Medin one of six to receive STAC Collaborative Research Grant
Patrick Lowney

 iCubed Assistant Research Professor Dr. Carey Medin was recently awarded over $70,000 by the Rhode… Read More


  • Former NTD fellow heads project to study lymphatic filariasis

    September 18, 2014

    Smith College research associate and former iCubed Neglected Tropical Diseases Fellow Nils Pilotte is currently leading research on lymphatic filariasis thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Pilotte, who works alongside Gates Professor of Biological Sciences Steven Williams, is studying the detection of parasitic worms that ...

  • De Groot featured in Providence Business News

    September 10, 2014

    PROVIDENCE – Dr. Anne S. De Groot, EpiVax CEO and University of Rhode Island professor, has been named one of the most influential people in the vaccine industry by the national vaccine industry organization VaccineNation. She joins Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Dr. Bruce Aylward, who is currently directing the Ebola ...

  • De Groot named one of the most influential people in vaccines

    September 4, 2014

    iCubed Director Dr. Annie De Groot has been named one of the most influential people in the vaccine industry by Vaccine Nation. De Groot, who landed at number 33 on the list of 50, joins other well-known researchers and philanthropists including Dr. Paul Offit of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, ...

  • Start-ups work on biotech drugs for pets

    August 19, 2014

    Courtesy: The New York Times Judging by some of the heavy action in the world of biotechnology, one could easily conclude that the industry is going to the dogs. Or cats, maybe. There are start-ups named Nexvet and VetDC, CanFel Therapeutics (as in canine and feline), and even Fetch Pharma. It’s a new ...

  • URI public health, infectious disease experts available to discuss Ebola

    August 6, 2014

    Courtesy: Media Contact: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862 or Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 to arrange interviewsKINGSTON, R.I. – August 4, 2014 – University of Rhode Island Professors Jef Bratberg and Annie De Groot have been at the forefront of several public health emergencies during their careers, but they agree that in the United States, Ebola won’t ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Researcher explores realm of in utero HIV exposure

    February 13, 2014

    iCubed has named Dr. Barbara Payne it’s “Featured Researcher of the Month” for February 2014. Dr. Payne is a research assistant professor in the Laboratory of Viral Immunity and Pathogenesis (LVIP) and is one of newest members of the iCubed team, joining the institute in the fall of 2013. Dr. Payne’s core ...

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