Janeway to Deliver Ernest Witebsky Lecture At UB

By Mary Beth Spina

Release Date: April 3, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- "Autoimmunity: Lessons From Mice About Human Autoimmune Diseases" will the topic of the 27th annual Ernest Witebsky Memorial Lecture, to be held on Tuesday, April 15, at the University at Buffalo.

Charles A. Janeway, Jr., M.D., a researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and professor of immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine, will speak at 8 p.m. in Butler Auditorium in Farber Hall on the UB South (Main Street) Campus.

The lecture, sponsored by UB's Ernest Witebsky Center for Immunology and the Department of Microbiology, honors the late, internationally known UB researcher.

Janeway is co-author of "Immunobiology: The Immune System in Health and Disease," a widely used text for medical and graduate students.

He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a member of the American Association of Immunologists and the Clinical Immunology Society. He has authored or co-authored more than 175 scholarly articles and some 115 book chapters and reviews.

Janeway has lectured on autoimmunity research through the U.S. and abroad.

For more information on the Witebsky lecture, call 716-829-2901.