Stopping lung damage before it turns deadly
LA JOLLA, CA—If you’ve ever struggled to breathe, you’ve had a moment of hypoxia—a lack of oxygen. Hypoxia can have
Selected References Grégory Seumois, Ciro Ramírez-Suástegui, Benjamin J. Schmiedel, Shu Liang, Bjoern Peters, Alessandro Sette, Vijayanand P (2020). Single-cell
Cockroach Allergy: The Sette lab is working to identify the sites on allergen molecules that trigger an inflammatory immune response.
PKC enzymes play critical roles in the differentiation and proliferation of many cell types, including T cells, and in the response to diverse stimuli.
Pandurangan Vijayanand, M.D., Ph.D., and his lab members employ genomics tools to understand, diagnose and treat pulmonary disease such as asthma, lung cancer and infectious diseases, including the novel coronavirus.
Bjoern Peters, Ph.D., and his lab members are focused on the development of computational tools to address fundamental questions in immunology.
Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D., and his team study allergic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy, and atopic dermatitis.
Alessandro Sette, Dr. Biol. Sci., defines in chemical terms the specific structures (epitopes) that the immune system recognizes and uses this knowledge to measure and understand immune responses.
Raised in Rome, Italy, in a family of lawyers, Dr. Sette started his science career as a young boy in
LA JOLLA, CA—La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) has been awarded a $22 million contract renewal over seven years from