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Gail A. Bishop

Brief Bio

Gail A. Bishop is Director of the Center for Immunology & Immune-Based Diseases at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She is also the Holden Chair of Cancer Biology and College of Medicine Distinguished Professor of Microbiology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Bishop was president of The American Association of Immunologists from 2012 to 2013 and served on the AAI Council from 2007 to 2012.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
Location: New Orleans, LA

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Oral History – Transcript

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AAI Service History

Joined: 1984
President: 2012–2013
Vice President: 2011–2012
Councillor: 2007–2011

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1994–1998
Section Editor: 1998–2002

Finance Committee: 1999–2002
Committee on Public Affairs: 2002–2005
Ad-hoc Fellowship Committee: 2014–present

Other Service
Representative to FASEB Science Policy Committee: 2005–2007


President's Address

"The Many Faces of TRAF Molecules in Immune Regulation," Delivered May 3, 2013

The Journal of Immunology 191, no. 7 (2013): 3483-85.

President's Message

"AAI President’s Message," July 11, 2012

AAI Newsletter (September/October, 2012), 3–4.

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Institutional/Biographical Links

  • Craver College of Medicine, University of Iowa faculty page
  • Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Immunology, University of Iowa, Graduate College faculty page
  • Bishop Laboratory website


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