Head of Immunoanalytics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich, GermanyBiography
Dr. Elfriede Noessner is professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (LMU) in Munich, Germany, and employed by the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, where she is the Head of Immunoanalytics Research Group. She did her academic training as Diplom-Biologist at the University of Regensburg and Rupprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, and performed her PhD in Immunology at the LMU in Munich. She is board certified in immunology by the German Society of Immunology. She spent 5 years at Stanford University. Her research topics include the biology of HLA proteins and the antigen presentation; the activation, maintenance and control of T cell responses; and the modulation of T and NK cells, as well as dendritic cells and macrophages in tissue milieus, including cancer.