|April||Dr. Maurizio Del Poeta is named a State University of New York Distinguished Professor in recognition of his commitment to professional excellence, his broad-ranging achievements as a prolific researcher and scholar, his major contributions to the field, and his pioneering and innovative research.|
|March||Professor Nancy Reich and colleagues identified a role for KRAS in immune evasion of pancreatic ductal carcinoma. Their findings were published in the journal Nature Communications.|
|February||Dr. Maurizio Del Poeta, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, is elected into fellowship of the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of his outstanding scientific achievements and contributions to the field.|
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology welcomes Dr. Daniel Salamango, Assistant Professor. Dr. Salamango's research is focused on host antiviral responses and subversion of these responses by important human pathogens such as HIV-1, influenza viruses, and SARS-CoV-2.