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BC Cancer Research Seminar Series: Dr. Susan M. Kaech
January 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
BC Cancer Research Seminar Series presents a seminar:
Susan M. Kaech, PhD
Professor and Director
NOMIS Center for Immunobiology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Date: Monday, January 7, 2019
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Gordon & Leslie Diamond Family Theatre, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 W.10th Ave.
Videolinked to: FVC – room 2035, VIC – room #3, CSI – Shuswap Room, CN – Salmon room, UBC Biomedical Research Centre – room 351, Michael Smith Labs – room 303, C&W – room K4-142
Title: Making Effector T cells the EZ(H2)-way
Abstract: Memory CD8 T cells arise following infection from a heterogenous population of effector T cells that contains cells of various differentiation states. Many of these effector CD8 T cells develop into end-stage terminal effector cells that die following infection and a smaller portion develops into cells with greater memory cell potential and longevity. Understanding how effector CD8 T cell differentiation is regulated to generate cells of diverse cell fates is important and much progress has been made in identifying several transcriptional factors that regulate effector and memory cell fates, function and phenotypes. In this talk we will discuss how the epigenetic landscape of different subsets of effector T cells varies and impacts their long-term fates and multipotency.
Sponsored by: BC Cancer Foundation
Hosted by: Dr. Julian Lum
*A recording of this presentation can be viewed at:
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