I2GP welcomes its first cohort of Ph.D. students


The Immunology and Immunotherapeutics Graduate Program (I2GP), directed by Dr. Oestreich, brought in their first class of Ph.D. students in Fall 2023. We are excited to see the great research and accomplishments from this group. Welcome!

Robert becomes certified personnel for MI&I hazardous shipping

Lab manager and research assistant Robert Warren was certified for hazardous shipping for all members of Microbial Infection and Immunity. This critical responsibility ensures that everyone in MI&I can safely send out samples and reagents as needed and keeps everything running smoothly. Thanks for all your help and initiative, Rob!

Devin successfully defends her Ph.D. thesis

Dr. Devin Jones successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis, titled, Regulation of Cytotoxic Programming in CD4+ T Cells by the Ikaros Zinc Finger Family of Transcription Factors. Congratulations, Dr. Jones! We are excited to see where you go next.

Dr. Oestreich and Jasmine ride in Pelotonia 2023

Dr. Oestreich and graduate student Jasmine Tuazon raised money to bike 35 and 24 miles in this year’s Pelotonia, respectively. Jasmine represented the Spin Doctors peloton and Ken the MII-ghty Bucks peloton. Together with Jasmine’s dad, Ritchy, they raised $5,616 for cancer research! Go Bucks!

Melissa receives OSU IDI T32 fellowship

Graduate student Melissa Leonard is awarded a 2023-2024 pre-doctoral T32 fellowship from the OSU Infectious Disease Institute. This fellowship will help Melissa in her studies of Aiolos in the context of influenza infection. Congratulations, Melissa!