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 : Lone Survivors - by Chris Stringer

Book Club : Lone Survivors - by Chris Stringer For our 2017 Holiday reading, we chose "Lone Survivors" by Chris Stringer - which expands on his Out of Africa hypothesis for human evolution in the...Read More

Happy Birthday Kenny !

Happy Birthday Kenny ! Pictures from Kenny's Birthday lunch at The Kona Grill :

Congrats Allie (& Happy Birthday) !!

Congrats Allie (& Happy Birthday) !! Allie cleared her qualifying exams last week and is now officially a Ph.D. candidate in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program of the UMSOM...Read More

UMD Advanced Immunology Course

UMD Advanced Immunology Course The graduate program's Advanced Immunology course begins this week. The course is directed by Martin Flajnik and he invites a stellar cast of friends...Read More

Farewell to Rachel @ Blue Agave !

Farewell to Rachel @ Blue Agave ! Rachel Bour left the lab to start her Ph.D thesis at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville - on tissue engineering. Rachel was the first summer...Read More

Advice to Grad Students - From Dr. Iris Lindberg

Advice to Grad Students - From Dr. Iris Lindberg This is a Powerpoint presentation from Prof. Lindberg in the Department of Neurobiology here on how to be successful in Grad School : [Click here to...Read More

Lab Photo Day & Happy Birthday Kesha !

Lab Photo Day & Happy Birthday Kesha ! Summer gets pretty crowded in the lab as the population size swells with interns, rotation students etc. So over the last three years, we have had a...Read More

Congrats Kenny on clearing quals !

Congrats Kenny on clearing quals ! Kenny cleared his qualifying exams last month and is now officially a Ph.D. candidate in the Molecular Microbiology & Immunology program. We...Read More

Welcome to John Reiser - Molecular Medicine Graduate Student.

Welcome to John Reiser - Molecular Medicine Graduate Student. John Reiser transfers to our lab to complete his thesis project on Tbet and Eomes in T cells - in the context of anti-tumor responses. John is a...Read More

Congratulations Rachel !! .. and Taco Tuesday @ Barcocina !

Congratulations Rachel !! .. and Taco Tuesday @ Barcocina ! CONGRATULATIONS to Rachel Bour. Rachel, who took a year off to work in the lab after she graduated in BioEngineering from UMD College Park, just...Read More