Seminars - Department of Microbiology and Immunology

All seminars are held in the Doherty Auditorium, Ground Floor.

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 3.15pm – 4.15pm.

Doherty Institute Immunology Theme: Data Presentation Series - Fortnightly on Mondays 11am featuring speakers from across the Institute.

Seminar attendees are welcome to refreshments in the Doherty Institute Tearoom on Level 5 after every Research Seminar & PhD Completion Oration.

DEPARTMENT RESEARCH SEMINAR SCHEDULE

DATESPEAKERTITLEHOST
3 September
11am Monday
Prof Thomas Korn (University of Munich)Blimp1 maintains regulatory T cell identity at sites of inflammation through epigenetic imprintingProf Axel Kallies
6 SeptemberA/Prof Aaron Jex (WEHI)

Omics approaches to understanding stress responses and metronidazole resistance in Giardia

Dr Deb Williamson
26 September
3pm Wednesday
Leif Erik Sander, MD
(Charité University Hospital & Humboldt University Berlin)
Leif will discuss his recent findings regarding TLR8-mediated detection of live bacteria and its impact on innate and adaptive immunity, and will speculate on the applicability of his findings to live attenuated viral vaccines and the implications for vaccine development.A/Prof Sammy Bedoui

PhD COMPLETION ORATION SEMINAR SCHEDULE

DATESPEAKERTITLEHOST
3.15pm Thursday 13 SeptemberKevin John Selva

Came. Suppressed. Conquered. : The deep impact of seminal plasma on anti-HIV-1 responses

Kent lab
5 OctoberMatthew Worley Kent lab
12 OctoberLisa Assmus La Gruta lab (Monash)
19 OctoberSimone Nuessing Kedzierska lab

DOHERTY INSTITUTE IMMUNOLOGY THEME

DATECHAIRPRESENTERS
10 SeptemberErica Wynne-Jones (L Mackay lab)Sabrina Daehling (Bedoui lab), Chris Chiu (Lewin/Cameron labs), Shelby O'Connor (Kent lab)
24 SeptemberTom Sidwell (Kallies lab)Kayla Wilson (Villadangos lab), Sebastian Liene (Kallies lab), Natalia Salazar-Quiroz (Purcell lab)