CONGRATS to Dr. Gideon Wolf on his paper !!!

Gideon’s paper on the alteration of T cell dynamics in vivo after FLT3L treatment is out : https://rdcu.be/cZBR8 . This was a long journey 🙂 Congrats to Gideon, Allie, Kenny and Zach – for sticking with it through the revisions […]

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Welcome Crystal Stinson to the lab !!

Crystal Stinson Crystal joins the lab as a Laboratory assistant after completing her training with the BioTechnical Institute (BTI)‘s BioStart program.

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Fundamental Immunology is published !

Since 1984, Fundamental Immunology has been THE definitive texbook for graduate/post-graduate level Immunology and the go-to reference for the state of the field. Until 2015, it was edited by the late Dr. William E. Paul. Typically, the book compiles chapters […]

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CONGRATS to Gideon Wolf on defending his Ph.D thesis !!

Dr. Gideon Wolf !!! CONGRATULATIONS !!!! Gideon defends his thesis in front of the UMSOM audience – an in-person defense after a long series of virtual thesis seminars.

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2022 Goidl Lecturer: Dr. Rafi Ahmed

The GOIDL talk at UMSOM is an endowed lecture (named after Prof. Edmond Goidl) presented annually by a renowned contemporary Immunologist, selected by departmental faculty. This year’s speaker was Dr. Rafi Ahmed from Emory University. Here are some of our […]

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Congratulations Dr. Kenny !!

Congratulations to Kenny – our first MD/PhD student as he gets the first of his two “Dr.s”. Covid Rules Apply. So we get to go to Fed Hill Park for a socially distant celebration. At this point, this is the […]

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The Ken Rosenberg Defense !!

Kenneth Rosenberg defended his thesis (virtually) via Zoom on the 19th of August ! CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Rosenberg !!! . He now goes off to do some clinical clerkships – to get his 2nd Dr. (the MD part). The Life of […]

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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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The Virtual World : for Micro & Immuno students

Ever since the implementation of social distancing in responce to Covid19 (that started March 9th), the closing of all in-person seminars/lectures (March 23) and finally the shutdown of non-essential research … the Microbiology & Immunology program as a whole (in […]

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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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Aaay Courtney ! Very SPARKy !!

Courtney is the winner for the Departmental SPARK awards for Feb 2020 !

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The John Migration

Dr. John Reiser Ph.D (Molecular Medicine) … leaves us for his new life as a Scientist at Fate Therapeutics in San Diego, CA. John is interested in Tumor Immunotherapy and got himself great options – with postdoc offers from the […]

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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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