SURIC Mentor in Biology
Name: Jerry Guyden
Office Location: MR-633 / MR-501
Molecular immunologist - He received his Ph.D. from Berkley in 1979. Dr. Guyden is the Director of the RCMI (Research Centers in Minority Institutions) at City College and has been pivitol to the development of The Center for the Study of the Cellular and Molecular Basis of Development.
Research Topic(s) Summary:
Function of thymic nurse cells (TNCs)
Description of Research:
Function of thymic nurse cells (TNCs) - specialized epithelial cells that contain T cells completely enclosed in intra-cytoplasmic vacuoles. Recent research in his lab indicates that TNCs may house the MHC restriction process.