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 Dr. Matson !!

First Evening as Dr. Courtney Alexandra Matson, Ph.D. see http://blog.nevillab.org/?p=1151 for defense P A R T Y ! ! With Covid restrictions, the usual (wild) parties are a no-no. But we can still celebrate a great occasion … Socially-Distanced and […]

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Courtney Defends Her Thesis !!

Courtney Matson’s Thesis defense was held virtually on July 31, 2020. As is the new norm … with these times, the presentation and the subsequent examination was all through zoom ! Background collage : presentation : Committee Meeting (“closed door”):

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Congrats Courtney !!! (and virtual drinks to celebrate) !!

Congratulations to Courtney Matson ! Courtney’s paper was just accepted into PNAS. Aaaaay !! All good news during Covid times is welcome … but this is especially sweet given all the hard work Courtney put into the paper ! Its […]

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Collaborative Paper : Congrats to Susannah & Tonya

Congratulations to Susannah Shissler (recent graduate of the MMI) and Tonya Webb for their paper on thymic NKT cell activation being accepted to Scientific Reports. Thymic resident NKT cell subsets show differential requirements for CD28 co-stimulation during antigenic activation – […]

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Courtney to develop Virtual Course in Immunology for Summer !

Given the current shutdown of research, various summer programs that typically operate in the UMSOM are being forced to devise alternate strategies to engage interns over the summer. One path is to increase Virtual lectures and courses. So Courtney volunteered […]

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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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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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