[EID Joint Seminar] - Role of metabolite-induced activation of CD8 T cells in liver disease and beyond

1Dec2022_EIDSS_Flyer_Prof. Percy A. Knolle

Date and Time

01 Dec 2022 @ 15:00 - 01 Dec 2022 @ 16:30


Prof. Knolle is director of the Institute of Molecular Immunology and Experimental Oncology at School of Medicine and the School of Life Science at the Technical University of Munich. He studied medicine in Germany, France and England and completed the training as specialist in Internal Medicine at the university-hospital in Mainz. From 1997 to 2002, he served as research group leader at the Center of Molecular Biology in Heidelberg. In 2002, he was appointed full professor at the University of Bonn, where he founded the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Experimental Immunology. In 2013, Prof. Knolle accepted a full professorship at the School of Medicine and the School of Life Sciences at the Science Campus Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, and established the Institute of Molecular Immunology. His research interests are the determinants and dynamics of local regulation of immune responses in organs against viral infection and cancer. He has pioneered the field of local regulation of T cell function in peripheral organs like the liver.