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Immuno Club

The Sheridan Lab hosts a monthly journal club focused on current topics in immunology. All members of the Stony Brook University community interested in immunology may participate by presenting recent publications from top-tier immunology journals for discussion. The focus of the papers may be on any aspect of immune responses to pathogens or commensals, cancer, or in autoimmunity and inflammatory diseases. Please contact  Dr. Brian Sheridan  for inclusion on an email list for notifications. Immuno Club is typically held at 9:30am on the last Tuesday of every month in the CID 2nd floor conference room. 


February 20, 2018 - Brian Sheridan, PhD: RS Akondy... R Ahmed.   Origin and differentiation of human memory CD8 T cells after  vaccination .   Nature .  2017.


January 31, 2017 - Pedro Perez from the Sheridan Lab: G Bakdash...EC de Jong.   Retinoic acid primes human dendritic cells to induce gut-homing, IL-10-producing regulatory T cells .   Mucosal Immunol.  2015.

February 28, 2017 - Laurie Krug, PhD.: YA Leong...A Kallies & D Yu.   CXCR5 +  follicular cytotoxic T cells control viral infection in B cell follicles .   Nat. Immunol.  2016.

March 28, 2017 - Camille Khairallah, PhD from the Sheridan Lab: B Yu, K Zhang...W Wang & AW Goldrath.  Epigenetic landscapes reveal transcription factors that regulate CD8+ T cell differentiation.   Nat. Immunol.  2017

April 25, 2017 - Nancy Reich-Marshall, PhD: Y Wang...Z Jiang.  Inflammasome activation triggers caspase-1-mediated cleavage of cGAS to regulate responses to DNA virus infection.  Immunity . 2017.

May 30, 2017 - Patrick McLaughlin, PhD from the van der Velden Lab: UM Gundra, NM Girgis, MA Gonzalez...P Loke.   Vitamin A mediates conversion of monocyte-derived macrophages into tissue-resident macrophages during alternative activation . Nat. Immunol.  2017.

June 27, 2017 - Zhijuan Qiu, PhD from the Sheridan Lab: AO Kamphorst...R Ahmed.   Rescue of exhausted CD8 T cells by PD-1-targeted therapies is CD28-dependent. Science.  2017.  

August 29, 2017 -   Julie Bettke from the van der Velden Lab: G Mondanelli...C Volpi and U Grohmann.   A relay pathway between arginine and tryptophan metabolism confers immunosuppressive properties on dendritic cells .   Immunity. 2017.

September 29, 2017 (at 3pm) - Pawan Kumar, PhD: Shai Bel...Lora Hooper.   Paneth cells secrete lysozyme via secretory autophagy during bacterial infection of the intestine.  Science . 2017.

October 27, 2017 (at 4pm) - Jessica Imperato from the Sheridan Lab: CC Bain... AM Mowat.  TGFβR signaling controls CD103 +  CD11b +  DC development in the intestine. Nat. Commun.  2017.

December 19, 2017 - David Frank from the Carpino Lab: J Dominguez-Andres... C Ardavin.  Inflammatory Ly6C high  monocytes protect against candidiasis through IL-15-driven NK cell/neutrophil activation.  Immunity. 2017.



April 22, 2016 - Brian Sheridan, Ph.D.: KM Luda...WW Agace.   IRF8 transcription-factor-dependent classical dendritic cells are essential for intestinal T cell homeostasis. Immunity. 2016.

May 27, 2016 - Camille Khairallah, Ph.D. from the Sheridan Lab: C Benakis...J Anrather.  Commensal microbiota affects ischemic stroke outcome by regulating intestinal γδ T cells .   Nat. Med.  2016.

June 24, 2016 - Zhijuan Qiu, Ph.D. from the Sheridan Lab: TN Khan...JC Nolz.   Local antigen in nonlymphoid tisse promotes resident memory CD8 +  T cell formation during viral infection. J. Exp. Med.  2016.

July 29, 2016 - Ando van der Velden, Ph.D.: H Xiong...EG Pamer.   Innate lymphocyte/Ly6C hi  monocyte crosstalk promotes Klebsiella pneumoniae  clearance .   Cell. 2016. 

September 2, 2016 - Nick Carpino, Ph.D.: G Wirnsberger & F Zwolanek...K Kuchler & JM Penninger.  Inhibition of CBLB protects from lethal  Candida albicans sepsis.   Nat. Med. 2016.

November 29, 2016 - Brian Sheridan, Ph.D.: S Iborra...D Sancho.  Optimal generation of tissue-resident but not circulating memory T cells during viral infection requires crosspriming by DNGR-1 + dendritic cells.   Immunity. 2016.

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