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Garnett H. Kelsoe

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Immunology
Integrative Immunobiology
Box 3010 DUMC, 117 Jones Building, Durham, NC 27710
117 Jones Bldg, 207 Research D, Box 3010 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710

Overview


1. Lymphocyte development and antigen-driven diversification of immunoglobulin and T cell antigen receptor genes.
2. The germinal center reaction and mechanisms for clonal selection and self - tolerance. The origins of autoimmunity.
3. Interaction of innate- and adaptive immunity and the role of inflammation in lymphoid organogenesis.
4. The role of secondary V(D)J gene rearrangment in lymphocyte development and malignancies.
5. Mathematical modeling of immune responses, DNA motifs, collaborations in bioinformatics.
6. Humoral immunity to influenza and HIV-1.

Current Appointments & Affiliations


James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Immunology · 2001 - Present Integrative Immunobiology, Basic Science Departments
Professor of Integrative Immunobiology · 1998 - Present Integrative Immunobiology, Basic Science Departments
Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery · 2020 - Present Surgery, Surgical Sciences, Surgery
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 1998 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute · 2006 - Present Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications


Harvard University · 1979 D.Sc.