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December 27, 2018

Congrats to Blake Heath for F31 award!

November 17, 2018

Blake Heath was honored with the John Wallace fellowship at the Autumn Immunology conference for his outstanding science!

November 11, 2018

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.

October 26, 2018

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.

July 20, 2018

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!

June 29, 2018

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.

May 16, 2018

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Immunology awards.


The Monte V. Hobbs Student Awardees are Holly Turula (Christiane Wobus Lab) and Giovanny Martinez-Colon (Beth Moore Lab)


This year's Herman and Dorothy Miller Award for Innovative Immunology Research recipients are Mark Painter (Kathy Collins Lab) and Stephanie Kim (Pavan Reddy Lab).


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! 


May 1, 2018

Here is a listing of Immunology Program members who will present at the AAI Annual Meeting.Please do your best to attend each other’s presentations and connect while in Austin, TX

April 25, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Durga Singer on her Faculty Michigan Medicine DEI (Diversity Equity and Inclusion) Advocate Award!

April 19, 2018

New Students Joining Immunology!