David A Hume International Veterinary Immunology Symposium 2016

David A Hume

Professor David Hume FRSE, FRSB, FMedSci is an international authority in genome sciences, with a particular focus on the function of macrophages, specialised cells of the immune system involved in infection, inflammatory disease and cancer. Since 2000, he has been a leading member of the FANTOM Consortium, which has provided major inputs into the functional annotation of the mammalian transcriptome and transcriptional regulation, and more recently has initiated transcriptomic analysis of the innate immune systems of major livestock species, notably chickens, pigs and sheep. David has been Director of The Roslin Institute and Research Director of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies since 2007. He was previously Director of the ARC Special Centre for Functional and Applied Genomics at the Institute for Molecular BioScience at the University of Queensland.

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