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A new window into disease risk

LJI Assistant Professor Dr. Tal Einav harnesses computational biology and physics to study how the body fights disease. His research sheds light on how different groups – women and men, children and seniors – combat viral infections, cancers, and much more. Dr. Einav will share how leveraging models and algorithms can help us design better vaccines and accelerate the field of personalized medicine.

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 Nov, 2023
3:30 pm
Program in Immunology Seminar

Speaker: Manuela Raffatellu, MD - Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics UC San Diego

La Jolla Institute - Seminar Room

06 Dec, 2023
12:00 pm

Speaker: Selina Chen-Kiang - Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Microbiology and Immunology , Weill Cornell Medical College

La Jolla Institute - Seminar Room

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