Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies

Seminar Series

Seminars take place from 12 to 1 p.m. at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Soundgarden Conference Room, 1900 Ninth Ave., 11th Floor, Seattle, WA, 98101.  Lunch will be provided.

Physicians may claim Category 2 CME for attending this event.

Seminar Schedule

September 27, 2019

Immunopathogenesis of Airway Hyperresponsiveness in Asthma

Teal Hallstrand, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Center for Lung Biology
University of Washington, Seattle

October 18, 2019

Regulatory T-Cell Deficiency: From Monogenic Defects to Common Diseases

Talal Chatila, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Immunology, Denise and David Bunning Professor of Pediatrics
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston

November 1, 2019

DYRK1A Is a Novel Regulator of Treg/Th17 Differentiation

Bernard Khor, MD, PhD
Assistant Member
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle

December 6, 2019

Molecular Insights Into Thymic Hypoplasias Resulting From Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases

Nicolai Van Oers, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology 
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

January 24, 2020

Presentation Title TBA

Qizhi Tang, PhD
Professor, Surgery, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

February 28, 2020

Heterogeneity in CD4 Islet Reactive T Cells Revealed by Single Cell RNA-Sequencing

Karen Cerosaletti, PhD
Research Associate Member, Genotyping Core Manager, Translational Research Program
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle

March 27, 2020

The Role of Lupus Genetic Risk Variants in the Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Diseases

Betty Pei-tie Tsao, PhD
Richard M. Silver Endowed Chair for Inflammation Research 
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

April 24, 2020

Functional regulation of mast cell development in human type 2 immunity

Joshua Boyce, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Albert L. Sheffer Professor of Medicine in the Field of Allergic Disease, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Director, Jeff and Penny Vinik Center for Allergic Disease Research, Inflammation and Allergic Disease Research Section 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston

May 29, 2020

RAG Deficiency: New Insights Into Phenotypic Heterogeneity, Immune Dysregulation and Thymic Defects

Luigi D. Notarangelo, MD
Immune Deficiency Genetics Section, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology,  
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland

June 26, 2020

Mapping Viral Mutations That Escape Human Immunity to Influenza (tentative)

Jesse Bloom, PhD
Associate Member, Basic Sciences Division 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle