Human Immunology Symposium: Technologies and Innovation


Friday, November 2nd, 2018 | 8:30 AM-1:00 PM
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center

Event Registration


8:15-8:30 am          Registration

8:30-8:45 am

Introduction and Overview
Kent J. Weinhold, Ph.D.
Joseph W. and Dorothy W. Beard Professor of Surgery
Professor of Immunology
Director, Duke Immune Profiling Core (DIPC)

8:45-9:15 am

Immunogenomics From Bedside to Benchside
Qi-Jing Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Immunology

9:15-9:45 am

Understanding the Interactions of HIV-1 Envelope with the Host Immune System Using Cryo-Electron Microscopy  
Priyamvada Acharya, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Surgery
Director, Division of Structural Biology
Duke Human Vaccine Institute

9:45-10:15 am

Deconvoluting Complex Autoantibody Profiles in Human Disease 
Thomas F. Tedder, Ph.D.
Alter E. Geller Professor for Research in Immunology
Professor in Pediatrics

10:15-10:25 am BREAK

10:25-10:40 am

Cultivating Research Culture at All Levels
Geeta K. Swamy, M.D.
Sr. Associate Dean Clinical Research
Vice Chair, Research & Faculty Development
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

10:40-11:10 am

Hiding in Plain Sight-FcR Variation and Immune Response
M. Anthony Moody, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Chief Medical Officer, Duke Human Vaccine Institute

11:10-11:40 am

Identifying Immune Signatures of Transplant Rejection
Stuart J. Knechtle, M.D.
Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery
Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery 

11:40-12:10 am

Making a Good First Impression: Memory T Cells at the Maternal/Fetal Interface
Anthony J. Filiano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor in Immunology

12:10-1:00 am

Funding Announcements from TDH Immunology/Transplant 
Lunch and Core Poster Session
Allan D. Kirk, M.D., Ph.D.
David C. Sabiston, Jr. Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Duke University Health System