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Live from the Lab with Felix Nettersheim, M.D

La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) ’23 SPARK winner Felix Nettersheim, M.D., discusses how he is deploying novel therapeutic strategies to develop a clinically effective heart disease vaccine.

COVID-19 Research at La Jolla Institute

Capitalizing on their unique skills in immunology and infectious disease, La Jolla Institute scientists have launched a multi-lab Coronavirus Taskforce to respond to the ongoing crisis and prepare for future emerging diseases.

Sex-based Differences in the Immune System

Institute President and CEO Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D.,MBA, joins national leaders in highlighting the importance of studying sex-based immune system differences.


The Visionaries, an award-winning public television series hosted by Sam Waterston has recently launched its 24th season which includes a half-hour documentary film entitled, Life Without Disease. The film showcases the critical work of La Jolla Institute for Immunology scientists working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Melanie McCauley

Dr. Melanie McCauley is on a mission to create a world where people live life without disease.

Immune Matters Magazine

Explore the immune system with interviews, articles, and video exclusives from our Institute magazine.

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29 May, 2024
3:30 pm
Program In Immunology Seminar
Program in Immunology Seminar

Speaker: Erica Ollmann Saphire, PhD, MBA - President & Chief Executive Officer, Professor at the Center for Infectious Disease & Vaccine Research at LJI

La Jolla Institute - Ishizaka Seminar Room

03 Jun, 2024
9:30 am
Program In Immunology Seminar
At UCSD: Program in Immunology Seminar

Speaker: Andrea Schietinger, PhD - Associate Member of the Immunology Program, SKI, Catherine and Frederick R. Alder Chair for Junior Faculty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

UCSD - Fred Kavli Auditorium, Tata Hall

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