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Dr. Mari Shinohara

Dept of Immunology, Duke University
338 Jones Building, DUMC-3010

Brief Biography:

Dr. Mari Shinohara joined Duke in February 2009 as an assistant professor in the Department of Immunology. The goal of her lab is to understand; how innate immune signals that are triggered by pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and damage-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs), how the innate immune system transmits the information to T cells, and how they ultimately control autoimmunity and resistance against microbial infection and cancer.

Academic positions:

Assistant Professor (Primary Faculty Appointment), Department of Immunology, Duke University Assistant Professor, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, Duke University Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Duke University

Research interests:

innate immunity, signal transduction, Toll-like receptors (TLRs), C-lectin type receptors, (CLRs), inflammasome, anti-fungal immunity, anti-tumor immunity, autoimmunity, multiple sclerosis, EAE

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