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Stina Urban, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the John Harty laboratory has been named as an American Association of Immunologists (AAI) public policy fellow. The AAI Public Policy Fellow Program (PPFP) provides postdoctoral fellows and other junior scientists, including assistant professors, who...
Nine undergraduate students presented in the 2018 Undergraduate Microbiology Research poster session on April 20, 2017, they include the following: Emily Hoeper (Yahr lab) Isabella Morbidelli/Robert Nordell IV (dual presentation) (Yahr lab) Breanna Kramer-Riesberg (Klingelhutz lab) Thomas Osborne (...
Undergraduate, graduate students, postdocs and research scientists along with graduate students affiliated with microbiology labs presented posters during the 2018 Health Sciences Research Week. Microbiology Graduate Students Tiffany Borbón | Gwendolyn Clay, Breanna Scorza, Alan Sariol, Yani Chen,...
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Ana Castro successfully defended her PhD thesis, "The role of the anti-sigma factor RsiV in stress response in Clostridium difficile and Bacillus subtilis ," on Monday, March 26, 2018. Ana is pictured here with her mentor, Dr. Craig Ellermeier. Research Extra cytoplasmic function (ECF) σ factors...
Undergraduate Microbiology student Evan Lamb has been awarded the Stinski Undergraduate Research Fellowship for 2018-2019. The fellowship's purpose is to support undergraduates in pursuit of research in the field of microbiology. Along with a monthly stipend, it covers full tuition for the next...
Mary E. Wilson, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Epidemiology, and Microbiology & Immunology, has won the 2018 Distinguished Mentor Award. This award honors faculty members whose abilities as an educator and mentor have shaped students into remarkable careers of their own. Read the full story
Lee-Ann H. Allen, PhD, Professor in Infectious Diseases and of Microbiology and Immunology, has been elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM). The AAM is an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology, the world’s oldest and largest life science...
On January 9, 2018 Ashley Cooney successfully defended her thesis titled, "Integrating viral vectors as a gene therapy approach for cystic fibrosis”. She is pictured with her mentor Dr. Patrick Sinn. Research Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that affects multiple organs in the body. People...