The longer the bootcamp, the better the antibodies
LA JOLLA, CA—Researchers at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) have discovered how the immune system can transform into an
Reactions reflect unique features of an individual’s immune system, not the strength of a response
LA JOLLA—Designing a vaccine starts with finding the right ingredients. Every infectious agent has molecules, called antigens, that the immune
Shane Crotty, Ph.D., and his team study immunity against infectious diseases. They investigate how the immune system remembers infections and vaccines.
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.
Rebecca and Sandy Shapery embody that transformation, and they hope their inspirational journey will soon help save the lives of