Dr. Roberts is the Curators’ Professor of Animal Science and Biochemistry at the University of Missouri and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He received his B.A. in botany and his Ph.D. in plant physiology and biochemistry at Oxford University.
Dr. Roberts laboratory is interested in the transcriptional control of expression of interferon-tau genes (IFNT). With Angel a Walker, a postdoctoral fellow, Dr.Roberts is looking into evolution of the IFNT and the entire type 1 interferon locus in ruminant species and discovered an entirely new sub-family of interferon genes.
Dr. Krown is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of malignant melanoma and the malignancies associated with AIDS and HIV infection. Her major clinical interests are in developing better therapies for both melanoma and Kaposi’s sarcoma, with a particular research interest in translating laboratory research that investigates the causes of Kaposi’s sarcoma, the most common AIDS-associated cancer, into new approaches to treatment. Dr. Krown was very active in the leadership of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium, a National Cancer Institute research consortium, and served as the head of its Human Papilloma Virus Working Group. Dr. Krown is an emeritus staff member of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Announcing the 2020 Milstein Young Investigator Awardees
Aaron M Ring
Assistant Professor of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, United States
Elia Tait Wojno
Department of Immunology, University of Washington
Department of Immunology,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Young Investigators to Watch for 2019
Here are some of the emerging scientists in the field of interferon and cytokine research:
Assistant Professor in Immunology
Dept. Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine,
JF Coordinator for BSc in Human Health and Disease, TBSI, Head of Immunobiology Research Group, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Rajsbaum performed his PhD in the laboratory of Anne O’Garra at the MRC-NIMR, London in 2009, and completed his postdoctoral training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, with Dr Adolfo Garcia-Sastre.