Spring book club for the lab is “The Compatibility Gene” by Daniel M. Davis. The book is meant as a primer to transplantation, histocompatibility etc – so should be a quick read for folks who are already in Immuno.
For our 2017 Holiday reading, we chose “Lone Survivors” by Chris Stringer – which expands on his Out of Africa hypothesis for human evolution in the light of newer evidence of genetic mixing in early humans outside the African continent. […]
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].
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
No.. no.. this is NOT a list of the best Immunology papers of 2016; Instead this is a very self-centered list of 40 papers that we really liked – i.e. they are directly or indirectly related to the areas of […]
Our book choice for reading through the holiday season is Outliers: The story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. In the book Gladwell presents his thesis about the factors are make some people wildly more successful than others – using a […]
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 […]