The Shaw Prize Lecture in Life Science and Medicine 2011

29 Sep 2011 , 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Lecture Theatres 3 & 4, Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Speakers and Topics

“The Drosophila Antimicrobial Defense: a Paradigm for Innate Immunity”
Professor Jules A Hoffmann
Professor, University of Strasbourg, France

“Host Defense Strategies”
Professor Ruslan M Medzhitov
David W Wallace Professor of Immunobiology, Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, USA

“The Hunt for the LPS Receptor: Mouse Genetics Then and Now”
Professor Bruce A Beutler
Raymond and Eleen Willie Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research
in Honor of Laverne and Raymond Willie, Sr.
Director, Center for Genetics of Host Defense, the University of
Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA

The Shaw Lecture in Life Science and Medicine was cancelled on 29 September 2011 due to typhoon.