Book Club: Emperor Of All Maladies

This month, our lab book club choice is “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee. The book chronicles the history of cancer from an young physician’s perpective. A PBS miniseries based on the book is […]

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Welcome (back) to the Lab, Rachel !

Rachel Bour just graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is spending a break year in the lab before she goes to Grad School. Rachel was a summer student in the lab in 2015 while she was a […]

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Publication : Perspective article in Pathogens & Disease

The FEMS journal Pathogens & Disease is coming out with a special issue focusing on research being done at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, here in the UMD school of Medicine. Our contribution to this is published online today […]

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Farewell to Ross !

Ross is leaving the lab, to pursue a Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins. … and although he is just going to be across town, we will miss him in the lab. Ross is an avid   “ F […]

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Book Club : Survival of the Sickest

Our lab’s August 2016 Book Club selection was the Survival of the Sickest by Sharon Moalem and Jonathan Prince. The book has been extensively reviewed since its 07 publication and is a staple of undergraduate book discussions in Biology. Lab […]

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HBO’s John Oliver on News Reports of “Scientific Research”

Okay .. This may not have the most appropriate language to be cited here :-), but its an interesting piece on an issue that should concern us all – the cherry-picked reporting of “science” that comes out in the news […]

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Lab Photo Day .. and Christine’s farewell !

Today is Christine’s last official day in the lab – as she finishes her internship and returns to school ! So the lab took her out to lunch at “The Point in Fells”… and we also took the official lab […]

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The Invisible Gorilla: Reading for our summer book club

This months reading for our lab “summer book club” is the Chalbis & Simon book – The Invisible Gorilla. We will update this post with comments – post discussion… Lab members can view/download the ebook & audiobook versions of the […]

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Welcome (back) to the Lab, Allie !!

Allison Gerber joins the Lab for her Thesis work !! Allie is a graduate from the University of North Carolina and majored in Biochemistry. She joined the UMDSOM Graduate program (GPILS) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in June 2015. She […]

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We welcome Kenny for his Lab Rotation.

Kenneth Rosenberg joins the lab for his graduate rotation. Kenny is an MD/PhD student in the UMDSOM Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). Previous to joining the medical school here, he was an undergrad at the UMD campus in College Park, […]

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