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CIIT Seminar Series 2023-2024

  • Location: McKinstry Auditorium, 1st Floor, Seattle Children’s Research Institute: Building Cure, 1920 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98101. (Seminars are also streamed via WebEx.)
  • Day: Fridays
  • Time: Presentations from 12 to 12:45 p.m. and Q&A from 12:45 to 1 p.m.
  • Physicians may claim Category 2 CME for attending this event.

View the CIIT Seminar Archive


September 15, 2023

Justin Eyquem, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, UCSF-Gladstone Institute for Genomic Immunology, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Presentation: Synthetic Immunology and Genome Editing to Avance T Cell Therapies (Video, 58:16)

November 17, 2023

Gay Crooks, MD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Immunology, Infection, Inflammation and Transplantation (I3T) program, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
Presentation: Guiding T cell differentiation from pluripotent stem cells for immune therapy (no video available)

December 1, 2023

Scott Boyd, MD, PhD
Stanford Professor of Food Allergy and Immunology, and Professor of Pathology, Stanford University
Presentation: Analysis of virus-specific B cell memory with multiplexed antigen panels and machine learning (no video available)

December 15, 2023

Deciphering the Guidance Cue Code for B Cell Immunity (virtual only) (virtual only)

Jason Cyster, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chair, Microbiology and Immunology, Howard Hughes Investigator, University of California, San Francisco

January 19, 2024

Single to Multi-Antigen Targeting CAR T Cells Against Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

Nicholas Vitanza, MD
Principal Investigator, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research; Associate Professor, Hematology/Oncology, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Brain Tumor Program, Seattle Children’s

February 16, 2024

Title of presentation TBA (virtual only)

Claire Booth, MB BS, MSc, PhD, FRCPCH
Mahboubian Professor in Gene Therapy and Paediatric Immunology; Deputy Head of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Department; Deputy Theme Lead Gene, Stem and Cell Therapy, GOSH NIHR BRC; Cell and Gene Therapy Service Clinical Academic Lead; Consultant in Paediatric Immunology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

March 15, 2024

Title of presentation TBA

Jacob Appelbaum, MD, PhD
Acting Instructor, Division of Hematology, University of Washington School of Medicine; Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Seattle Children’s Therapeutics

April 19, 2024

Title of presentation TBA

Evan Newell, PhD
Principal Investigator, Associate Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch Cancer Center

May 17, 2024

Title of presentation TBA

Jennifer Lund, PhD
Principal Investigator, Associate Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Global Health; Director, Interdisciplinary Pathobiology Program, University of Washington

June 14, 2024

Title of presentation TBA

Alex Shalek, PhD
Principal Investigator, J. W. Kieckhefer Professor, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science and Department of Chemistry; Extramural Member of The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 View the CIIT Seminar Archive

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