Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Current Students  

Lad Apurva Lad, B.S., M.S.
Project: "Chronic low-dose exposure to Microcystin-LR exacerbates hepatic injury in a murine model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease"
Advisor: David Kennedy, Ph.D., Steven Haller, Ph.D.
Iluja Gautam

Iluja Gautam, B.Tech.
Project: Role of platelets in infectious diseases
Advisor:  Randall Worth, Ph.D.

Irum Syed

Irum Syed, B.S.
Project: "Identification and characterization of a factor H binding protein in Burkholderia pseudomallei"
Advisor:  R. Mark Wooten, Ph.D.

Joshua Breidenbach Joshua Breidenbach, B.S., M.S.
Project: "Microcystin-LR Aerosol Inhalation Exposure and Airway Inhalation"
Advisor:  David Kennedy, Ph.D., Steven Haller, Ph.D.
Justin Franco Justin Franco, B.S.
Project: TBD
Advisor: Kevin Pan, M.D., Ph.D.
Kaitlyn Zigulis Kaitlyn Zigulis, B.S.
Bioinformatics Student
Project: TBD
Advisor: Randall G. Worth, Ph.D.
Kelli DeVanna Kelli DeVanna, B.S.
Project: TBD
Advisor: Jyl Matson, Ph.D.
Kelly Morgan Kelly Morgan, B.S.
Project: TBD
Advisor: R. Mark Wooten, Ph.D.
Mir Himayet Kabir Mir Himayet Kabir, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Project: TBD
Advisor: TBD
Ryan Harris Ryan Harris, B.Sc.
Project: TBD
Advisor: Travis Taylor, Ph.D.

Sara Moore, B.S.
Project: "The role of properdin, a positive regulator of the complement system, in disease"
Advisor: Viviana P. Ferreira, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Shumin Fan

Shumin Fan, B.B.A., M.S.A., M.S.
Project: TBD
Advisor: Saurabh Chattopadhyay, Ph.D.

SS Menon 

Smrithi S Menon, M.S.
Project: "The role of complement in host/pathogen interactions"
Advisor: Viviana P. Ferreira, D.V.M., Ph.D.


Sukanya Chakravarty, B.Sc, M.Sc.
Project: "Novel functions of the interferon system to control innate immune responses"
Advisor: Saurabh Chattopadhyay, Ph.D.



Lab Coat Ceremonies

The Tenth Annual Lab Coat Ceremony (Virtual)

The Ninth Annual Lab Coat Ceremony
2019 Lab Coat Ceremony

The Eighth Annual Lab Coat Ceremony

2018 LC

The Seventh Annual Lab Coat Ceremony

 LCC 2017

The Sixth Annual Lab Coat Ceremony             The Fifth Annual Lab Coat Ceremony
2016     2015   

Departmental Events

                 2016 Retreat                                         2015 Research Forum

2016 MMI Retreat      2015 Research Forum

                  2013 Holiday Party                               2012 Holiday Party

2013 Holiday Party     2012 Holiday Party

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