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Graduate successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled, "Antimicrobial Sensing and Resistance in Clostridioides difficile " on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. Mentor Craig Ellermeier, PhD (left) is pictured with Anthony. Background Anthony was born just outside El Paso, Texas, to parents George and...
Laurel Woods successfully defended her MS thesis, "Mapping Microbial Communities During Cystic Fibrosis Lung infection" on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
Dr. Stanley Perlman and his lab and will be participating in research for the Midwest Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Cente r . The Center is based on a recent NIAID five-year U19 grant ($66 million) to the University of Minnesota.In May 2022, the NIAID had awarded approximately $577 million to...
On October 21, 2022. Allan Prichard successfully defended his thesis titled, "Effects of Helicobacter pylori Induced Neutrophil Subtype Differentiation on Chemotaxis and Phagosome Maturation”. He is pictured with his mentor Lee-Ann Allen, PhD. About Allen Scot Prichard was born in Lakeville,...
Congratulations to Ryan Zander, PhD , for his NIH R00 grant entitled, "Defining the transcriptional, phenotypic, and functional heterogeneity of virus-specific CD4 T cells during chronic viral infection". Dr. Zander recently joined the Department and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular...
Let's congratulate Dr. Wendy Maury, PhD , and Steven Varga, PhD , on their new NIH grant and collaborative project. It is a 2-year new UH2 grant entitled, "Elucidating mechanisms of interferon-gamma that protect against Ebola virus infection" Abstract Filovirus outbreaks/epidemics occur...
Dr. Lok-Yin Roy Wong , a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Stanley Perlman’s lab, received a prestigious K99 grant from NIAID (Pathway to Independence Award; a 2-year K99 grant and then a 2-year R00 grant). The K99 grant title is: Phenotypic and functional characterization of Betacoronavirus...
Dr. Craig Ellermeier awarded a R01 competitive renewal funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Project Summary Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile causes nearly 500,000 infections a year in the United States, leading to nearly 30,000 deaths. The CDC has declared C. difficile an "...
On July 6. 2022, Shaowen White successfully defended his thesis titled, "HSV cVAC as a Tool for Viral Egress Research and Therapeutic Development”. He is pictured with his mentor Richard Roller, PhD. About Shaowen Shaowen was born in Chengdu, Sichuan, PRC, to Keqin Xu and Junru Li. Evidence...
Masoudeh Masoud Bahnamiri and Richard Roller, PhD