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 ...

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

We welcome Anna Chippi, 2017 NSIP intern.

We welcome Anna Chippi, 2017 NSIP intern. We welcome Anna Chippi to the UMDSOM. Anna is in the 2017 Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in Translational Cancer Research (NSIP), an NIH funded...Read More

Book Club : The Language Instinct

Book Club : The Language Instinct Our choice for the 2nd Book Club of 2017 is "The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language" by Steven Pinker. Discussion is tentatively...Read More

Lab Folks at AAI2017

Lab Folks at AAI2017 Allie, Courtney and Kenny attended American Association of Immunologists (AAI) annual meeting for 2017 in Washington DC. Here are some pictures from...Read More

Congrats Allie on her AAI travel award... (plus birthday lunch pictures)

Congrats Allie on her AAI travel award... (plus birthday lunch pictures) Allie's abstract for the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) annual meeting in May was chosen for a block symposium Oral presentation and won...Read More