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Date: Monday 29 November 2021

Time: 17:30 - 18:30

Professor Rachel Allen delivered her inaugural lecture "Uncovering new roles in immunology and beyond."

Professor Allen described how unexpected findings can lead to new avenues of work, in both research and academic life.

This lecture took place for in-person attendance in The Curve lecture theatre at St George's, University of London, or could be joined online via Microsoft Teams.

Watch a recording of the lecture

About Professor Allen

Professor Allen undertook her undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences and Molecular Biology at Edinburgh University, progressing to doctoral studies in Immunology at the University of Oxford.

Following postdoctoral research at Cambridge University she joined St George’s, University of London in 2007 as a Lecturer in Immunology of Infection.  

Across her time at St George’s her academic portfolio has included research in innate immunity, postgraduate education and research capacity building. 

Professor Allen is currently Academic Lead for Quality and Partnerships and Director of the Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education at St George’s and Capacity Building Lead for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration, South London. 

About our Inaugural Lectures

St George's newly arrived or promoted professors are invited to give an inaugural lecture to mark this milestone in their academic careers. Professors use the opportunity to introduce themselves, update colleagues on current and future research plans, and share their research with wider audiences. It is also a chance to celebrate the support from friends and family, and from colleagues, mentors, and collaborators past and present.

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