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CIIT Seminar Series 2021-2022

  • Notice: Seminars will be held via Webex until further notice.
  • Physicians may claim Category 2 CME for attending this event.
  • Day: Fridays
  • Time: Presentations from 12 to 1 p.m. and Q&A from 1 to 1:30 p.m.


October 19, 2021 (Tuesday)

Quantitative models of genetic variation in cis-regulation
Pejman Mohammadi, PhD 
Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
Scripps Research, La Jolla, California

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November 19, 2021

Mapping the immunological mechanisms of non-coding autoimmune-associated genetic variants
John Ray, PhD
Assistant Member, Systems Immunology
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, Washington

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December 7, 2021 (Tuesday)

Site-Specific Gene Editing of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells for the Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiencies
Caroline Kuo, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy Immunology, and Rheumatology
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Children’s Health Center, Los Angeles, California

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December 17, 2021

Novel approaches to vaccine design for HIV-1 and EBV
Andrew McGuire, PhD
Assistant Professor, Immunology and Vaccine Development
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington

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January 21, 2022

Elicitation of HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies from engineered B cells as an HIV cure approach
James E. Voss, PhD
Institute Investigator
Scripps Research, La Jolla, California

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February 18, 2022

Delivering RNA outside the liver by testing thousands of LNPs in vivo
James Dahlman, PhD
Associate Professor, McCamish Foundation Early Career Professor
Emory Medical School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

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March 11, 2022

Megakaryocytes as immune cells
Peter Nigrovic, MD
Chief, Division of Immunology, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Adults With Pediatric Rheumatic Illness (CAPRI), Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director, Joint Biology Consortium, Boston, Massachusetts

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April 22, 2022

Siglec receptors on eosinophils and mast cells: function, glycobiology and therapeutic targeting
Bruce Bochner, MD
Samuel M. Feinberg Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Chicago, Illinois

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May 27, 2022

Sialic Acid: Master Regulator of Antibody Function
Robert M. Anthony, PhD
Frisbie Family MGH Research Scholar 2021–26
Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

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June 24, 2022

Presentation title TBD
Frances Eun-Hyung Lee, MD
Associate Professor, Director, Emory Asthma, Allergy, Immunology Program
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

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