• Department of Immunology Newsletter November 2017
    11/21/2017
    Immunology Department Newsletter 2017

    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, postdocs and research scientists for their talents, hard work and energy t

  • NIH Directors New Innovators Award
    10/05/2017
    Dr. Jakob von Moltke receives 2017 NIH Director's New Innovator award

    The NIH Director's New Innovator Award is part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the award supports exceptionally creative early career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects.

  • Immun 573 Seminar Series 2017-18
    09/13/2017
    Immun 573 Seminar Series 2017-18

    Department of Immunology announces the 2017-18 seminar series schedule. Check out the 2017–18 Immunology 573 Seminar Series Schedule

  • Dr. Marion Pepper, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
    05/22/2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Marion Pepper! BWF Announces the 2017 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- As part of its continuing effort to stimulate fundamental research into human infectious diseases, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund — a private foundation making investments in biomedical research and careers for more than 60 years — has invested $6 million in grants to top pathogenesis investigators in the United States.

  • West Nile Brain Study, Dr. Andrew Oberst, Department of Immunology, Photo by Dr. Brian Daniels, Senior Fellow
    05/22/2017
    Brain fights West Nile virus in unexpected way

    Insect-transmitted viruses, like Powassan and West Nile, which can attack the brain in some cases, are becoming a growing public health concern. Medical scientists are trying to understand how brain cells try to fend off invading viruses.

  • Senator Patty Murray Meets with Dr. Marion Pepper, and graduate students Nicole Arroyo and Fahd al Qureshah
    04/13/2017
    Senator Patty Murray visits UW Immunology Labs at South Lake Union

    Immunology graduate students Nicole Arroyo and Fahd al Qureshah, greeted U.S. Senator Patty Murray and Dr. Marion Pepper on April 12, 2017. One by one, several UW Medicine researchers told U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash) about what cuts to the National Institutes of Health’s budget would mean for their research and their careers. Dr.

  • Dr. Andrew Oberst, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
    03/30/2017
    New Cell Paper: RIPK3 Restricts Viral Pathogenesis via Cell Death-Independent Neuroinflammation

    A new Cell paper published by the Oberst Lab reveals breakthrough findings indicating an unexpected diversity in the outcomes of RIPK1 and RIPK3 signaling within the central nervous system not observed in other tissues.

  • Dr. Michael Gerner, Assistant Professor, UW Immunology
    03/29/2017
    Postdoc Opportunity in the Gerner Lab

    Visualizing Tumor Microenvironments: A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Gerner to investigate how the spatial organization of innate and adaptive immune cells in tumors influences cancer development and the outcome of immunomodulatory therapy.

  • Dr. Jeff Duggan
    03/13/2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Duggan!

    Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Duggan for successfully defending his dissertation on Friday, March 10, 2017. His dissertation title is “BCAP functions as a dynamic regulator of hematopoiesis and myeloid cell development."  Dr. Duggan spent his time in the University of Washington Immunology graduate program under the mentorship of Dr.

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