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Graduate Student Position Available

The Heit lab is once again looking to recruit a graduate student to join our diverse and growing team. This position is open to people wishing to complete a MSc or PhD degree, and is focused on the transcriptional control of macrophages during atherosclerosis. Additional details can be found in the attached image.

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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