September 30, 2022

Five Questions With… Thor Sandstad

For our Q&A interview series, we spoke with Thor Sandstad, Senior Facilities and Operations Manager at the Ragon Institute.

HIV September 29, 2022

Researchers Evaluate Protein- and mRNA-Based Immunization Strategies against HIV

A new study tests novel vaccine candidates and improves scientists’ understanding of how to elicit bnAbs through vaccination and improve B cell immune responses.

September 28, 2022

Five Questions With… Emily Marte

Emily Marte talks about being Latine and what it's like to work as a vet tech.

September 26, 2022

Five Questions With… Andrea Garavito

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage, we’re publishing a series of Q&A interviews with employees at the Ragon. First up is Andrea Garavito, a PhD student in Aaron Schmidt’s lab.

September 20, 2022

Data Durban 2022: Exploratory Data Analysis & Modeling in R with Microbiome Applications

Last month, a team of instructors from the U.S. and South Africa led a five-day workshop at Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa.

Basic and Applied Immunology August 31, 2022

Researchers use Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing to Better Understand Gut Inflammation Associated with Malnutrition

Their work provides a roadmap for future intervention studies.

Basic and Applied Immunology August 17, 2022

Antibodies from primary humoral immune responses modulate naïve B cell recruitment during secondary responses

Antibodies elicited by a first vaccination in HIV and SARS-CoV mouse models shape the antibody response to later vaccination.

Global Infectious Diseases August 10, 2022

A Single Genetic Variant Affects Immune Response to an Experimental Flu Vaccine

The findings suggest some people may not have broadly neutralizing antibody responses to universal flu vaccines, but there is the potential to rescue immune response.

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