IMMCG welcomes all campus faculty, researchers and staff to two kinds of conversations – both organized by IMMCG scientists Kunzhe Dong and Peipei Zhu.

  • Our Internal Seminar Series is a presentation and discussion about what’s new and what’s next in immunology research.
  • Journal Club showcases recent groundbreaking immunology papers, presented by a member of the IMMCG team.

Internal seminars and Journal Club alternate each Thursday at 12 noon in the Knox seminar room, CN Building. They’re exclusively for students, faculty and staff in the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University and the Augusta University Healthcare System.

Here’s what’s coming up:

Journal Club

Sunil Kumar, PhD

Sunil Kumar, Ph.D.  

Postdoctoral Fellow  MCG-Immunology Center of GA

Upcoming Club Gathering

Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. CL 1101

Title: “TCF-1 regulates HIV-Specific CD8+ T cell Expansion Capacity”


Layne Benson, BS

Layne Benson, BS

Graduate Student Immunology Center of Georgia

Upcoming Club Gathering

Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. CN 1209

Title: "Single-cell RNA-sequencing identifies anti-cancer immune phenotypes in the early lung metastatic niche during breast cancer.

Dr. Yang Wang

Yan Wang, Ph.D.  

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Klaus Ley Lab Immunology Center of Georgia Augusta University

Upcoming Club Gathering

Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

Title: "Flow cytometry based-FRET: basics, novel developments and future perspectives

QingKang Lyu, PhD

QingKang Lyu, Ph.D.  

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Klaus Ley Lab Immunology Center of Georgia Augusta University

Next Journal Club Gathering

Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

Title: "Talin variant P229S compromises integrin activation and associates with multifaceted clinical symptoms

Kunal Kumar, PhD

Kunal Kumar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Nagendra Singh Lab Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Augusta University


Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

Title: "Deletion of SNX9 alleviates CD8 T cell exhaustion for effective cellular cancer immunotherapy”

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Sunil Kumar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow Immunology Center of Georgia Dr. Klaus Ley Lab, AU

Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

Title: "A critical role for TCF-1 in T-lineage specification and differentiation”

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Internal Seminars