Department of Immunology

May 29, 2020

United World Antiviral Research Network Funded

The University of Washington, and collaborators at Rockefeller University (NYC), FIOCRUZ (Brazil), IRESSEF (Senegal), KRISP (South Africa), Aga Khan University (Pakistan) and Chang Gung University (Taiwan) were awarded a NIH National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases (CREID) grant for $8.75 M for 5 years to form……

May 12, 2020

Live Event – UW Immunology COVID-19 Research

We’re pleased to invite you to a live presentation and discussion with members of the University of Washington’s Department of Immunology. These researchers are working on aspects of COVID-19, including both understanding and treating the illness itself and efforts to create vaccines. See some of the work being done locally, and ask questions about the……

March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Seattle Times Spotlights Gale Lab Work on Coronavirus

Seattle Times: ‘There’s a lot we don’t know’: UW researchers look at how coronavirus turns body against itself and kills By Mike Carter Seattle Times staff reporter | Updated March 22, 2020 at 12:03 pm Last Tuesday, a scientist working in a secure upper-floor laboratory in the University of Washington Medical Center’s South Lake Union……

March 12, 2020

IMMUN 573 Seminars via Zoom

**NOTICE: All IMMUN 573 Seminars will be held via Zoom only until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Attend this week’s seminar via Zoom at this link:  Questions? Email Sarah Bland at Read more

February 19, 2020

Women and Girls in STEM – CIIID Collaborations Aim to Shatter Glass Celings

Originally published in the Huddle – UW Medicine. Kristina Adams Waldorf, MD, an obstetrician and gynecologist (OB-GYN), sees about 25 patients a day. Most of her patients don’t know anything about her research life, even though she is an internationally recognized expert in pregnancy infections and spends about 75% of her work time in the……

February 3, 2020

Midwinter Conference of Immunologists Awards

This year’s Midwinter Conference of Immunologists at Asilomar proved rewarding for our graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who took home awards in all but one category. Congratulations! Poster Presentation Awards The Ray Owen Poster Award (sponsored by the American Association of Immunologists): Jessica Huang, graduate student, Gerner Lab, UW Department of Immunology Nick Hubbard, graduate……

January 28, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Outbreak 2020

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public on the novel coronavirus.  If you have questions about what is happening in Washington State, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #. Public Health of Seattle and……

December 9, 2019

Immunology Professor Dr. Michael Gale Jr. Named one of the Most Highly Cited Researchers of 2019.

For the third year in a row, Dr. Michael Gale Jr. remains one of the most highly cited researchers in the world. Dr. Gale is a Professor with the University of Washington Department of Immunology, as well as the Director of the Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease (CIIID). This highly anticipated annual list……

November 21, 2019

Immunology Department Newsletter 2019

It has been an excellent year for the Immunology Department and we want to share some of our news with you in our annual newsletter. We also want to thank our students, post-docs and research scientists for their talents, hard work and energy that allowed our research to flourish, and for making this a fun……

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……

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