Congrats to the 2022 GPILS Award Winners !

The lab has two winners this year : Elizabeth Hill (PhD Scholar of the Year) and Nevil Singh (Teacher of the year) – in addition. our Alumni, Allie Gerber is the Biochemistry Department’s nominee for the Thesis of the Year.

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AAAYYYY !! Liz on the cover of EJI.

Our paper in collaboration with Kaveh Abdi and Eric Long (with work from Liz) will be featured on the cover of the September issue of the European Journal of Immunology. The paper is now available online (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eji.202149733). Congrats to Kaveh […]

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Welcome Brio & Michael – Sidwell HS Dehejia interns !!!

We welcome two high school interns (Gabriel Schwinden (Brio) and Michael Razavi) this summer, as part of the Sidwell Friends School‘s Dehejia internship program. The program allows rising seniors at the school to explore internships around the MD/DC/VA region during […]

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Congrats Liz : Cancer Retreat Poster Award !!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Hill, 2nd year MMI student in the lab for winning the poster award at the 12th Annual Cancer Biology Research Retreat Here are pix of Liz presenting her poster to the vast crowds of excited onlookers – […]

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Welcome Erika Carmody, NSIP intern !!

Erika Carmody joins the lab as an NSIP intern. Erika is a Biology major at the Fordham University, NY. For more information about the NSIP program, follow the links to the NSIP website or contact the Program Director – Dr. […]

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Welcome Katie Donelly, NSIP intern !!

Katie Donelly joins the lab as an NSIP intern. Katie is a Chemical Engineering major at the University of Kansas. For more information about the NSIP program, follow the links to the NSIP website or contact the Program Director – […]

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Congrats Sara, Courtney and Kenny on the paper in CII

Sara Fioretti (pictured here during her NSIP internship) had her summer’s work accepted for publication in CII today – together with co-authors Courtney and Kenny CONGRATULATIONS !!!

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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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Congrats Kenny on matching in UM Surgery !!

Today is match day for the MSTP class of 22. After his PhD from the lab (2020) Kenny now will start his training in surgery at UM !!

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Welcome Jack, for his Master’s Rotation.

Jon (Jack) Christofferson starts his rotation in the lab today. He is in the CMBS master’s program.

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Congrats to Liz : Talk at AAI 2022 & Trainee award !

ELizabeth Hill (2nd year student in the Lab) was selected by American Association of Immunologists (AAI) to give a talk at the Block Symposium during the 2022 Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. This is Liz’s first AAI meeting & she […]

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All walks of Life … well, or, programs of GPILS !

The Graduate program in Life Sciences (GPILS) at the UMSOM has multiple programs for graduate students to choose from, of which we participate in four (MMI, BMB, MolMed & Neuro). This year’s rotation students represent the most diverse group who […]

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Courtney wins the James Kaper Award !

CONGRATULATIONS ! Dr. Courtney A. Matson wins the 2021 James Kaper Award from the Department of Microbiology & Immunology. The Kaper Award is given each year for the best graduate in the MMI program – selected by the program leadership […]

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Work Hard, Play hard !!

So, what is the difference between a PhD student and a MD/PhD student ? Well, pictures tell the story. Here to illustrate are David Rickert (MMI first year PhD student) doing his experiment alongside Gideon Wolf (MMI MD/PhD (MSTP) student) […]

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Welcome to Rosita Asawa for her Lab Rotation !!!

Rosita is in the MSTP program of the UMSOM and will be joining us over the summer for her second lab rotation as part of the MMI curriculum.

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