Kaur Alasoo | PhD Student

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Alasoo, Kaur

I am a final year PhD student working with Daniel Gaffney. I am mainly interested in combining both experimental and computational techniques to understand how common genetic variation shapes immune responses in human macrophages and how this variation relates to disease.

Publications

  • Transcriptional profiling of macrophages derived from monocytes and iPS cells identifies a conserved response to LPS and novel alternative transcription.

    Alasoo K, Martinez FO, Hale C, Gordon S, Powrie F et al.

    Scientific reports 2015;5;12524

  • Transcriptional profiling of macrophages derived from monocytes and iPS cells identifies a conserved response to LPS and novel alternative transcription.

    Alasoo K, Martinez FO, Hale C, Gordon S, Powrie F et al.

    Scientific reports 2015;5;12524

  • Induced pluripotent stem cell derived macrophages as a cellular system to study salmonella and other pathogens.

    Hale C, Yeung A, Goulding D, Pickard D, Alasoo K et al.

    PloS one 2015;10;5;e0124307

Alasoo, Kaur
Kaur's Timeline
2012

Started PhD at University of Cambridge

Systems Biology at Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

2011

Systems Biology at Aalto University, Finland

2010

Internship at EMBL Heidelberg

Computer Science at University of Tartu, Estonia