Title：Neural control of response against bacterial infections and immune homeostasis
Reporter：Prof. Alejandro Aballay
Venue：E4003 of the Teaching Building
Brief introduction of the reporter： Alejandro Aballay, Ph.D ,
William A. Whitsell Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Now, he focus on what makes bacteria pathogenic and hosts resistant.. Prof. Aballay publish over 40 articles as first author and corresponding author in the Science (2 articles) , Current Biology (3 articles), Cell Reports (1 article), PNAS (1 article), Plos Pathogens (1 article), mBio (2 articles), JBC (4 articles), EMBO reports (4 articles), Plos Genetics (3 articles), virulence (2 articles). In addition, Prof. Aballay is a recipient of a number of awards, including: 2017 American Society for Microbiology fellowship, 2017 William A. Whitsell Dean’s Leadership Professorship, 2017 Maximizing Investigator Research Award (MIRA/NIH),2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellowship, 2009 Neuroimmunology of Brain Infections and Cancers Award, 2009 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Early Career Scientist Competition-Semifinalist, 2005 ICAAC Young Investigator Award, 2003 Whitehead Scholar in Biomedical Sciences, 1998 Pew Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship.