Our newest paper “Autophagy restricts Mycobacterium tuberculosis during acute infection in mice” has been published in Nature Microbiology!
Congratulations to our graduate student, Christine “The Poster Queen” Qabar, on winning the Best Poster award at the Annual Student Microbiology Symposium this past weekend!
Congratulations to our graduate student Ellie on passing her qualify exams!
Two new lab members who joined us as staff researchers this past academic year! Laura Britt joined us in August of 2022 and Linda Del Cid just recently joined us in March of 2023!
We have one new PhD student: Ellie who joined the lab!
Congratulations to our graduate students, Hannah and Christine for passing their qualification exams.
Jonathan Budzik, a Cox lab postdoctoral fellow, took part in the challenge to design a low-cost ventilator during the recent Covid-19 Hackathon! The team received a prize from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to invest in bringing their projects to fruition. Jon’s diverse team members were Eric Bennett, from Frontier Bio, Winnie Liang, from Neptune Fluid Flow Systems, environmental scientist Michael Salisbury, and Annesya Banerjee and Achal Nilhani, who are both students in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University.
Rita McCall, a Cox lab graduate student, has just earned an NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program Award for her proposed research project: “Uncovering the regulatory network that drives morphological fate switching in Mycobacterium avium”! Kelsey Hern, a Cox lab graduate rotation student, has also earned an honorable mention for this award for her proposed project: “Investigating the Role of Cyclic-di-GMP in Host-Phage Interactions”!
Our newest paper “Dynamic post-translational modification profiling of M. tuberculosis-infected primary macrophages” has been published on eLIFE!
Our newest paper “Cas9+ conditionally-immortalized macrophages as a tool for bacterial pathogenesis and beyond” has been published on eLIFE!