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The American Association of Immunologists

Introductory Course in Immunology—Sample Schedule

Part I

Day 1

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Juan Carlos Zuñiga-Pflücker, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Research Institute
Welcome and Introduction to the Immune System

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

2:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Lewis L. Lanier, University of California, San Francisco
Innate Immunity: Introduction to the Cells

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Andrea J. Tenner, University of California, Irvine
Complement

Day 2

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Gregory M. Barton, University of California, Berkeley
Innate Immunity: Introduction to Pattern Recognition and Intracellular Signaling

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Wendy L. Havran, The Scripps Research Institute
Introduction to Adaptive Immunity

11:50 AM – 1:20 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

1:20 PM – 2:50 PM
Juan Carlos Zuñiga-Pflücker, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Research Institute
MHC Restriction and Thymic Selection

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Nilabh Shastri, University of California, Berkeley
Antigen Processing and Presentation

4:40 PM – 5:00 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Edward M. Behrens, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dendritic Cells: The Bridge Between Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Day 3

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Michael G. McHeyzer-Williams, The Scripps Research Institute
Effector T Cell Differentiation and Response

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
B Cell Activation and Humoral Immunity

11:50 AM – 1:20 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

1:20 PM – 2:50 PM
Arthur Weiss, University of California, San Francisco
Signaling in the Immune System

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Alessandro Sette, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Putting the Pieces Back Together: Epitopes, Cell Responses, and Diseases

4:40 PM – 6:00 PM
Networking Reception


Part II

Day 4

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Ninan Abraham, University of British Columbia
Cytokines

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Megan K. Levings, University of British Columbia
T and B Cell Tolerance

11:50 AM – 1:20 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

1:20 PM – 2:50 PM
Linda A. Sherman, The Scripps Research Institute
Tumor Immunology

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Olivia M. Martinez, Stanford University School of Medicine
Transplantation

4:40 PM – 5:00 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Hilde Cheroutre, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Mucosal Immunology

Day 5

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Steven F. Ziegler, Benaroya Research Institute
Type 2 Immunity

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Elina Zuniga, University of California, San Diego Immunity to Viruses

11:50 AM – 1:20 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)

1:20 PM – 2:50 PM
Robert L. Modlin, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine
Immunity to Bacterial Pathogens

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Jeffrey A. Bluestone, University of California, San Francisco
Autoimmunity

4:40 PM – 5:00 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Stephen P. Schoenberger, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Immunologic Memory

Day 6

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Nicole Frahm, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccination

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Jennifer M. Puck, University of California, San Francisco
Genetic Approaches to Immune-Mediated Diseases

11:50 AM – 12:10 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

12:10 PM – 1:40 PM
Andrew C. Chan, Genentech, Inc.
Bench to Bedside to Bench: Current Issues in Immunology

 


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