Medical Microbiology and Immunology



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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Room 229, MS1021
Office: 419-383-4323
Fax: 419-383-3002


 August 11, 2016

Recent Graduate Dr. Xiaojun "Wilma" Wu of Dr. Jason Huntley Lab has her manuscript “FmvB: A Francisella tularensis Magnesium-Responsive Outer Membrane Protein that Plays a Role in Virulence” published in PLOS One




UT News
July 25, 2016
UT Researcher receives nearly $2 million grant for Lyme disease study
Wooten 2016


UT News
June 27, 2016

Congratulations to Amanda Kitson the 2016 Earl H. Freimer, M.D., Award for Excellence in Microbiology & Immunology









Congratulations to Xiaojun "Wilma" Wu on her successful defense!
April 22,2016

Ebola, Zika

UT scientists hosted a public discussion on Zika, Ebola
co-hosted by our very own Dr. Travis Taylor
April 19, 2016


MMI newest faculty member
Saurabh Chattopadhyay, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor in Virology
Dr. Chattopadhyay's "Ubiquitination of the Transcription Factor IRF-3 Activates RIPA, the Apoptotic Pathway that Protects Mice from Viral Pathogenesis" article has recently been accepted for publication.
Welcome and Congratulations!

Congratulations to our 2016 UT - COM & LS Graduate Student Award Winner:
Yvette Awards

Yvette Unoarumhi
Award for
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Basic Science Tracks Outstanding Student
Recently published work: Evolution of a global regulator: Lrp in four orders of γ-Proteobacteria

March 17-18, 2016
Congratulations 2016 CBGS Graduate Research Forum winners!
Top Poster Presentations
1st Place - Brian Youseff
2nd Place - Jessica Saul-McBeth
3rd Place - Cara DeAngelis

Brian Y
Published: Monday, 2/1/2016
Brian Youseff, of the Medical Microbiology and Immunology Track, is the latest student to have his research published in the Blade.  We encourage you all to take a moment to enjoy it and congratulate Brian on his fine work. 

Dr J Huntley

Protect Public Health

Jason Huntley, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor in MMI, received his second consecutive award from the Ohio Sea Grant and Department of Higher Education (ODHE) to research water quality and algal bloom toxicity in Lake Erie.  Specifically, he is testing conditions that promote microcystin-degrading bacteria to form biofilms on filters currently used in municipal water treatment facilities.  Congratulations, Jason!!

 M Wooten

January 1, 2016
Dr. R. Mark Wooten has been promoted to Professor in the Medical Microbiology & Immunology department.
Congratulations Mark!

Huntley 2016 Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Huntley that was presented
the Dean's Award for Outstanding Research in the New Investigator

January 2016



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