Advances in Immunology

Advances in Immunology

1st Edition - October 23, 2018

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  • Editor: Frederick Alt
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151860
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128155271

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Description

Advances in Immunology, Volume 140, the latest in a long-established and highly respected publication, presents current developments and comprehensive reviews in immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from leading authorities in immunology
  • Informs and updates on the latest developments in the field of immunology

Readership

Immunologists and infectious disease specialists, cell biologists and hematologists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Regulatory T cells
    Harvey Cantor
    2. The immunological synapse and T cell signaling
    Michael Loran Dustin
    3. Drosophila immunity and homeostasis during viral infection
    Jonathan Kagan

Product details

  • No. of pages: 100
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: October 23, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151860
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128155271

About the Editor

Frederick Alt

Frederick Alt
Frederick W. Alt is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator and Director of the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine (PCMM) at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). He is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. He works on elucidating mechanisms that generate antigen receptor diversity and, more generally, on mechanisms that generate and suppress genomic instability in mammalian cells, with a focus on the immune and nervous systems. Recently, his group has developed senstive genome-wide approaches to identify mechanisms of DNA breaks and rearrangements in normal and cancer cells. He has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, and the European Molecular Biology Organization. His awards include the Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, the Novartis Prize for Basic Immunology, the Lewis S. Rosensteil Prize for Distinugished work in Biomedical Sciences, the Paul Berg and Arthur Kornberg Lifetime Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences, and the William Silan Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring from Harvard Medical School.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

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