Newsworthy

Marc and Tucker

A brief history of Dr. Robert Good's impact on the Center for Immunology and how his laboratory door became the entryway to research being conducted within CFI.

Milagros

The Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion newsletter highlights several international students that play an important role in advancing healthcare innovations through research at the U every month. Recently, postdoctoral fellow Milagros Silva Morales, Ph.D. was interviewed in the section International Biomedical Researchers Spark Innovation at the U. "By improving our cultural competence, we collaborate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures," Dr. Silva Morales said. "In turn, we improve the understanding of our coworkers and patients’ belief systems and values, have better research teams, and provide better patient care." Read more.

Marco P

The Star Tribune's Jeremy Olson, reports on the first-of-its-kind clinical trial in the Marco Pravetoni lab looking at the safety and efficacy of a vaccine designed to block the effects of oxycodone, a common opioid prescription painkiller.

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Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Dennis W. Watson fellowship award winner, MICaB graduate student Meagan Rollins.

Hamilton Hart lab

Associate professor Sara Hamilton Hart’s research about the advances in the study of immune response with pet store mice is featured in an LMP website story here.

Milcah Scott

Congratulations to Milcah Scott on her Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship.

ReJus seminar

Association of Immunologists for Racial Equity (AIRE, formerly ReJUS) is excited to announce the establishment of a new invited postdoctoral fellow seminar series. The series will begin in the summer of 2021 and run through the rest of the year

sathi

Congratulations to the winners of the UMN Graduate Schools 2021 Best Dissertation Award! A student from each of four groups – arts and humanities, biological and life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and social sciences and education – was chosen by faculty from the broad disciplinary area. Selections were based on the originality and importance of the research, as well as the potential for the student to make an unusually significant contribution to their field.

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