Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

Memory and Self-Tolerance in the Immune System: Implications for Vaccination and Autoimmune Diseases



Date
October 2, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD
UPMC Professor and Chair of Immunology Professor of Pathology School of Medicine
Location
Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Description

Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD, chair of immunology and professor pathology, School of Medicine, will deliver a Provost’s Inaugural Lecture, “Memory and Self-Tolerance in the Immune System: Implications for Vaccination and Autoimmune Diseases,” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2, in Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall.

The Provost’s Inaugural Lecture series invites University of Pittsburgh faculty members to give a lecture marking their recent appointments to endowed chairs. Dr. Shlomchik is the UPMC Professor of Immunology. His research focuses on B-cell immune response and immune system activation in systemic autoimmunity pathogenesis.

A reception with light refreshments will follow the talk.