By Oxford University
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Researchers, past and present colleagues of Professor Sir Andrew McMichael, gathered on the 21st September 2012 for a Symposium reflecting on the evolution of Immunology in Oxford.
||CleanWelcome and Introduction||Professor Vincenzo Cerundolo opens the Symposium with a few words about Professor Sir Andrew McMichael's achievements, past, present and future.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat do we measure and what do we want to learn||Professor Zinkernagel speaks about some historical and more recent aspects of immunology. Although we do know a lot, only about half of what we think we know is usually true - we just don't know which half!||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanActive and passive immunity to Influenza||Professor Townsend tells us about lessons to be drawn from the history of immunology in Oxford, from 1979 onwards, until his current research on active and passive immunity to influenza.||18 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA structural biologist's perspective||Professor Yvonne Jones tells us how structural biology was brought into the field of immunology in Oxford, at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew immunoregulatory mechanisms||Professor Mike Lenardo speaks about early links between the NIH (National Institute of Health, USA) and the University of Oxford, and their success in setting up the NIH-Oxford-Cambridge DPhil programme.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrican adventures||Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones talks about her research on HIV, first in Oxford then in Africa, in Kenya and in The Gambia.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTime to escape||Dr Nilu Goonetilleke talks about her research within the CHAVI project (NIH Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology).||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCorrelates of protection, the China Connection||Professor Xiao-Ning Xu talks about his research on emerging infectious diseases in China, from the SARS outbreak in 2003/4 to flu pandemic and HIV infection.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Human Immunology Unit||The increasing globalisation of infectious disease is a major challenge to human health. The MRC Human Immunology Unit is a key player in international efforts to combat this threat, and in research into other diseases involving the immune system.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSome final words||Professor Sir Andrew McMichael speaks about his early days in Oxford, working in immunology.||28 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|