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Carolyn Bertozzi, "Cancer Immune Therapy Targeting the Tumor Glycocalyx"

October 31, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Braun Auditorium, 333 Campus Dr, Stanford, CA. 94305

Free and open to the public.

Carolyn Bertozzi is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical & Systems Biology and Radiology (by courtesy) at Stanford University, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Prof. Bertozzi's research interests span the disciplines of chemistry and biology with an emphasis on studies of cell surface glycosylation pertinent to disease states. Her lab focuses on profiling changes in cell surface glycosylation associated with cancer, inflammation and bacterial infection, and exploiting this information for development of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, most recently in the area of immuno-oncology. She is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has been awarded the Lemelson-MIT Prize, the Heinrich Wieland Prize, and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, among many others.

Event Sponsor: 
Chemistry Department, Department of Biology
Contact Email: 
mmagana@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-2413

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