Faculty & Staff News - 2023

November Congratulations to Julianna Pryor, Department Administrator, for having been granted permanent appointment!

Congratulations to Dr. Hwan Kim, winner of the 2023 Early Career Research Excellence Award and Dr. Jessica Seeliger, winner of the 2023 Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award, from the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University.

Dr. Bettina Fries, Chief of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor.

August Dr. Janet Hearing receives the 2023 Excellence in Teaching Innovation Award from the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Stony Brook University.
July Dr. Patrick Hearing is honored as a keynote speaker at the 2023 Montreal DNA Tumor Virus Meeting.
June Congratulations to Dr. Pawan Kumar for his promotion to Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology.

A team of scientists led by Dr. Brian Sheridan have uncovered a novel role of the vitamin A metabolite retinoic acid in the induction of intestinal resident CD8 T cell memory that could be manipulated to generate better vaccines. These findings were published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine and highlighted by the journal and SBUNews.