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CCIR Distinguished Seminar Series

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FY15 Seminar Series

The FY15 Seminar Series will begin in September 2014, including:

  •    CCIR Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series
  •    CIC Invited Speaker Seminar Series
  •    CCIR Student/Post-doc Seminar Series

All seminar series will take place on alternating Thursdays at 10am in the South Campus Research Building. The full schedule will be posted in late August 2014.


  • 2011 Dallas-Fort Worth Living Legends

    Robert Coffman, Ph.D., of Dynavax Technologies

    "Development of vaccine adjuvants and novel therapeutics for autoimmune disease by regulating toll-like receptor activity"

  • 2011 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Max Cooper, M.D., of Emory University School of Medicine

    "Ancient antibodies against cancer cells"

  • 2011 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., of Kyoto University School of Medicine

    "Dilemma of AID:  Infection or Cancer"

  • 2010 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Bob Beutler, M.D., of The Scripps Research Institute

    "Sensing Infection"

  • 2008 Dallas/Ft. Worth Living Legends Professorship

    Jacques Banchereau, Ph.D., of  Baylor Institute for Immunology Research

    "Taking dendritic cells into medicine"

  • 2008 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    K. Frank Austen, M.D., of Harvard Medical School

    "Developmental biology and effector functions of mast cells"

  • 2007 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Shimon Sakaguchi, M.D., Ph.D., of Kyoto University

    "Regulatory T cells in immunological self-tolerance"

  • 2006 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Dan Littman, M.D., Ph.D., of New York University

    "Transcriptional networks in the regulation of inflammatory cells"

  • 2005 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Lewis Lanier, Ph.D., of University of California - San Francisco

    "NK receptors in innate immune responses"

  • 2004 R.E. "Bob" Smith Lecture

    Hugh McDevitt, M.D., of Stanford University

    "T cells and dendritic cells in the initiation of type 1 diabetes mellitus"

Previously Invited Speakers











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