IEIIS 2016 Hamburg Germany

Published Review

Published review with Stephen Trent as the senior author in the 2016 issue of Annual Reviews in Microbiology

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Faculty position in Innate Immunity at the Univ of Massachusetts Medical School.

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TOLLerant 2015

TOLLerant ( is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) funded by Horizon 2020 EU program and coordinated by Prof. Francesco Peri of the University of Milano Bicocca (UNIMIB). The multidisciplinary research project is focused on the study of molecular mechanisms of innate immunity, in particular Toll-like Receptors (TLR) activation and signaling and their therapeutic targeting."

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Innate Immunity CoverInnate Immunity offers a highly visible forum for quality research on all aspects of endotoxin, a rapid turnaround time, and access to a PDF of their final article. A subscription includes free online access to the full text of Innate Immunity.

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Innate immune sensing and its roots: the story of endotoxin. 

Beutler B, Rietschel ET.
Nat Rev Immunol. 2003 Feb;3(2):169-76. Review.

How does the host sense pathogens? Our present concepts grew directly from longstanding efforts to understand infectious disease: how microbes harm the host, what molecules are sensed and, ultimately, the nature of the receptors that the host uses. The discovery of the host sensors — the Toll-like receptors — was rooted in chemical, biological and genetic analyses that centred on a bacterial poison, termed endotoxin. Read More