Lab Book Club Selection for Fall 2020

For this fall, the lab is reading “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind”by Yuval Noah Harari. Comments, thoughts, etc. will be updated after the discussion…

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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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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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Journal Club: Tox & T cell exhaustion

Courtney Matson : August, 15, 2019 TOX reinforces the phenotype and longevity of exhausted T cells in chronic viral infection – Alfie, F. et al. ; Nature. 2019 Jul;571(7764):265-269 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31207605 In addition to the above paper, also see the related […]

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Kenny’s paper is accepted!

Congratulations to Kenneth Rosenberg, 3rd year MD/PhD student in the lab on his paper on neurotransmitter receptors on T cells being accepted to Brain, Behavior and Immunity !! Update: Kenny’s paper is online now : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30953766

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Book Club : The righteous Mind

Our book club choice for this session is “The righteous mind by Jonathan Haidt“. This one was from Kenny’s repository. Book is on the lab server for everyone to read up !

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John’s paper is out !!

CONGRATS to John Reiser ! His paper on the role of Eomes in regulating IL-10 in effector CD8 T cells just came out in Cellular Immunology !!

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