James Nevin Receives 2019 Lepow Award at Graduate Student Research Day

James Nevin receiving the 2019 Lepow Award at the Graduate Student Research Day
James Nevin has received the 2019 Lepow Award at the Graduate Student Research Day. This award, established in 1986 in honor of Dr. Irwin H. Lepow, a well-known faculty member, researcher and founding father of UConn Health, is given to the outstanding fourth-year student in the Biomedical Science Ph.D. Program. James is under the mentorship of Dr. Pramod Srivastava.

Dr. Chuan Li Receives Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Travel Award for Young Investigators

Dr. Chuan Li received the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Travel Award for Young Investigators
Dr. Chuan Li received the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Travel Award for Young Investigators for his abstract presentation during the Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine 2019 Scientific Sessions in Boston, MA. Only 10 recipients were selected from close to 1000 presenters at this conference. Dr. Li is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Beiyan Zhou’s lab.

Dr. Clinton Mathias Receives AAI Award

Clinton B. Mathias, Ph.D.
The American Association of Immunologists announces the 2019 recipients of AAI Awards for outstanding research and career achievements. Former Immunology graduate student Dr. Clinton Mathias of Western New England University has received this honor for outstanding service to AAI and the immunology community as director of the AAI High School Teachers Program from 2012-2018.

Dr. Jenna Bartley

Jenna Bartley, Ph.D.
We welcome Dr. Jenna Bartley as an assistant professor to the Department of Immunology. Dr. Bartley studies translational research into human aging with a focus on how immune responses and physical function decline as we get older.