Congratulations to Amy, who successfully passed her qualifying exam on May 10! Amy is investigating ribosomal protein turnover and zinc homeostasis in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Congratulations to Aimee, whose review “Dinner Date: Neisseria gonorrhoeae central carbon metabolism and pathogenesis” was accepted for publication in Emerging Topics in Life Sciences!
Lacie Werner defended her PhD on April 24, entitled “The complement-independent role of C4b-binding protein in Neisseria gonorrhoeae pathogenesis.” Congratulations Dr. Werner!
Congratulations to former Criss lab Senior Scientist Dr. Asya Smirnov and many coauthors from the lab and at UVA on acceptance of “Phagocytosis via complement receptor 3 enables microbes to evade killing…
Congratulations to Lacie, former lab members and coauthors Allie, Jocelyn, and Asya, and collaborators Anna Blom, Frida Mohlin, Meagan Belcher Dufrisne, and Linda Columbus on acceptance of her manuscript “Neisseria gonorrhoeae co-opts…
A warm welcome to new Criss lab graduate students Mary Wakim and Cami Westlake! Dr. Aimee Potter did the honors on behalf of Alison at the BIMS Lab Coat Ceremony.
Congratulations to Ian L., Amy, and Jocelyn on the acceptance of their PLOS Pathogens Pearls article, titled “Metal piracy by Neisseria gonorrhoeae to overcome human nutritional immunity”! It succinctly summarizes…
We are delighted to welcome back Ian Glomski to the Department of MIC! As Senior Scientist, Ian will be leading development of a biomimetic model of the human female genital…
Alison, Aimee, Jocelyn, Lacie, Amaris, Ian, and Evan traveled to Cape Town, South Africa to attend the 2022 International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference. Alison gave a plenary talk, Aimee, Lacie, and…
Congratulations to Evan Lamb, the newest PhD candidate in the Criss lab! Evan is investigating interactions among Neisseria gonorrhoeae, complement, and neutrophils.