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.

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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UNC Medical School awards Bruce Alexander the Basic Science Excellence in Teaching Award

Bruce Alexander is an integral aspect of the Microbiology teaching team. Bruce organizes, instructs and supervises the Medical School Microbiology Teaching Laboratory as well labs for Medical Microbiology (MCRO 251), and Introduction to Microbiology (MCRO 114) for the Dental School...

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Rodrigo Gonzalez awarded ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Rodrigo Gonzalez on being a recipient of the Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship...

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Researchers at UNC are leading a two-pronged assault in the battle on HIV.

A primary goal in the battle against HIV is to try to prevent transmission of HIV to uninfected partners of HIV+ individuals...

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Can you develop Type 2 diabetes from eating a diet high in saturated fat?

Recent studies published by Jenny Ting’s group in Nature Immunology indicate that diets high in saturated fats (but not unsaturated fats) drive an inflammatory response that can lead to the development of Type 2 diabetes...

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