Elisabet Bjanes (not pronounced “Buh-Janes”) won 1st prize for her poster at the UPenn Immunology Graduate Group retreat in charming Lancaster, PA. Well done, Elisabet!
The lab is happy, but not surprised, to say that Neha has officially passed her Preliminary Exam and has advanced to dissertation status. Congrats, Neha!
An enjoyable and productive meeting was had by Brodsky lab representatives Igor, Alex, and Elisabet at the Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity Gordon Research Conference in scenic Waterville Valley, NH. During the conference, Elisabet was awarded the FEBS Letters Poster Prize for her presentation! Congratulations, EB!
Congratulations to Daniel Sorobetea who was awarded a fellowship from the Swedish Society for Medical Science. In addition to providing him funding during his postdoc, the award will also help him to start his own lab!
Congratulations Jacob and Alex for being awarded the NSF graduate research fellowship. This fellowship will fund three years of research at Penn!
Congratulations to Naomi and Erin for killing it with their thesis defenses. They will both me moving on to awesome labs for their postdoctoral fellowships, but we hate to see them go!
Congrats to Naomi Philip on her new postdoctoral fellowship in Ruslan Medzhitov's lab. We will miss her, but we can't wait to see all of the great things she accomplishes.
Oct. 13, 2016
Congrats to Naomi and Lance on both of their papers coming out today!
Activity of Uncleaved Caspase-8 Controls Anti-bacterial Immune Defense and TLR-Induced Cytokine Production Independent of Cell Death.
Philip NH, DeLaney A, Peterson LW, Santos-Marrero M, Grier JT, Sun Y, Wynosky-Dolfi MA, Zwack EE, Hu B, Olsen TM, Rongvaux A, Pope SD, López CB, Oberst A, Beiting DP, Henao-Mejia J, Brodsky IE. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Oct 13;12(10):e1005910.
Cell-Extrinsic TNF Collaborates with TRIF Signaling To Promote Yersinia-Induced Apoptosis.
Peterson LW, Philip NH, Dillon CP, Bertin J, Gough PJ, Green DR, Brodsky IE.
J Immunol. 2016 Oct 12.