Prof. Caetano Reis e Sousa Cancer Research, London Research Institute, UK1 Talk
Caetano Reis e Sousa obtained a BSc (Hons) in biology in 1989 from Imperial College, London, and a DPhil in immunology in 1992 from the University of Oxford. He subsequently trained as a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health, USA. In 1998, he joined the Imperial Cancer Research... read moreFund, now Cancer Research UK London Research Institute (CRUK LRI), as Head of the Immunobiology Laboratory. He is currently a Senior Scientist at CRUK LRI and holds honorary Professorships at University College London and Queen Mary, London. Caetano’s research focuses on the regulation of adaptive immunity by antigen-presenting cells and on the innate mechanisms involved in sensing pathogen presence. His contributions have been widely recognized and he has won the BD Biosciences Prize of the European Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Society (2002), the Liliane Bettencourt for Life Sciences Award (2008) and was elected a Fellow of The Academy of Medical Sciences (2006) and a Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (2006).