William R. Green

Academic Appointments

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
The Elmer R. Pfefferkorn Professor
Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Professor Green's profile information can be found in the Geisel Faculty Directory.

603W Borwell
HB 7556
Biological Sciences
Case Western Reserve University, PHD 1977
University of Michigan, BS 1972

Selected publications

Green KA, Cook WJ, Green WR Myeloid-derived suppressor cells in murine retrovirus-induced AIDS inhibit T- and B-cell responses in vitro that are used to define the immunodeficiency. J Virol 2013 Feb; 87(4):2058-71 PMID: 23221564

Li W, Green WR Immunotherapy of murine retrovirus-induced acquired immunodeficiency by CD4 T regulatory cell depletion and PD-1 blockade. J Virol 2011 Dec; 85(24):13342-53 PMID: 21917983

Li W, Carlson TL, Green WR Stimulation-dependent induction of CD154 on a subset of CD4+ FoxP3+ T-regulatory cells. Int Immunopharmacol 2011 Sep; 11(9):1205-10 PMID: 21496498

Rutkowski MR, Stevens CA, Green WR Impaired memory CD8 T cell responses against an immunodominant retroviral cryptic epitope. Virology 2011 Apr 10; 412(2):256-68 PMID: 21295815

Carlson TL, Green KA, Green WR Alternative translational reading frames as a novel source of epitopes for an expanded CD8 T-cell repertoire: use of a retroviral system to assess the translational requirements for CTL recognition and lysis. Viral Immunol 2010 Dec; 23(6):577-83 PMID: 21142443

Rutkowski MR, Ho O, Green WR Defining the mechanism(s) of protection by cytolytic CD8 T cells against a cryptic epitope derived from a retroviral alternative reading frame. Virology 2009 Aug 1; 390(2):228-38 PMID: 19539970

Green KA, Okazaki T, Honjo T, Cook WJ, Green WR The programmed death-1 and interleukin-10 pathways play a down-modulatory role in LP-BM5 retrovirus-induced murine immunodeficiency syndrome. J Virol 2008 Mar; 82(5):2456-69 PMID: 18094175

Ho O, Green WR Alternative translational products and cryptic T cell epitopes: expecting the unexpected. J Immunol 2006 Dec 15; 177(12):8283-9 PMID: 17142722

Li W, Green WR Murine AIDS requires CD154/CD40L expression by the CD4 T cells that mediate retrovirus-induced disease: Is CD4 T cell receptor ligation needed? Virology 2007 Mar 30; 360(1):58-71 PMID: 17113120

Rich RF, Green WR Apoptosis of epitope-specific antiretroviral cytotoxic T lymphocytes via Fas ligand-Fas interactions. Viral Immunol 2006 Summer; 19(3):424-33 PMID: 16987061

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