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Lessons from Rare Genetic Diseases: from Novel Biology to Drug Discovery - Aris Economides, Ph.D.

Type: Seminar Series
Seminar Recorded Date: May 24, 2017 12:00 PM

Aris Economides, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Genome Engineering Technologies and Skeletal Diseases

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Economides is co-inventor of the Cytokine Trap technology, which led to the development of the IL-1 trap biologic drug, and has been spearheading development of new methods for the generation of transgenic mice, using BAC as transgene vector. He's also pioneered a new method for generating conditional alleles.

Co-Sponsors: The UCLA CTSI and the Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research

For additional information, please contact:
Mark Weiner, mweiner@mednet.ucla.edu