Toll-like Receptors in Inflammation

Mar 15, 2016 9:30 AM–10:30 AM (EST)
Duration: 1hrs
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) have been implicated in both innate and adaptive immunity-induced inflammation, thereby playing critical roles in providing the host with short- and long-term protection against infections.

This webinar will provide an overview of the roles that TLRs play in the regulation of Inflammation and solutions for studying these roles. An overview of TLR-mediated inflammation, the key signaling players involved in TLR-mediated inflammation, and the contribution of TLR-mediated inflammation to various physiological processes will be presented.

Please come and learn about the state-of-the-art research tools for analyzing TLR-mediated inflammation and its regulation.

Dr. Wei Cao

Wei Cao
Wei Cao is a manager in Direct Marketing at the Center of Excellence in Biological Content at QIAGEN-Frederick, and oversees the webinar program at this location. Dr. Cao joined QIAGEN in 2010, and quickly established her expertise in qPCR assay technology and applications. Dr. Cao received her Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry in 2000 from Peking University in China, and did her postdoctoral research at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Before joining QIAGEN, Dr. Cao had worked as a senior scientist in R&D in pharmaceutical and biotech industry, focusing on HIV, HCV, and cancer drug discovery and development.