Below is a list of notable happenings, awards and accolades that members of CFI have achieved this year.
LHI and CFI Mini-Symposium
On March 2, 2023, the LHI and Center for Immunology (CFI) organized the first LHI-CFI Mini-Symposium. If you missed the seminar watch here
Yoji Shimizu, PhD, named as one of the Distinguished Fellows of AAI—Class of 2023
Congratulations to Yoji Shimizu, PhD, named a Distinguished Fellow of AAI-Class of 2023. This program annually recognizes members for distinguished careers and outstanding scientific contributions as well as their service to AAI and the immunology community. Click here for more information on this award.
Need Help Complying with the New NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy? AAI Has Resources That Can Help
The NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) policy is now in effect. AAI has developed "Resources and Recommendations" and a detailed "Guide" to help immunologists comply with this new policy. See: https://bit.ly/3Dh0vPM and https://bit.ly/3XW49Gv
UMN Libraries and OVPR are collaborating to build additional guidance and support as new information emerges from NIH. In the short term, the most important items to know are listed here or check out the UMN Libraries' Research Data Services (RDS) website.
Congratulations to Christina Camell, PhD, recipient of the 2023-25 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship
CFI faculty member, Christina Camell, Ph.D., Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics has been awarded the 2023-25 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship for her work on "Manipulating Inflammation, Senescence or Exhaustion in Immune Cells During Aging".
The goal of the McKnight Land-Grant Professorship Program is to advance the careers of assistant professors at a crucial point in their professional lives. The designation of “McKnight Land-Grant Professor” is held by recipients for a two-year period.
The Case of the Incredibly Long-Lived Mouse Cells
WIRED's Max G. Levy asked the David Masopust and team: how did immunology research lead to insight on how to treat cancer, create better vaccines, and understand or even slow human aging? Read more here