Blake Heath was honored with the John Wallace fellowship at the Autumn Immunology conference for his outstanding science!
On behalf of the Autumn Immunology Conference (AIC) Council, we are happy to share that Emily Yarosz has been selected to receive an AAI Young Investigator Award for her abstract entitled:“Understanding the role of cullin 3 in NKT cell peripheral maintenance”.
Her abstract was chosen based on the quality and impact of her research. She will be recognized with her fellow awardees at the Autumn Immunology Conference in Chicago on Friday night, November 17th at 7:15 PM in Salon III, 7th floor, preceding the keynote speaker. Her award also includes a cash prize.
Please join us in congratulating Stephanie Kim on being selected to receive an ASH Abstract Achievement Award for her abstract titled "Targeting Sec23b in COPII Vesicles Regulates T Cell Immunity" (#111628). The ASH Abstract Achievement Award is a merit-based award for trainees with high-scoring annual meeting abstracts. The award provides $500 that is intended to support her travel to the 60th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA, taking place December 1-4, 2018. Congratulations on your achievement, Steph! We are very proud of you.
Please join us in congratulating Mike Haggadone on winning the OGPS Teaching Award! A brief listing of his many accomplishments include TA'ing 850, serving as a first year graduate mentor program co-coordinator, and leading Immunology Program prelim study session for the second year pre-doctoral candidates. In the words of one of his recommenders, Mike "demonstrates a natural ability to clearly convey information and concepts in an engaging and understandable way, as well as possesses a genuine concern for the success of his students." Wishing you continued success, Mike!
Seven faculty members who contribute enormously to the research environment at U-M have been honored with the 2018 Distinguished Clinical and Translational Research Mentor Award.
Out of a competitive field of remarkable and generous research leaders, the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) has selected individuals who meet the highest standard for clinical and translational research mentorship. The pool of nominees represented a diverse group of U-M schools, including Dentistry, Engineering, Institute for Social Research, Literature, Science & the Arts, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.
The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Immunology awards.
We look forward to the applicants' oral presentations at the Immunology Retreat.
Thank you to all of you who participated in these competitions and congratulations to the recipients!
New Students Joining Immunology!