Presidents Message 2017

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SLB/IEIIS meeting 2018

Announcement of the 2018 SLB/IEIIS meeting!

TOLLerant 2017

The TOLLerant/IEIIS Meeting will be held at the Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II, from June 5th to 7th , 20...

Published Review

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

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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