In this issue, Emil Unanue tells us about the serendipitous encounters that shaped his career and how he shook immunological dogma by sticking to the basics. We also present the 2020 Lasker Clinical Research Scholars. And we invite scientists to submit nominations for the 2021 Lasker Awards.
Emil Unanue: Explaining the Key Role of Macrophages in Fighting Pathogens
Unanue’s highly original studies fundamentally advanced the field of molecular immunology and revealed the biochemical basis of T cell recognition.