Recent publication from Dr. Jefferies and his colleagues, "The ion channel TRPV1 regulates the activation and proinflammatory properties of CD4+ T cells " was selected to be highlighted in the Editors' Choice section of Science Signaling, a weekly journal from the publisher of Science magazine. A link to the summary of the article is below: http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/7/349/ec301.abstract Link to the full article: http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v15/n11/full/ni.3009.html
Lyn Deficiency Leads to Increased Microbiota-Dependent Intestinal Inflammation and Susceptibility to Enteric Pathogens J Immunol. 2014 Oct 22. pii: 1302832 http://www.jimmunol.org/content/193/10/5249.long Roberts ME1, Bishop JL1, Fan X1, Beer JL1, Kum WW2, Krebs DL1, Huang M1, Gill N2, Priatel JJ3, Finlay BB2, Harder KW4. 1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada; 2Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia... Read More
The Department of Microbiology and Iimmunology and Dr. Steven Hallam would like to congratulate Elena on the successful of her thesis titled " Molecular Mechanisms of Host-Symbiont Recognition in a Highly specific Sponge-Archael Symbiosis. Elena has continued teaching at UBC.
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Dr. Bob Hancock wish to congratulate César on the defence of his thesis titled " A Broad-Spectrum Anti-Biofilm Peptide that Targets a Cellular Stress Response". César will continue as a Post-Doc working in Dr. Hancock's lab.
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Dr. Ken Harder wish to congratulate Manreet who defended her thesis titled "Mammary Tumour-Induced Dysregulation in Hematopoiesis and DC Development and the Role of Lyn Tyrosine Kinase in DC Activation". Manreet has started a new job at Stem Cell.