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Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Roslyn Kemp

Some T cells are more equal than others

About Professor Roslyn Kemp's research

I am an immunologist with a background in fundamental T cell biology in the context of homeostasis and cancer.

My current work focuses on the complexity of the immune response in the gut mucosa. My lab studies the immune microenvironment in tumours of people with colorectal cancer and how we can use this knowledge to improve diagnosis and prognosis, and to identify potential new therapeutic targets. We also research the immune contributions to the cause and pathology of inflammatory bowel diseases in patients.

Our research approach uses both high dimensional analyses of mass cytometry data, an orthotopic colorectal cancer model, and an ex vivo human intestinal organoid model. Our overall goals are patient-focussed, finding new ways to diagnose and treat diseases using our knowledge of the immune system.

This lecture will be followed with light refreshments, tea, coffee & juice.

Streaming information for Professor Roslyn Kemp's IPL

This event will be live-streamed, from 5:25pm Tuesday 13 October 2022, at the following web address:

Professor Roslyn Kemp's IPL video stream

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Date Thursday, 13 October 2022
Time 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Audience Public,Undergraduate students,Postgraduate students,Staff,Alumni
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Academic
Inaugural Professorial Lecture
DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
LocationCastle 1 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Contact NameBailey Mclean
Contact Phone+64 3 4714 6113

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