Dana Building, Room 1420A | 44 Binney Street | Boston, MA 02115
p: 617.582.8020 f: 617.582.7962 lab: 617.582.8021, 8022, 8023
Koichi_Kobayashi@dfci.harvard.edu

Our laboratory is located on the 14th floor of the Dana building at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an affiliated hospital of Harvard Medical School. We conduct research on molecular and cellular mechanisms of the innate immune system within the Department of Cancer Immunology. Our interest is the function of innate immunity and its clinical relevance including inflammatory disease and cancer.

We belong to:

1) Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

2.) Program in Immunology, Division of Medical Sciences, Harvard University

3) Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), Funded by the National Cancer Institute, the DF/HCC is the largest and most comprehensive cancer center in the world. 

4) Harvard Digestive Diseases Center (HDDC). Funded by NIDDK, HDDC represents a consortium of 60 investigators engaged in basic research relevant to digestive diseases.

 

 
 


top: Epithelium of human colon. Photograph courtesy of Dr. Cecile Chalouni. Also see her recent work in Nature Cell Biology  6, 1069 (2004)

2nd from top: Photograph courtesy of Dr. Ayano Satoh. Also see her recent work in Science (2005) 307(5712):1095

2nd from bottom:Salmonella on intestinal epithelium. Photograph courtesy of Dr. Jorge Galan. See our relevant publications in Cell 110, 191-202.

bottom: Crypts at terminal ileum. See our relevant publications in Science 307, 731-4.