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Adams Lab

The University of Chicago

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Committee on Immunology



Our lab is focused on understanding how events at the molecular level (i.e. protein-protein or protein-ligand interactions) allow the immune system to differentiate between self and non-self. The projects in the lab generally focus on nonconventional T cell recognition, such as that of γδ, MR1-restricted and CD1-restricted T cells. We are also interested in nonclassical or MHC-like proteins and how/if they present ligands. We approach these questions at many different levels: genetics, protein biochemistry, structure, biophysics, function and cell biology/imaging.

ADDRESS

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
929 E. 57th Street 
GCIS W229
Chicago, IL 60637 

CONTACT

Email: ejadams@uchicago.edu
Lab Phone: 773-834-0660
Office Phone: 773-834-9816
Department Fax: 773-702-0439