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Neuroimmunology Seminar Series

Location: Meyer 1-191 Conference Room

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 1:30pm - 2:30pm (~ 1-2 seminars each month, Sep - May)

SEMINARS 2017 - 2018

September 12, 2017
Justin Glenn, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Whartenby Lab
Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroimmunology & Neurological Infections
Johns Hopkins University
Title: "Exploring the Interactions between Viral Infection and Neuro-Inflammatory Autoimmune Disease"

October 17, 2017
Claudia Kemper, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Complement and Inflammation Research
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Title: "An Unexpected Force from Within: the Non-canonical Roles of ‘the Complosome’ in Basic Cellular Processes"

October 31, 2017
Scott Zamvil, M.D., Ph.D.
Donnie Smith Chair in Multiple Sclerosis Research and Professor of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco
Title: "Aquaporin-4-specific T cells in neuromyelitis optica"

November 7, 2017
Prof. Tom Solomon, BA, BM, BCh, MRCP, DCH, DTMH, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Neurological Science and Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Director, Liverpool Institute of Infection and Global Health
Director, Clinical Infection, Microbiology and
University of Liverpool
Author, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Medicine

Title: "The Global Threat of Emerging Brain Infections"

November 28, 2017
Sanjay Jain, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Infection and Inflammation Imaging Research
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease
Johns Hopkins University

December 5, 2017
Etty Benveniste, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Research Administration
Professor, Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology
Alma B. Maxwell Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research
Associate Director for Basic Science Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: "The Function of Protein Kinase CKsin CD4+ T Cell Differentiation and Autoimmunity"

January 9, 2018
Igor Koralnik, M.D.

The Jean Schweppe Armour Professor of Neurology
Chairperson, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Medical College
Director, Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program
Head, Section of Neuroinfectious Diseases
Rush University

January 23, 2018
Martina Absinta, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow
Translational Neuroradiology Section

Division of Neuroimmunology and Neurovirology

February 13, 2018
Amit Bar-Or, M.D., FRCP, FAAN, FANA
Melissa And Paul Anderson President's Distinguished Professor
Department of Neurology, Division of Multiple Sclerosis
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

February 27, 2018
Benjamin Segal, M.D.
Holtom-Garrett Family Professor of Neurology
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center and the Holtom-Garrett Program in Neuroimmunology"
University of Michigan

March 13, 2018
Gretchen Neigh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Virginia Commonwealth University

March 20, 2018
Joseph El Koury, M.D.
Principal Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Physician, Infectious Disease Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Neuroimmunology and Innate Immunity Laboratory
Massachusetts General Hospital

March 27, 2018
Richard Ransohoff, M.D.
Vice President and Senior Research Fellow, Neuroimmunology

May 1, 2018
Tricia Burdo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience 
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University

May 8, 2018
James Becker, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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