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Jeremy Boss, PhD
Epigenetics and the Immune System
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016
Epigenetics refers to the processes by which cells inherit information that dictate their ultimate properties and functions. Dr. Boss's seminar will focus on how these processes control the ability of various cells within the immune system to respond to infection or in the case of autoimmune disease may have initiated a program that leads to disease.
A public reception will precede this event in the VTC Cafe at 5 p.m.
About the Speaker:
Jeremy Boss, PhD, is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.