Molecular & Cell Biology Seminar


Molecular & Cell Biology Seminar

Event Date/Time: 
October 24, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Building A, Lecture Hall A3


USUHS Molecular & Cell Biology

“Regulation of the Microbiota by the Skin Immune System”

Keisuke (Chris) Nagao, MD, PhD
Earl Stadtman Investigator

Head, Cutaneous Leukocyte Biology Section

National Institutes of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases, NIH

Bethesda, MD

Dr. Nagao joined the Department of Dermatology at Keio University School of Medicine in 1994, where he completed his residency. He also rotated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Keio University and Anesthesiology at Tokyo Dental Collage. He subsequently worked at two Keio-affiliated hospitals, each in Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Dermatology. He then returned to Keio University and served as junior clinical faculty in the Department of Dermatology while conducting his PhD. program. During 2005-2008, Dr. Nagao conducted his postdoctoral research on skin dendritic cells in the lab of Dr. Mark Udey, MD in the Dermatology Branch, NCI, NIH. In 2008, Dr. Nagao returned to Japan and initiated his independent research program at Keio University where he served as a faculty member for 6 years. Dr. Nagao re-joined Dermatology as an Earl Stadtman tenure-track investigator in July of 2014. In 2017 Dr. Nagao and the Dermatology Branch transferred to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases where he is currently an Earl Stadtman tenure-track investigator and Head of the Cutaneous Leukocyte Biology Section.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Lecture Hall A3 (formerly C)

Seminar Host - Dr. Darling

USUHS, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD

The MCB Seminar Series is presented by the USUHS MCB Graduate Program.