News

Keep up with the latest about the Department! News and events of interest to current, future, and former students/postdocs/staff/faculty are featured in the UNC Microbiology and Immunology LinkedIn Group.

Congratulations to Aadra Bhatt on being named a G.E.A.B Impact Award Winner!

The Microbiology and Immunology Department continues its trend of excellence for the second year in a row, as the Graduate School's Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) announced Aadra Bhatt (Ph.D student in the Blossom Damania lab) as one of the recipients of their Impact Awards...

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UNC HIV research is named as the Scientific Breakthrough of the Year by Science Magazine.

Science magazine has named the clinical trial (NIAID HPTN 052) led by UNC professor Myron Cohen, M.D., as the scientific breakthrough of the year...

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Blossom Damania selected to speak at the Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

Dr. Damania discussed “Viruses and Cancer” at the 23rd Annual Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium in November...

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Bill Goldman and Nancy Raab-Traub named as AAAS Fellows

The Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science has announced that Bill Goldman and Nancy Raab-Traub, Professors of Microbiology & Immunology, have been selected to be 2012 AAAS Fellows...

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M&I Postdoc Symposium

2011 Microbiology and Immunology Postdoc Symposium will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 16th...

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UNC researchers link GATA3 to Treg function.

T regulatory cells (Tregs) are vital in the control and regulation of myriad immune functions...

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Jeff Dangl has been named as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator in basic plant research.

Dr. Jeff Dangl has been tagged by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) as one of the nation’s most innovative plant scientists...

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Dr. Tony Richardson receives the Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award

The Microbiology department would like to congratulate Dr. Tony Richardson on being presented with the Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award...

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Congratulations to Cheryl Miller for poster award.

Cheryl Miller, a third year graduate student in Tom Kawula’s lab, won an award for best molecular biology poster presentation at the 2011 FASEB Microbial Pathogenesis conference...

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