Research Article: Nutritional Immunology: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

Date Published: December 1, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Fleur Ponton, Kenneth Wilson, Sheena C. Cotter, David Raubenheimer, Stephen J. Simpson, Glenn F. Rall. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002223 Abstract Partial Text Nutrition is critical to immune defence and resistance to pathogens, with consequences that affect the health, welfare, and reproductive success of individual organisms [1], [2], … Continue reading Research Article: Nutritional Immunology: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

Research Article: Getting Started in Computational Immunology

Date Published: August 29, 2008 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Steven H. Kleinstein, Olga Troyanskaya Abstract: None Partial Text: The immune system acts across multiple scales involving complex interactions and feedback, from somatic modifications of DNA to the systemic inflammatory reaction. Computational modeling provides a framework to integrate observational data collected from multiple modes … Continue reading Research Article: Getting Started in Computational Immunology

Research Article: Influence of Immunology Knowledge on Healthcare and Healthy Lifestyle

Date Published: July 28, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Noor Lide Abu Kassim, Afiqah Binti Saleh Huddin, Jamal Ibrahim Daoud, Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, Shamala Devi Sekaran. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159767 Abstract Completing a course in Immunology is expected to improve health care knowledge (HCK), which in turn is anticipated to influence a healthy lifestyle (HLS), controlled … Continue reading Research Article: Influence of Immunology Knowledge on Healthcare and Healthy Lifestyle

Research Article: Of Mice, Cattle, and Humans: The Immunology and Treatment of River Blindness

Date Published: April 30, 2008 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Judith E. Allen, Ohene Adjei, Odile Bain, Achim Hoerauf, Wolfgang H. Hoffmann, Benjamin L. Makepeace, Hartwig Schulz-Key, Vincent N. Tanya, Alexander J. Trees, Samuel Wanji, David W. Taylor, Sara Lustigman Abstract: River blindness is a seriously debilitating disease caused by the filarial parasite Onchocerca … Continue reading Research Article: Of Mice, Cattle, and Humans: The Immunology and Treatment of River Blindness

Research Article: Antibodies and Brain Disease: A Convergence of Immunology and Physiology

Date Published: December 19, 2006 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Betty Diamond, Bruce T Volpe Abstract: The authors discuss a new study, by Emmer and colleagues, which attempted to test whether the presence of an antibody called anti-NMDAR correlates with brain abnormality in patients with SLE. Partial Text: Increasingly, patients with systemic lupus erythematosus … Continue reading Research Article: Antibodies and Brain Disease: A Convergence of Immunology and Physiology

Research Article: The Semen Microbiome and Its Relationship with Local Immunology and Viral Load in HIV Infection

Date Published: July 24, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Cindy M. Liu, Brendan J. W. Osborne, Bruce A. Hungate, Kamnoosh Shahabi, Sanja Huibner, Richard Lester, Michael G. Dwan, Colin Kovacs, Tania L. Contente-Cuomo, Erika Benko, Maliha Aziz, Lance B. Price, Rupert Kaul, Daniel C. Douek. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004262 Abstract Semen is a major vector for … Continue reading Research Article: The Semen Microbiome and Its Relationship with Local Immunology and Viral Load in HIV Infection

Research Article: A Systems Immunology Approach to Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Function in Cytopathic Virus Infections

Date Published: July 22, 2010 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Gennady Bocharov, Roland Züst, Luisa Cervantes-Barragan, Tatyana Luzyanina, Egor Chiglintsev, Valery A. Chereshnev, Volker Thiel, Burkhard Ludewig, Christopher F. Basler. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1001017 Abstract Plasmacytoid dendritic cell (pDC)-mediated protection against cytopathic virus infection involves various molecular, cellular, tissue-scale, and organism-scale events. In order to better understand … Continue reading Research Article: A Systems Immunology Approach to Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Function in Cytopathic Virus Infections

Research Article: Personal microbiome analysis improves student engagement and interest in Immunology, Molecular Biology, and Genomics undergraduate courses

Date Published: April 11, 2018 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): K. Scott Weber, Laura C. Bridgewater, Jamie L. Jensen, Donald P. Breakwell, Brent L. Nielsen, Steven M. Johnson, Brenda A Wilson. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193696 Abstract A critical area of emphasis for science educators is the identification of effective means of teaching and engaging undergraduate students. Personal … Continue reading Research Article: Personal microbiome analysis improves student engagement and interest in Immunology, Molecular Biology, and Genomics undergraduate courses