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……

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……

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 9, 2018

Congrats to Ph.D. Student Frank Soveg

Frank Soveg, Graduate Student in the Ram Lab

Congratulations to Frank Soveg, graduate student in the Ram Lab! Frank received a fundable score for an NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F31). This competitive and prestigious NIH predoctoral fellowship will support his dissertation research. The title of his project is “Defining the roles of OAS1 isoforms in RNA virus immunity.” Frank is interested……

October 26, 2018

Dr. Michael Gale Jr., receives the UW School of Public Health’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Michael Gale Jr.

Michael Gale Jr. (PhD, UW Pathobiology, ’94) will receive the UW School of Public Health’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award — the School’s highest honor, which recognizes distinguished service and achievement in public health. Dr. Gale’s innovative research has had a profound impact on global health, and he is highly sought after as a mentor. He is……