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Monoclonal Antibodies as Anti-cancer Drugs (Year 12 and 13)

Virtual event
Tuesday 26 January 2021 (13:15-14:15)
Monoclonal antobodies as anticancer drugs

Year Group: 12 and 13 

Subject(s): Biology, Medicine

Attendee Requirements: None

About: In this session we will cover the vaccination of mice with human proteins or tissues. We will look at how it is possible to select lymphocyte clones producing mouse monoclonal antibodies specific for selected targets and engineer mouse monoclonal antibodies to generate chimeric (mouse/human) and fully human monoclonal antibodies as therapeutic drugs. By the end of the session, you will learn how these drugs work as mechanisms of action.

Speaker: Roy Jefferis

How to book: Bookings should be made by the school coordinator using the booking form available on the Masterclasses programme page.

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