What is the involvement of microRNAs in the inflammatory response? In this seminar, Dr. David Baltimore shows that the expression of three microRNAs (miR-132, miR-146, and miR-155) increase upon activation of the inflammatory pathway. Baltimore characterizes these microRNAs and shows how they are involved in the precise tuning of the inflammatory response.
After serving as President of the California Institute of Technology for nine years, in 2006 David Baltimore was appointed President Emeritus and the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology. Born in New York City, he received his B.A. in Chemistry from Swarthmore College in 1960 and a Ph.D. in 1964 from Rockefeller University, where he… Continue Reading