University of California, San Diego



Burkhard Becher, Kate Fitzgerald, Florent Ginhoux, Matteo Iannacone, Susan Kaech and Laura Mackay


Live on Wednesdays 9AM PST, 12PM EST, 4PM GMT*

*Please note GMT time will change to 5PM starting November 6th 2022 due to USA daylight saving time


Q&A via TWITTER with #globalimmuno (contingent on speaker availability)


All talks are recorded and uploaded in YouTube channel named "Global Immunotalks"



Individual talks and titles will be updated below and announced via Twitter with #globalimmuno from the account @globalimmuno



Click here to download the flyer for Global Immunotalks Jan19-June29th 2022

Click here to download the flyer for Global Immunotalks August24th-December14th 2022

January 19 Jony Kipnis Immunological uniqueness of brain borders
January 26 Bruno Silva Santos Developmental programming of effector gamma-delta T cell subsets
February 2 Adrian Liston Manipulating brain Tregs to protect against neuropathology
February 9 Francisco Quintana Regulation of CNS inflammation by astrocytes
February 16 Thomas Korn Tissue imprinting of autoreactive T cells
February 23 Luke O’Neill Immunometabolism in inflammation and coagulation
March 2 Annette Oxenius Regulation of adaptive immunity during (chronic) viral infection
March 9 Sarah Gaffen Oh To Be Seventeen Again: Two (+) Decades of IL-17 Signaling
March 16 Ashley Saint John New roles of mast cells in immunity and immune pathology
March 23 Joseph Sun NK cells in host immunity
March 30 Kazuyo Moro The discovery of group 2 innate lymphoid cells
April 6 Ansuman Satpathy High-throughput genomics in cancer immunity and immunotherapy
April 13 Donna Farber Human immunity over space and time
April 20 Tim Lammermann How neutrophils navigate in inflamed and infected tissues
April 27 Yanick Crow Human type I interferonopathies
May 4 Ramnik Xavier Controllers of mucosal immunity
May 11 Lydia Lynch Understanding the paradoxical effects of obesity on the immune system
May 18 Steve Jameson Should I stay or should I go - regulating T cell recirculation and residency
May 25 Kenneth Murphy Transcriptional Control of Dendritic Cell Diversification
June 1 Joanna Groom** Targeting T cell interactions for tailored immunity
June 8 Andrea Ablasser Sensing DNA as a danger signal through the cGAS-STING pathway
June 15 Michelle Linterman Ageing and the response to vaccination
June 22 Veit Hornung Innate sensing of bacteria - what else is there to discover?
June 29 Kris Hogquist The thymus, a raucous nursery
August 24 Rafi Ahmed Immune Memory to COVID-19
August 31 Lalita Ramakrishnan How TNF causes pathogenic cell death in tuberculosis: Lessons from zebrafish and human TB cohorts
September 7 Aviv Regev Cell atlases as roadmaps to understand and treat cancer
September 14 Ulrich von Andrian Immune Surveillance by Anti-Viral T Cells.
September 21 Lucy Walker CTLA-4 mediated regulation of autoimmunity
September 28 Russell Vance Tuberculosis as an unconventional interferonopathy
October 5 Franca Ronchese  
October 12 Ng Lai Guan  
October 19 Jose Carlos Alves-Filho  
October 26 Anne O'Garra  
November 2 Hao Wu  
November 9 Antonio Lanzavecchia  
November 16 Michael Sixt  
November 23 Maria Mittelbrunn  
November 30 Carolyn King  
December 7 Kim Good-Jacobson  
December 14 Keke Fairfax  



Click here to download the flyer for Global Immunotalks Jan13-July7 2021

Click here to download the flyer for Global Immunotalks August4-December15 2021

January 13 Richard Flavell A humanized mouse model for COVID-19: Infection and Pathogenesis
January 20 Dario Zamboni Innate Immunity and Inflammasome activation in response to SARS-CoV-2 impacts the outcome of COVID-19 in patients
January 27 Ellen Rothenberg Supplying the T cell generation pipeline by gene regulation:  quick start operating instructions
February 3 Burkhard Becher GM-CSF: communication conduit between lymphocytes and myeloid cells in inflammation
February 10 Gabriel Victora Clonal Dynamics of the B cell response
February 17 Maria Yazdanbakhsh Dissecting the interaction of parasites with the immune system- is the glass half full or half empty?
February 24 Ana Domingos Neuroimmunometabolism
March 3 Schwartzberg, Pamela Integrating T cell signals: lessons from genetics and primary immunodeficiencies.
March 10 Janelle Ayres Host-pathogen interactions: Harnessing co-evolution to treat disease
March 17 Miguel Soares The iron age of disease tolerance to infection 
March 24 Fiona Powrie Translating immunology into new therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
March 31 Pippa Marrack How immunologists drank the T cell receptor Cool Aid and recovered
April 7 Philippe Bousso Decoding mechanisms of tumor immunotherapies using intravital imaging
April 14 Andres Hidalgo Neutrophils: the power on “n”
April 21 Matteo Iannacone Immune surveillance of the liver by CD8+ T cells
April 28 Wolfgang Kastenmuller Dynamic orchestration of cellular networks in the immune system
May 5 Shalin Naik* Clonal multi-omics in the study of haematopoiesis
May 12 Marion Pepper CD4 T cell memory in the lungs 
May 19 Henrique Veiga-Fernandes Neuronal regulation of immune fitness
May 26 Florent Ginhoux Mapping the mononuclear phagocyte system using single cell technologies
June 2 Gabrielle Belz* A Game Changer -  Innate Lymphoid Cell/Eosinophil Collaboration Re-shapes Melanoma Outcomes
June 9 David Masopust CD8 T cell Immunosurveillance
June 16 Tineke Cantaert Immune responses after dengue virus infection: friend or foe?
June 23 Alex Kallies* Development and maintenance of cytotoxic T cells in chronic infection
August 4 Chen Dong T cell regulation in immunity and diseases
August 11 Gitta Stockinger Regulation of intestinal inflammation and tissue repair by environmental factors
August 18 Feng Shao Pyroptosis in antibacterial & antitumor immunity
August 25 Eicke Latz Inflammasomes from bench to bedside
September 1 Chris Glass Decoding macrophage phenotypes in health and disease
September 8 Gwen Randolph Mechanisms that limit the dissemination of inflammatory signals from the intestine
September 15
Maria Rescigno
Microbiota in gut-liver-brain axis
September 22 Scott Mueller* Disentangling lymphoid tissue niches in the evolution of immune responses
September 29 Judith Allen Type 2 immunity: learning from helminths
October 6 Sonia Sharma New players in the STING-Interferon pathway of anti-viral and anti-tumor defense
October 13 Max Krummel Discovering Spatiotemporal Archetypes of Dominant and Reactive Cancer Immunity
October 20 Akiko Iwasaki Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2
October 27 Kathy McCoy Elucidating Mechanisms underlying Microbiome Regulation of Immune Responses
November 3 De’Broski Herbert Alarming controversies in IL-33 biology
November 10 Paul Kubes Why would a neutrophil biologist want to study macrophages
November 17 David Brooks Acquired T cell dysfunction and restoration in cancer and chronic viral infection
November 24 Marco Vinolo Short-chain fatty acids: small molecules from the microbiota with big impact in the host. 
December 1 Ananda Goldrath Transcriptional regulation of CD8 T cell responses to pathogens and tumors
December 15 Ana-Maria Lennon-Dumenil Deciphering the interactions between gut myeloid and epithelial cells
December 22 Sophie Ugolini Neuroimmune interactions in the skin, from molecular mechanisms to therapeutic perspectives




Click here to download the flyer for Global Immunotalks April22-August5 2020

Click here to download the flyer for Global Immunotalks August12-December16 2020

4/22/20 Daniel Mucida Neuro-immune interactions in the gut Click here for recording
4/29/20 Caetano Reis e Sousa Cells and pathways in immunity to cancer and infection Click here for recording
5/6/20 Hai Qi Regulation of the antibody response: from sex to the brain Click here for recording
5/13/20 Yasmine Belkaid Microbiota control of tissue immunity Click here for recording
5/20/20 Susan Kaech Long-term immunity…the key to normalcy Click here for recording
5/27/20 Bali Pulendran Probing the Human Immune Response to Viruses and Vaccines Click here for recording
6/3/20 Jason Cyster Cues guiding and restraining B cell responses Click here for recording
6/10/20 Kate Fitzgerald The Offensive Side of Immune Defenses; how DNA sensing pathways protect and harm Click here for recording
6/17/20 John Wherry Immune Profiling of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Click here for recording
6/24/20 Marco Colonna Innate Immune Responses in Neurodegeneration Click here for recording
7/1/20 Carla Rothlin Phosphatidylserine sensing in life and death Click here for recording
7/8/20 Chris Hunter Limiting Infection-Induced Inflammation Click here for recording
7/15/20 Manuela Raffatellu Nutritional immunity in the inflamed gut Click here for recording
7/22/20 Alexander Rudensky Regulatory T cells Click here for recording
7/29/20 Ron Germain Seeing is Believing: Using Advanced Imaging Methods to Develop a Deep Understanding of Immune System Organization and Function In Situ Click here for recording
8/5/20 Elina Zúñiga Adapting to a viral infection Click here for recording
8/12/20 Carola Vinuesa Follicular T cells and their regulation of antibody responses and class switching Click here for recording
8/19/20 John Kappler Neo-antigens Generated by Transpeptidation in Type-1 Diabetes Click here for recording
8/26/20 Ruslan Medzhitov Homeostasis, Inflammation and Disease Click here for recording
9/2/20 Miriam Merad Pathogenic inflammation in COVID19 patients Click here for recording
9/9/20 Juan Cubillos-Ruiz Stress Management in Intratumoral Immune Cells Click here for recording
9/16/20 Dan Littman Homeostatic and pathogenic cell interactions at the gut microbiota-mucosa interface Click here for recording
9/23/20 Emily Troemel Characterization of the Intracellular Pathogen Response in C. elegans Click here for recording
9/30/20 Dietmar Zehn Differentiation and maintenance of exhausted T cell populations Click here for recording
10/7/20 Jen Gommerman IgA producing cells in health and disease Click here for recording
10/14/20 Katrin Mayer-Barber Pulmonary innate immunity during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection Click here for recording
10/21/20 Boris Reizis Autoimmunity to extracellular DNA Click here for recording
10/28/20 Julie Magarian Blander Regulation of the Cell Biology of Antigen Presentation in Dendritic Cells Click for recording
11/4/20 Erika Pearce Polyamine metabolism in the regulation of T cell lineage fidelity and function Click here for recording
11/11/20 Gabriel Rabinovich The Sweet Escape: Glyco-checkpoints as Therapeutic Targets in Cancer, Autoimmunity and Infection Click here for recording
11/18/20 Laura Mackay Differentiation of tissue-resident lymphocytes Click here for recording
11/25/20 Ido Amit The power of ONE: Immunology in the age of single cell genomics Click here for recording
12/2/20 Zaza Ndhlovu Lessons from very early initiation of antiretroviral therapy that inform HIV cure strategies Click here for recording
12/9/20 Richard Locksley ILC2s, innate allergy, and tissue resilience Click here for recording
12/16/20 Federica Sallusto Human T cell subsets in health and diseases Click here for recording