About the Immunology Program

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The Immunology Program has 21 members from departments in the University of Minnesota Medical School, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the College of Science and Engineering.

The scientific goal of the Immunology Program is to define the basic mechanisms that control adaptive immunity in order to develop immunotherapies that overcome the significant barriers associated with generating a durable immune response against tumor-associated antigens.

Research themes

  • Mechanisms of lymphocyte tolerance
  • Lymphocyte activation and signal transduction
  • Mechanisms of lymphocyte development
  • Tumor immunology and immunotherapy

Immunology program meetings

The Immunology Program meetings are held concurrent with meetings of the Center for Immunology.