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Ananda W. Goldrath, Ph.D.

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TitleProfessor
DepartmentDivision of Biological Sciences
InstitutionUniversity of California, San Diego
Address5107 Natural Sciences Building 0377
 9500 Gilman Drive
City, State, ZipLa Jolla, CA 92093-0377
Phone(858) 534-5839
E-Mailucsd.edu
Websitewww-biology.ucsd.edu/labs/goldrath/
Research FieldImmunology
Award Year2007

Research

Several lines of study in our lab aim to identify the molecular signals required to maintain T cells, generate a productive immune response and form long-lived protective immunity. It is our hope that our experiments will improve the understanding of how the immune system recovers following treatment- or illness-induced lymphopenia (such as chemotherapy or HIV infection) and aid in the design of vaccines that provide long-lasting protection from infection. Moreover, by expanding our understanding of how lymphocyte populations are regulated, it will be possible to gain insight into how normal survival signals are co-opted and how homeostatic set points are overcome by cancer cells providing possible targets for therapeutic intervention.

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