Richard Tapping PhD

Professor University of Illinois College of Medicine PeoriaHealth Sciences Education (Immunology)
Work 1 Illini Drive (Room B202) Peoria IL 61605 Work Phone: 309-680-8645
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Biographical Info

Dr. Tapping received his B.S. from the University of Waterloo and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from McMaster University in Canada, followed by postdoctoral training in the Department of Immunology at Scripps

Research Institute in La Jolla California. Since joining the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign over 15 years ago, Dr. Tapping has successfully conducted independent NIH funded research studying early events in host microbial sensing and immune mediated inflammation. He also serves as the discipline coordinator and main lecturer of the medical immunology courses delivered as part of the first-year medical school curriculum in Urbana. Administratively, he also serves as the Associate Dean for Research for the Urbana campus of the College of Medicine.

Categories: Health Sciences Education and Pathology, UICOMP
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