Month: May 2017

Rab17 Mediated Antigen Sorting

We are excited to announce the publication of a follow-up paper to last-years study of Rab17 mediate sorting of antigens. In our first study we identified Rab17 as a protein which allowed macrophages to prevent generating immune responses after engulfing dead cells (a process termed efferocytosis), while still allowing macrophages to generate immune responses after engulfing pathogens. …

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Welcome New Students

The Heit lab is excited to announce that two new students are joining our lab. Adam Tepperman will be joining us as a summer student, and will be investigating antigen sorting following efferocytosis and phagocytosis. Darius Lau, a former honours student in our lab, is staying on as a graduate student and will be continuing his …

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