Seminars & Events - Overview

Student, faculty, and postdoctoral researchers are strongly encouraged to participate in the seminars and events supported by the Immunology program and the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection.  

Immunology Seminar Series

The Stanford Immunology Program Seminar Series is held every Tuesday at 4:30 PM, Alway Building M106 unless otherwise noted. Nationally and internationally recognized speakers present research seminars to the Stanford Immunology community. Graduate students participate in extending invitations to speakers and in hosting speakers.

For the 2015-2016 seminar schedule, please visit this page.

Science-in-progress Talks

The SIP format features research presentations by both senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to the immunology community, followed by a Happy Hour. The SIP Talks will begin in the Autumn quarter 2015 and will continue until the end of Summer quarter 2016

Download the 2015-2016 SIP schedule below.

Annual Scientific Conference

Graduate Journal Club

Journal club for graduate students are held on Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 PM immediately after the Immunology Seminar Series.  Every week, one graduate student presents the background, methodology, and results of an immunology research paper that has been published within the last year.  Attendance is open to everyone; it is required of first- to third-year students.  Attendees are expected to read the week's paper before the session and be ready to participate in critical discussion of the results.  The teaching assistant will decide the order of presenters during the first session of the academic year.


Immunology Summer BBQ

The Summer Barbeque is held in late June or early July of each year on the LKSC lawn. It is traditionally organized by First Year students and is attended by graduate students, post-docs, faculty and staff of Stanford Immunology.

Other Biosciences Seminars & Events

In addition to Immunology seminars, students are encouraged to explore talks organized by the other Biosciences home programs.  For a comprehensive list of talks, thesis defenses, and other student-organized events, visit this page.