Researchers at the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) have discovered that a single gene plays an important role in ensuring humans are able to fight infections. More...
Post-graduate education is central to the Institute of Immunity and
Transplantation's vision, to train future generations of top
scientists. The Institute internationally renowned researchers teach
programmes including UCL's unique MSc Infection and Immunity course, and supervise research students working towards MPhil and PhD degrees.
IIT External Seminar series
Regular seminars feature international research leaders and Institute scientists: unless otherwise stated Thursdays, 12-1 pm in Lecture Theatre 2, Royal Free campus.
Term 2, 2014:
- 9 January: Dr Deborah Dunn-Walters, King's College London School of Medicine: Shaping the B cell repertoire in older age
- 23 January: Dr Jane Goodall, University of Cambridge: PKR: The tip of the ICEberg?
- 13 February at 12:30 pm: Professor Stephen Cobbold, University of Oxford: Nutrient sensing and metabolic regulation in the immune system
- 27 February: Dr Ricardo Henriques, LMB UCL: A super-resolution view of cells - uncovering TCR signalling and HIV-1 infection
- 13 March: Professor Siamon Gordon, University of Oxford: Macrophages, from Metchnikoff to medicine
- 27 March: Professor Andrew Macdonald, University of Manchester: Dendritic cells: Central players in orchestration of type 2 inflammation
- 10 April: Dr Klaus Okkenhaug, Babraham Institute, Cambridge: PI3K enzymes in immunity and infection
- 24 April: Dr John James, University of Cambridge: Exploring the mechanism of T-cell receptor-mediated decision making: how does a receptor count to ten?
- 22 May: Professor Ken Smith, University of Cambridge: Genetics, genomics, immunity and the biology of clinical outcome
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