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.

New England Journal paper (June 17,2010) garners much recognition

UNC's Dr. Charles van der Horst and faculty of the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases collaborate on the paper entitled “Maternal or Infant Antiretroviral Drugs to Reduce HIV-1 Transmission..."

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Former student elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Dr Lewis Lanier, Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco, has joined the National Academy of Sciences...

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Pseudomonas needs calcium for motility!

This inference is reported in January 2010 PNAS by Dr. Matt Wolfgang and collaborators, and highlighted in the Spring issue of UNC’s Endeavors magazine...

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Kwun Wah Wen is the 2010 Manire Award recipient

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is pleased to announce that Kwun Wah Wen is the 2010 Manire Award recipient. Kwun Wah is a fourth year MD/Ph.D.student in Blossom Damania's lab. The selection committee felt that Kwun Wah's research accomplishments were most impressive...

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Lauren Neighbours receives a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Lauren Neighbours, a Microbiology and Immunology student in Mark Heise's Lab, is the recipient of a 2010 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship...

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Malaria article in Endeavors

The Winter 2010 of Endeavors magazine includes a malaria article written by M&I graduate student Beth Mole; HIV articles featuring the work of M&I faculty members Ron Swanstrom, David Margolis, and Victor Garcia-Martinez; and a story on M&I faculty member Jon Serody's work on graft-versus-host disease.

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Dr. Barb Vilen is featured on Science Magazine's "Careers" website.

The article "Translating Lupus Research," features Dr. Vilen and graduate students Shannon Jones and Amanda Wisz...

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Dr. Jenny Ting appointed to top NIAID advisory committee

Jenny Ting will soon begin a four-year term on NIAID's National Advisory Council, which approves new initiatives for NIAID and performs administrative review of grant applications. The Council is the chief advisory committee for NIAID, which funds most of the grants in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at UNC...

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UNC awarded $2.5 million from NIH to establish collaborative research center

The Dept of Microbiology and Immunology is participating in the new Southeastern STI Cooperative Research Center...

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