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The Eleventh Annual Yale Immunobiology Student Symposium

Mar 202427All Day

Speakers & Agenda

Speaker Time
Light breakfast 8:30 am - 9:20 am
Marco Colonna 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Catherine Dulac 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Catered lunch 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Christopher Klebanoff 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Amy Cao 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Coffee break 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Malcolm Sim 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Janelle Ayres 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing reception 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm



To provide a graduate student forum for the discussion of frontier research presented by a panel of leading scientists selected by our student body


  • To have experts from immunology and related disciplines discuss recent scientific advances and present on the current state and future of their fields
  • To have our student body select invited speakers based on their scientific, academic, and career interests
  • To create an environment conducive to the generation of new ideas, particularly to application of fundamental principles from other disciplines to our own individual areas of research
  • To encourage and foster graduate student interaction with scientific leaders and experts in both professional and social settings
  • To provide a platform for established scientists and professors to discuss their past, present and future impressions of the state of academic science, translational research, clinical medicine and industry
  • To strengthen the immunology graduate student community in this country by providing a fun and creative atmosphere to network, establish connections and collaborations, and to share ideas at this formative stage of our careers
  • To host Yale Immunobiology alumni who are now leaders in the field to discuss their scientific trajectories and accomplishments
  • To promote Yale Immunobiology graduate student involvement with the greater scientific community
  • To highlight our presence, ideas, and scientific/academic goals to the Yale campus and the greater scientific community
  • To host a unique and fun scientific symposium and provide an enjoyable and memorable atmosphere for graduate students, faculty, and invited speakers

Thank you to our sponsors

Yale University Dean's Fund
Parse Biosciences
StemCell Technologies
ThermoFisher Scientific
Cell Signaling Technology
Miltenyi Biotec
Novo Nordisk

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