Department of Immunology

July 22, 2020

Congratulations to Susana Orozco!

Congratulations to UW Immunology Graduate, and now a postdoc in the Hamerman Lab, Susana Orozco, PhD on her recent F32 NRSA fellowship from the NIH/NHLBI “Inflammation-associated anemia and the role of monocyte-derived inflammatory hemophagocytes in a model of blood-stage malaria”. Way to go Susana! Read more

Immunology T32 Pre-doc Application Open

Students in any Immunology lab (including Pathobiology and MCB students in immunology faculty labs) who are in their 2nd through 4th years are eligible to apply for Immunology training grant support. First year students are not eligible. Applications are due by The annual application process is managed by the Department of Immunology Graduate Program Advisor, Sandy……

June 30, 2020

Live Event – UW Immunology Research Presents

Join us for a live presentation and discussion with members of the University of Washington’s Department of Immunology. July 22, 2020, 11:00 am via Zoom (registration is required, see link below). These featured researchers are working on discovering how the immune system functions across various organs during parasite infection, vaccination, and allergy. These studies are……

June 15, 2020

Live Event – UW Immunology Research Presents

We’re pleased to invite you to a live presentation and discussion with members of the University of Washington’s Department of Immunology, June 17, 11:00 am via Zoom. These researchers are working on the innate immune system, which is important for the earliest events in detecting infection, and how small changes in our genome can make……

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……

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