Innate Immunity Receptors: Crosstalk with Adaptive Immunity, Cancer and the Microbiota
Jenny Ting, Ph.D.
William Rand Kenan Professor of
Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology
Immunology Program Leader
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Center for Translational Immunology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bio Summary for Jenny Ting
Dr. JennyTing is a William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics and the UNC LinebergerComprehensive Cancer Center’s Immunology Program Leader. She is also theDirector of the UNC Center for Translational Immunology and a member of theDepartment of Microbiology-Immunology. She has served on an NIH-NIAIDextramural Council, the Board of Scientific Council and the advisory board ofthe American Asthma Foundation. Currently she serves on the Board of Directorsof the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Tang Prize Committee. Her research spansclass II Major Histocompatibility gene transcription, inflammation andcytokines in neurologic disorders, innate immune receptors and the role ofmicrobiota in disease mitigation. She has published over 330 articles.
Conflict: Co-founder of IMMvention Therapeutix and GoldCrest Bio.
Time: 9:00-10:30p.m., March 25th (Friday)
Zoom Meeting ID: 872 3139 6477
Host: Dr. Zhihua Liu
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