Friday ID Conference: “Innate immune signaling and gonococcal pathogenesis”

Title: Friday ID Conference: “Innate immune signaling and gonococcal pathogenesis” – Alex Duncan, MD, PhD
Date: Friday, May 3, 2013
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics

Description: Dr. Joseph “Alex” Duncan, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received his medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed his residency and infectious disease fellowship training at UNC-Chapel Hill.JosephDuncan His research currently focuses on innate immune system signaling, which gives the body the ability to recognize pathogens and initiate inflammatory and immunologic processes to control their spread.

About Friday ID Conference

The Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series which features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines.

The conference takes place every Friday, September through June, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus. For more information, or to suggest a speaker, please contact the conference coordinator,Kathy James. To sign-up to receive weekly announcements of the conference, click here.

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