Department of Immunology

August 26, 2019

Yahoo News – West Nile Virus Explained

Dr. Amy Stone, a former University of Washington Immunology postdoc in the Gale Lab, now Assistant Professor at Touro University in Nevada, explains that genetics plays a major role in determining a person’s response to West Nile virus. Based on the study, Dr. Stone predicts that a person who, due to genetics, has a strong……


August 12, 2019

Congratulations Jared Delahaye!

The Department of Immunology is pleased to announce that Jared Delahaye, graduate student in the Urdahl Lab, successfully completed his dissertation defense on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 1:00 pm, in the Orin Smith Auditorium at South Lake Union. The title of his defense was “Early immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis: new insights into macrophage heterogeneity……


July 24, 2019

Congratulations Nicole Arroyo!

The Department of Immunology is pleased to announce that Nicole Arroyo, graduate student in the Pepper Lab, successfully completed her dissertation defense on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 10:00 am, in the Brotman Auditorium at South Lake Union. The title of her defense was “B cells, not dendritic cells, prime the dominant CD4+ Tfh response……


June 14, 2019

Congratulations to Annelise Snyder!

The Department of Immunology is pleased to announce that Annelise Snyder, graduate student in the Oberst Lab, successfully completed her dissertation defense on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the Orin Smith Auditorium at South Lake Union. The title of her defense was “Potentiation of anti-tumor immunity by RIPK1/RIPK3-dependent necroptosis.” Congratulations Dr. Snyder!…


June 3, 2019

Congratulations to Katie Wagner!

The Department of Immunology is pleased to announce that Katie Wagner, graduate student in the Goverman Lab, successfully completed her dissertation defense on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the BROTMAN AUDITORIUM at South Lake Union.  The title of her defense was “How myelin-specific CD8 T cells contribute to CNS autoimmunity.” Congratulations Dr…….


April 18, 2019

Graduate Student Miranda Lyons-Cohen receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Department of Immunology graduate student in the Gerner Lab, Miranda Lyons-Cohen! Miranda was selected to receive a 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship award! This award is a significant national accomplishment and provides for three years of stipend funding and tuition. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding……


April 4, 2019

Immunology Postdocs at Jr. Science and Humanities Symposium

Two Department of Immunology postdocs participated as judges at the Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on March 23rd. Shown here L to R: Dr. Pranab K. Roy Chowdhury, UW, Dr. Pearl Magala, UW, Dr. Ayokunle Olanrewaju, UW, Dr. Emily Schutsky, of the Stetson Lab, and Dr. Anna Ting, of the Moltke Lab, Dr. Phillip Domeier, Benaroya, Dr. Julie Van De……


Postdoctoral Opportunity in the Gerner Lab

POSTED: 4/4/2019 Postdoctoral Opportunity, Dept. of Immunology, Gerner Lab: Understanding How Tissue Microenvironments Influence the Immune Response. Applications should be sent by email to Dr. Gerner at gernermy@uw.edu. Applicants are requested to send a CV, representative publications, and contact information for three references. Read more


March 4, 2019

Congratulations to Midwinter Conference Award Winners

Congratulations to Department of Immunology graduate students Gerald Kellar and Joanna Maltbaek, winners of the Midwinter Conference of Immunologists 2019 Excellence Awards, and Jared Delahaye and Megan Maurano, each winners of the Young Investigator Travel Award, at this year’s Midwinter Conference of Immunologists. Congratulations to each of you! Read more


February 7, 2019

Professor Emeritus Dr. Pam Fink receives 2019 AAI Lifetime Achievement Award

AAI Lifetime Achievement Award Congratulations to Dr. Pamela J Fink, Professor Emeritus with the UW Department of Immunology! Dr. Fink is the 2019 recipient of the American  Association of Immunologists (AAI) Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the AAI Council upon an AAI member. This award recognizes a deserving member……


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