Jeffrey Gordon, M.D., Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Developmental Biology and of Medicine, and Director - , He will be honored November 25, at a ceremony in Tokyo. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Gordon-to-receive-Keio-Medical-Science-Prize.aspx
Shashikant Kulkarni, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Pediatrics, Head, Clinical Genomics of Genomics and Pathology Services, and Medical Director, Cytogenomics and Molecular Pathology - , has been named Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Genetics Journal, previously known as Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics. He will assume the role on January 1, 2016.
Dr. Colonna - also received a one-year $100,000 Breakthrough Award from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, entitled “Novel Adhesive Interactions Modulate T Cell Responses in IBD”.
Dr. Randolph - has been chosen as a 2015 recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Pioneer Award. http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Randolph-to-receive-NIH-directors-Pioneer-Award.aspx
Dr. Colonna - also received a five-year $1,906,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health / National Institute on Aging, entitled “TREM2 in Microglia Biology and Alzheimer's Disease”.
Marco Colonna, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Robert Rock Belliveau, M.D. Professorship in Pathology, and Professor of Medicine - , received a one-year $381,240 grant from the National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, entitled “Inhibitory Receptors in Immunity Against Lethal Acute Virus Infection”.
Samir EL-Mofty, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, of Pathology and Immunology, and of Otolaryngology, and Section Head, ENT Pathology - , has been selected to be a member in the Consensus and Editorial Committee for 'WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors', 4th edition.
Scott Handley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Pathology and Immunology - , received a three-year $500,000 Microbiome Innovation Award from the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, entitled “The Virome of Inflammatory Bowel Disease”.
Jennifer Soll - , graduate student in the laboratory of Nima Mosammaparast, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, received a three-year, $93,000 fellowship from the Monsanto Graduate Fellows Program, entitled "The Role of a Novel Helicase in Tumor Chemotherapy Resistance".
Thaddeus Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Developmental Biology - , received a one-year $412,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Defining of Crohn’s Disease Subtypes Using Genetics and Metagenomics”.
Emil Unanue, M.D., Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology and Immunology - , is the laureate of the International Senior Award in the field of "Immunology" for his research on the recognition of proteins by the immune system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qIjVXL7vhA
Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Medicine, and Head, Division of Immunobiology - , received a five-year $3,812,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, entitled “Integrating Cell and Lipoprotein Trafficking with Vascular Biology in Human IBD”.
Departmental Event Schedules
Feb 11 2016 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Louis Dehner, M.D. - Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building
Feb 11 2016 12:00PM *Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds Guest Speaker - Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Room #2
Feb 11 2016 2:00PM Breast Pathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 3204
Feb 11 2016 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building
Feb 12 2016 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference Hemepath Fellow Lecture BJCIH, 3rd Floor Conference Room 3510
Feb 12 2016 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829
Feb 12 2016 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building
Feb 12 2016 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Wing Lam, Host / Ki-Wook Kim (Randolph) / Laurent Gorvel (Klechevsky) / Lindsey Cook (Lenschow) - Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium
Feb 15 2016 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series Robert Schreiber, Ph.D., WUSM, Department of Pathology and Immunology - Cancer Neoantigens: Building a Framework for Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium
Feb 19 2016 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Lindsey Cook, Host / You Zhou (Hsieh) / Qun Lu (Virgin) - Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium
Feb 22 2016 3:00PM *Immunology Seminar Series Vishva Dixit, M.D. Genentech - Lessons from Death Signaling: The Inflammasome and Beyond Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium