Our Research Interests

T Cell Tuning

How do individual T cells calibrate their sensitivity to antigen ?

We think ...

T Cell Memory

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

We think ...

Innate Coding

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

We think ...

From Our Blog ...

Summer Course Wrap up !!

Summer Course Wrap up !! The Virtual Summer Course in Immunology, run by our grad students (organised by Courtney Matson) wraps up this week. So, we have T shirts for the...Read More

An unusual summer ...

An unusual summer ... Typically summers in the lab get a little crazy (but fun) - with infusion of interns, different academic schedules etc. This year though... it looks...Read More

We welcome Kathy Han, NSIP (virtual) intern !

We welcome Kathy Han, NSIP (virtual) intern ! Kathy Han joins the lab as an NSIP intern. Kathy is a Biochemistry major at Wellesley College. The Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in Translational...Read More

We welcome Alyssa Low, NSIP (virtual intern) !

We welcome Alyssa Low, NSIP (virtual intern) ! Alyssa Low joins the lab as an NSIP intern. Alyssa is a Biochemistry and Genetics major at Texas A&M. The Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in...Read More

Congrats Courtney !!! (and virtual drinks to celebrate) !!

Congrats Courtney !!! (and virtual drinks to celebrate) !! Congratulations to Courtney Matson ! Courtney's paper was just accepted into PNAS. Aaaaay !! All good news during Covid times is welcome ... but this...Read More

Collaborative Paper : Congrats to Susannah & Tonya

Collaborative Paper : Congrats to Susannah & Tonya Congratulations to Susannah Shissler (recent graduate of the MMI) and Tonya Webb for their paper on thymic NKT cell activation being accepted to...Read More

Courtney to develop Virtual Course in Immunology for Summer !

Courtney to develop Virtual Course in Immunology for Summer ! Given the current shutdown of research, various summer programs that typically operate in the UMSOM are being forced to devise alternate strategies...Read More

Congratulations Courtney - Review in Press !!!

Congratulations Courtney - Review in Press !!! Courtney Matson's review article titled "Manipulating the TCR signaling network for cellular immunotherapy: Challenges & opportunities" is now in...Read More

The Virtual World : for Micro & Immuno students

The Virtual World : for Micro & Immuno students Ever since the implementation of social distancing in responce to Covid19 (that started March 9th), the closing of all in-person seminars/lectures...Read More

New Publication in TI

New Publication in TI Our collaboration with Zvi Grossman on a theoretical model for flushing out latently infected T cells in HIV patients is accepted to Trends in...Read More