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Dr. Xiao-Dong Li’s recent paper in The Journal of Immunology entitled “Immune Sensing of Aeroallergen-Associated Double-Stranded RNA Triggers an IFN Response and Modulates Type 2 Lung Inflammation” was selected as a “Top Read” by the journal editors and reviewers (https://www.jimmunol.org/content/203/9/2353), a new feature that highlights a small number of manuscripts regarded by reviewers and editors as the top 10% in their field. Congratulations Xiao-Dong!

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Congratulations to Desirée Denman whose article was recently published in the Pipette Gazette, a GSBS publication

Desirée Denman picture

One of our first year MS students had an article published recently in the Pipette Gazette, a GSBS publication: https://pipettegazette.uthscsa.edu/2019/09/26/12286/.

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Shruti Mishra: Finding Something New That No One Else Knows

Shruti Mishra in the Lab

The Pipette Gazette recently ran an article spotlighting one of our very own MIMG students.

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MIMG Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Daniele Provenzano

The Pipette Gazette recently ran an article spotlighting one of our very own MIMG Ph.D. alumni!

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Congratulations to Daniel Chupp who placed second at the Mikiten Graduate Symposium

  Daniel’s poster presentation was entitled “Construction of humanized mice, kinetics of human immune system development and induction of matured class-switched specific antibody and autoantibody responses”. Daniel was one of 45 graduate students presenting work from not only UT Health San Antonio but also UTSA and UTMB. Congratulations again!

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Congratulations to Carlos Rivera for placing third at The Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science 10th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day

  The title of Carlos Rivera’s poster presentation was “Induction of T cell-independent hypermutated and protective IgG and IgA antibody responses by engagement of TLR4 or TLR5 and BCR.”   Each winner received a certificate and a $500 travel award! Congratulations to Carlos!

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Congratulations to Ileana Pedraza for placing third at The Texas American Society for Microbiology Branch Spring Meeting

“Pedraza works in the lab of Dr. T.R. Kannan whose lab studies Mycoplasma pathogenesis. Pedraza’s work focuses on a new virulence determinant of Mycoplasma pneumoniae known as the CARDS toxin. At the Texas ASM Spring Meeting, she presented her current work involving the characterization of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies against CARDS toxin. This work helps to provide the […]

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Congratulations to Drs. Brian Wickes and Nathan Wiederhold for their recent publication in Nature Communications

      Congratulations to Drs. Brian Wickes and Nathan Wiederhold for their recent publication in Nature Communications entitled “Molecular Diagnostics in Medical Mycology.” Since its publication last month, Drs. Wickes and Wiederhold’s work has been circulating social media. It is ranked “in the 91st percentile of the 190,300 tracked articles of a similar age […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Keith Krolick!

Congratulations to Keith!   Dr. Keith Krolick has been awarded the 2019 Presidential Award in the category of Sustained Excellence in Teaching!   Dr. Krolick has dedicated over 36 years to teaching students and molding the minds of future scientists. He has been, and continues to be, a wonderful influence on a generation of UT graduates. […]

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MIMG Chairman Awarded NIH Training Grant

  Read more about our educational programs on our Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics website or NIH T32 Graduate Research in Immunology Program (GRIP)    

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