Faculty and staff announcements

  • Dr. Diane Jelinek named a Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator, 2012.
  • Dr. Vanda A. Lennon was appointed as the Dorothy A. Adair Professor by the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees, August 2012.
  • NIH T32 Predoctoral Training grant, "PhD Program in Basic Immunology," was received by Dr. Larry R. Pease and renewed for its 17th year of funding, July 2012.
  • Dr. Diane F. Jelinek succeeds Dr. Larry R. Pease as department chair, 2011.
  • Dr. Larry R. Pease was named a Mayo Clinic Distinguished Investigator, 2011.
  • Dr. Hirohito Kita was appointed as the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, 2011.

Recent Ph.D. thesis presentations

  • "Class I antigen processing and presentation in breast cancer," by Andrea Henle
  • "Functional characterization of the scaffolding protein IQGAP1 in T cells," by Jacquelyn Gorman
  • "Identification of an IL-33 target in the mouse bone marrow: Lin-Sca1+cKit-CD25+ cells demystified," by Adipong Brickshawana, Ph.D.

Clinical trials announcements