Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Program Research Conference Speakers

Meets on Mondays at 4:00 pm in Conference Center B

Sept. 1NO SEMINAR – OMRF HOLIDAY
Sept. 8NO SEMINAR
Sept. 15Carol Webb, PhD
“How Is Increased ARID3a Expression Associated with Disease Activity in Lupus?”
Sept. 22Paulina Rybakowska
“Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”
Sept. 29Junjie Xing (Humphrey Lab)
“DOK3 negatively regulates MCSF/RANKL induced osteoclastogenesis”
Oct. 6CANCELLED
Oct. 13A. Darise Farris, PhD
“Novel Approach to T Cell Specificity in Sjögren’s Syndrome”
Oct. 20NO SEMINAR – ASHG IN SAN DIEGO, CA
Oct. 27NO SEMINAR -EAC
Nov. 3Marta Alarcon-Riquelme, PhD
“Effects of BANK1 Deficiency on Lupus Development”
Nov. 10Courtney Montgomery, PhD
“State of Sarcoidosis”
Nov. 17NO SEMINAR – ACR IN BOSTON, MA
Nov. 24NO SEMINAR
Dec. 1Astrid Rasmussen, PhD
“Understanding Clinical Aspects of Sjögren’s Syndrome”
Dec. 8Kristi Koelsch, PhD
“Pathogenic B cells in the Sjögren’s Syndrome salivary gland” /
Andrew Westmuckett, PhD (Technology Ventures [formerly Tech Transfer])
Dec. 15Julio Molineros, PhD
“Identification of pleiotropic association signals in multiple autoimmune diseases at 2q24”
Dec. 22NO SEMINAR – HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Dec. 29NO SEMINAR – HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Jan. 5Swapan Nath, PhD
“NCF2 alleles and SLE susceptibility”
Jan. 12Ken Smith, PhD
“IgG4: From Allergy to Suboptimal Vaccine Responses and Engineering Bispecific Antibodies” 
Jan. 19CANCELLED
Jan. 26Jonathan Wren, PhD
“Autoimmunity and Sexual Dimorphism in Gene Expression (Work in Progress)”
Feb. 2Cristina G. Arriens, MD, Research Fellow at UT Southwestern
“Fish & A Crystal Ball: Clinical Trial of Fish Oil’s Impact on Fatigue, Quality of Life, and Disease Activity in SLE & Predictors of Therapeutic Response in Lupus Nephritis”
Feb. 9Hal Scofield, MD
Feb. 16CANCELLED
Feb. 23Kathy Sivils, PhD
Mar. 2Samantha Webb, PhD
Mar. 9Patrick Gaffney, MD
Mar. 16 Dustin Fife
Mar. 23 NO MEETING
Mar. 30 Judith James, MD, PhD
Apr. 6 Susan Kovats, PhD
Apr. 13Joel Guthridge, PhD 
Apr. 20Indra Adrianto, PhD
Apr. 27James Warner
May 4Ghalib Bello, PhD
May 11NO SEMINAR – AAI IN NEW ORLEANS, LA
May 18
May 25NO SEMINAR – OMRF HOLIDAY