Division of Infection and Immunity


IIT Seminar | Professor Stephen Eyre

04 October 2018, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

'The potential of genetic engineering, in the form of CRISPR/Cas9, in the research and treatment of rheumatological disease'

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Professor David Sansom (Host)


Lecture Theatre 1
UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus
Rowland Hill Street
United Kingdom

Professor Stephen Eyre of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Manchester will be speaking at the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar Series on Thursday 04 October. The seminar will be held in Lecture Theatre 1 at the UCL Medical School Royal Free Campus.

Professor Eyre has been involved in researching the genetic susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) since he joined the Arthritis Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Manchester in 1996. Initially, he focused on linkage studies using family samples collected at the Centre, but he quickly moved onto genome wide association studies and fine-mapping of RA loci by Immunochip. More recently his lab has been investigating the mechanisms by which these genetic variants lead to increased risk of disease.

All are welcome to attend. If you would like to meet the speaker after the seminar please contact the host.

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