Dr Anne Bruestle, Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Anne Bruestle did her PhD at the Institute of Medical Microbiology at the Philipps-University of Marburg with Professor Lohoff where she identified a requirement for the transcription factor IRF4 in the differentiation of Th17 cells (Brustle et al Nat Immunol 8(9):958-66 (2007)). Currently, Anne is working as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr Tak Mak’s laboratory in Toronto, Canada. Here, she is applying her experience in the field of T helper cell differentiation to related autoimmune disease mouse models while expanding her expertise into different aspects of immunology. After five successful years, she now plans to establish her own research group. Throughout her PhD and postdoctoral training, Anne has been invited to give multiple talks internationally and has received numerous awards and fellowships.