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: Emperor Of All Maladies

Book Club: Emperor Of All Maladies This month, our lab book club choice is "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee. The book chronicles the history...Read More

Welcome (back) to the Lab, Rachel !

Welcome (back) to the Lab, Rachel ! Rachel Bour just graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is spending a break year in the lab before she goes to Grad School....Read More

Publication : Perspective article in Pathogens & Disease

Publication : Perspective article in Pathogens & Disease The FEMS journal Pathogens & Disease is coming out with a special issue focusing on research being done at the Department of Microbiology and...Read More

Farewell to Ross !

Farewell to Ross ! Ross is leaving the lab, to pursue a Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins. ... and although he is just going to be across town, we will miss...Read More

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