October 28th, 2014: We celebrate Thad's quater of a century and
Aldo's visit with us from the University of Sonora.
September 9th, 2014: We celebrated the life of our labmate,
colleague, fallen Aggie and friend Dr. Ashley Peterson with a
dinner before she was honored at Silver Taps.
June 18th, 2014: Mike was honored by the Instituto de Ciencias
Biologicas at the Universidade Federal do Para in Brazil. We are
very excited about our new collaboration with Leo Sena (far left)
and others studying the immunogenetics of Amazonian aquatic
June 2, 2014: Thad won a travel award to present at the North
American Comparative Immunology Workshop in Albuquerque! Here he is
with our longtime friend and collaborator Yuko Ohta from the
University of Maryland.
May 10, 2014: Sara was hooded at May graduation! We are so proud
of the first PhD staudent to be recruited into and finish in the
Comparative Immunogenetics Lab!
May 3, 2014: Matt was one of four high school teachers in the
country to present his and his students' research at the American
Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, where it
was very well received. Way to go Matt and A&M Consolidated
High School Advanced Biotechnology!
April 4, 2014: Thad received the 2014 John Paul Delaplane Award
for Graduate Research in Cattle! Way to go Thad!
April 4, 2014: Mike received an award for Outstanding Research
Achievement Award for the papers and grants of 2013...thanks lab
for making me look good!
March 25 2014: Happy Birthday Pat!
March 28, 2014: Ashley's work last summer in the VMSRTP and grant proposal have won her an
AVMF/AVMA scholarship to continue who work this summer!
March 7, 2014: Yes! We are hellastoked that Natalie is accepted
to vet school at Oklahoma State!!! (Update: And Texas
January 4, 2014: From the Holiday Lab Party! I thought about
posting the picture of my wife, students and an epigeneticist
playing Wii Just Dance much later in the night.
January 1, 2014: Starting the New Year with Pat's son and family
visiting from Denver! Great food and fun!
November 22, 2013: Sara defended her dissertation! She did a
terrific job and we are very proud of her! Pictured are the
committee Drs. Gozalo Rivera, Ian Tizard, Luc Berghman and Mike
Criscitiello, with Sara and proud husband Emad in the center.
September 24, 2013: We love antibodies, but are not above eating
them! Natalie created these delicious shortbread and fruit
structures for lab meeting. That is right... strawberries are heavy
chain constant domains, grapes inter-chain disulfide bonds, and
blueberries antigen binding the paratope!
June 20, 2013: Thad Deiss won a CVM Merit Fellowship to pursue
his Ph.D. in the lab! Thanks to Thad for boosting his GRE even
higher, and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, and the Office of
Graduate Studies for support of the fellowship!
April 5th, 2013: Natalie won the the CVM Non-thesis Option MS
award for 2013! Awesome job!
January 12th, 2013. Post-holiday gathering... Sara's in-laws
came all the way from Iran to celebrate 2012's data, papers,
Heisman and 2013's new NSF grant. Whoop!
March 23rd, 2012: Sara was the 2012 recipient of the John Paul
Delepane Scholarship. Way to go, Sara!
March 20th 2012: Amy was recognized by the Association of Former
Students with a Distinguished Graduate Student Award!
March 1st, 2012: Dean Green and Dr. Logan surprised Pat with the
President's Meritorious Service Award! She is most deserving of
this special recognition. Pat, thank you for all that you do!
February 27th, 2012. Amy defended, graduated and landed a
post-doc with Distinguished Professor Tim Phillips. Congrats to
Jeremy and Amy!
January 12, 2012: Amy was recognized with an Ethel
Ashworth-Tsutsui Award for Research! Way to go Amy.
October 26th, 2011: Mike's teaching was recognized with the
college's 2011 Montague Scholar Center for Teaching Excellence
award. Pam was proud of him.
May 14th, 2011: Rachel graduated, and in amazing time! Mike was
honored to hood her, but was thinking of Don Hong who should have
been there to do it. Brian Perkins was an excellent mentor for her
and critical for her success. Congrats Rachel!
2011: Sara's research won her a George Bush Presidential Library
Foundation Grant! She used it to present her work at the American
Association of Immunology annual meeting in San Francisco. Awesome