Book Club : The Language Instinct

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 […]

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The Science of Vaccines

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 […]

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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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Top 40 papers of 2016

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 […]

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Book Club: Outliers

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 […]

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Book Club : Survival of the Sickest

Our lab’s August 2016 Book Club selection was the Survival of the Sickest by Sharon Moalem and Jonathan Prince. The book has been extensively reviewed since its 07 publication and is a staple of undergraduate book discussions in Biology. Lab […]

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Statistics for the Immunology Graduate Student

This page lists our favorite online resources for Immunology Graduate Students to learn or review aspects of statistical analysis essential for research. Given the dynamic nature of online content, we welcome suggestions for new links to be added (as well […]

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Papers: Where To Find Them And How To Read Them

This is a short guide for new students (at the undergraduate & graduate level) of Immunology with pointers on reading primary research articles. So, once you have built up some level of confidence with the words and concepts (using textbooks […]

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Funding Sources for Immunology Grad Students

A compilation of places to apply for Grants if you are a pre-doctoral student in Immunology. Check individual links for the most current requirements and dates : NIH F31 : For pre-doctoral students Standard deadlines: April 8, Aug. 8, Dec. […]

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