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External Speaker Seminar Series

26 February 2024, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

UCL Infection and Immunity external seminar series, with Prof Lance Turtle and Prof John Tregoning

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students | UCL alumni

Availability

Yes

Organiser

Hanh Gurr

Location

Seminar room
Pears Building
Pond Street
London
NW3 2PP

Hosts: Dr Laura Pallett and Dr Rebecca Lester

Speakers: 

13:00
Prof Lance Turtle, University of Liverpool

'T cell responses to falviviruses - immunopathogenesis and vaccines'

Professor Turtle has particular expertise in human T cell responses to Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus and JE vaccine. He has also worked on other emerging virus infections, such as EV-71, SARS-CoV-2 and monkeypox. Current projects include a detailed study of JE vaccine responses, and a first-in-human trial of a Zika vaccine.

15:00
Prof John Tregoning, Imperial College London

'Inflammation in the t-cell response to RNA vaccines'

Tregoning Lab aims to understand what prevents symptomatic respiratory infections, focussing on the immune response.