Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
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  • URI professor wins prestigious grant to launch cervical cancer prevention campaign

    November 7, 2014

    Courtesy: KINGSTON, R.I., Nov. 6, 2014 – The bright yellow swirls on an African cloth designed by a local student could help prevent cervical cancer in the West African country of Mali. That’s the remarkable conclusion of a University of Rhode Island research professor, whose nonprofit has been awarded $100,000 from the ...

  • Discover a passion for research

    October 28, 2014

    Courtesy: Sierra Valois ’16 loves science. In fact, one of the things that first attracted her to URI’s biotechnology program was that she could take a full schedule of science courses in her first year. By the end of her freshman year she was certified to work in a lab, and ...

  • Pictures from the 2014 Vaccine Renaissance Conference

    October 21, 2014

    Click here to see pictures from the 2014 Vaccine Renaissance Conference!    

  • Media coverage of the 2014 Vaccine Renaissance Conference

    October 21, 2014

    Last Thursday the Institute for Immunology and Informatics wrapped up it’s 8th Annual Vaccine Renaissance Conference here in Providence. The conference hosted a wide array of scientists from across the country who traveled to Rhode Island to share their knowledge and discuss the latest developments in the field of vaccine ...

  • Vaccine experts to gather in Providence as fight against deadly diseases carries on

    October 8, 2014

    Providence, R.I. – October 8, 2014 – As many African countries as well as the United States continue to grapple with the outbreak of Ebola and other deadly diseases, the University of Rhode Island is getting ready to play host to some of the country’s most renowned vaccine researchers. Beginning ...

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  • ‘Art of Saving a Life’

    January 14, 2015

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recently launched an initiative that unites musicians, writers, filmmakers, painters, sculptors, and photographers in support of the GAVI Alliance’s vaccine efforts. More than thirty artist from more than twenty countries have been recruited to portray pieces of artwork conveying the deep history and ...

  • Halfway around the world and one step closer

    August 4, 2014

    Becoming a board-certified physician in the United States has always been Mohab Ali’s dream. The Egypt native has been tirelessly working toward that goal, packing his bags in 2008 and traveling halfway around the world to continue his training and research. Fortunately for iCubed, his journey eventually landed him here ...

  • Jack-of-all-trades continues to shape new scientists

    May 21, 2014

    Around iCubed, Joe Desroisers is known as a jack-of-all-trades with a wealth of useful information. If there’s a question you have and you’re not quite sure what to do, “Go ask Joe” is the common refrain. It’s been a long, unconventional road for iCubed’s CMI Core lab manager. Before joining academia, ...

  • Workshop Fellow continues to excel in the lab

    April 16, 2014

    April’s Featured Researcher of the Month is no stranger to excelling in the laboratory. This month’s honor goes to Amy Boisvert, a research assistant in iCubed’s Cell Mediated Immunity Core laboratory. Amy is a senior at the University of Rhode Island and is scheduled to graduate this summer with a degree in ...

  • From Aristotle to analyst: New researcher makes impact on iCubed team

    March 13, 2014

    With its ever-expanding army of researchers, iCubed is proud to name the newest member of the team, Ryan Tassone, as its Featured Researcher of the Month for March 2014. Ryan is a project manager and data analyst at iCubed where he assists Dr. Rui Liu in her work on the H7N9 ...

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