Welcome, David Langan for his Graduate Rotation !

David Langan joins the lab for his Graduate laboratory rotation as part of the SOM’s graduate program (GPILS). David is a graduate of Hood College and conducted research at the United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Disease (Frederick MD) […]

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New Funding for HIV relevant research

Together with Prof. Zvi Grossman (Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University), we just got funding from the Office of AIDS Research of the NIAID to study how basic mechanisms of Memory T cell homeostasis may be exploited to enhance […]

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Special Issue : Infection & Immunity Research at UMD

The FEMS Journal Pathogens & Disease has a special issue out that highlights some of the research done in our department, It features a collection of 22 articles, minireviews, and commentaries providing a time capsule of research from the University […]

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Lab T shirt day 2016 !

We tried out our first lab T shirt design this year with digitally printed shirts from Uberprints. Everyone got their “presents” yesterday.. and here’s some pix of the gang opening presents to see the designs for the first time : […]

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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 (back) to the Lab, Rachel !

Rachel Bour just graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is spending a break year in the lab before she goes to Grad School. Rachel was a summer student in the lab in 2015 while she was a […]

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Publication : Perspective article in Pathogens & Disease

The FEMS journal Pathogens & Disease is coming out with a special issue focusing on research being done at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, here in the UMD school of Medicine. Our contribution to this is published online today […]

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Farewell to Ross !

Ross is leaving the lab, to pursue a Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins. … and although he is just going to be across town, we will miss him in the lab. Ross is an avid   “ F […]

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Lab Photo Day .. and Christine’s farewell !

Today is Christine’s last official day in the lab – as she finishes her internship and returns to school ! So the lab took her out to lunch at “The Point in Fells”… and we also took the official lab […]

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The Invisible Gorilla: Reading for our summer book club

This months reading for our lab “summer book club” is the Chalbis & Simon book – The Invisible Gorilla. We will update this post with comments – post discussion… Lab members can view/download the ebook & audiobook versions of the […]

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