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 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

We welcome Winny Sun for her Graduate Lab Rotation !

We welcome Winny Sun for her Graduate Lab Rotation ! Winny Sun joins our lab for the summer as a 1st year graduate student in the GPILS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program at the UMDSOM.

We welcome Emily Smith for her Graduate Lab Rotation !

We welcome Emily Smith for her Graduate Lab Rotation ! Emily Smith joins the lab for her rotation. Emily is a first year PhD student in the GPILS - Microbiology and Molecular Immunology program here at...Read More