The Magazine for the University of Toronto Department of Immunology
Author: Spencer Zeng
Spencer is a M.Sc. student with the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto, where he also completed his undergraduate studies. Now at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, his research examines mechanisms by which leukemic cells subvert the immune response. Spencer enjoys weight training and struggling with badminton in his spare time.
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