Northwestern University

May
22
Tue 12:00 PM

Microbiology-Immunology Department: Elina Zuniga, PhD

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Pablo Penaloza-MacMaster, PhD   312.503.5240

Group: Department of Microbiology-Immunology Seminars/Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Department of Micrbiology-Immunology Seminar Series

"Immune Adaptations During Chronic Infections"

Elina Zuniga, PhD / University of California, San Diego

Description:

Our laboratory studies cellular and molecular aspects of immune responses during acute and chronic viral infections to determine general principles of antiviral immunity, immune-evasion, persistence and pathogenesis. The ultimate goal is to generate fundamental knowledge on immune-regulation that could help modulating immune responses to prevent or treat infectious diseases and may also have implications for other immune-related illnesses. My seminar will focus on host and microbe adaptations that impact innate responses (i.e. type I interferons) during acute and chronic viral infections.

 

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