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 ...

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

The Virtual Lab Life !

The Virtual Lab Life ! The new social distancing guidelines and shutdown of labs following the Covid19 pandemic has forced everyone to adapt to new ways of keeping science...Read More

Welcome to Zachary Fasana for his lab rotation.

Welcome to Zachary Fasana for his lab rotation. Zach is in his first year of the CMBS Masters program at UMSOM and joins the lab for his 2nd research rotation this week.

Aaay Courtney ! Very SPARKy !!

Aaay Courtney ! Very SPARKy !! Courtney is the winner for the Departmental SPARK awards for Feb 2020 !

The Microbiology & Immunology Holiday Party 2019

The Microbiology & Immunology Holiday Party 2019 Winners of the cocktail and dessert competitions Kenny hard at work - preparing competition entries Courtney and Allie - Crafting for...Read More