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Western Faculty Profile: Dr. Kelly Summers

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Dr. Kelly Summers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Having completed multiple degrees in London (Including her Senior Postdoc), she holds multiple research positions there and is one of Western’s most highly acclaimed individuals. Her research revolves around immunology and contains, but is not limited to the topics of diabetes, cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. She has her own lab called the Screening Lab for Immune Disorders (SLID), located at the Lawson Health Research Institute in London. In addition to her research, she teaches several undergraduate Microbiology and Immunology courses and is widely respected by her students. Andrew Wang, a second year representative for WURJ interviewed Dr. Summers about her background, and experiences as both a professor and researcher.

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