Calli Bellinger joins UVA Neuroscience program

March 31, 2017 — Undergraduate researcher Calli Bellinger was admitted into the UVA Neuroscience program. Congratulations Calli! We are excited to have you join the program. … [Read more...]

John added as Associate Editor for prominent journal

March 21, 2017 — John was named an Associate Editor for the Journal of Immunology. Congratulations John! … [Read more...]

Southeastern Immunology Symposium – John Presents!

February, 2017 — John was invited to be a featured speaker at The 6th Annual Southeastern Immunology Symposium at Vanderbilt University, happening June 17-18 in Nashville. Register here by May 15 if you’re interested in attending! … [Read more...]

21th Annual Woods Hole Immunoparasitology Meeting

Tajie, Carleigh, Jeremy, Sam and Kate attended the Woods Hole Immunoparasitology (WHIP) conference April 2-5, 2017. Carleigh, Sam and Kate had a chance to give a talk and all of them submitted posters as well. At the Woods Hole Immunoparasitology Meeting Kate received the best talk and best … [Read more...]

Alban Gaultier and Ioana Marin find new way to reverse depressive symptoms

Alban Gaultier and Ioana Marin have discovered a fascinating new use for Lactobacillus, a probiotic found in live-culture yogurt: reversing depressive symptoms and in a larger sense, highlighting a link between mental health and gut. Check out the article on UVA Today, and video of the discovery … [Read more...]

Celia McKee publishes in Frontiers in Immunology

December 5, 2016 — Celia published a review in Frontiers in Immunology chronicling the relevance of immune cell and signaling pathways in the long-term cognitive outcomes of patients suffering a traumatic brain injury. Read Emerging Roles for the Immune System in Traumatic Brain Injury … [Read more...]

John Lukens selected for editorial board

December 27, 2016 — John was selected to participate on the editorial board for the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. … [Read more...]

Sam and Kate awarded Training Grants!

Sam Batista and Kate Still have both been awarded Training Grants for the 2016-2017 year. Sam has received an Infectious Disease grant, while Kate has been awarded a Neuroscience Training Grant. Congratulations to both on a well deserved accomplishment! July 2016 … [Read more...]

Jeremy Defends Proposal

Congratulations are in order for Jeremy Thompson, who successfully defended his thesis proposal in July 2016. What a fantastic accomplishment! … [Read more...]

Carleigh receives poster prize!

At the Woods Hole Immunoparasitology Meeting Carleigh received the poster prize for her presentation “The phenotype and behavior of regulatory T cells in the CNS during chronic T. gondii infection”. Congrats Carleigh! Woods Hole, MD; April 2014 … [Read more...]