Category: Lab News

New Graduate Student


January 2013: We welcome Stephanie Ragland to the Criss lab! Stephanie received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonweath University and worked in Jason Carlyon's lab at VCU prior to entering…

Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting 2013


January 2013: The Criss lab presented at the Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia, January 27-29.  Brittany Johnson was selected to give a talk and received a…

Published Manuscript


The manuscript “Neisseria gonorrhoeae phagosomes delay fusion with primary granules to enhance bacterial survival inside human neutrophils,” by Brittany and Alison, was accepted at Cellular Microbiology and was published in the…

UVA Infectious Diseases Training Grant!


2012: Congratulations to Jonathan Handing and Rick Juneau for appointment to the UVA Infectious Diseases Training Grant!

International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference 2012


September 2012:  Alison, Louise, Brittany, Jonathan, Asya, and Rick attended the International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference in Würzburg, Germany in September 2012.  Brittany gave a talk and Louise, Jonathan, Asya, and…