Douglas Golenbock

Lecture Title: The Gonococcus Evades Host Defenses by Exploiting an Interferon Epsilon-dependent Reservoir of Sialic Acid

Douglas Golenbock is the Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Massachusetts. He was educated at the University of Michigan and, after college and medical school, received postgraduate training at George Washington University, the University of Wisconsin, the Rockefeller University and Merck Research Laboratories in Rahway. He is especially interested in the role of Toll-like receptors, and related innate immune receptors, in recognizing pathogens.