Dr. Michael Yaffe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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Michael Yaffe is an Associate Professor of Biology at MIT. He received his MD and PhD from Case Western Reserve University. The goal of his research is to understand how protein phosphorylation controls progression through the cell cycle at the molecular level and how defects in phosphorylation bypass normal cell... read morecycle checkpoints and lead to human cancer. He also studies how protein and lipid phosphorylation controls the inflammatory response in phagocytic cells.