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"BRepertoire and what it can tell us about ageing and response to infection"
Professor Deborah Dunn-Walters
University of Surrey
Host: A/Prof William Horsnell [Division of Immunology/IDM]
Deborah Dunn-Walters is Professor of Immunology in the School of Bioscience and Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. Her group studies B cell development in Health and Disease, taking a systems immunology approach to elucidate changes in humoral immunity with age and to discover antibodies useful in cancer (Breast cancer) and infectious disease (Ebola). Her lab is currently working on improved tools to study immune repertoires, including novel methods for single cell analysis at a large scale. She has collaborated with many different laboratories worldwide and has chaired a number of international B cell conferences. Deborah currently serves as Trustee and Research Grants Committee chair on the Dunhill Medical Trust, and Strategy Panel member for the BBSRC. She is also Editor for Frontiers in Immunology and Visiting Professor of Immunobiology at King's College London. Deborah has over 90 publications and currently holds major grant funding from the MRC and BBSRC.