Our Research Interests

T Cell Tuning

How do individual T cells calibrate their sensitivity to antigen ?

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T Cell Memory

How do CD4 T cells remember all the infections they encountered ?

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Innate Coding

How do innate cells convey tissue-specific information to T cells ?

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From Our Blog ...

Book Club : Survival of the Sickest

Book Club : Survival of the Sickest Our lab's August 2016 Book Club selection was the Survival of the Sickest by Sharon Moalem and Jonathan Prince. The book has been extensively...Read More

HBO's John Oliver on News Reports of "Scientific Research"

HBO's John Oliver on News Reports of "Scientific Research" Okay .. This may not have the most appropriate language to be cited here :-), but its an interesting piece on an issue that should concern us all -...Read More

Lab Photo Day .. and Christine's farewell !

Lab Photo Day .. and Christine's farewell ! Today is Christine's last official day in the lab - as she finishes her internship and returns to school ! So the lab took her out to lunch at "The...Read More

The Invisible Gorilla: Reading for our summer book club

The Invisible Gorilla: Reading for our summer book club This months reading for our lab "summer book club" is the Chalbis & Simon book - The Invisible Gorilla. We will update this post with comments - post...Read More

Welcome (back) to the Lab, Allie !!

Welcome (back) to the Lab, Allie !! Allison Gerber joins the Lab for her Thesis work !! Allie is a graduate from the University of North Carolina and majored in Biochemistry. She...Read More

We welcome Kenny for his Lab Rotation.

We welcome Kenny for his Lab Rotation. Kenneth Rosenberg joins the lab for his graduate rotation. Kenny is an MD/PhD student in the UMDSOM Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)....Read More

We welcome Ava for her Lab Rotation.

We welcome Ava for her Lab Rotation. Ava Zapf joins the lab for her graduate rotation. Ava is a graduate student in the GPILS Molecular Medicine program at the UMDSOM. She worked at the...Read More

Biostatistics for the Immunology Graduate Student

Biostatistics for the Immunology Graduate Student This is our effort to compile online resources that are available for Biology Graduate Students to learn or review aspects of statistical analysis...Read More

Welcome to Canessa for her Lab Rotation !

Welcome to Canessa for her Lab Rotation ! Canessa Swanson joins the lab for her graduate rotation. Canessa is a graduate student in the GPILS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program at the...Read More

Welcome (back) to the Lab, Courtney !!

Welcome (back) to the Lab, Courtney !! Courtney A. Matson joins the Lab as our first Thesis Student !! Courtney is a graduate from the James Madison University and majored in...Read More