Category: Wagner Prize Recipients

Laura A. Gonyar, Recipient of the 2015 Robert R. Wagner Prize

5/20/2015

Laura A. Gonyar Ph.D. in Microbiology, December 2014 Kendall Laboratory Thesis:  Ethanolamine-regulated fimbriae in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 pathogenesis Research: Laura showed that ethanolamine (EA), which is abundant in the…

M. Brittany Johnson, Recipient of the 2014 Wagner Prize

5/20/2014

M. Brittany Johnson Ph.D. in Microbiology,  May 2014 Criss Lab Thesis: Mechanisms of Neisseria gonorrhoeae intracellular survival inside primary human neutrophils Research: Brittany’s thesis research focuses on mechanisms of Neisseria…

Amelia E. Hufford, 2013 Wagner Prize Recipient

5/20/2013

Amelia E. Hufford Ph.D. in Microbiology,  May 2013 Ravichandran Lab Thesis: "Phosphatidylserine recognition receptors: promoters of muscle development and apoptotic cell engulfment" Research In the laboratory of Dr. Kodi Ravichandran,…

George W. Liechti Receives 2012 Wagner Prize

5/20/2012

George W. Liechti Ph.D. in Microbiology, Fall 2012 Goldberg Lab Thesis: "Purine acquisition and biosynthesis in Helicobacter pylori" Research George works with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, a causative agent of…

Matthew T. Hufford, 2011 Recipient of the Wagner Prize

5/20/2011

Matthew T. Hufford Ph.D. in Microbiology, Spring 2011 Braciale Lab Thesis: "Regulation of Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes Effector Function During Experimental Murine Influenza Infection" Research Matthew's thesis research focused on the…

Derek Dube, 2010 Recipient of the Wagner Prize

5/20/2010

Derek Dube Ph.D. in Microbiology, Spring 2010 Judy White Lab Thesis: "Ebolavirus Entry: Cell adhesion-dependent control of viral tropism" Research In the laboratory of Dr. Judith White, Derek's work has…

Anna Maria Copeland, Recipient of the 2009 Wagner Prize

5/20/2009

Anna Maria Copeland Ph.D. in Microbiology, May 2009 Jay Brown Lab Thesis: Herpes Simplex Virus Replication: Roles of Viral Proteins and Nucleoporins in Capsid-Nucleus Attachment. Research Replication of herpes simplex…