Research

The faculty and students of the Immunology Training Program work on a vast number of immunological topics.

Research themes:

  1. Lymphocyte development and differentiation
  2. Self recognition and autoimmunity
  3. Cytokine/chemokine biology
  4. Innate immunity and inflammation
  5. Cancer immunology and immunotherapy
  6. Transcriptional regulation
  7. Host response to viral infections
  8. Immunotoxicology
  9. Immunotherapeutics and Vaccinology

Examples of Immunological Research

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Marburg (MARV) and Ebola viruses (ZEBOV) block the nuclear translocation of STAT1 in IFNα- treated cells. Red, STAT1; green, infected cells.

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of BU School of Medicine