Texas Symposium on Critical Topics in Immunology

Approved for

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

February 17-18, 2023

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, College Station, Texas

Registration for Symposium is $25.00 and includes both days

The symposium will highlight the role of the immune system in emerging infectious and the range of inflammatory diseases including cancer, neurodegeneration and cardiovascular disorders.


John R. August, Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine

Texas A&M University

Keynote Sessions:

  • Vaccine and Therapeutic Approaches to Infectious Diseases
  • Immune Response to Pathogens: Host-Pathogen Interaction
  • Systems Immunology
  • Inflammatory Diseases including Cancer

Keynote Speakers

Peter J. Hotez

Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD

Faculty Fellow
Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University

National School of Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Stefan Kaufman

Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, PhD

Faculty Fellow
Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University

Director Emeritus
Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology and Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences

Alan Sher

Alan Sher, PhD

NIH Distinguished Investigator
Immunobiology Section
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases









Vamsee Mallajosyula

Venkata Vamsee Aditya Mallajosyula, PhD
Basic Life Science Research Scientist
Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Immunology, Stanford University

Florencia McAllister, M.D.

Florencia McAllister, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Nan Yan, PhD

Nan Yan, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Immunology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Registration is now closed.

Sponsors: Hagler Institute for Advance Study at Texas A&M University, Texas A&M School of Medicine, Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, and Texas A&M Division of Research