Congrats Courtney !!! (and virtual drinks to celebrate) !!

Congratulations to Courtney Matson ! Courtney’s paper was just accepted into PNAS. Aaaaay !! All good news during Covid times is welcome … but this is especially sweet given all the hard work Courtney put into the paper ! Its […]

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Collaborative Paper : Congrats to Susannah & Tonya

Congratulations to Susannah Shissler (recent graduate of the MMI) and Tonya Webb for their paper on thymic NKT cell activation being accepted to Scientific Reports. Thymic resident NKT cell subsets show differential requirements for CD28 co-stimulation during antigenic activation – […]

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Courtney to develop Virtual Course in Immunology for Summer !

Given the current shutdown of research, various summer programs that typically operate in the UMSOM are being forced to devise alternate strategies to engage interns over the summer. One path is to increase Virtual lectures and courses. So Courtney volunteered […]

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Congratulations Courtney – Review in Press !!!

Courtney Matson’s review article titled “Manipulating the TCR signaling network for cellular immunotherapy: Challenges & opportunities” is now in press in Molecular Immunology. Aaaay !! Congrats Courtney !!

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The Virtual World : for Micro & Immuno students

Ever since the implementation of social distancing in responce to Covid19 (that started March 9th), the closing of all in-person seminars/lectures (March 23) and finally the shutdown of non-essential research … the Microbiology & Immunology program as a whole (in […]

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New Publication in TI

Our collaboration with Zvi Grossman on a theoretical model for flushing out latently infected T cells in HIV patients is accepted to Trends in Immunology. Congrats to Zvi & all the authors ! ‘Rinse-and-Replace’: Boosting T-Cell Turnover to reduce HIV-1 […]

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The Virtual Lab Life !

The new social distancing guidelines and shutdown of labs following the Covid19 pandemic has forced everyone to adapt to new ways of keeping science going. We’ve been having virtual lab meetings, Journal clubs etc since March. Here are some pictures […]

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Welcome to Zachary Fasana for his lab rotation.

Zach is in his first year of the CMBS Masters program at UMSOM and joins the lab for his 2nd research rotation this week.

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Aaay Courtney ! Very SPARKy !!

Courtney is the winner for the Departmental SPARK awards for Feb 2020 !

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The Microbiology & Immunology Holiday Party 2019

Winners of the cocktail and dessert competitions Kenny hard at work – preparing competition entries Courtney and Allie – Crafting for the competition Other entries : The Pedra Lab Other entries : Ellis Tibbs

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