Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Vaccine Renaissance Conf.
Featured Researcher: Vincent Barbier


  • 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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  • Meet Joe Silva, Newest Member at iCubed

    February 24, 2015

       Joe Silva is a new intern at the iCubed laboratories who started his work back in December 2014. He has been working hard training during the weekdays at the lab, trying to soak up as much information as possible. Joe is eager to learn about all that is going on ...

  • Dengue Fever May Be Injected Into Volunteers

    February 20, 2015

    In the past few months, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research has began the process of running what they call Human “challenge” trials, meaning they intend to infect Human host with an active form of Dengue for the purpose of understanding the interaction of the virus with the human ...

  • Featured Researcher: Vincent Barbier

    February 10, 2015

      Vincent Barbier is one of the newest members of the iCubed team, joining the Institute in December 2014 to research Dengue fever alongside Dr. Carey Medin. Prior to moving to the United States to begin his work at iCubed, Vincent matriculated as a PhD student at the University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, ...

  • ‘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 ...

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