University of Dundee

“New roles for the cytoskeleton in cellular immunity"

Event Date: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00
Event Location: 
MSI Small Lecture Theatre
Host: 
Dr Helge Dorfmueller
Event Speaker: 
Dr Serge Mostowy
Institution: 
Imperial College, London
Event Type: 
Seminar
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My laboratory is currently involved in studying autophagy and the cytoskeleton to understand how cells control bacterial infection. We have also developed the zebrafish as a model to study the cell biology of infection and therapeutic potential of targeting the cytoskeleton in vivo. Our findings should be of considerable interest for both cell biologists and infection biologists, and make a cutting edge platform for in vivo studies both at the single cell and whole animal level.