sponsored by The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
George Weiner (faculty host)

5/9/2018

AAI Meeting (May 4-8, Austin, TX)

5/2/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Lora Hooper
"The Gut Microbiome: A Master Regulator of Metabolism"
The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Sponsored by the Immunology Predoctoral Training Grant
(Student-invited Speaker)

 Lora Hooper 05-02-2018.pdf

4/24/2018
3:00 p.m.
Aud 3 BSB

Elina Zuniga
"Immune Adaptations During Chronic Viral Infection"
University of California, San Diego, CA
Co-sponsored with Microbiology and the Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Steven Varga (faculty host)

 Elina Zuniga 4-24-18.pdf

4/18/2018

Health Sciences Research Week 2018 - No Seminar

4/11/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Adrian Ting
"Make TNF Kill Again and What Happens When It Does"
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Scott Vogelgesang (faculty host)

 Adrian Ting 04112018.pdf

4/10/2018
3:00 p.m.
Aud 3 BSB

Virginia Shapiro
"Regulation of T cell Development, Lineage Commitment and Maturation by HDAC3"
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Co-sponsored with Microbiology and the Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Howard Xue (faculty host)

 VShapiro April 10, 2018.pdf

4/4/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Teresa DiLorenzo
"Antigen Presentation in Type 1 Diabetes:  Paths to Pathogenesis and Prevention"
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Co-sponsored with the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and the Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Scott Lieberman (faculty host)

 TDiLorenzo April 4, 2018.pdf

3/28/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Elizabeth Wohlfert
"Infection Induced Pathogenic Tregs and The Consequences on Tissue Repair
During Chronic Muscle Infection"
University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Sponsored by the Parasitology Training Grant
John Harty and Noah Butler (faculty hosts)

 EWohlfert 3-28-18.pdf

3/21/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Barbara Vilen
"Dying Cells, Lysosome Dysfunction, and Lupus"
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Sponsored by The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Gail Bishop (faculty host)

 BVilen 3-21-18.pdf

3/14/2018

NO SEMINAR- Spring Break


 
3/7/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

John Harty
"Malaria Fills an Immunology GAP"
Department of Microbiology, University of Iowa

 JHarty 3-7-18.pdf

2/28/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Nitin Karandikar
"Immune Regulation of Multiple Sclerosis"
Department of Pathology, University of Iowa

 NKarandikar 2-28-18.pdf

2/21/2018
4:00 p.m.
2117 MERF

Zachary Kraus
"A Role for Fc Receptor-like 3 in Modulating Thymic Regulatory T Cell Function"
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Springs, MD
Sponsored by the Immunology Predoctoral Training Grant
Gail Bishop (faculty host)

 Zachary Kraus 2-21-18.pdf

2/14/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

George Tsokos
"Molecular Control of T Cell Function in Lupus"
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Sponsored by the KROC Fund
Scott Vogelgesang (faculty host)

 GTsokos 2-14-18.pdf

2/7/2018
​4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Christine Petersen
"Immune Responsiveness to Vaccination During LeishmaniaInfantumInfection"
University of Iowa

 Christine Petersen 2-7-18.pdf

1/31/2018
​4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Ryan Langlois
"​Cellular Resistance and Susceptibility to Influenza"
University of Minnesota

 Ryan Langlois 1-31-18 .pdf

1/24/2018
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Vladmir Badovinac
"​Sepsis-induced T cell Immunoparalysis: The Ins and Outs of Impaired T cell Immunity"
University of Iowa

 VBadovinac 1-24-18.pdf

12/6/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Karin Chen
"Human defects in NF-kappaB signaling "
The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Sponsored by the KROC Fund
Scott Vogelgesang (faculty host)

 Karin Chen 12-6-17.pdf

11/29/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Julia Klesney-Tait
"Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells 1 in The Regulation of  Inflammation, Migration, and Beyond"
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

 JKlesney 11-29-17.pdf

11/22/2017 No Seminar Thanksgiving Week
11/15/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Steven Ziegler
"TSLP:  From Allergy to Cancer"
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, WA
Sponsored by The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Steven Varga (faculty host)

 Dr. Ziegler 11-15-17.pdf

11/8/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Joan Goverman
"Mechanisms of Autoimmune Responses in the Central Nervous System"
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Sponsored by The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Stanley Perlman (faculty host)

 Dr. Goverman 11-8-17.pdf

11/1/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Craig Morita
"Cancer Immunotherapy with γδ T Cells through Sensing Isoprenoid Metabolites by Butyrophlin 3A1"
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

 Dr. Morita 11-01-17.pdf

10/30/2017
3:00 p.m.
2117 MERF

Lori Wheeler
Thesis Seminar
"Understanding microglia in the immune response to mouse hepatitis virus infection"

 Wheeler_10302017_.pdf

10/25/2017 No Seminar
10/17/2017
3:00 p.m.
Aud 3 BSB

Carolina Lopez
"Defective Viral Genomes as Determinants of Virus and Host Fate During Viral Infections"
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Co-sponsored with Microbiology and the Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases,
Kevin Legge (faculty host)

 Dr. Lopez 10-17-17.pdf

10/11/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Sailesh Harwani
"The 'Neuro-Immuno' Axis in Hypertension"
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

 Dr. Harwani 10-11-17.pdf

10/4/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Margaret Bynoe
"Adenosine/Adenosine Receptor Axis Regulation of Central Nervous
System Autoimmunity"
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Sponsored by The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Ashutosh Mangalam (faculty host)

 Dr. Bynoe 10-4-17.pdf

9/27/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Nedim Ince
"Connecting the Dots Between T helper 2 Pathway and the Tregs"
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

 Dr. Ince 9-27-17.pdf

9/19/2017
3:00 p.m.
Aud 3 BSB

Laura Haynes
"How Aging Impacts the Response to Influenza Infection"
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Co-sponsored with Microbiology and the Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Kevin Legge (faculty host)

 Dr. Haynes 9-19-17.pdf

9/13/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Sergei Grivennikov
"Microbes and Cytokines in Regulation of Tumor Elicited Inflammation"
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Sponsored by The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Weizhou Zhang (faculty host)

 Dr. Grivennikov 9-13-17.pdf

9/6/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

Michael Tomasson
"Multiple Myeloma:  A Strange Cancer of the Immune System"
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

 Dr. Tomasson 9-6-17.pdf

8/30/2017
4:00 p.m.
1289 CBRB

David Wagner
"CD40 Defines Pathogenic Effector T cells in Autoimmunity"
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Sponsored by The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Gail Bishop (faculty host)

 Dr. Wagner 8-30-17.pdf

8/23/2017
4:00 pm
1289 CBRB

Jian Zhang
"Inhibition of Septic Shock by Sequential K63-and K48-Linked Polyubiquitination of NLRP3"
Department of Pathology 
University of Iowa

 Dr. Zhang 8-23-17.pdf

7/12/2017
11:00 a.m.
2117 MERF

Breanna Scorza
Thesis Seminar
"Interaction of Human Keratinocytes with Leishmania spp.: A Comparative Study of Leishmania infantum and Leishmania major"

 BScorz Thesis Seminar Flyer 07122017.pdf

7/11/2017
1:00 p.m.
1117 MERF

Farah Itani
Thesis Seminar
"Infection with Neuroantigen-encoding Listeria: Induction of CD8 T Cell Responses and Suppression of Demyelinating Disease"

 FItaniThesis Seminar Flyer 07112017.pdf

7/11/2017
9:00 a.m.
283 EMRB

Alicia Wallis
Thesis Seminar
"TRAF3 as a Regulator of T Lymphocyte Activation"

 AWallisThesis Seminar Flyer 07112017.pdf

6/22/2017
9:00 a.m.
Aud 2 BSB

Jodi Gullicksrud
Thesis Seminar
"T Cell Factor-1 Regulates CD4+ and CD8+ T Cell Responses in Stage-specific Manner"

 JGullicksrud Thesis Seminar Flyer 06222017.pdf

6/7/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Thorsten Maretzky
"iRhom2- A New Potential Therapeutic Target in Inflammation-Associated Diseases"
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa

 Maretzky Seminar Flyer 06072017.pdf

5/31/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Prajwal Gurung
"IL-1 Signaling in Inflammatory Diseases"
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa

 PGurung Seminar Flyer 05312017.pdf

5/24/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Noah Butler
"Anti-malarial Humoral Immunity: The Long and Short of It"
Department of Microbiology
University of Iowa

 NButler Seminar Flyer 05242017.pdf

5/17/2017
4:00 pm
1289 CBRB
AAI Meeting in Washington, D.C.
5/10/2017
4:00 pm
1289 CBRB

Peter Katsikis
"miRNA Dynamics and Function in CTL Immunity"
Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Sponsored by The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Kevin Legge (faculty host)

 Katsikis 5-10-17.pdf

5/3/2017
4:00pm
2117 MERF
Polly Ferguson
"Autoinflammatory Disease"
Department of Pediatrics
University of Iowa
4/26/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Siegfried Janz
"Transgenic mouse model of Waldenström Macroglobulinemia"
Department of Pathology
University of Iowa

 Seminar Flyer Janz 04262017.pdf

4/19/2017 Health and Sciences Research Week-No Seminar
4/12/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Ali Jabbari
"JAK Inhibition as a Therapeutic Strategy in Alopecia Areata"
Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa

 Jabbari Seminar Flyer 04122017.pdf

4/11/2017  Canceled
4/5/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Mary Wilson
"What NLR Proteins are Telling us about Leishmaniasis"
Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology
University of Iowa

 Seminar Flyer Wilson 04052017.pdf

3/28/2017
3:00pm
Aud 3 BSB

Sang-Moo Kang
"Vaccines Against Respiratory Viruses and Adjuvants"
George State University, Atlanta, GA
co-sponsored with Microbiology and the Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Steven Varga (faculty host)

 Kang 3-28-2017.pdf

3/22/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

A. Darise Farris
"Salivary Gland Lymphocytes in Sjögren’s Syndrome"
Associate Member, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
co-sponsored by the KROC Fund and The Center for Immunology and Immune  Based Diseases
Scott Lieberman (faculty host)

 Farris 3-22-2017.pdf

3/15/2017  SPRING BREAK
3/7/2017
3:00pm
Aud 3 BSB

Sarah Gaffen
"Oh to be Seventeen Again: IL-17 Receptor Signaling in Fungal Immunity and Autoimmune Disease"
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
co-sponsored with Microbiology and The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Gail Bishop (faculty host)

 Gaffen 3-7-2017.pdf

3/1/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

David Shepherd
University of Montana, Missoula, MT
co-sponsored with the Environmental Health Sciences Center and The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Jerry Weiss (faculty host)

 Shepherd 3-1-2017.pdf

2/22/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Joanne (Michelle) Kahlenberg
​"Of Mice and Women:  The Impacts and Mechanisms of Cutaneous Inflammation in Systemic Lupus"
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 Kahlenberg 2_22_2017.pdf

2/15/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Christopher Hunter
"Role of T-bet in Vaccine Induced T Cell Responses"
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Distinguished Speaker
Sponsored by the Immunology Postdoctoral Training Grant
Christine Petersen and Mary Wilson (faculty hosts)

 Hunter 2_15_2017.pdf

2/8/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Alessandra Pernis 
"IRF4 and Its Regulators in Immunity and Autoimmunity"
Hospital for Special Surgery &
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
co-sponsored by the KROC Fund and The Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases
Scott Lieberman (faculty host)

 Pernis 2_8_2017.pdf

1/25/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Kelvin Lee
"Memory from the Time of Cholera Causes Cancer"
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Sponsored by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Gail Bishop (faculty host)

 Lee1_25_2017.pdf

1/18/2017
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Yi-Guang Chen
"Genetic Control of Immune Dysregulation in the NOD Mouse Model of Type 1 Diabetes"
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
co-sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and The Center for Immunology, and Immune Based Diseases
Scott Lieberman (faculty host)

 Chen1_18_2017.pdf

12/13/2016
2:00pm
2117 MERF

Mechanisms of TRAF3 Mediated Regulation of B Cell Survival
Nurbek Mambetsariev (Bishop Lab)
Thesis Seminar
Immunology Graduate Student
University of Iowa

 Mambetsariev_Thesis_Seminar121316.pdf

12/07/2016
4:00pm 
1289 CBRB

The Role of IL-11 in the Development of the Autoimmune Response in Multiple Sclerosis
Silva Markovic-Plese, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

 Markovic-Plese_1272016.pdf

Sponsored by the Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases

11/30/2016
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

B Cell Responses in the Respiratory Tract after Influenza Infection and Vaccination
Thomas Waldschmidt, PhD
Department of Pathology
University of Iowa

 Seminar Flyer Waldschmidt 11302016.pdf

11/09/2016
4:00pm 
1289 CBRB

Precision Healthcare for the C3 Glomerulopathies: Unraveling the Complexities that Drive this Group  of Diseases

Richard Smith, MD

Director, MORL and IIHG
University of Iowa

 Seminar Flyer Smith1192016.pdf

11/02/2016
4:00pm 
1289 CBRB
RSV Infection:  The Disease, the Virus and the Immune Response
Pedro A. Piedra, MD

Professor of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Sponsored by the Center for Immunology and Immune-base Diseases

 Piedra11_2_2016.pdf

10/28/2016
1:00pm
1459 PBDB

Cancer Immunotherapy with Human Vγ2Vδ2 T Cells
Mohanad Nada (Morita Lab)
Thesis Seminar
Immunology Graduate Student
University of Iowa

 Nada_Thesis_Seminar102816.pdf

10/26/2016
4:00pm 
1289 CBRB

Functional Genomic Identification of a Feedback Loop between B Cell Developmental Pathways and Glucocorticoid Efficacy in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Miles Pufall, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
University of Iowa Seminar Flyer Pufall 102616.pdf

10/19/2016
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

T Lymphocytes in Autoimmune and Metabolic Diseases
Ye Zheng, PhD

Associate Professor
Nomis Foundation Laboratories for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis
Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA

 Zheng_10_19_16.pdf

10/12/2016
4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Tracking Helper T Cells During Bacterial Infection
Marc Jenkins, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Director, Center for Immunology (CFI)
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Sponsored by the Immunology Predoctoral Training Grant (Student-invited speaker)

 Jenkins Flyer.pdf

10/05/2016
4:00pm 
1110 MERF

Seven Transmembrane Receptors
Robert Lefkowitz, MD

Distinguished Biomedical Research Scholar Lecture Series
Professor of Medicine
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

 Lefkowitz Flyer.pdf

09/28/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB

New Mechanisms Used by RNA Viruses to Modulate T Cell Activation
Jack Stapleton, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology
University of Iowa
 Stapleton Flyer.pdf

09/21/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
Defining Inflammation in Human Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Barbara Nikolajczyk, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Sponsored by the Department of Pathology

Flyer

09/14/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Novel Biochemical Insights into TGF Beta Signal Transduction in Effector T Cells" 
Matthew Riese, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)
Medical College of Wisconsin 
Milwaukee, WI

Sponsored by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Flyer

09/07/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
“Ebola Virus Infection of Macrophages: The Importance of Cytokine Exposure”
Wendy Maury, PhD

Professor of Microbiology
University of Iowa

Flyer

08/31/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
The Mysteries of Medical Writing
Elaine Hamarstrom, PhD

Scientific Director, Hematology/Oncology

Sponsored by the Immunology Predoctoral Training Grant

Flyer

08/24/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
The Effects of Maternal Inflammation on the Growth and Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract of Her Offspring
Steven McElroy, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics  - Neonatology
University of Iowa

Flyer

08/03/2016
10:00am 
283 EMRB
Neutrophil responses to infection with Leishmania parasites: MHC class II-expression and parasite life-stage interactions
Rich Davis (Wilson lab)

Thesis Seminar
Immunology Graduate Student
University of Iowa

07/01/2016
2:00pm 
2117 MERF
"New roles for an old cytokine: Characterizing how exposure to IL-12 alters human CD4 and CD8 T cell responses"
Aldo Vacaflores Salinas (Houtman lab)

Thesis Seminar
Immunology Graduate Student
University of Iowa

05/18/2016 - 4:00pm  NO SEMINAR - AAI Meeting
05/11/2016 - 4:00pm  NO SEMINAR - Final Exam Week
05/04/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
TBD
04/27/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"A Comparative Approach to Osteosarcoma Metastasis: Biology and Therapy"
Chand Khanna, DVM, PhD

Senior Scientist
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesa, MD

04/20/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Maze runners: T cell search capacity in infected tissues"
Deborah Fowell, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

04/13/2016
4:00pm 
Health Sciences Research Week - NO SEMINAR
04/05/2016
3:00pm 
Aud. 2 BSB
"Maintaining CMV-specific T cells in blood and tissue"
Christopher Snyder, PhD

Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

03/30/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Force awakens CD4 T cell mediated demyelinating disease"
Brian Evavold, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Sponsored by the Kroc Foundation

03/25/2016
2:30pm 
283 EMRB
"Inflammasome-independent role of NLRC4 in suppressing melanoma progression"
Ann Janowski (Sutterwala lab)

Thesis Seminar
Immunology Graduate Student
University of Iowa

03/23/2016
4:00pm 
2117 MERF
"Shp2 and Pten in leukemogenesis and hepatocarcinogenesis"
Gen-Sheng Feng, PhD

Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA

03/16/2016
4:00pm 
NO SEMINAR - Spring Break
03/09/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Thinking Through Vaccine Hesitancy"
Eula Biss, MFA

Assistant Professor
Dept. of English
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

03/02/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Regulatory T cells: From Development to Immunotherapy"
Michael Farrar, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

02/24/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Wnt/β-catenin signaling in T-cells: immunology and molecular interactions"
Fotini Gounari, PhD, DSc

Associate Professor of Medicine 
Cancer Research Center
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

02/17/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"The T helper 2 Pathway in Helminthic Immune Regulation"
Nedim Ince, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Iowa

02/10/2016
4:00pm 
PBDB 1459
“Gon fishing: role of the nuclear protein Gon4-like in hematopoiesis”
John Colgan, PhD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - Immunology
University of Iowa

Please note special location
02/03/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
"Interdependence between IL-1 and TNF-α in host defense againstM.tuberculosis"
Dmitry Shayakhmetov, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

 

01/27/2016
4:00pm 
2117 MERF
"Regulation of immune responses by homeostasis of innate T cell metabolism"
Cheong-Hee Chang, PhD

Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

01/20/2016
4:00pm 
283 EMRB
Bugs in the system: Platforms to study emergence and immunity to coronavirus infection
Vineet Menachery, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Epidemology at the Gillings School of Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Flyer