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University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine researchers, in collaboration with Belgian scientists, have shed light on a new host defense mechanism that targets viruses and intracellular bacterial pathogens. CCOM story
Microbiology And Immunology faculty, Adam Mailloux, PhD, and Jessica Tucker, PhD, both received seed grant funding. CCOM story
Dr. Butler's paper, "Infection-Induced Plasmablasts are a Nutrient Sink that Impairs Humoral Immunity to Malaria" was noted as one of the innovative research papers produced last year by the Carver College of Medicine (CCOM) faculty. CCOM article
Julie Nealson is a 2021 recipient of The University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Award . Since 1985, the University of Iowa has presented awards to recognize current University staff for outstanding accomplishments and contributions that significantly benefited or brought honor or recognition to the...
Dr. Theresa Ho is the recipient of the 2021 University of Iowa Staff Award for Distinguished Leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The award was established by the UI Staff Council to shine a light on staff members who work to achieve a welcoming, supportive and inclusive working...
Microbiology undergraduate senior Caro Icardi, has been selected as an Iowa Biosciences Academy (IBA) Scholar! Caro is in the Mary Weber lab. She also serves as treasurer for the Microbiology Undergraduate Student Association (MUSA).
Abstract Pathogen-specific, functionally distinct subsets of CD4 helper T cells, including T follicular helper (Tfh) and T helper type 1 (Th1) subsets, are critical for orchestrating the induction and maturation of innate and adaptive immune responses. Proper genetic programming of Tfh and Th1...
Wendy Maury, PhD , professor of microbiology and immunology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been appointed to the Mark Stinski Chair in Virology. Maury, who joined the Carver College of Medicine faculty in 1999, is an internationally recognized leader in virology research...
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Kelsie Nauta successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled, "Dissection of β-lactam resistance in Bacillus anthracis, cereus , and thuringiensis ," on Wednesday, July 14. 2021. Kelsie is pictured with her mentor, Dr. Craig Ellermeier. Research β-lactam antibiotics, such as penicillin, have been...