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Ep. 72: “IMMUNOLOGY2024™: Innovations in Immunology” Featuring Dr. Akiko Iwasaki, Francisco Gomez-Rivera, and Dr. Jason Augustine

By February 13, 2024No Comments


Dr. Akiko Iwasaki is the Sterling Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University and President of the American Association of Immunologists. Francisco Gomez-Rivera is an Immunology Program Graduate Student Candidate at the University of Michigan, and Dr. Jason (Swinburne) Augustine is a retired Research Microbiologist/Immunologist at the US Environmental Protection Agency. They talk about the upcoming IMMUNOLOGY2024™ meeting in Chicago, Illinois from May 3-7, 2024. They discuss key sessions to attend, what they’re looking forward to at the meeting, and advice for attendees.

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The Immunology Science Round Up

Bacteria in Gastric CancerStreptococcus anginosus promotes gastric tumorigenesis via direct interactions with gastric epithelial cells.

CAR T Cells for Aging – Senolytic CAR T cells safely eliminate senescent cells in young animals.

Microbiota and Tuft Cell Biology – Microbiota calibrate type 2 immunity in the intestine by controlling tuft cell differentiation.

Sex Differences in Autoimmunity – Autoantibodies to the Xist ribonucleoprotein characterize female-biased autoimmune diseases.

Images courtesy of Dr. Akiko Iwasaki, Robert Lisak, Francisco Gomez-Rivera, and Dr. Jason (Swinburne) Augustine

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