Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Seminar Series


12:00-1:00 PM


Jan 17   Jeffrey Schlom, Chief, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology; and

James Gulley, Chief, Genitourinary Malignancies Branch

“Translational Development of anti-PDL1 / TGF-β Trap”

Feb 21          Al Singer, Chief, Experimental Immunology Branch

                        "Reversing the in vivo T cell immune system"

March 21      Hyun Park, Senior Investigator. Experimental Immunology Branch

 "The common γ-chain: A receptor for cytokine receptors that controls T cell immunity"

April 18       Andre Nussenzweig,  Chief, Laboratory of Genome Integrity. NIH Distinguished Investigator

                             "Genome Organization Drives Chromosome Fragility"

May 16         Luca Gattinoni, NIH Stadtman Investigator, Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch.

                             "Harnessing the miRNA-epigenetic regulatory circuitry to enhance CD8+ T cell antitumor immunity"

Sept 19        Ira Pastan, Co-Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Biology

                          "Recent Advances in Immunotoxin Research"

October 17   Vanja Lazarevic, Investigator, Experimental Immunology Branch

                     " Transcriptional Regulation of Neuroinflammation"

Nov 21  Javed Khan, Deputy Chief, Genetics Branch.  Head, Oncogenomics Section

"RNAseq analysis to identify clinically relevant immune infiltrates in low and high mutational burden cancers"

Dec 19    Avinash Bhandoola, Senior Investigator,  Laboratory of Genomic Integrity 

"Transcription factors that control thymus size and thymic epithelial cell function "



Jan 16  Mike Lenardo, Chief, Molecular Development of the Immune System Section, Laboratory of Immunology, NIAID

 “Gene discovery yields precision medicine therapies for congenital immune disorders”

Feb 20 Jonathan Yewdell, Head, Cell Biology Section, Lab of Viral Diseases, NIAID

“Translating T Cell Immunity: Literally”

March 27 Remy Bosselut, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Immune Cell Biology, CCR, NCI

“‘From thymus to tumors: Thpok as a keystone of CD4 T cell differentiation and responses’

April 17 Warren Leonard,NIH Distinguished Investigator,  Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, NHLBI

The γc Family of Cytokines "


Sept 18  Christian Hinrichs, Lasker Clinical Research Scholar, Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch.

Adoptive T cell therapy for epithelial cancers”

Oct 16  Tim Greten, Deputy Chief, Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch.

“The gut-liver axis and anti-tumor immunity”

Nov 20 John O'Shea, Scientific Director, NIAMS

"Lymphocytes and cytokines redux"

Dec 18  Larry Samelson, Chief, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology