Company: Technical University Dortmund
Job title: Professor
Carsten Watzl studied Biology in Heidelberg, Germany, and obtained his PhD at the German Cancer Research Center. After a Postdoc at the NIH (USA) he returned to Germany where he became a group leader at the Institute for Immunology in Heidelberg. Since 2011 he is a scientific director and head of the department of Immunology at the Leibniz Research Center in Dortmund, Germany.
Insights into the Cytotoxic Mechanisms of NK Cells During Serial Killing 1:30 pm
Highlighting how NK cells switch their killing mechanism from Granzyme to death receptor mediated cytotoxicity during serial killing Deliberating why Granzyme-mediated cytotoxicity is the only mechanism that allows for serial killing Outlining that NK cells become exhausted but don’t die after serial killing Discussing why detachment from target cells is an important step in serial…Read more