My name is Chairi Misrielal and I am a PhD student at the section Molecular Neurobiology. The title of my project is Exploring autophagy in microglia as a therapeutic approach for multiple sclerosis (MS). The main objective is to characterize how autophagy contributes to MS pathology and to establish a therapeutic strategy for MS. My focus is to investigate this role in microglia and investigate the relevance of autophagy in their functions. With this project, I combined the expertise of microglia from the Molecular Biology section with the autophagy expertise from Molecular Cell Biology. This project is funded by GSMS PhD Scholarship Program.