- Munir Mosaheb from Lee Wetzler’s lab was selected to receive a FASEB MARC Program Poster/Oral Presentation Travel Award, the Microbiology Department Travel Award, and the AAI 2014 Abstract Award to attend and present at Immunology 2014, The American Association of Immunologiests annual meeting from May 2-6, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Munir will be presenting a talk entitled “Examination of the Role of Dendritic Cells, Macrophages, and B Cells as a Function of Vaccine Adjuvants”. Munir will also be presenting two posters at the conference.
- Kristie Hilliard won the first place prize for the Microbiology Department at the 20th Annual Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day Friday May 2, 2014 for a presentation entitled “The Lung-Liver Axis Facilitates Innate Immunity and Survival During Pneumonia.”
- Emily Nelson won the Office of Technology Development Award at the 2014 BU Scholars Day for a poster entitled “Post Transcriptional RNA Regulation During Ebola Virus Infection”.
- Lee Wetzler, PhD and Andrew Platt (ITP Trainee 2011-2013) have co-authored two new publications: In Vivo and In Vitro Characterization of the Immune Stimulating Activity of the Neisserial Porin PorB & Innate immunity and vaccines.
- Gerald Denis, PhD and Barb Nikolajczyk, PhD co-authored as part of a team a new publication: The double bromodomain protein Brd2 promotes B cell expansion and mitogenesis.
- Jeffrey Browning, PhD was part of a team that published Feasibility of the Use of Combinatorial Chemokine Arrays to Study Blood and CSF in Multiple Sclerosis
- Barb Nikolajczyk, PhD has two publications out soon: The Bidirectional Relationship between Metabolism and Immune Responses & Immune cells link obesity-associated type 2 diabetes and periodontitis
- Barb Nikolajczyk, PhD became an Editor of a new multi-disciplinary journal entitled “Discoveries”