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Alumni & Friends

Welcome Alumni and Friends of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Here we will update you about news of our graduates and friends of the department.

The 2009-2010 MacNeal Dissertation Award was presented this year to Dr. K.T. Elliott, formerly part of the Victor DiRita lab. K.T. presented outstanding work in her dissertation entitled "Characterization of CETA and CETB, Energy Taxis Regulators in Campylobacter jejuni."

To recognize her work, the Department invited K.T. to present her seminar on October 8, 2010 from research conducted since she defended. K.T.'s talk was titled "Strength in Numbers: Gene Duplication and Amplification in Acinetobacter."

K.T. was recognized with a plaque and hororarium. A reception was held afterwards to celebrate the occasion.