Since its inception in 1993, the Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has served to support research in immunology. The Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center looks to:
- Establish an identifiable center for research in immunobiology at Northwestern University
- Support graduate and postdoctoral training in immunobiology
- Promote and coordinate interdepartmental activities in immunobiology via joint journal clubs and seminar programs
- Foster the development of collaborative research efforts
- Aid recruiting outstanding immunobiology researchers to Northwestern University
- Development interdepartmental facilities related to immunobiology research
Center members' research interests include applying molecular and cellular immunological approaches to the study of the pathogenesis of immune-mediated diseases and basic mechanisms involved in immunity to infectious organisms, autoimmunity, tumor and transplantation immunity, allergy, immune system regulation, signal transduction, gene regulation, and antigen processing.
Collaboration among clinicians and basic scientists is facilitated through the center's conferences, seminars, and monthly research progress forums.
Flow Cytometry Core Facility
The Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center (IBC) Flow Cytometry Facility provides a "user friendly" approach to analytical flow cytometry for investigators of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and other affiliated institutions. The facility is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all trained users to allow for usage of the cytometers when convenient for the investigator. Also available in the facility is an additional off-line networked computer for data analysis. In addition, the IBC can provide consultation and feedback regarding design and performing flow-cytometry experiments.
Learn more about our facility below.
For more information regarding the Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center, please contact Cynthia Naugles, program assistant at 312-503-0489.
Center Faculty Representatives
Director, Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center