Polly Matzinger & the AI2016 finale.

The Graduate School’s 2016 Advanced Immunology class (organized by Dr. Martin Flajnik) featured several external lecturers this year, including John Tsang (NIAID, NIH), Avinash Bhandoola (NCI, NIH), Jonathan Powell (John’s Hopkins) – and finally Polly Matzinger (NIAID, NIH) last Friday. […]

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Welcome to our NSIP intern – Christine Magana.

We welcome Christine Magana to the UMDSOM. Christine is in the 2016 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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Papers: Where To Find Them And How To Read Them

This is a short guide for new students (at the undergraduate & graduate level) of Immunology with pointers on reading primary research articles. So, once you have built up some level of confidence with the words and concepts (using textbooks […]

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Funding Sources for Immunology Grad Students

A compilation of places to apply for Grants if you are a pre-doctoral student in Immunology. Check individual links for the most current requirements and dates : NIH F31 : For pre-doctoral students Standard deadlines: April 8, Aug. 8, Dec. […]

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GPILS : The UMDSOM graduate program

Details about the graduate programs at the School of Medicine that we participate in. The University of Maryland School of Medicine runs an umbrella graduate program in life sciences (GPILS) which includes 8 sub-programs that are managed individually. In addition […]

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Selected Online Resources For Learning Immunology

A selective list of some good audio-visual resources for learning basic immunology online. Trying to search for basic lessons in immunology on the web can be (unfortunately) excessively gratifying. For a new student, the challenge is to identify the genuinely […]

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Fun talks for the (budding) Immunologist

There are a lot of thought provoking popular science talks you can watch online .. and here are some we like. This is a new list we just started putting together – focusing on talks for a general audience (we […]

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A pre-graduate-school must-read list…

With the information overload today, it is easy to miss out on some eye-opening books that might be very helpful as you prepare for a life in science. Here are some I like: The books listed below are mostly written […]

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Electronic Lab Management

Our experiences with software for managing lab data and reagents in silico… Over the last year, we have toyed around with different ways to keep Electronic Lab Notebooks as well as manage lab stocks, reagents, animals etc. on line. It […]

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Newest updates

We started setting up the website last month .. but most of the site still has just the “placeholder” pages. Content is now being added. This week we have finished up the “Introduction” page on the projects tab. This page […]

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