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The American Association of Immunologists

Introductory Course in Immunology

Part I: July 14-16

Tuesday, July 14th

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration

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

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Lewis L. Lanier, University of California, San Francisco
Innate Immunity: Introduction to the Cells

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Andrea J. Tenner, University of California, Irvine
Complement

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Networking Reception

Wednesday, July 15th

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
TBA
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
Nilabh Shastri, University of California, Berkeley
Antigen Processing and Presentation

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

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Juan Carlos Zuñiga-Pflücker, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Research Institute
MHC Restriction and Thymic Selection

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

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
David Nemazee, The Scripps Research Institute
B Cell Development and Maturation

Thursday, July 16th

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Shannon J. Turley, Genentech, Inc.
Dendritic Cells: The Bridge Between Innate and Adaptive Immunity

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

10:20 AM – 11:50 AM
Michael Croft, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Effector T Cell Differentiation and Response

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

1:20 PM – 2:50 PM
Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
B Cell Activation and Humoral Immunity

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

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
Arthur Weiss, University of California, San Francisco
Signaling in the Immune System

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

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Stephen M. Hedrick, University of California, San Diego
Immune Homeostasis in Infection and Disease


Part II: July 17-19

Friday, July 17th

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
Matthias G. von Herrath, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Autoimmunity

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
Coffee 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
Peter B. Ernst, University of California, San Diego
Mucosal Immunology

Saturday, July 18th

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
Linda A. Sherman, The Scripps Research Institute
Tumor Immunology

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
Coffee Break and Discussion with Faculty

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM
TBA
Immunity to Viruses

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

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Michael J. Bevan, University of Washington
Immunologic Memory

Sunday, July 19th

7:30 AM
Coffee and Pastries

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

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Donald B. Kohn, University of California, Los Angeles
Genetic Approaches to Immune-Mediated Diseases

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Rest Break and Discussion with Faculty

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Andrew C. Chan, Genentech, Inc.
Bench to Bedside to Bench: Current Issues in Immunology

 


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