Carleigh publishes paper and passes thesis defense!

Carleigh O’Brien is nearing graduation! She published her second first author paper in February of 2019 in the Journal of Immunology, titled “IL-10 and ICOS Differentially Regulate T Cell Responses…

R01 supplement funded

Congratulations to Sam Batista, who received a 1.5 years of funding in January 2019 for a research supplement to Tajie’s current R01 to promote diversity in academic research!

Maureen awarded a Training Grant

Congratulations to Maureen Cowan for being awarded an Immunology Training Grant in July for the 2018-2019 year! Immunology is one of several training grants represented in the Harris Lab, also…

American Association for Immunologists (AAI) 2018 Conference Travel Awards

Kate and Sam received travel awards to attend and give oral presentations at AAI, May 4th – May 8th 2018. They enjoyed their first visits to Austin, TX!

22nd Annual Woods Hole Immunoparasitology Meeting

Tajie, Carleigh, Sam, and Kate attended the Woods Hole Immunoparasitology (WHIP) conference April 15th – April 18th, 2018.  Kate and Sam gave oral presentations, and Carleigh received a poster prize…

Graduate Student is Featured in Alpha Omega Alpha Periodical

October 2018 - Neuroscience graduate student, Mark Rudolf of Corwin Lab, has recently published in The Pharos, a prestigious periodical released by Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. His beautifully…

Neuroscience at President Ryan’s Inauguration 5K

October 2018 - The "B.I.G. Neuro" team had a showing of nearly 50 people for the Community Bridges 5K Run/Walk for President Jim Ryan's inauguration weekend. What a turnout! Special…

Jonathan Kipnis Receives NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

October 2018 - Congratulations to Dr. Kipnis and his lab for receiving the NIH Director's Pioneer Award! Click here to read the full UVA Today article.

John receives a 2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant!

We are grateful to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their support of our research investigating the role of genomic sensors in psychiatric disease.

Newest Member of Lukens Lab!

Jessica and John are happy to introduce the newest member of the Lukens lab family - Bennett Leon Lukens!