Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases

  • Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases Retreat

    We are extremely excited announce that the Center for Immunology and Immune-Based Disease’s 3rd Annual Retreat will be held the Marriott Hotel in Coralville (300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241), on August 21st, 2014!

    This year plenary speakers will be Anita S. Chong Ph.D., The University of Chicago, and Lewis Lanier, Ph.D, University of California San Francisco.

  • Congratulations to the 2014 poster session winners!

    Student Category

    • Rachel Brouillette
    • Ann Janowski
    • Amani Makkouk
    • Matthew Martin

    Fellow Category

    • Claire Buchta Rosean
    • Mallary Wacker

    Faculty/Staff Category

    • Samantha Aust
    • Bruce Hostager

  • 2014 Retreat Agenda

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    8:15-8:45 am Registration
    8:45-9:00 am Introduction
    9:00-10:00 am Plenary Speaker: Lewis Lanier, PhD, The University of California-San Francisco
    "Natural Killer in Viral Immunity" 
    10:00-10:30 am Coffee Break
    10:30-11:30 am Plenary Speaker: Anita Chong, PhD, The University of Chicago
    "Taking the Leap: From Transplantation Immunology to Nanoparticulate Vaccines" 
    11:30-11:50 am Abstract Talk 1: Farrah Steinke, "TCF-1 and LEF-1 promote CD4 T-cell lineage choice and repress CD4 in CD8-committed cells"
    11:50-12:10 pm Abstract Talk 2: Mahmood Bilal, "Grb2 controls human CD4 T-cell receptor signaling and cytokine production through the nucleation of LAT signalsomes"
    12:10-12:30 pm Abstract Talk 3: Stephanie Condetta, "Sepsis increases susceptibility to chronic infection and exacerbates CD8 T-cell exhaustion"
    12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
    1:30-1:50 pm Abstract Talk 4: Sabrina Scroggins, "Immune dysfunction in a vasopressin-induced mouse model of preeclampsia"
    1:50-2:10 pm Abstract Talk 5: Nurbek Mambetsariev, "TRAF3 regulates glucose metabolism in B lymphocytes"
    2:10-2:30 pm Abstract Talk 6: Mahu Singh, "Selective innate immune pathways for angiotensin II-induced cardiac hypertrophy and hypertension"
    2:30-3:30 pm Poster Session 1 (odd numbers)
    3:30-3:45 pm Break
    3:45-4:45 pm Poster Session 2 (even numbers)
    4:45-6:00 pm Reception