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McGeachy Lab Publishes in Cell Reports

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Dr. Sarah Gaffen wins a 2018 Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award

The award is in the Senior Scholar category which honors the faculty member who has an outstanding and continuing record of research and scholarly activity. 

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Graduate Student Nicole Scharping publishes in Cell Reports

Immunology graduate student Nicole Scharping from the Delgoffe lab had published a co-first author manuscript in Cell Reports. The manuscript entitled “Early TCR Signaling Induces Rapid... View »

Dr. Olja Finn was Ida M. Green Distinguished Visiting Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Olja Finn was Ida M. Green Distinguished Visiting Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, February 6-8, 2018.  Her... View »

Dr. Louise D’Cruz has Received an NIH R21 Grant

The grant is entitled “The function of MFSD2A on CD8+ T cells in the immune response”.

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Dr. Mark Shlomchik has received a new five-year NIH R01 Grant

The grant is entitled, "“Investigating the Repertoires and Functions of T cells that Help Autoreactive B Cells in Lupus”

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Drs. Mark Shlomchik, Florian Weisel and Wei Luo publish in Immunity

The paper is entitled "B cell receptor and CD40 Signaling are Rewired for Synergistic induction of the c-Myc transcription factor in Germinal Center B cells” and will appear in the February issue... View »

Dr. Louise D’Cruz and Dr. William Hawse awarded an NIH R21 grant

The R21 grant titled “Determining the proteomic differences that define CD8+ memory T cell recall response” is focused on determining, through mass spectrometry, the proteins that are essential... View »

Postdoctoral Fellow in Gaffen Lab Publishes First Author Paper in Science Immunology

Akash Verma, postdoctoral fellow in the Gaffen Lab, is first author of a featured paper (with Cover Art) in the November Science Immunology on innate immunity to oral fungal infections. Please see... View »

Dr. Olja Finn Featured in Article by National Cancer Institute

Dr. Olja Finn was featured in "Stories of Impact" by the National Cancer Institute. Please click here... View »

Dr. Penelope Morel Co-Awardee of Sheldon Adler Award for Innovation in Medical Education

Dr. Penelope Morel was a co-awardee of the Sheldon Adler Award for Innovation in Medical Education at the University of Pittsburgh for her work on the 4th year medical school course... View »

Delgoffe receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Dr. Greg M. Delgoffe, Assistant Professor of Immunology, has received the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, a grant funding high-risk, high-reward projects for exceptionally innovative early... View »

Congratulations to the Poster Winners at the 2017 Immunology Retreat!

Postdoctoral Fellows

1. Saikat Mujumder (Mandy McGeachy lab)

2. Tony Cillo (Vignali lab)

3. tie:  Krishnendu Chakrabortty (Prabir Ray lab), Abigail Sedlacek (Robert... View »

Dr. Amanda Poholek awarded American Lung Association Biomedical Research Grant and Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation Grant

The ALA Biomedical Grant titled “Identifying the molecular basis for Blimp-1-mediated allergic airway disease” is focused on understanding the role of Blimp-1 in driving asthma disease. The Samuel... View »

Graduate student J. Agustin Cruz publishes in ImmunoHorizons

Agustin Cruz of the Gaffen lab publishes a paper entitled “IL-17 triggers degradation of the constitutive NF-kappaB inhibitor ABIN-1”.... View »