This web page was produced as an assignment for an undergraduate course at Davidson College.

Jennifer Swails' Immunology Web page

Learn about my very favorite immunology protein:


This painting was created in 2000 by Julie Newdoll and is titled "FAS Sisters Recieving a Death Signal." Each woman standing in the water represents a FAS protein on the cell surface. The three women are brought together by three ravens, which represent the homotrimeric FAS ligand. The image is displayed with the permission of the artist. Click the painting and scroll down for a more detailed description, or explore Ms. Newdoll's other work using the link below.




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Mixed Cryoglobulinemia

This image of a patient's foot clearly shows several symptoms of mixed cryoglobulinemia. The symptoms include purpura, a purple rash due to blood vessel damage, skin lesions, and discoloration due to chronic inflammation. This image was obtained from the Online Archives of Rheumatology and permission has been requested. Click on the image to see the page from which it was obtained.


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Davidson College Immunology

taught by Dr. Malcolm Campbell

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