Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Disease
USF Health


Past Events

The Journal Club


December 10, 2007

“Kruppel-Like Factor 2 Controls T Cell Trafficking by Activating L-Selectin (CD62L) and Sphingosine-1-PhosphateReceptor 1 Transcription”

George Blanck, PhD

August 13, 2007

“New Mechanisms of pathogen resistance”
Burt Anderson, PhD  & Dennis Kyle, Ph

September 10, 2007

“The Etiology of Viral “blips” in HIV Infection
Todd S. Wills, MD

July 9, 2007
MDA 1097
6:00PM – 7:00PM

Shyam Mohapatra & Alexander Mohapatra
“microRNA Control of Immunity”

May 14, 2007

“The IL-23/UK-17 axis in T-cell differentiation and infection”                    
Fred Heinzel, MD

April 9, 2007

“Cells in the Pathogenesis of Asthma”                                                            Dennis Ledford, M.D.

February 12, 2007

Journal Club Meeting
"The role of gut flora in immunity and obesity"
Alberto Van Olphen & MJ Holloway

December 11, 2006

Role of PD1-PDL Pathway in Chronic Viral Infection
Dr. Carina Rodriquez and Dr. Wilson Xu

November 13th, 2006

Molecular and cellular aspects of allergic mediators" Dr. Glaum A new role of mast cells (Nature 2206, 442:997) Dr. Klein: Biology of IgE class switching (J Immunol 2005 174:5024)

October 9th 2006

Infectious Agents in the News – Avian Influenza and Escherichia coli 0157:H7


Distinguished Lecture Series


Wednesday, September 17, 2008
MDC 2301
4:00 – 5:00PM

Wayne Anderson, PhD
Head Applied Genetic Respiratory GlaxoSmithKline
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

“The Double Helix: Changing the Paradigm of Personalized Medicine”

Thursday, October 2, 2008
MDN 2007, 2:00PM

Bharat B. Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Ransom Horne, Jr. Distinguished
Professor of Cancer Medicine
Department of Experimental Therapeutics
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

“Targeting Inflammation by Dietary Agents and Traditional Medicine for
Prevention and Therapy of Cancer”

October 11, 2007
MDA 1097
12:00PM – 1:00PM

Jennifer Puck, MD
Professor of Immunology
Department of Pediatrics and Institiute for Human Genetics
University of California

“Hyper-Inge Syndrome Due to Dominant Expression of Defective STAT3”

July 17, 2007
MDA 1097
3:00PM – 4:00PM

Juan Celedón, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

“Genetics of Asthma”

April 10, 2007                           

“Human-Based Research in Asthma: Thoughts on a Continuing Journey”
Stephen P. Peters, M.D., Ph.D

March 19th

“Caterpiller, Plexin and Semaphorin: new gene families in innate and adaptive immunity”
Jenny Ting, PhD

January 23, 2007

“Bronchial-Obstructive Lung Disease What’s on the Horizon?”            
Robert Wise, MD

October 23, 2006

New Insights into the Use of IgE Modulation Therapies"
Thomas Casale, MD

SIPAIID Conferences


May 4th – May 5th 2007

SIPAIID Annual Conference
Advances in Immune Regulation

December 8th, 2006

Nanotechnology Conference                                     
Advances in Nanotechnology: Biomedical Applications