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Gail Bishop

University of Iowa

Gail Bishop, PhD is the Holden Chair in Cancer Biology and Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Iowa, where she is Director of the Center for Immunology and Associate Director for Basic Science Research of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. She earned the PhD degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and performed postdoctoral research at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Bishop served as President of the American Association of Immunologists, 2012-2013, and was named a Distinguished Fellow of the AAI in 2019. Her laboratory studies molecular mechanisms of lymphocyte activation by members of the TNFR Superfamily, and has a particular current focus upon how TRAF3 regulates lymphocyte functions.