External Seminars (Gail Bishop):

  • TRAF3  as a gatekeeper of lymphocyte signals and functions. Seminar, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, San Diego, CA, October 2018

  • TRAF3 as a regulator of kinases and phosphatases in lymphocytes. Seminar, Iowa State U., Ames, IA, September 2018

  • TRAF3 – a chameleon in T and B lymphocyte regulation.  U. of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, April 2017

  • TRAF3 as a key regulator of B cell survival and activation. U. of North Carolina Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, October, 2016

  • New roles for B cells in cancer vaccines. Jounce Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA, October 2016

  • Multiple faces of TRAF3 in T and B lymphocyte regulation. Dartmouth U., Hanover, NH, September 2016

  • The many hats of TRAF3 in lymphocyte regulation.  U. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, February 2015


Conference Presentations (Gail Bishop):

  • TRAF3: A multi-faceted regulator of lymphocyte signaling and function. Keynote talk, Immunology Symposium, U of N Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, October  2018

  • TRAF3 & B cells: Control of B cell survival and roles in malignancy. Invited speaker, ALAI/SMI, Cancun, Mexico, May 2018 Conference Link

  • TRAF3 and B cells: Insights into pathogenesis of B cell malignancies. Federation of African Societies for Immunology Congress, Plenary Speaker, Hammamet, Tunisia, December 2017 Conference Link

  • TRAF3 and B cells: Insights into pathogenesis of B cell malignancies. Blood Research Institute Immunology Symposium, Plenary Speaker, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017. Conference Link

  • TRAF3 as a regulator of negative signaling in lymphocytes. University of North Carolina Immunology T32 Symposium, Keynote Speaker, Chapel Hill, NC, October 2017 Conference Link

  • TRAF3 inhibits B cell survival and differentiation via multiple mechanisms. Invited plenary session talk at Keystone Symposium, B Cells and T Follicular Helper Cells, Whistler, BC, Canada, April 2017 
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  • TRAF3 – a powerful and multi-talented regulator of leukocyte functions. Bonazinga Award Lecture, Society for Leukocyte Biology annual meeting, Raleigh, NC, 2015 


Presentations by Bishop Lab members:

  • Autumn Immunology Conference, November 2018

Arkee, T., Wallis, A. and Bishop, G. TRAF3-mediated regulation of the TCR complex.

Whillock, A. and Bishop, G. TRAF3 regulation of BCR signaling.  

Arkee, T., Wallis, A. and Bishop, G. TRAF3-mediated regulation of the TCR complex (selected for oral presentation and travel award).

Whillock, A., Mambetsariev, N., Lin, W., Stunz, L. and Bishop, G. TRAF3 regulates Pim2 and Myc-mediated B cell survival. 

Whillock, A., and Bishop, G. TRAF3 regulates BCR signaling.

Whillock, A., Mambetsariev, N., Lin, W., Stunz, L, and Bishop, G. TRAF3 regulates Pim2-mediated B cell survival.

Arkee, T. and Bishop, G. TRAF3-mediated regulation of the T cell receptor complex.

Hostager, B., Yi, Z., and Bishop, G. New roles for CD40 in restraining adipose tissue inflammation and type II diabetes.

Oxley, K., Hanson, B., Stunz, L., Zani, A. and Bishop, G. B lymphocytes as APC vaccines for tumor immunotherapy.

Stunz, LL, Bangalore-Prakash, P and Bishop, GA. The lymphomagenic molecule LMP1 sequesters TRAF3 to induce enhanced B cell survival. 

Wallis, A, Yi, Z, Houtman, J and Bishop, GA. TRAF3 regulates Csk and PTPN22 to enhance TCR signaling.  

  • Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL, November  2016
    • Oxley, K, Hanson, B, Stunz, L, Zani, A and Bishop, G.  B lymphocyte APC vaccines confer protection and activate T cells in a mouse melanoma model.  

    • Hornick, EE, Legge, KL, Bishop, GA, Cassel, SL and Sutterwala, FS. The role of NLRP12 during influenza A infection.

    • Whillock, A, Mambetsariev, N, and Bishop, GA. Loss of TRAF3 increases BCR signaling.

    • Mambetsariev, N., Lin, W, Stunz, L and Bishop, GA. TRAF3 is a negative regulator of a Pim2/cMyc survival loop in B cells.

  • FASEB Summer Conference, Immune Signaling, Aspen, CO, July 2016

Wallis, AM, Yi, Z, Houtman, J and Bishop, GA. TRAF3 regulates Csk and PTPN22 to enhance TCR signaling.  **Selected for Oral Presentation and Poster Award

  • American Association of Immunologists, Seattle, WA, May 2016

Mambetsariev, N, Lin, WW, Stunz, LL and Bishop, GA. Loss of TRAF3 promotes a pre-malignant metabolic state in B cells.  

  • Autumn Immunology Conference , Chicago, IL, November 2015
    • Wallis, A, Yi, Z, and Bishop, GA. TRAF3 regulates Csk and PTPN22 to enhance TCR signaling.  

    • Bangalore-Prakash, P, Stunz, L, Hanson, B and Bishop, GA. LMP1 sequesters TRAF3 in B cells, leading to functional TRAF3 deficiency.  

    • Mambetsariev, N, Lin, WW, Stunz, L and Bishop, GA. The Signaling protein TRAF3 regulates the metabolic profile of B cells.  

  • American Association of Immunologists, New Orleans, LA, May 2015
    • Wallis, A., Yi, Z. and Bishop, G.A. TRAF3 regulates Csk and PTPN22 to enhance TCR signaling.  American Association of Immunologists, New Orleans, LA. 2015 May. **Selected for Oral Presentation and Travel Award

    • Mambetsariev, N., Lin, W., Hanson, B.M, Stunz, L.L., Arkee, T. and Bishop, G.A.  Nuclear TRAF3 inhibits CREB-mediated survival and metabolic reprogramming in B lymphocytes.  American Association of Immunologists, New Orleans, LA. 2015 May.

  • Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL, November 2014
    • Mambetsariev, N., Lin, WW, Hanson, B, Stunz, LL, Arkee, T and Bishop, GA. Nuclear TRAF3 inhibits CREB-mediated survival and metabolic reprogramming in B cells.  Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL. 2014 November.  ** Selected for AAI Abstract Award

    • Hanson, B., Buchta, C, Stunz, L and Bishop, GA.  Development of a cellular vaccine against melanoma using B lymphocytes.  Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL. 2014. November.

    • Yi, Z. and Bishop, GA. CD40-mediated maintenance of immune homeostasis in the adipose tissue microenvironment.  Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL. 2014.  November. ** Selected for AAI Abstract Award. 

    • Wallis AM, Yi Z, Bishop GA. TRAF3 regulates CSK to enhance TCR signaling, Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL. 2014 November.