Microbiota and nutritional control of immunity

  • Date and time: Friday 26 April 2019, 1pm
  • Location: Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)
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Yasmine Belkaid is an NIH Senior Investigator and leads the Metaorganism Immunity section. Current areas of research in her lab include how the microbiota influences immune function in the skin and gut and how dietary metabolites regulate these pathways. Recent studies include:
- Harrison et al Science 2019 “Commensal-specific T cell plasticity promotes rapid tissue adaptation to injury
- Linehan et al Cell 2018 “Non-classical Immunity Controls Microbiota Impact on Skin Immunity and Tissue Repair”