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Ep. 49: “Viruses and Aging” Featuring Dr. Clovis Palmer

Dr. Clovis Palmer is an Assistant Professor at Tulane University. He talks about how HIV hijacks metabolic processes and the role of HIF-1α in HIV infection. He also discusses using…

Ep. 48: “IMMUNOLOGY2023: Frontiers of Human Immunology” Featuring Drs. Mark Davis, Shruti Naik, and Daniel Mucida

Dr. Mark Davis is the President of the American Association of Immunologists, and Drs. Shruti Naik and Daniel Mucida are chairing Major Symposia at the upcoming IMMUNOLOGY2023™ meeting in Washington, DC,…

Ep. 47: “Structural and Mechanistic Immunology” Featuring Dr. Hao Wu

Dr. Hao Wu is the Asa and Patricia Springer Professor of Structural Biology at Harvard Medical School. Her lab focuses on the molecular and cellular mechanisms that govern the assembly,…

Ep. 46: “Allergies and the Immune System” Featuring Dr. Caroline Sokol

Dr. Caroline Sokol is a Principal Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her lab studies the innate immune control of allergic…

Ep. 45: “The Role of Podcasting in Science” Featuring Drs. Daylon James and Arun Sharma

In this special episode, Brenda and Jason chat with Drs. Daylon James and Arun Sharma, the hosts of the Stem Cell Podcast. Recorded in-person and led by Dr. Nicole Quinn from STEMCELL…

Ep. 44: “The Innate Immune System” Featuring Dr. Miriam Merad

Dr. Miriam Merad is a Professor of Cancer Immunology and Director of the Marc and Jennifer Lipschultz Precision Immunology Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her…

Ep. 43: “Respiratory Viral Infections” Featuring Dr. Jie Sun

Dr. Jie Sun is the Harrison Professor of Medicine at the University of Virginia. His lab studies respiratory immunology under homeostasis and disease conditions. He talks about how long COVID…

Ep. 42: “Immune Mechanisms After Stroke” Featuring Dr. Arthur Liesz

Dr. Arthur Liesz is a Professor of Experimental Neurology at the University of Munich. The Liesz lab is interested in the interplay between the brain and the immune system after…

Ep. 41: “Autoimmunity and Cancer Immunotherapy” Featuring Dr. Vijay Kuchroo

Dr. Vijay Kuchroo is the Samuel L. Wasserstrom Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. His major research interests include the role of co-stimulation in autoimmune diseases, as well as…

Ep. 40: “Bacterial Pathogens” Featuring Drs. Kristin Patrick and Robert Watson

Dr. Kristin Patrick is an Assistant Professor and Dr. Robert Watson is an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University. Their joint lab investigates innate immune regulation during bacterial infection. They…

Ep. 39: “Extracellular Nucleotides” Featuring Dr. Henrique Borges da Silva

Dr. Henrique Borges da Silva is an Assistant Professor at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. His main research focus is determining how extracellular nucleotides affect transcriptional, metabolic, and functional mechanisms…

Ep. 38: “The Urinary Bladder and Placenta” Featuring Dr. Indira Mysorekar

Dr. Indira Mysorekar is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of Basic and Translational Research at Baylor College of Medicine. Her lab studies host–microbial interactions in the urinary bladder and…

Ep. 37: “Co-Evolution of the Human Microbiome” Featuring Drs. Ruth Ley and Sara Clasen

Dr. Ruth Ley is Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen and Director of the Department of Microbiome Science. Dr. Sara Clasen is a postdoctoral fellow in…

Ep. 36: “Engineered Immune Cell Therapies” Featuring Dr. Leonardo Ferreira

Dr. Leonardo Ferreira is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina. The Ferreira lab uses CARs and other engineered immune receptors to dissect…

Ep. 35: “Inflammatory Bowel Disease” Featuring Dr. Karen Edelblum

Dr. Karen Edelblum is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She discusses γδ T cells and immune-epithelial cross-talk in inflammatory bowel disease.…

Ep. 34: “Immunology of the Nervous System” Featuring Dr. Jonathan Kipnis

Dr. Jonathan Kipnis is the BJC Investigator and Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University in St. Louis. His lab investigates the…

Ep. 33: “Academic Publishing” Featuring Dr. Mark Kaplan

Dr. Mark Kaplan is the Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is currently the Editor-In-Chief for the American Association of Immunologists'…

Ep. 32: “Memory T Cell Responses” Featuring Dr. Laura Mackay

Dr. Laura Mackay is a Professor and Laboratory Head at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne. She talks about her tissue-resident memory T…

Ep. 31: “Autoimmune Diseases and B Cell Immunity” Featuring Dr. Mark Shlomchik

Dr. Mark Shlomchik is a UPMC Endowed Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a Founder and Chief Scientific Officer…

Ep. 30: “Comparative Immunology and Sharks” Featuring Dr. Hanover Matz

Dr. Hanover Matz is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, who recently completed his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Helen Dooley. He discusses why sharks may have…

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