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Dr. Ashutosh Mangalam, Assistant Professor for Pathology, received grant funding from US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health. The title of this project is "Linking diet, gut microbiota and autoimmune disease: Bacteria induced phytoestrogen metabolites impact...
In January 2016, the Office of Research and Economic Development launched a Dare to Discover campaign showcasing researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa, including a series of banners throughout downtown Iowa City. Kody Waldstein , Ph.D. student, Immunology was part...
CONGRATULATIONS to Emma Hornick for successfully defending her thesis on January 4th, 2018! Her thesis title was "Nlrp12 mediates adverse neutrophil recruitment during influenza virus infection" Pictured below are Emma Hornick (left) and her mentor Dr. Fayyaz Sutterwala, Associate Professor of...
Megan Schmidt graduate student from Dr. Steven Varga 's lab - Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, just published a co-authored paper in PLoS Pathogens with former Immunology Students Cory Knudson , PhD., Thomas Jefferson University and Ryan Langlois , PhD., University of Minnesota. Dr. John...
Dr. Jon Houtman, Associate Professor for Department of Microbiology and Immunology has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 CCOM John P. Long Teaching Award in the Basic Sciences . More details will be shared when it becomes available.
Hai-Hui “Howard” Xue, MD, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, is the recipient of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Dorfman research award for his publication: “Prostaglandin E1 and its analog misoprostol inhibit human CML stem cell self-renewal via EP4 receptor activation and...
Congratulations! Dr. Gail Bishop , Professor for Microbiology and Immunology, et al have a new paper accepted for publication in Blood Advances: Bangalore-Prakash, P., Stunz, L., Mambetsariev, N., Whillock, A., Hostager, B., and Bishop, G. "The oncogenic membrane protein LMP1 sequesters TRAF3 in B...
Noah Butler , PhD., Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology publishes article in Cell Reports. Title: " Th1-like Plasmodium-Specific Memory CD4+ T Cells Support Humoral Immunity. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29141217
Dr. Ashutosh Mangalam, Assistant Professor for Pathology, was interviewed recently by the magazine ClinicalOMics on the role of microbiome in MS. The article is published in the Nov-Dec issue under the title March of Microbes. Click here to read more.
CONGRATULATIONS to Dorthea Wheeler for successfully defending her thesis on October 30th 2017! Her thesis title was "Understanding microglia in the immune response to mouse hepatitis virus infection". Pictured: Lori (right) and her mentor Stanley Perlman, MD/PhD., Professor of Microbiology and...