“The whole mucosal immune system is so fascinating. It has to operate in an environment of extremes.”
Cockroach Allergy: The Sette lab is working to identify the sites on allergen molecules that trigger an inflammatory immune response.
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—Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) are a type of white blood cell. Rather than recirculating constantly through the body,
Bjoern Peters is a Professor in the Infectious Disease and Vaccine Center. Dr. Peters’ research focuses on the analysis of
Dr. Sette is currently a Professor and Member of the La Jolla Institute’s Infectious Disease and Vaccine Center. Dr. Sette