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June 2016- Melissa receives the ASM Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award!

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May 2016- Beth’s review article, “Microbiota and pathogen ‘pas de deux’: setting up and breaking down barriers to intestinal infection” is published in Pathogens and Disease!

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February 2016- CJ’s research featured in UVA daily!

Check this article describing CJ's findings on how Salmonella uses ethanolamine as a GPS system during infection. … [Read more...]

February 2016- Debi’s review article is published on line!

The article "Commensal 'trail of bread crumbs' provide pathogens with a map to the intestinal landscape" is published in Current Opinion in Microbiology. Great work, Debi! Check it out here. … [Read more...]

November, 2015 Ethanolamine signaling promotes Salmonella niche recognition

CJ Anderson's paper entitled, "Ethanolamine signaling promotes Salmonella niche recognition and adaptation during infection", has been published in PLoS Pathogens. Check out the article here! … [Read more...]

September 2015- Beth and Debi present at VTEC

Debi Luzader and Beth McKenney present their research at the 9th Triennial International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin)-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) meeting in Boston, MA. … [Read more...]

June, 2015 – Congratulations on passing the Qualifying Exams

Beth McKenney and CJ Anderson pass their qualifying exams- great job! … [Read more...]

May, 2015 – Mary Finkelstein Student Travel Award!

CJ receives the Richard and Mary Finkelstein Student Travel Award to present his research at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting! Great job, CJ! … [Read more...]

April, 2015- Robert R. Wagner Award for outstanding research!

Laura recieves the 2015 Robert R. Wagner Award for outstanding research in the MIC department! Way to go, Laura! … [Read more...]

December, 2014- Congratulations on Dissertation

Laura receives her Ph.D.! Congratulations, Laura! … [Read more...]