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Susan M. Kaech, PhD

Susan M. Kaech, PhD

CANCELED: Fattening Up Our Immunological Memory


May 27, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Susan M. Kaech, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunobiology, HHMI Early Career Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, R3012
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

Memory T cells are long-lived and IL-7 and IL-15 are critical survival factors. Dr. Susan Kaech will present on recent results of a new role for IL-7 in promoting memory T cell survival through the regulation of lipogenesis. egulation of memory T cell development - how long-lived, protective memory T cells are formed after infection and vaccination. Application this knowledge to understand how T cells are regulated in different tissue contexts, such as in the lungs to fight respiratory infections and in tumors to identify new ways to stimulate antitumor T cell responses.

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This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please send an e-mail.

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