Galit Alter received her PhD in experimental medicine from McGill University, and is currently an Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Alter is also a faculty member at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. Her research interests lie at the intersection of the innate immune response and the adaptive humoral immune response, with a focus on defining the role of innate immune recruiting antibodies in providing specificity to the innate immune system to kill virally infected cells. In this capacity, Dr. Alter has developed a suite of antibody profiling assays that aim at gaining a deeper appreciation of the correlates of humoral immune activity against HIV and beyond.
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