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Thad bday and Aldo

October 28th, 2014: We celebrate Thad's quater of a century and Aldo's visit with us from the University of Sonora.

Silver Taps dinner

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.

brazil pic

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 mammals!

Thad NACIW 2014

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.


Sara graduation

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!

Matt AAI 2014

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!

Thad Delaplane 2014

April 4, 2014: Thad received the 2014 John Paul Delaplane Award for Graduate Research in Cattle! Way to go Thad!

Mike Outstanding Achievement 2014

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!

Happy Birthday Pat!

March 25 2014: Happy Birthday Pat!

Ashley NIH Meril Award

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!


Natalie OK St

March 7, 2014: Yes! We are hellastoked that Natalie is accepted to vet school at Oklahoma State!!!  (Update: And Texas A&M!)

2014 Lab Party

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.

New Year's Day 2014

January 1, 2014: Starting the New Year with Pat's son and family visiting from Denver! Great food and fun!


Sara defence

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.


Natalie's shortbread antibody

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!


Deiss award

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!


Natalie NTO award

April 5th, 2013: Natalie won the the CVM Non-thesis Option MS award for 2013! Awesome job!


jan 2013 lab party

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!

Sara getting Delepane

March 23rd, 2012: Sara was the 2012 recipient of the John Paul Delepane Scholarship. Way to go, Sara!

Romoser AFS

March 20th 2012: Amy was recognized by the Association of Former Students with a Distinguished Graduate Student Award!

Green surprising pat

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!

Amy Ethel

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.



rachel graduation

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!



Sara's Bush

February 18, 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 Sara!