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.

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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Phillip & Ruth Hettleman Prize

Assistant Professor, Blossom Damania, is the 2008 winner of the Phillip & Ruth Hettleman Prize for artistic and scholarly achievement by a young faculty member...

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Dr. Goldman discusses histoplasmosis

Dr. Bill Goldman discusses his lab's research on histoplasmosis in an Endeavors article written by former M&I graduate student Jessica McCann...

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"Nova Science Now"

Jack Griffith (Virology) and his research on salt deposits that formed 250 million years ago was featured on PBS’s “Nova Science Now" on July 28th...

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Two Papers by Dr. Jack Griffith named "JBC Centennial Classics"

Two papers by Professor Jack Griffith have been named by editors at The Journal of Biological Chemistry as "JBC Centennial Classics." The Classics collection includes articles by many of the legends in biological chemistry...

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Science Signaling and Science

Dr. Blossom Damania and Dr. Dirk Dittmer recently had an article selected as an Editor’s Choice in the July 21, 2009 issues of Science Signaling and Science...

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Bird Flu in Endeavors Magazine

Dr. Ray Pickles and graduate student Meg Scull discuss bird flu in the Spring 2009 issue of Endeavors...

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Johnston Award for Excellence in Teaching

Johnston Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. Lorraine Cramer for receiving the 2009 Johnston Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Awards Committee found "abundant evidence" for Dr. Cramer's outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching on campus...

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American Academy of Microbiology

Nancy Raab-Traub, a Kenan Distinguished Professor, was elected in February 2009 to the Fellowship in the American Academic of Microbiology...

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UNC Professor Elected to American Academy of Microbiology Board

Peter H. Gilligan, Ph.D., a professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, was elected to the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Microbiology...

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