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Committees

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Extramural Committee

The SMI Extramural Committee supports external meetings with the goal of advancing the broad field of mucosal immunology.

Lauren A. Zenewicz, PhD - Oklahoma City, United States | Committee Chair
Fernando Chirdo, PhD - La Plata, Argentina
Cecilia Johansson, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Nobuhiko Kamada, PhD - Ann Arbor, United States
Katharina Lahl, PhD - Calgary, Canada
Nick Lukacs, PhD - Ann Arbor, United States
Craig Maynard, PhD - Birmingham, United States
Atsushi Mizoguchi, MD - Kurume, Japan
Simon Phipps, PhD - Herston, Australia
Eduardo Villablanca, PhD - Stockholm, Sweden


Communications Committee

The Communications Committee, formerly known as the Website Committee, is charged with ensuring that the SMI website features up to date, vibrant and relevant content to the mucosal immunology community.

Kathryn Knoop, PhD – Rochester, United States | Committee Chair
Juliana Barreto de Albuquerque - Massachusetts, United States
Diane Bimczok, DVM, PhD - Bozeman, Montana
Iliyan Iliev, PhD - New York, United States
Stephanie Langel, PhD - Ohio, United States
Stephanie Longet, PhD - Oxford, United Kingdom
Gianluca Matteoli, PhD - Leuven, Belgium
Ziad al Nabhani, PhD - Bern, Switzerland
Danyvid Olivares-Villagomes, PhD - Tennessee, United States
Carolina Prado, PhD - Metropolitana, Chile
Jake Rhodes, PhD - Georgia, United States
Natalie Rhone, PhD - Tel Aviv, Israel
Brigida Rusconi, PhD - Missouri, United States 
Ryan Thwaites, PhD – London, United Kingdom
Ifor Williams, MD, PhD - Atlanta, United States


Membership Committee

The SMI Membership Committee supports membership recruitment and renewal campaign.

Keely McDonald – Missouri, United States | Committee Chair
Rodney Newberry, MD – Missouri, Unites States | Committee Co-Chair
Juliana Barreto de Albuquerque - Massachusetts, United States
Marko Banic, PhD - Zagreb, Croatia
Fernando Chirdo, PhD – La Plata, Argentina
Gretchen Diehl, PhD - New York, United States
Karen Edelblum, PhD - New York, United States
Marcela Hermoso, PhD - Groningen, Netherlands
Iliyan Iliev, PhD - New York, United States
Ivaylo Ivanov, PhD - New Jersey, United States
Cecilia Johansson, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Regis Joulia, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Laurel Lenz, PhD - Denver, Colorado
Carolina Prado, PhD - Metropolitana, Chile
Natalie Rhone, PhD - Tel Aviv, Israel
Janneke Samsom, PhD - Rotterdam, Netherlands
Aaron Silva Sanchez, PhD - Alabama, United States
Brian Sheridan, PhD - New York, United States
Lakmali Silva, PhD - Massachusetts, United States
Jennifer Towne, PhD – San Diego, United States
Antiopi Varelias, PhD - Queensland, Australia


Education and Career Development Committee

The Education and Career Development Committee is charged with developing new educational programs and other resources.

Katharina Lahl, PhD - Calgary, Canada | Committee Chair
Alexandra Corbett, PhD - Melbourne, Australia
James Harker, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Illiyan Iliev, PhD - New York, United States
Irah King, PhD - Montreal, Canada
Devesha Kulkarni, PhD - St. Louis, United States