Student Alexandria Cogdill was recently named a recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Research Award. With this award, she will continue her dissertation work, which investigates how gut microbiome influences patient response to immunotherapy, as a Fulbright Fellow in Paris from October 2019 to June 2020. She is affiliated with the Immunology Program. Her advisors are Jennifer Wargo, MD, and James Allison, PhD.
Faculty member Ilya Levental, PhD, along with researchers from Ohio, Finland, and Germany were awarded a three-year grant worth over $1 million from the Human Frontier Science Program to research the regulation of membrane receptor function in the brain by lipid composition and dietary inputs.