Immunologist of the Month


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Immunologist of the Month

Every month we will feature a new interview with an Immunologist. These Immunologists are at the cutting-edge of research and education, they have kindly offered to give us their time and insight into their research and studies.


June 2018

Our June Immunologist Month is Manuel Antonio Franco, a Full Professor at the Pontificia Universidad de Javeriana (PUJ) in Bogota, Colombia. His research area is understanding mucosal immunology with a special focus on rotavirus.

Professor Franco kindly agreed to be interview by the Immunopaedia about his research, challenges he has faced and advice for young researchers.

Read more- Manuel A. Franco Interview


May 2018

Our May Immunologist Month is Dr Pascale Kropf an Associate Professor at Imperial College London in the UK and an Honorary Member of the University of Gondar in Ethiopia. Her research is focused on immunity to leishmaniasis and she also has many educational interests.

Associate Professor Kropf spoke to the Immunopaedia team about her research, as well shared some advice and highlighted to importance of cross-border research.

Read more- Pascale Kropf Interview


April 2018

Our April Immunologist of the month is Luis Fernando García is Emeritus Professor at the Universidad de Antioquia (UdeA) in Medellín, Colombia. Professor García founded the Research group of Inmunología Celular e Inmunogenética (GICIC) in UdeA and  has experience in understanding immune responses to Tuberculosis infection and transplantation immunology.

Professor García spoke to the Immunopaedia team about his research interests, as well as shared some valuable advice.

Read more – Luis F. García Interview


March 2018

Our March Immunologist of the month in Professor Stanley Plotkin, a world-renowned vaccinologist  and an influential figure in the field of infectious diseases. Professor Plotkin is currently an Emeritus Professor of the University of Pennsylvania, and Adjunct Professor of the Johns Hopkins University.

The Immunopaedia team was very honoured to interview Professor Stanley Plotkin, who kindly accepted to be interviewed via skype.

Read more and watch the interviews – Stanley Plotkin Interview


February 2018

Our February Immunologist of the Month is Sarah Gilbert, faculty member at the Jenner Institute in the University of Oxford. Gilbert has co-founded Vaccitech, a collaborative vaccine development spin-out company from Oxford, which performs clinical vaccine programs for influenza, cancer, and other emerging pathogens.

Sarah recently spoke to the Immunopaedia team about her research interest in the field of Vaccinology.

Read more- Sarah C. Gilbert Interview


January 2018

Jacqueline Marvel

Our January Immunologist of the Month is Jacqueline Marvel, Research Director of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and head of the “Immunity and Cytotoxic Lymphocytes” team at the International Center of Infectiology Research (CIRI).

Jacqueline recently spoke to the Immunopaedia team about her immunological T cell memory, with particular focus on cytotoxic CD8 T cells.

Read more – Jacqueline Marvel Interview


 
 
 
 
 
 
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