Congrats Allie (& Happy Birthday) !!

Allie cleared her qualifying exams last week and is now officially a Ph.D. candidate in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program of the UMSOM Graduate School. We lunched out at The Ale house to celebrate.

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UMD Advanced Immunology Course

The graduate program’s Advanced Immunology course begins this week. The course is directed by Martin Flajnik and he invites a stellar cast of friends to guest lecture in the series. This year’s faculty include Polly Matzinger, Paul Love, Avinash Bhandoola, […]

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Farewell to Rachel @ Blue Agave !

Rachel Bour left the lab to start her Ph.D thesis at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville – on tissue engineering. Rachel was the first summer intern to join our lab back in 2014 and then came back during her break […]

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Advice to Grad Students – From Dr. Iris Lindberg

This is a Powerpoint presentation from Prof. Lindberg in the Department of Neurobiology here on how to be successful in Grad School : [Click here to view the page through the Lindberg Lab website].

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Lab Photo Day & Happy Birthday Kesha !

Summer gets pretty crowded in the lab as the population size swells with interns, rotation students etc. So over the last three years, we have had a lab photo day in the summer to document the tumult (Visit our main […]

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Congrats Kenny on clearing quals !

Kenny cleared his qualifying exams last month and is now officially a Ph.D. candidate in the Molecular Microbiology & Immunology program. We lunched out at MemSahib to celebrate !

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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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