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Pioneering Immunologist To Give Inaugural Eberly Distinguished Lecture

WHAT: Max D. Cooper, M.D., a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University, will deliver the inaugural Eberly Distinguished Lecture, “Evolution of Adaptive Immunity.”

WHO: Dr. Cooper will be joined by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine faculty and students.

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at 12 p.m.

WHERE: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Auditorium 6

WHY: The Eberly Distinguished Lectureship in Immunology was established in 2011 by the Department of Immunology and the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute to showcase the research of three international leaders in the field of immunology and to recognize the generous support of the family of the late philanthropist Robert E. Eberly. The series continues with lectures on May 24 and October 18.

Dr. Cooper has been a leader in the field of B cell biology, demonstrating isotype switching and, along with others, establishing that B cells develop in hematopoietic tissues, particularly the bone marrow. Today, he continues to explore the role of immunoglobulin and non-immunoglobulin genes in human B cell development.

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