ITP News

Thomas Kepler Featured in Boston Magazine

September 11th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Findings from a new study led by Dr. Thomas Kepler and colleagues at Boston University School of Medicine, in collaboration with researchers at Duke University School of Medicine, has significant implications for an HIV vaccine:

John Connor Featured in USAToday

September 11th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

John Connor  is researching ways to quickly detect diseases and viruses using portable devices and LED lights. They are currently awaiting federal approval to test this method on Ebola.  You can read more about this in the USAToday article featuring Dr. Connor’s work here:

John Connor in WIRED

September 11th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Dr. John Connor discussed research into Ebola treatments with WIRED Magazine.  The article can be viewed here:

ITP Welcomes Five New Trainees

September 11th, 2014 in New Trainees.

The Immunology Training Program has welcomed five new trainees:

Postdoctoral Trainees:

Blanche Ip – Nikolajczyk Lab
Luis Agosto – Henderson Lab

Pre-doctoral Trainees:

Ian Francis – Microbiology, Wetzler Lab
Alicia Wooten – Molecular & Translational Medicine, Lafyatis Lab
Raquel Rodriguez – Molecular & Translational Medicine, Ingalls Lab

Kristie Hilliard Gets First Place in 20th Russek Student Achievement Day

September 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

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.”