The Department of Microbiology and Immunology hosted the American Society for Microbiology South Central Branch Meeting at the Statehouse Convention Center last November 10-11. Close to 200 scientists and trainees from Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi participated in the two-day event and shared their work in the plenary and poster sessions. This include several trainees from […]
UAMS now officially has a chapter of the American Society of Microbiology for students and postdoctoral trainees.
MBIM students and postdocs continue to make the MBIM department and UAMS proud in recent international meetings and courses this summer. Great work everyone! Conferences and Meetings Het Adhvaryu (student, Voth Lab)Poster (Travel Award), American Society for Rickettsiology, Snowbird, UT, July 8-11 Naiha Ahmad (student, Liu Lab)Talk (Travel Award), American Society for Virology, Athens, GA, […]
Congratulations to our newly minted Ph.D. graduates Dr. Hayley Theriot and Dr. Michael Eledge who both defended this July.
UAMS’ Jon Blevins, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology, is leading the four-year study funded by a $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will use a $7.9 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to expand its infectious disease research capacity and establish a Pandemic Response and Public Health Laboratory by renovating existing research space.
Employee Spotlight Q & A with Matt Jorgenson, Ph.D., Recently Promoted to Assistant Professor Where did you grow up and are there any fun or interesting facts about your hometown? I grew up in southeast Minnesota in the small town of Kasson, an old community of old timey buildings. Kasson holds the distinction of being […]
Employee Spotlight Rhonda Anthony, Executive Assistant to Dr. Smeltzer – Center for Microbial Pathogenesis Host Inflammatory Responses How long have you worked at UAMS? 38 Years! Started in the Clin. Lab doing phlebotomy (4:00 a.m. every single day!) while going to school. (yea, I was like, nine years old! LOL!) What is the best career lesson […]
Employee Spotlight Steven Murdock, Graduate Assistant – Forrest Lab Where were you born and raised? I was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but I grew up here in Bryant. Best childhood memory? My best childhood memory would probably be playing pickup games of basketball with all the kids in my neighborhood growing up. Who is someone you […]
Employee Spotlight Changhoon Oh, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow – Aachoui Lab How long have you been with UAMS? Oh, time flies. I started working in the UAMS on Jan, 1st, 2019. I’ve already been here more than two years. Where is your hometown? My hometown is a small city called Jin-Ju in the southern part of South Korea. […]