Prof. Joel Swanson University of Michigan Medical School, USA

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Joel Swanson is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School. His lab uses quantitative fluorometric and microscopic methods to study endocytosis in macrophages. Its principle goals are to delineate the mechanisms and regulation of phagocytosis, and to characterize the intravacuolar environment... read morein the presence and absence of pathogenic bacteria. These goals are important not only for understanding macrophage biology, but also for elucidating basic mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis and innate resistance to infections.