Congratulations to Julie Kaiser, PhD Candidate, who is the recipient of the 2016 John A. Thomas award. Julie was recognized by the graduate studies committee for her strong publication record, her earning of provincial and national scholarships, including our own RGE Murray award, and her many contributions to the life of the Graduate Program in Microbiology & Immunology.
Congratulations to Carolina R. Batista, PhD candidate, for having her paper “PU.1 regulates Ig light chain transcription and rearrangement in pre-B cells during B cell development” published in Journal of Immunology.
Congratulations to Peter Szabo, PhD candidate for having his paper “Invariant NKT cells are pathogenic in the HLA-DR4-transgenic humanized mouse model of toxic shock syndrome and can be targeted to reduce morbidity” published in the Journal of Infectious Disease.
Congratulations to Ashley Makela, PhD Candidate, for having her paper “Quantifying tumor associated macrophages in breast cancer: a comparison of iron and fluorine-based MRI cell tracking” published in the Scientific Reports Journal