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 ...

Happy Birthday Courtney !

Happy Birthday Courtney ! Pictures from Courtney's Birthday lunch at the turkish restaurant Cazbar:

Congrats to Courtney - 2018 GRC Outstanding Presentation Award !!

Congrats to Courtney - 2018 GRC Outstanding Presentation Award !! Yaay Courtney ! Courtney Matson (3rd year MMI grad student in the lab) won the 2018 UMD Graduate Research Conference, Outstanding Presentation Award...Read More

Spring Book Club: The Compatibility Gene

Spring Book Club: The Compatibility Gene Spring book club for the lab is "The Compatibility Gene" by Daniel M. Davis. The book is meant as a primer to the role of MHC genes - so should be a...Read More

Congratulations to Courtney & Kenny !

Congratulations to Courtney & Kenny ! Abstracts from Courtney Matson (3rd year MMI Graduate student) and Kenny Rosenberg (2nd year MSTP student) in the lab were selected for separate oral...Read More

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