IWIP Seminars

Immunology Work In Progress Seminars

The Immunology Work In Progress (IWIP) seminar series is a forum for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to share their ongoing research with other members of the immunology community, including students and fellows as well as faculty.  IWIP seminars are informal presentations meant to encourage discussion and facilitate interactions between immunologists from diverse fields ranging from infectious disease, tumor immunology, transplant immunology, rheumatology and many others.

To be added to the mailing list or to the schedule of presenters please contact the organizers:

Darin Wiesner (Postdoctoral Fellow Klein Lab) – dlwiesner@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Zach Morrow (CMB graduate student Sauer Lab) – ztmorrow@wisc.edu

IWIP seminars will take place virtually every Tuesday at Noon during the academic year.

Date Presenter Position Lab – Seminar Title
9/1 Aisha Mergaert PhD Student Shelef Lab
9/8 Steve John PhD Student Fan Lab
9/15 Katie Muller PhD Student Saha Lab
9/22 Dr. Marc Jenkins – University of Minnesota Regents and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Director Center for Immunology (CFI)

Mechanisms of type 1 helper T cell differentiation during infection
9/29 Dr. Lucas do Santos Dias Postdoc Klein Lab
10/6 Dr. Vishwa Deep Dixit – Yale University Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology Immunometabolic checkpoints of aging
10/13 Dr. Steven Baker Postdoc Mehle Lab
10/20 Ben Korte PhD Student Huttenlocher Lab
10/27 Dr. Marlys Fassset – University of California San Francisco Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology IL-31: following neuroimmune pathways from mouse models to itchy rashes
11/3 Dr. Melissa Gamut-Huber Assistant Scientist McNeel Lab
11/10 Dr. Paul Kubes – University of Calgary
Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Director, Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases
Canada Research Chair in Leukocyte Recruitment in Inflammatory Disease
11/17 Hugo Lee PhD Student Engin Lab
11/24 Lauren Nettenstrom

Instrumentation Technologist

UW Flow Lab
12/1 Break for Finals and Winter Recess
1/26 Dr. Alexa Heaton Postdoc Skala and Sondel Labs
2/2 Dr. Ari Molofsky – University of California San Francisco Associate Professor Laboratory Medicine How type 2 lymphocyte tissue topography impacts function
2/9 Gretchen Seim PhD Student Fan Lab
2/16 Oliva Harwood PhD Student Shelby O’Connor Lab
2/23 Alex Pieper PhD Student Sondel Lab
3/2 Dr. William Drobyski – Medical College of Wisconsin

Mariette C. and Philip W. Orth/Tom Anderson Chair of Oncology

Co-Leader, Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Program, Cancer Center

Professor, Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), Pediatrics, Microbiology & Immunology

3/9 Dana Baiu Research Scientist Gumperz Lab
3/16 Martin Hsu PhD Student Fabry Lab
3/23 Andrew Knutson PhD Student Watters Lab
3/30 Ryan Walter PhD Student Kalejta Lab
4/6 Dr. Max Krummel – University of California San Francisco

Professor, Department of Pathology

Robert E. Smith Endowed Chair in Experimental Pathology

4/13 Heron Jeon PhD Candidate McNeel Lab
4/20 Dr. Nick Hess Postdoc Capitini Lab