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2019

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DEC 06 17th Annual Immunology Fair - Symposium in honor of Albert Zlotnik, Ph.D., An appreciation of Dr. Zlotnik's landmark research in cytokine and chemokine discovery and function
NOV 15 International Symposium On Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
JUN 28 2019 ImmunologyLA AAI Young Investigator Awards

2018

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DEC 07 16th Annual Immunology Fair AAI Young Investigator Awardees
DEC 07 16th Annual Immunology Fair
OCT 16 Melissa Lodoen received the Dolph Adams Award at the Society for Leukocyte Biology meeting.
NOV 16-17 14th Annual Symposium on Primary Immunodeficiencies. Please contact Alisa Rocha to register with the discounted UCI rate 949-824-5818
SEP 21 Memorial Service for Professor Gale "Morrie" Granger
SEP 01 Please join us in congratulating the new T32 awardees - Jenna Kastenschmidt (Villalta lab), Erika Varady (Inlay lab), Lee-or Herzog (Fruman lab) and William Pandori (Lodoen lab) was awarded the Predoctoral Fellowship of the Immunology Training Program.
MAY 07 Please join us in congratulating Katrina Evans, she received honorable mention for her poster at the UCI Chao Cancer Center Symposium.
MAY 05 Please join us in congratulating Katrina Evans, she was awarded the 2018 Stanley Behrens Fellowship in Medicine.
MAY 05 Please join us in congratulating Jenna Kastenschmidt, she received a 2018 Stanley Behrens Honorable Mention from the Stanely Behrens Foundation.
APR 18 Please join us in congratulating William Pandori, he was awarded the AAI Young Investigator Award for his oral presentation at the Woods Hole Immunoparasitology Conference.

2017

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NOV 18-19 International Symposium on Infectious Diseases as Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases. Keynote speaker, Ron Germain, NIH: Imaging Immunity, Island Hotel, Contact Mitzi Vanhorn for special UCI pricing - vanhornm@uci.edu
SEP 01 Please join us in congratulating the 4 Immunology Training Grant awardees for 2017-18: Katrina Evans (Devon Lawson lab), Jenna Kastenschmidt (Armando Villalta lab), William Pandori (Melissa Lodoen lab), and Honyin Chiu (David Fruman lab), who was awarded the Predoctoral Fellowship of the Immunology Training Program.
JAN 31 Jenna Kastenschmidt of the Villalta lab wins award at the Asilomar Midwinter Conference.
JAN 23 Honyin Chiu of the Fruman lab presents "A Novel Role for the 4E-BP/eIF4E Axis in B Cell Antibody Class Switching" at the "PI3K Pathways in Immunology, Growth Disorders and Cancer” Keystone Symposia in Santa Fe, NM.

2016

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DEC 01-02 Learn more about our 14th Annual Immunology Fair, to be held Dec. 1-2, 2016, at the UC Irvine Student Center.
NOV 07 UC Irvine-MIT team forge new approach against Salmonella and other pathogens, an immunization strategy could prevent gastrointestinal disease.
NOV 03 UC Irvine microbiologist Manuela Raffatellu and colleagues show that proteins produced by beneficial gut microbes can block inflammation-causing salmonella and E. coli.

2015

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JAN Eric Pearlman, PhD, is named director of the Institute for Immunology. He comes from Case Western Reserve University. His research is on innate immunity in fungal and bacterial infections.

2014

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DEC Cutting Edge: GPR35/CXCR8 is the Receptor of CXCL17
NOV The Zlotnik lab reports the identification of a new chemokine receptor.
OCT 02 Two members of the Cahalan lab receive awards at the La Jolla Immunology Conference.
JUL 08 UC Irvine-created stem cell therapy shows promise for treating multiple sclerosis in a mouse model.
APR 01 The Institute for Immunology is renewed as an ORU for a second 5-year term.
JAN 01 Dr. Albert Zlotnik and Dr. Craig Walsh appointed Interim Co-Directors of the Institute for Immunology.

2013

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JAN 30 The Institute for Immunology lauds Professor Andrea Tenner for her recent election to President of the International Complement Society.