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Committees

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, Oklahoma | Committee Co-Chair
Cecilia Johansson, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Nobuhiko Kamada, PhD - Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Katharina Lahl, PhD - Frederiksberg, Denmark
Nick Lukacs, PhD - Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Craig Maynard, PhD - Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Atsushi Mizoguchi, MD - Kurume, Japan
Cathryn Nagler, PhD - Chicago, Illinois, United States
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.

Irving Coy Allen, PhD - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA | Committee Chair
Diane Bimczok, DVM, PhD - Bozeman, Montana
Kathryn Knoop, PhD – Rochester, United States
Gianluca Matteoli, PhD - Leuven, Belgium
Mahima Swamy, PhD – Dundee, Scotland
Stefania De Santis, PhD - Castellana Grotte, Italy
Ryan Thwaites, PhD – London, United Kingdom
Ifor Williams, MD, PhD - Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Membership Committee

The SMI Membership Committee supports membership recruitment and renewal campaign.

Michael McGuckin, PhD – Melbourne, Australia | Committee Chair
Fernando Chirdo, PhD – La Plata, Argentina
Iliyan Iliev, PhD - New York, United States
Cecilia Johansson, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Jennifer Lund, PhD - Seattle, United States
Rodney Newberry, MD – St. Louis, Unites States
Janneke Samsom, PhD - Rotterdam, Netherlands
Brian Sheridan, PhD - New York, United States
Jennifer Towne, PhD – San Diego, United States
Heather Wilson, PhD - Saskatoon, Canada
Huimin Yan, PhD - Wuhan, China


Education and Career Development Committee

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

Clare Lloyd, PhD - London, United Kingdom | Committee Chair
Irving Coy Allen, PhD - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Alexandra Corbett, PhD - Melbourne, Australia
James Harker, PhD - London, United Kingdom
Simon Hogan, PhD - Ann Arbor, United States
Illiyan Iliev, PhD - New York, United States
Irah King, PhD - Montreal, Canada
Katharina Lahl, PhD - Frederiksberg, Denmark