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Dr. Bruce Beutler Beutler made landmark discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity in defense against microbial infection, earning him the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

OSU College of Veterinary Medicine and INTERACT to Host Nobel Laureate

Friday, July 2, 2021

Media Contact: Derinda Blakeney | College of Veterinary Medicine | 405-744-6740 | derinda@okstate.edu

Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and its Institute for Translational and Emerging Research for Advanced Comparative Therapy (INTERACT) are excited to welcome Nobel Laureate Dr. Bruce Beutler.

Beutler will make the keynote address at INTERACT’s first research symposium slated for Oct. 12 at the McKnight Center on the OSU Stillwater campus. The symposium will be live streamed by OState TV from the McKnight Center. OSU faculty, staff and students will be able to attend in person.

Faculty and students are welcome to submit their research for possible presentation during the research symposium. Details on abstract submissions, including deadlines, are available at INTERACT Abstract Submission.  

Beutler made landmark discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity in defense against microbial infection earning him the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is currently the director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Special thanks to the INTERACT symposium team organizing this event including Giovanna Paloma, Drs. Joao Brandao, Clinton Jones, Todd Holbrook, Véronique Lacombe, Jerry Malayer, Fabio Pinaffi and Jennifer Rudd all from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Tyrrell Conway from the College of Arts and Sciences, Josh Ramsey from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, and Dolores Vazquez-Sanroman with the School of Biomedical Sciences at OSU Center for Health Sciences.

To learn more about INTERACT, please visit INTERACT or contact interact@okstate.edu.

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