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Designing the Future of Immunotherapy

Written by Dr. Todd Giorgio, Professor of Biomedical Engineering From cancer to diabetes and chronic infections, our immune system plays an important role in nearly every disease. Accordingly, harnessing the power and exquisite specificity of the immune system has enormous – and still largely untapped – potential to improve human health and wellbeing. Therapeutics that…

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in News, TIPs 2016


Symposium on Modeling Immunity set for April 27

Symposium Flier The Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology and Vanderbilt Vaccine Center invite you to attend the 2017 Symposium on Modeling Immunity on April 27. Hosted from 1 – 4:30 p.m., in MRB3 room 1220,this symposium will focus on modeling and designing antibodies. The list of confirmed speakers includes: Sarel Fleishman, Ph.D. – Senior Scientist,…

Posted by on March 28, 2017 in News, TIPs 2016


Enhancing Safety and Resilience of Civil Infrastructure Through Interdisciplinary Research: Vanderbilt’s IRIS Initiative

Written by Vanderbilt Associate Professor Caglar Oskay The nation’s civil infrastructure is aging and in poor health. The American Society of Civil Engineers recently assigned a grade of D+ to our nation’s flood protection infrastructure, which protects more than half of the U.S. population and is critical for homeland safety, security, economic vitality and environmental protection. The health of flood infrastructure systems, which include levees,…

Posted by on February 7, 2017 in News, TIPs 2016


Introducing Vanderbilt’s Program for Next Generation Vaccines – Integrating Structural Biology with Big Data

Written by Heather Darling, Laboratory Manager – Meiler Lab This program builds on an existing collaboration between PIs Jens Meiler (VU) and James Crowe (VUMC) but transforms it substantially, expands scope, and shifts focus to the next frontier: the integration of big data and structural biology into vaccine design. It adds a comprehensive training program,…

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in News, TIPs 2016