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September 17
Maureen Cox
Moon JJ, Chu HH, Pepper M, McSorley SJ, Jameson SC, Kedl RM, Jenkins MK. Naive CD4(+) T cell frequency varies for different epitopes and predicts repertoire diversity and response magnitude. Immunity. 2007 Aug;27(2):203-13.
September 24
Olusimidele Akinsiku
Sabouri AH, Usuku K, Hayashi D, Izumo S, Ohara Y, Osame M, Saito M. Impaired function of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)-specific CD8+ T cells in HTLV-1-associated neurologic disease. Blood. 2008 Sep 15;112(6):2411-20.
October 1
Preston Bratcher
Klein M, Obermaier B, Angele B, Pfister HW, Wagner H, Koedel U, Kirschning CJ. Innate Immunity to Pneumococcal Infection of the Central Nervous System Depends on Toll-Like Receptor (TLR) 2 and TLR4. J Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 1;198(7):1028-36.
October 8
Juan Calix
Lu YJ, Gross J, Bogaert D, Finn A, Bagrade L, Zhang Q, Kolls JK, Srivastava A, Lundgren A, Forte S, Thompson CM, Harney KF, Anderson PW, Lipsitch M, Malley R. Interleukin-17A mediates acquired immunity to pneumococcal colonization. PLoS Pathog. 2008 Sep 19;4(9):e1000159.
October 15
Yao Chen

Weller S, Mamani-Matsuda M, Picard C, Cordier C, Lecoeuche D, Gauthier F, Weill JC, Reynaud CA. Somatic diversification in the absence of antigen-driven responses is the hallmark of the IgM+ IgD+ CD27+ B cell repertoire in infants. J Exp Med. 2008 Jun 9;205(6):1331-42.

Commentary: Tarlinton D. Sheepish B cells: evidence for antigen-independent antibody diversification in humans and mice. J Exp Med. 2008 Jun 9;205(6):1251-4.

October 22
Joseph Daft
Rongvaux A, Galli M, Denanglaire S, Van Gool F, Drèze PL, Szpirer C, Bureau F, Andris F, Leo O. Nicotinamide phosphoribosyl transferase/pre-B cell colony-enhancing factor/visfatin is required for lymphocyte development and cellular resistance to genotoxic stress. J Immunol. 2008 Oct 1;181(7):4685-95.
October 29
Brian Dizon
Wen L, Ley RE, Volchkov PY, Stranges PB, Avanesyan L, Stonebraker AC, Hu C, Wong FS, Szot GL, Bluestone JA, Gordon JI, Chervonsky AV. Innate immunity and intestinal microbiota in the development of Type 1 diabetes. Nature. 2008 Oct 23;455(7216):1109-13.
November 5
Robert Flynn
Goyama S, Yamamoto G, Shimabe M, Sato T, Ichikawa M, Ogawa S, Chiba S, Kurokawa M. Evi-1 is a critical regulator for hematopoietic stem cells and transformed leukemic cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2008 Aug 7;3(2):207-20.
November 12
Jeremy Foote
Kim SJ, Caton M, Wang C, Khalil M, Zhou ZJ, Hardin J, Diamond B. Increased IL-12 inhibits B cells' differentiation to germinal center cells and promotes differentiation to short-lived plasmablasts. J Exp Med. 2008 Sep 29;205(10):2437-48
November 19
Dalia Gaddis
Kagan JC, Su T, Horng T, Chow A, Akira S, Medzhitov R. TRAM couples endocytosis of Toll-like receptor 4 to the induction of interferon-beta. Nat Immunol. 2008 Apr;9(4):361-8 Supplemental Information
November 26
No Journal Club
Thanksgiving
December 3
Matthew Halpert
Neeli I, Khan SN, Radic M. Histone deimination as a response to inflammatory stimuli in neutrophils. J Immunol. 2008 Feb 1;180(3):1895-902.
December 10
Mohamed Khass
Kain R, Exner M, Brandes R, Ziebermayr R, Cunningham D, Alderson CA, Davidovits A, Raab I, Jahn R, Ashour O, Spitzauer S, Sunder-Plassmann G, Fukuda M, Klemm P, Rees AJ, Kerjaschki D. Molecular mimicry in pauci-immune focal necrotizing glomerulonephritis. Nat Med. 2008 Oct;14(10):1088-96.
December 17
Kyoko Kojima
Song D, Chaerkady R, Tan AC, García-García E, Nalli A, Suárez-Gauthier A, López-Ríos F, Zhang XF, Solomon A, Tong J, Read M, Fritz C, Jimeno A, Pandey A, Hidalgo M. Antitumor activity and molecular effects of the novel heat shock protein 90 inhibitor, IPI-504, in pancreatic cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2008 Oct;7(10):3275-84.
January 7
Jen-Feng Lai
Trompette A, Divanovic S, Visintin A, Blanchard C, Hegde RS, Madan R, Thorne PS, Wills-Karp M, Gioannini TL, Weiss JP, Karp CL. Allergenicity resulting from functional mimicry of a Toll-like receptor complex protein. Nature. 2008 Dec 7
January 14
Yun Kyung Lee

Zheng Y, Valdez PA, Danilenko DM, Hu Y, Sa SM, Gong Q, Abbas AR, Modrusan Z, Ghilardi N, de Sauvage FJ, Ouyang W. Interleukin-22 mediates early host defense against attaching and effacing bacterial pathogens. Nat Med. 2008 Mar;14(3):282-9

News and Views: Laurence A, O'Shea JJ, Watford WT. Interleukin-22: a sheep in wolf's clothing. Nat Med. 2008 Mar;14(3):247-9

January 21
Karon Lewis
Betting DJ, Kafi K, Abdollahi-Fard A, Hurvitz SA, Timmerman JM. Sulfhydryl-based tumor antigen-carrier protein conjugates stimulate superior antitumor immunity against B cell lymphomas. J Immunol. 2008 Sep 15;181(6):4131-40.
January 28
Xinrui Li
Sun JC, Beilke JN, Lanier LL. Adaptive immune features of natural killer cells. Nature. 2009 Jan 29;457(7229):557-61
February 4
Mark Lisanby

Haine ER, Moret Y, Siva-Jothy MT, Rolff J. Antimicrobial defense and persistent infection in insects. Science. 2008 Nov 21;322(5905):1257-9.

Commentary: Schneider DS, Chambers MC. Microbiology. Rogue insect immunity. Science. 2008 Nov 21;322(5905):1199-200.

February 11
Tamer Mahmoud
Gan H, Lee J, Ren F, Chen M, Kornfeld H, Remold HG. Mycobacterium tuberculosis blocks crosslinking of annexin-1 and apoptotic envelope formation on infected macrophages to maintain virulence. Nat Immunol. 2008 Oct;9(10):1189-97.
February 18
Riley Meyers
Meiler F, Zumkehr J, Klunker S, Rückert B, Akdis CA, Akdis M. In vivo switch to IL-10-secreting T regulatory cells in high dose allergen exposure. J Exp Med. 2008 Nov 24;205(12):2887-98. 
February 25
Kim Thomas
N'Diaye EN, Branda CS, Branda SS, Nevarez L, Colonna M, Lowell C, Hamerman JA, Seaman WE. TREM-2 (triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2) is a phagocytic receptor for bacteria. J Cell Biol. 2009 Jan 26;184(2):215-23.
March 4
Daniel Schreeder
Cella M, Fuchs A, Vermi W, Facchetti F, Otero K, Lennerz JK, Doherty JM, Mills JC, Colonna M. A human natural killer cell subset provides an innate source of IL-22 for mucosal immunity. Nature. 2009 Feb 5;457(7230):722-5.
March 11
Michael Alberti
Li H, Han Y, Guo Q, Zhang M, Cao X. Cancer-expanded myeloid-derived suppressor cells induce anergy of NK cells through membrane-bound TGF-beta 1. J Immunol. 2009 Jan 1;182(1):240-9.
March 18
Latonya Williams

Bauquet AT, Jin H, Paterson AM, Mitsdoerffer M, Ho IC, Sharpe AH, Kuchroo VK. The costimulatory molecule ICOS regulates the expression of c-Maf and IL-21 in the development of follicular T helper cells and TH-17 cells. Nat Immunol. 2009 Feb;10(2):167-75.

News and Views: Debes GF, Reiner SL. Helping and harming have something in common. Nat Immunol. 2009 Feb;10(2):138-40.

March 24
Wen-I Yeh
Zheng Y, Chaudhry A, Kas A, deRoos P, Kim JM, Chu TT, Corcoran L, Treuting P, Klein U, Rudensky AY. Regulatory T-cell suppressor program co-opts transcription factor IRF4 to control T(H)2 responses. Nature. 2009 Mar 19;458(7236):351-6.
April 1
John Yi
Blackburn SD, Shin H, Haining WN, Zou T, Workman CJ, Polley A, Betts MR, Freeman GJ, Vignali DA, Wherry EJ. Coregulation of CD8+ T cell exhaustion by multiple inhibitory receptors during chronic viral infection. Nat Immunol. 2009 Jan;10(1):29-37
April 8
Yuying You
Sinha RK, Park C, Hwang IY, Davis MD, Kehrl JH. B lymphocytes exit lymph nodes through cortical lymphatic sinusoids by a mechanism independent of sphingosine-1-phosphate-mediated chemotaxis. Immunity. 2009 Mar;30(3):434-46
April 15
Rebekah Wharton
Charrel-Dennis M, Latz E, Halmen KA, Trieu-Cuot P, Fitzgerald KA, Kasper DL, Golenbock DT. TLR-independent type I interferon induction in response to an extracellular bacterial pathogen via intracellular recognition of its DNA. Cell Host Microbe. 2008 Dec 11;4(6):543-54.
April 22
Michael Nelson
Snelgrove RJ, Goulding J, Didierlaurent AM, Lyonga D, Vekaria S, Edwards L, Gwyer E, Sedgwick JD, Barclay AN, Hussell T. A critical function for CD200 in lung immune homeostasis and the severity of influenza infection. Nat Immunol. 2008 Sep;9(9):1074-83.
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