R01 from National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for MIC Professor Mitch Smith, PhD

Congratulations to MIC Professor MM Smith, PhD for receiving his RO1 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to support his research on “Tandem Tudor Domain Probes for Nanoscale Epigenetic Decoding” for the time span of … [Read more...]

We welcome Hervé Agaisse, PhD to the department

Hervé Agaisse received his PhD in Microbiology from the Pasteur Institute in France and trained as a postdoc at Harvard Medical School.  Hervé Agaisse's lab investigates genetic approaches  to the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying host … [Read more...]

We welcome Isabelle Derré, PhD to the department

Isabelle Derré received her PhD in Microbiology at the Pasteur institute in France and trained as a postdoc at Tufts University School of Medicine.  She started in our department as an Assistant Professor in July 2015 and her primary research focuses … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Sanja Arandjelovic our award winner at the 3rd Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium, held on May 1

Sanja presented a Platform Talk with the title "Cell clearance regulator ELMO1 is a novel therapeutic target in Rheumatoid Arthritis" and won 2nd Place for her talk.   … [Read more...]

Sherin Rouhani (from Vic Engelhard’s laboratory), has been selected as the the 2015 MIC Outstanding Student

It is our pleasure to announce that Sherin Rouhani (from Vic Engelhard's laboratory), has been selected as the the 2015 MIC Outstanding Student, and will be the MIC Graduate Program's nominee for the Peach and Hungerford Awards. She will … [Read more...]

David Brautigan Fund for MCB Student Travel

A hearty congratulations to Dr. David Brautigan, Program Leader of SIG, who recently was honored by Brown University with a fund for student travel named in his honor: the “David Brautigan Fund for MCB Student Travel “. This fund was catalyzed by a … [Read more...]

Laura receives the 2015 Robert R. Wagner Award for outstanding research in the MIC department! Way to go, Laura!

Laura Gonyar, a former PhD student in the Kendall Lab was selected as the winner of the 2015  Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology    Laura received the Wagner Award and presented a seminar to the Department and others … [Read more...]

Search for inexpensive, accessible test for Ebola

MIC Professor Daniel Engel, PhD and structural biologist Zygmunt S. Derewenda, PhD search for inexpensive, accessible test for Ebola. "Derewenda and Engel recently made a breakthrough in Ebola research when they identified the structure of a part … [Read more...]

MIC Students present at Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting

MIC students Laura Gonyar, Emily Billings and Carrie Cowardin and postdoc Richard Juneau presented at the Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting, January 25-27. This meeting occurs every 2 years and showcases the best research in microbial … [Read more...]

Gene helps HIV virus adapt and maybe hide from the immune system

MIC Myles H. Thaler Center Professors Lou Hammarskjöld, MD, PhD and David Rekosh, PhD discovered how a specific HIV gene helps the virus adapt, and it may also help HIV hide from the immune system. This finding may offer important insight into the … [Read more...]