JCCC and UCLA IIIT Seminar Featuring Dr. Gay Crooks
Manipulating the Thymus in Development and Transplantation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Los Angeles, California 90095
Gay Crooks, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director, JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area
Dr. Gay Crooks’ research program was founded on the question of how to identify and functionally define human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Specific areas of investigation include stem and lymphoid progenitor expansion using regulated Mpl receptor dimerization, VEGF-mediated angiogenesis in the neonatal thymus and lymphoid commitment during hESC differentiation.
Light lunch served
Co-sponsored by the David Geffen School of Medicine Initiative in Immunity, Inflammation, Infection, and Transplantation (I3T), the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Center for AIDS Research