868. Harnessing the B Cell Response Against Influenza
Session: Symposium: Neutralizing Antibodies for Viruses
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 10:45 AM
Room: 253ABC

Patrick C. Wilson, PhD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Dr. Wilson is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of Medicine, the Section of Rheumatology, and in the Committee on Immunology. Dr. Wilson earned his PhD under the mentorship of J. Donald Capra at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He then did his postdoctoral training with Michel Nussenzweig at the Rockefeller University. Dr. Wilson is interested in B cell biology. The emphasis of his work is on the human antibody response to infectious diseases and the development of improved B cell vaccines. Additional interests include the molecular mechanisms of B cell receptor diversification and immune tolerance.

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