Lecture 'Innate immune cell sensing of health and disease by Tracy Hussell'

For whom
Students, Employees, Alumni, Business
When
19-11-2019 from 13:40 to 14:40
Where
UGent-VIB-onderzoeksgebouw, Technologiepark 71, 9052 Zwijnaarde
Language
English
Organizer
VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research (WE14, WE10, WE02, GE35)
Contact
coordination@irc.vib-ugent.be
Website
https://www.irc.ugent.be/index.php?id=tocalendar
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The implication of innate immune signals in lung immune health and disease will be discussed by Prof. Tracy Hussell.

Prof Tracy Hussell (Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research, The Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom) is our guest speaker. More information on her talk:
Innate immune cells sense the health status of the lung by interacting with a variety of micro environmental proteins. These include proteins associated with epithelial cells, products of basement membrane and extracellular matrix degradation and by-products liberated from apoptotic and necrotic cells. In this seminar, I will discuss the implications of these signals in lung immune health and disease. I will also detail how pathology can occur through normal processes that do not receive the signal to stop.