Seminars - Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Below seminars are held in the Doherty Auditorium, Ground Floor.
Update 8 May 2020: All seminars are currently held via zoom webinar until further notice.

Research Seminars - Held on Thursdays 12.00pm – 1.00pm.

Special Research Seminars - In addition to the usual Thursday Research Seminars, there may be occasional Special Research Seminars which could be held at different times.

PhD Completion Orations - Held on Friday afternoons from 3.00pm – 4.00pm via zoom webinar until further notice.

Doherty Institute Immunology Theme: Data Presentation Series - Fortnightly on Mondays  2.00pm - 3.00pm generally featuring speakers from across the Institute.

Below seminars are held in the larger Seminar Room GM002, Ground Floor Mezzanine

Work in Progress Seminar Series - generally held every third Thursday of each month at 4pm

Respiratory Research Seminars - generally held every third Monday of each month at 11am

Seminar attendees are welcome to refreshments after every each seminar.

Enquiries: micro-admin@unimelb.edu.au

DEPARTMENT RESEARCH SEMINAR SCHEDULE

DATESPEAKERTITLEHOST
29 January
(Wednesday)
Prof Giovanna Lombardi
King's College London, UK
OptimisingTregtherapy to establish transplantation tolerance Dr Alex Corbett
13 February Dr Caleb Dawson
WEHI
Uncovering resident macrophages of the mammary gland by 3D and intravital imaging Dr Yannick Alexandre
5 March Dr Sonja Best
NIH, USA
Flavivirus manipulation of mitochondrial dynamics: How and why? Prof Tim Stinear
12 March Dr Ash Haque
DMI
Single-Cell Transcriptomics of CD4+ T cells During Malaria Maps Progressive Transition from Effector to Memory Dr Lynette Beattie
30 April Prof Scott Mueller
DMI
Stromal and neuroimmune axes in the regulation of immunity in lymphoid tissues. Dr Yannick Alexandre
14 May
11.00am
Dr Pamela Rosato
University of Minnesota, USA
Harnessing virus-specific memory T cells for tumor immunotherapy
 
https://unimelb.zoom.us/s/94269447671  
Dr Susan Christo
21 May Dr Adam Uldrich
DMI
The unusual world of gamma-delta T cells

Zoom ID: 965 9091 3013
Dr Hamish McWilliam
4 June Prof José A Villadangos Beneficial and Deleterious Interactions Between the Innate and Adaptive Arms of the Immune Systems

Zoom ID: 988 8088 0210
Prof Bill Heath
11 June Dr Ajithkumar Vasanthakumar Adipose tissue adaptation mechanisms of regulatory T cells

Zoom ID: 990 0511 0388
Dr Susan Christo
Friday
17 July, 11am
Dr Nick Collins The impact of dietary restriction on memory T cell homeostasis and function

Zoom ID: 936 6855 9344
Dr Simone Park
6 August Prof Nicola Harris
Monash University
Microbiota-regulation of eosinophils is required for the maintenance of small intestinal homeostasis in response to colonization

Zoom ID: 963 6926 7529
Prof Scott Mueller
3 September
4.00pm
Prof Antoine Roquilly
University of Medicine of Nantes (France)
Trained mononuclear phagocytes induce a local proliferation of resident memory T cells: a potential mechanism for the reduction of the risk of cancer after inflammation

Zoom ID: 944 2626 4394
Prof Jose Villadangos
5 NovemberDr Joanna Groom
WEHI
Effector and stem-like memory cell fates are imprinted in distinct lymph node niches directed by CXCR3 ligands.

Zoom ID: 863 9232 9979 
Prof Scott Mueller
19 NovemberProf Si Ming Man
ANU
Innate immune killer proteins and inflammasome signalling

Zoom ID: 819 8129 9309
Dr Nick Scott

PhD COMPLETION ORATION SCHEDULE

DATESPEAKERTITLEHOST
12 FebruaryHannah KellytbaKent Lab
19 FebruaryLaura EllettbaNewton Lab
26 FebruaryJoshua DeeraintbaMackenzie/Pearson Labs
5 MarchNicole LautbaNewton Lab
19 March (5pm)Linda RafeldtbaHartland/Van Driel/Kolanus Labs
2 April Not available (Good Friday) 

DOHERTY INSTITUTE IMMUNOLOGY THEME - DATA PRESENTATION SERIES

DATESPEAKERS
28 September

Zoom ID:
984 6590 1685 
Daniel Utzschneider (Kallies lab)
"Early precursor T cells establish and propagate T cell exhaustion in chronic infection"
 
Simone Park (L. Mackay lab)
"Differential regulation and targeting of heterogeneous CD8+ tissue-resident memory T cells in skin"

Tom Fulford (Godfrey lab)
"A point of care device for detecting neutralising COVID-19 antibodies"
12 October

Zoom ID:
984 6590 1685 
Yannick Alexandre (Mueller lab)
"Mesenchymal stromal cells coordinate protective adaptive immune responses during viral infections in the spleen"
 
Turgut Aktepe (Mackenzie lab)
"Norovirus Immunity and the Integrated Stress Response: Lost in translation"

Daniel Fernandez Ruiz (Heath lab)
"Understanding liver Trm-mediated immunity against malaria"
26 October

Zoom ID:
984 6590 1685 
Philippa Saunders (Brooks lab)
"Coevolution of Killer cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors (KIR) and HLA in isolated populations"

Huimeng Wang (McCluskey lab)
"Cytokine signals required for expansion and function of MAIT1 cells during bacterial infection"

Lauren Holz (Heath lab)
"Development of a glycolipid-peptide conjugate vaccine for malaria"
9 November

Zoom ID:
984 6590 1685
Ariane Lee (Bedoui lab)
"The role of the short chain fatty acid butyrate in CD4+ T cell immunity

Mitra Ashayeripanah (Villdangos lab)
"Dendritic cells dysfunction after systematic inflammation"

Lianne Lansink (Haque lab)
"Malaria parasites rapidly sense host inflammatory environments in vivo"
23 November

Zoom ID:
984 6590 1685
Mitchell Zheng (Wakim lab)
"Antigen dose and inflammation influences the size, composition, and quality of the vaccine-induced pulmonary CD8+ T cell response"

Louise Rowntree (Kedzierska lab)
"Generating Immunity to Severe Influenza Disease in Indigenous Australians"

Emily Eriksson (WEHI)
"Serological Analysis of COVID-19 recovered individuals and close contacts"

WORK IN PROGRESS SEMINAR SERIES

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RESPIRATORY RESEARCH SEMINARS

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