We are excited to announce the 2016/2017 RGE Murray Lecturer, Dr. Chris Glass, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Glass is a leader in the field of macrophage biology, and has made many seminar discoveries regarding the differentiation and specialisation of macrophages in response to various immunological stimuli and tissue environments.
Dr. Glass has published over 275 scientific papers, many in leading journals including Nature, Nature Immunology, eLife and Cell. Dr. Glass has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2014) and to the American Academy of Medicine (2015). He will be visiting Western University on January 27th, 2017. The time and location of his talk will be announced at a later date.
The RGE Murray Annual Lecture Seminar Series is supported by a generous donation made in the name of Professor Emeritus Robert G.E. Murray, and brings world leading immunologists, virologists and microbiologists to Western University. Dr. Murray served as department chair (1949 – 1974), is a founder of Canadian Society of Microbiologists, and in 1998 was invested into the Order of Canada in acknowledgement of his many contributions to science and the scientific community.