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AG Klein

Klein_Ludger_03Prof. Dr. Ludger Klein

Institute for Immunology
AG Thymusfunction

Großhaderner Str. 9
82152 Planegg-Martinsried / Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)89 2180 75696

Tolerance to ”self” is a fundamental property of the immune system; its breakdown can lead to autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and diabetes. Selection processes in the thymus are essential for the generation of a self-tolerant T cell repertoire, either through removal of potentially dangerous T cells or through the induction of regulatory T cells. Our aim is to understand how the thymic microenvironment orchestrates these cell fate decisions.

Attention! PhD position within European Network Linking Informatics and Genomics of Helper T cells in Tissues (Enlight-ten+) available!