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Derek Danahy successfully defended his thesis this week! Title: Polymicrobial sepsis influences CD8 T cell responses and alters host susceptibility to infection and cancer. Congratulation Dr. Danahy! In the picture: Derek (left) and Mentor Vladimir Badovinac, PhD. Derek Danahy_Congratulations.pdf
Dr. Ashutosh Mangalam , Assistant Professor, Pathology, and his team study was featured in local news (KWWL TV). See link below: https://bit.ly/2VYI1Lf
Ashley Brate , Immunology graduate student under Dr. Nitin Karandikar, Professor of Pathology, University of Iowa, won a podium presentation and travel award for the AAI meeting in San Diego, CA. She presented her research evaluating the therapeutic potential of autoregulatory CD8 T cells in...
Congratulations to Amy Whillock and Tina Arkee , Immunology Graduate Students under Dr. Gail Bishop , Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. Amy Whillock has been chosen for an oral presentation and Travel Award for the AAI meeting this week in San Diego, CA. Amy was also recently selected for a...
Megan Schmidt successfully defended her thesis this week! Title: Assessing T cell responses in respiratory syncytial virus infection and vaccination Congratulations Dr. Schmidt! In the picture: Mentor Steven Varga, PhD (left) and Megan (right)
Dr. Gail Bishop named Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists – Class of 2019 . Congratulations Gail! “This program recognizes members for distinguished careers and outstanding scientific contributions as well as their service to AAI and the immunology community. It honors...
New Study from Dr. Ashutosh Mangalam's lab published in Frontiers in Immunology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.00462 Funding The study was completed using funds from National Multiple Sclerosis Society (RG 5138A1/1T), NIAID/NIH (1R01AI137075-01), Carver Trust Medical Research Initiative Grant...
Steven Varga, Ph.D. (current Director of the Immunology Program) announced that he has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Student Development in the Graduate College effective January 1, 2019. Kevin Legge, Ph.D. , Professor of Pathology, will be appointed as...
Zeb Zacharias successfully defended his thesis recently! Title: Polyanhydride nanovaccine-mediated immune protection against influenza A virus infections Congratulations Dr. Zacharias! In the picture: Mentor Kevin Legge, PhD (left) and Zeb (right)
Ashley Brate , Immunology program graduate student from Dr. Nitin Karandikar 's lab, is the recipient of the 2019 spring Ada Louise Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Fellowship. Congratulations! https://www.grad.uiowa.edu/ballard-and-seashore-dissertation-year-fellow...