Decoding and reprogramming immunity
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Michael obtained an A.B. in Chemical and Physical Biology at Harvard University in 2008. He then moved to Stanford University, where he completed his Ph.D. in Immunology in 2014. At Stanford, he worked in Professor K. Christopher Garcia’s laboratory, studying the molecular mechanisms of T cell receptor recognition, cross-reactivity, and activation. He then conducted postdoctoral research in Professor Carla Shatz’s laboratory, studying novel roles for immune receptors expressed by neurons in neural development and neurodegenerative disease. Michael joined the Department of Biological Engineering in 2016 as an Assistant Professor and became an Associate Professor in 2021.
Date: 22 April 2022, 14:00 (Friday, 0th week, Trinity 2022)
Venue: Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, off South Parks Road OX1 3PL
Speaker: Prof Michael Birnbaum (MIT, USA)
Organising department: Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
Organiser: Melissa Wright (Sir William Dunn School of Pathology)
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Hosts: Prof Anton van der Merwe (Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford), Dr Omer Dushek (Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford)
Part of: Dunn School of Pathology Departmental Seminars
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Melissa Wright