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CIIT Seminar Series 2022-2023

  • Location: Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Jack R MacDonald Building, 11th floor Soundgarden Conference Room, 1900 9th 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 23, 2022

C. Rachal Winger, PhD, JD
Patent Attorney/Partner, Lee & Hayes
Tandi L. Collisson, MS, JD
Senior Business Development Manager, Intellectual Property Core, Seattle Children’s
Presentation: Patents as a Tool to bring New Therapies to Patients (no video available)

October 14, 2022

Matthew Altman, MD, MPhil
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
Head, Allergy Section; Associate Scientist, Systems Immunology Division, Benaroya Research Institute
Presentation: Airways Transcriptome Pathways in Childhood Asthma Exacerbations and Responsiveness to Mepolizumab (Video, 59:26)

November 4, 2022

Elia Tait Wojno, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Presentation: Prostaglandin regulation of inflammation at mucosal barriers (no video available)

December 16, 2022

Robert M. Anthony, PhD
Principal Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Frisbie Family MGH Research Scholar 2021–26
Presentation: Non-Templated Regulation of Antibody Function (Video: 59:16)

January 20, 2023

Move over CAR T cells - engineering B cells for custom antibodies

Paula Cannon, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Associate Director of Cross School Programs for the MESH Academy, Special Advisor to the Provost, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

February 16, 2023*

Staying neutral with neutrophils?

Lai Guan Ng, PhD
Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (A*STAR)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, NUS, Singapore
Adjunct Assistant Professor, NTU, Singapore
Joint Scientist, KKH, Singapore
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Sydney Medical School, Australia

* Due to the time difference from Singapore, this presentation is on Thursday, February 16, at 4 p.m. Pacific.

April 7, 2023

Title of presentation TBA

Oliver J. Harrison, DPhil
Assistant Member, Center for Fundamental Immunology, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Washington

May 5, 2023

Title of presentation TBA

Fyodor D. Urnov, PhD
Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology Department, University of California, Berkeley Scientific Director, Technology and Translation, Innovative Genomics Institute

May 26, 2023

Effector and mucosal tissue resident memory B cells – first responders to vaccination and viral infection

Frances Lund, PhD
Charles H. McCauley Professor, Department of Microbiology; Director, University of Alabama at Birmingham Immunology Institute, Heersink School of Medicine 

June 16, 2023

Title of presentation TBA

Lindsey A. George, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Director of Clinical In Vivo Gene Therapy, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Attending Physician, Hematology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

June 30, 2023

Elicitation of HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies from engineered B cells as an HIV cure approach

James E. Voss, PhD
Institute Investigator, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute 


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