Engineering Immunity via Chemistry and Materials Design: Toward an HIV Vaccine and Enhanced Therapies for Cancer

Sep 20

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FCIEMAS Schiciano Side B

Presenter

Darrell J. Irvine, Ph.D.

Please join us Wednesday, September 20, at 12 pm in Schiciano Auditorium, Side B, as Darrell J. Irvine, Ph.D., presents "Engineering Immunity Via Chemistry and Materials Design: Toward an HIV Vaccine and Enhanced Therapies for Cancer". Lunch will be served beginning at 11:45 am. Bio: Darrell Irvine, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He also serves on the steering committee of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. His research is focused on the application of engineering tools to problems in cellular immunology and the development of new materials for vaccine and drug delivery. Major efforts of the laboratory are directed toward vaccine development for HIV and cancer immunotherapy. Dr. Irvine's work has been recognized by numerous awards, including election as a Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society, election as a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and appointment as an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is the author of over 100 publications, reviews, and book chapters and an inventor on numerous patents.

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Loucka, Christina
919-660-5153
christina.loucka@duke.edu