Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Dr. Nicole Baumgarth awarded a Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation research award.

Dr. Nicole Baumgarth was recently awarded a Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation research award, “Reversing Borrelia burgdorferi-induced immune suppression with novel immunotherapies”.  A functioning immune system is indispensable for protection from infections and for supporting treatments designed to clear infections and resolve disease symptoms.  Dr. Baumgarth proposes to test their hypothesis that B. […]

MBP designated as one of the first UC Davis Campus Research Core Facilities

We are happy to announce that the Mouse Biology Program (MBP) is one of the 17 cores selected to receive designation as a UC Davis Campus Research Core Facility under the Research Core Facilities Program.  The mission of the Research Core Facilities Program is to enable researchers at UC Davis to have access to the […]

Jay V. Solnick, MD, PhD, Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Dr. Jay V. Solnick was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. This award is conferred by the American Society for Microbiology and election to this Academy recognizes scientists for having made “outstanding contributions to the field of Microbiology”. Congratulations Dr. Solnick!

CD4 T cell responses to Chlamydia infection

Dr. Stephen McSorley was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health grant to study “CD4 T cell responses to Chlamydia infection” through the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (R01AI103422).  The  CDC estimates that Chlamydia is one of the most prevalent bacterial infections in the US and causes upper reproductive tract pathology in a […]