Immunology & Inflammatory Diseases

CIID Journal Club schedule

CIID Journal Club meetings are held every Tuesday (except Floor Meeting dates) from 12:00-1:00pm at CNY 149-8 in the Main CIID Conference Room 8303A.

Immunology-related articles are presented and discussed.


September 2014 - February 2015 Schedule


September 2, 2014

No Meeting

September 9, 2014

Melvyn Chow, PhD

Type I interferons protect T cells against NK cell attack mediated by the activating receptor NCR1.

Crouse J, Bedenikovic G, Wiesel M, Ibberson M, Xenarios I, Von Vaer D, Kalinke U, Vivier E, Jonjic S, Oxenius A.

Immunity 2014; 40: 961-973.

September 16, 2014

CIID Floor Meeting

September 23, 2014

Alice Lan, PhD

The NLRP3 inflammasome is released as a particulate danger signal that amplifies the inflammatory response.

Baroja-Mazo A, Martin-Sanchez F, Gomez AI, Martinez CM, Amores-Iniesta J, Compan V, Berbera-Cremades M, Yague J, Ruiz-Ortiz E, Anton J, Bujan S, Couillin I, Brough D, Arostegui JI, Pelegrin P.

Nature Immunology 2014; 15: 738-748

September 30, 2014

Ed Seung, PhD

B cell homeostasis and follicle confines are governed by fibroblastic reticular cells.

Cremasco V, Woodruff MC, Onder L, Cupovic J, Nieves-Bonilla JM, Schildberg FA, Chang J, Cremasco F, Harvey CJ, Wucherpfennig K, Ludewig B, Carroll MC, Turley SJ.

Nature Immunology 2014; 15: 973-981.

October 7, 2014

Sarita Patil, MD

Intersection of population variation and autoimmunity genetics in human T cell activation

Ye CJ, Feng T, Kwon HK, Raj T, Wilson M, Asinovski N, McCabe C, Lee MH, Frohlich I, Paik H, Zaitlen N, Hachoen N, Stranger B, De Jager P, Mathis D, Regev A, Benoist C.

Science 2014; 345: 1254665.

October 14, 2014

CIID Floor Meeting

October 21, 2014

Ed Kim, PhD

Continuous requirement for the TCR in regulatory T cell function.

Levine AG, Arvey A, Jin W, Rudensky AY.

Nature Immunology 2014; 15: 1070-1078.

October 28, 2014

Esteban Carrizosa, PhD

Dissecting the tumor myeloid compartment reveals rare activating antigen-presenting cells critical for T cell immunity.

Broz ML, Binnewies M, Boldajipour B, Nelson AE, Pollack JL, Erle DJ, Barczak A, Rosenblum MD, Daud A, Barber DL, Amigorena S, van't Veer LJ, Sperling AI, Wolf DM, Krummel MF.

Cancer Cell 2014; 26: 1-15.

November 4, 2014

CIID Floor Meeting

November 11, 2014

Bess Sorensen, PhD

Dendritic cells control fibroblastic reticular network tension and lymph node expansion.

Acton SE, Farrugia AJ, Astarita JL, Mourao-Sa D, Jenkins RP, Nye E, Hooper S, van Blijswijk J, Rogers NC, Snelgrove KJ, Rosewell I, Moita LF, Stamp G, Turley SJ, Sahai E, Reis e Sousa C.

Nature 2014; 514: 498-502.

November 18, 2014

Lucas Faustino, PhD

Pulmonary macrophage transplantation therapy.

Suzuki T, Arumugam P, Sakagami N, Chalk C, Sallese A, Abe S, Trapnell C, Carey B, Moritz T, Malik P, Lutzko C, Wood RE, Trapnell BC.

Nature 2014: 514: 450-454.

November 25, 2014

No Journal Club - Harry Orf's "Research Road Show"

December 2, 2014

Carrie Sokol, MD, PhD

Cutaneous innate immune sensing of Toll-like receptor 2-6 ligands suppresses T cell immunity by inducing myeloid-derived suppressor cells.

Skabytska Y, Wolbing F, Gunther C, Koberle M, Kaesler S, Chen K-M, Guenova E, Demircioglu D, Kempf WE, Volz T, Rammensee H-G, Schaller M, Rocken M, Gotz F, Biedermann T.

Immunity 2014; 41: 1-14.

December 9, 2014

CIID Floor Meeting

December 16, 2014

Maud Deruaz, PhD

Immune complexes stimulate CCR7-dependent dendritic cell migration to lymph nodes.

Clatworthy MR, Aronin CEP, Mathews RJ, Morgan NY, Smith KGC, Germain RN.

Nature Medicine 2014; 20: 1458-1463.

December 23, 2014

No Meeting

December 30, 2014

No Meeting

January 6, 2015

Jason Griffith, MD, PhD - TBA

January 13, 2015

Ben Causton, PhD - TBA

January 20, 2015

CIID Floor Meeting

January 27, 2015

Bert Ruiter, PhD - TBA

February 3, 2015

Joanna Guedes - TBA

February 10, 2015

CIID Floor Meeting

February 17, 2015

Francois Legoux, PhD - TBA

February 24, 2015

Klemen Strle, PhD - TBA