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Juan L Mendoza named by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as one of 31 Inaugural Freeman Hrabowski Scholars

ICIS-ECR Committee Co-Chair, Juan L Mendoza named by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as one of 31 Inaugural Freeman Hrabowski Scholars, outstanding early career faculty in science who have potential to become leaders in their research fields and to create diverse and inclusive lab environments. [READ MORE]

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Alexandra Wells is the recipient of a 2023 HHMI Hannah Gray fellowship

Recipient of a 2023 HHMI Hannah Gray fellowship – The HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program provides each fellow with up to $1.5 million in support for up to eight years, Alexandra Wells, PhD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Mentor: John W. Schoggins, PhD [READ MORE]

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Members in the News

Judith Allen elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

ICIS Council Member, Judith Allen, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Eighty outstanding researchers, innovators and communicators from around the world have been elected as the newest Fellows of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences and the oldest science academy in continuous existence.  They have [READ MORE]

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Scientific Director of Intramural Research, Dr. John O’Shea, Elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Scientific Director of Intramural Research, Dr. John O’Shea, Elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences On May 2, 2023, NIAMS Scientific Director of Intramural Research, Dr. John O’Shea, was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences at the conclusion of the Academy’s 160th annual meeting. This designation – considered one of the [READ MORE]

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Brendan Jenkins to join the University of Adelaide South Australian Immunogenomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI) as Program Leader in Tumour Inflammation and Immunotherapy

Professor Brendan Jenkins, Program Leader in Tumour Inflammation and Immunotherapy, SAiGENCI After 18 years at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, the last 2 years as Centre Head (Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases), Professor Brendan Jenkins has accepted a new and exciting position back in [READ MORE]

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Kellie Ann Jurado has be named one of the 20 Packard Fellows for 2022!

ICIS Member and 2022 Christina Fleischmann Award for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research by a young woman investigator has been named one of the 20 Packard Fellows for 2022. She is one of a group of 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers who are boldly pursuing new areas of research. Kellie Jurado, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Discipline: Biological Sciences. Early-life immune exposures can profoundly impact lifelong health. The Jurado lab leverages emerging viruses as biological probes to uncover fundamental immune mechanisms that underlie and regulate immune responses in utero through early life.

Each Packard Fellow will receive $875,000 in unrestricted funds that they can use over five years in any way they choose. This fellowship, which is heading into its 35th year next year, is one of the largest non-governmental fellowships for research and, for many Fellows, is a critical steppingstone in their career. [READ MORE]

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Brian Kim was awarded the Sol and Clara Kest Professor of Dermatology Endowed Professorship from Mount Sinai

ICIS Lifetime Member Brian S. Kim, MD, was awarded the Sol and Clara Kest Professor of Dermatology Endowed Professorship from Mount Sinai in a ceremony with Dr. Emma Guttman-Yassky, the Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Vice Chair for Research at the Department of Dermatology, Professor of Medicine and Clinical [READ MORE]