Activation of dendritic cells in immune system

Life Sciences

22Feb2018 10:00 - 11:00

PhD defence ceremony

Dendritic cells and the complement system are essential parts of our innate immune system. They can recognise and eliminate a wide variety of potentially dangerous compounds and pathogens, and then present these to the adaptive immune system. Until recently, DR cells and the complement system have mostly been studied separately. Anouk Zaal investigates the interplay between the activation of these two components of the innate immune system, focusing on the role of specific receptors.

A. Zaal: C5aR and TLR Crosstalk: Regulatory Effect of Anaphylatoxin C5a on Human Dendritic Cells.

Supervisor

Prof. S.M. van Ham

Co-supervisor

Dr J.A. ten Brinke (Sanquin Research)

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam