ITP News

Rachel Fearns Receives Hartwell Foundation Award

March 13th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Rachel Fearns was awarded an Individual Biomedical Research Award from the The Hartwell Foundation for her research proposal entitled “Treating Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection by Targeting the Viral Polymerase.”  This competitive award is to fund early-stage, innovative, and cutting-edge biomedical research to benefit children. Bravo, Rachel.

2015 Microbiology Trainee Travel Award Winners

March 1st, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Microbiology Trainee Travel Awards!

1stPlace:     Munir Mosaheb (graduate student, Wetzler Lab) who will attend the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Fundamental Immunology and Its Therapeutic Potential, in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, from April 14-18, 2015.

2ndPlace:    Michelle Fleury (graduate student, Dooms Lab) who will attend the Federation of Clinical Immunological Societies Meeting, in San Diego, CA, from June 24-27, 2015.

2ndPlace:   Suzanne Geer Kijewski (graduate student, Gummuluru lab) who attended the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, in Seattle, WA, from February 23-26, 2015.

Connor Lab featured in Live Science for research on early detection of Lassa and Marburg viruses

November 13th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The Connor Lab, was featured in Live Science for studies published in BMC Genomics that may lead to detection of Lassa and Marburg viruses during the early stages of disease.

Thomas Kepler was Named 2014 Norman Letvin Scholars of the Duke CHAVI-ID

November 1st, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to Thomas Kepler who was named one of the 2014 Norman Letvin Scholars of the Duke CHAVI-ID.

Dr. Elke Mühlberger interviewed on “How People Catch Ebola, and How they Don’t”

October 13th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Dr. Elke Mühlberger, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Director of the Biomolecule Production Core at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, was interviewed about Ebola transmission on WBUR’s CommonHealth on October 22, 2014.

Read this article.