Recommended Readings: Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D., Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series:

M.D.-Ph.D. Recruitment Lecture

Two Kindreds with X-linked Recessive Mycobacterial Disease: Toward a Genetic Theory of Infectious Diseases

Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D.,  Ph.D.

professor and head, Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, Rockefeller University

November 20, 2009

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Articles:

Bustamante, J., S. Boisson-Dupuis, E. Jouanguy, C. Picard, A. Puel, L. Abel, and J. -L Casanova. 2008. Novel primary immunodeficiencies revealed by the investigation of paediatric infectious diseases. Current opinion in immunology 20, (1): 39-48

Casanova, J. -L, and L. Abel. 2007. Primary immunodeficiencies: A field in its infancy. Science 317, (5838): 617-619

Maródi, L., and J. -L Casanova. 2009. Primary immunodeficiency diseases: The J project. The Lancet 373, (9682): 2179-2181

Quintana-Murci, L., A. Alcaïs, L. Abel, and J. -L Casanova. 2007. Immunology in natura: Clinical, epidemiological and evolutionary genetics of infectious diseases. Nature immunology 8, (11): 1165-1171

Von Bernuth, H., C. Picard, Z. Jin, R. Pankla, H. Xiao, C. -L Ku, M. Chrabieh, et al. 2008. Pyogenic bacterial infections in humans with MyD88 deficiency. Science 321, (5889): 691-696