CCIR Distinguished Seminar Series

FY15 Seminar Series

The FY15 Seminar Series will begin on September 11, 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 10 a.m. in the South Campus Research Building. 

View the full schedule here and check back for updates.


  • 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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