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CIIT Seminar Series 2020-2021

NOTICE: Seminars will be held via Webex until further notice and will normally occur on Fridays at 12:00 noon.

Seminar Schedule

Date: November 20, 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

Webex Information:

Date: December 18, 2020

Antigen specific Treg therapy in organ transplantation and autoimmunity

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

Date: January 22, 2021

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

Date: March, 26, 2021

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


2020 Seminars

June 26, 2020
Guest Speaker: Jesse Bloom, PhD
Associate Member, Basic Sciences Division 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
View presentation: Antibodies to Sars-6V-2 and the potential for evolution in the trial RBD (Video, 1:09:23)

September 18, 2020
Guest speaker: Michiko Oyoshi, PhD, MSc 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital, Division of Immunology, Boston
View Presentation: Maternal regulation of neonatal food tolerance (video available soon)



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Seattle, WA 98101

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