We welcome Anna Chippi, 2017 NSIP intern.

We welcome Anna Chippi to the UMDSOM. Anna is in the 2017 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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Lab Folks at AAI2017

Allie, Courtney and Kenny attended American Association of Immunologists (AAI) annual meeting for 2017 in Washington DC. Here are some pictures from their posters and Allie’s talk.

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Congrats Allie on her AAI travel award… (plus birthday lunch pictures)

Allie’s abstract for the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) annual meeting in May was chosen for a block symposium Oral presentation and won a travel award from the AAI ! Congrats Allie !!! And here are some pictures from the […]

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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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