Properties of the immune system

PRESENTATION March 18, 2021

Speaker / Author

Michel Nussenzweig, M.D., Ph.D.

Zanvil A. Cohn and Ralph M. Steinman Professor, The Rockefeller University

Michel Nussenzweig was born in Sao Paulo Brazil on February 10th 1955.  He received a B.S. summa cum laude from New York University in 1976, a Ph.D. degree from the Rockefeller University in 1981 and an M.D. degree from New York University Medical School in 1982. During his PhD with Ralph Steinman he discovered that dendritic cells are antigen presenting cells. After completing a medical internship, and residency, and infectious fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital he joined Dr. Philip Leder in the department of genetics at Harvard Medical School for postdoctoral training.  He returned to Rockefeller University in 1990 ... Read More