Congratulations Rachel !! .. and Taco Tuesday @ Barcocina !

CONGRATULATIONS to Rachel Bour. Rachel, who took a year off to work in the lab after she graduated in BioEngineering from UMD College Park, just got accepted to Graduate School !! She will be joining the Bioengineering program at the […]

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We welcome Winny Sun for her Graduate Lab Rotation !

Winny Sun joins our lab for the summer as a 1st year graduate student in the GPILS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program at the UMDSOM.

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We welcome Emily Smith for her Graduate Lab Rotation !

Emily Smith joins the lab for her rotation. Emily is a first year PhD student in the GPILS – Microbiology and Molecular Immunology program here at the UMSOM. She plans to work on Microbial pathogenesis and Vaccines for her thesis […]

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We welcome Anna Chippi, 2017 NSIP intern.

We welcome Anna Chippi to the UMDSOM. Anna is in the 2017 Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in Translational Cancer Research (NSIP), an NIH funded program of the UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. She is currently an undergraduate student […]

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Book Club : The Language Instinct

Our choice for the 2nd Book Club of 2017 is “The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language” by Steven Pinker. Discussion is tentatively scheduled for July 15th at the Pickles Pub. Lab members can view/download the ebook & audiobook […]

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Lab Folks at AAI2017

Allie, Courtney and Kenny attended American Association of Immunologists (AAI) annual meeting for 2017 in Washington DC. Here are some pictures from their posters and Allie’s talk.

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Congrats Allie on her AAI travel award… (plus birthday lunch pictures)

Allie’s abstract for the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) annual meeting in May was chosen for a block symposium Oral presentation and won a travel award from the AAI ! Congrats Allie !!! And here are some pictures from the […]

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Welcome, David Langan for his Graduate Rotation !

David Langan joins the lab for his Graduate laboratory rotation as part of the SOM’s graduate program (GPILS). David is a graduate of Hood College and conducted research at the United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Disease (Frederick MD) […]

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The Science of Vaccines

Hard as it is for an Immunology student to understand the cultural “opposition” to vaccines, wading though the public discussions on the topic does bring up an important point that IS relevant to graduate education. This relates to our direct […]

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Book Club : Freakonomics

For February’s Lab Book Club discussion, the students chose the now “classic” from Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner – Freakonomics: : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. The book, originally published in 2005, has been […]

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