2014 Vaccine Renaissance Conference dates announced
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iCubed's eighth annual Vaccine Renaissance Conference has been scheduled for October 13-16, 2014 in… Read More


  • Details released regarding DNA Vaccines 2014 Conference

    April 11, 2014

    The International Society of DNA Vaccines has released some details regarding this year’s DNA Vaccine Conference in San Diego. For registration information, please see the link below. When: July 21-23, 2014 Where: The Westin Gaslamp Quarter Hotel | San Diego, California, USA We ask that you “Save the Date” for this very exciting ...

  • Telling stories of vaccine-preventable diseases: why it works

    March 27, 2014

    In a newly published paper titlted “Telling stories of vaccine-preventable diseases: why it works,” Drs. Boom and Cunningham of Texas Children’s Hospital explore the benefits of storytelling in health communication and, in particular, immunization education. The pair cover the realm of anti-vaccine advocates as well as the evidence that reveals a ...

  • 2014 Vaccine Renaissance Conference dates announced

    March 13, 2014

    iCubed’s eighth annual Vaccine Renaissance Conference has been scheduled for October 13-16, 2014 in Providence, Rhode Island. This year’s gathering is scheduled over the course of four days, the first three taking place inside the Hotel Providence. Monday, October 13 will be focus on JanusMatrix. Tuesday, October 14 and Wednesday, October ...

  • Dr. Janet McElhaney visits URI as guest lecturer for biotechnology course

    February 25, 2014

    Please join Dr. Annie De Groot and Dr. Leonard Moise on Wednesday, March 5 as they welcome Dr. Janet McElhaney from the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada. Dr. McElhaney will be the guest lecturer as part of Dr. De Groot’s undergraduate class “Vaccine and Biologics: Immunogenicity and Validation.” Her lecture ...

  • Avian flu concerns shutter poultry markets

    January 29, 2014

    Article courtesy of www.sciencemag.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—With human cases of H7N9 avian influenza piling up, Chinese authorities have ordered the closure of live poultry markets in three eastern cities in a bid to stem transmission of the virus. So far, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Chinese CDC) says it ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Collaboration with Brown Medical School focuses on vaccine against H. pylori

    December 31, 2013

    Dr. Songhua Zhang has been named iCubed’s Featured Researcher of the month for January 2014. Dr. Zhang is currently an instructor of medicine at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School where her research focuses on developing a DNA vaccine against H. pylori by collaborating with researchers from the University of Rhode Island and ...

  • Leader in Dengue research continues his success, secures big funding for URI

    August 2, 2013

    Dr. Alan Rothman has been named the Institute for Immunology and Informatics’ Featured Researcher of the Month for August. The designation comes on the heels of an announcement from the National Institutes of Health which recently awarded Dr. Rothman an $11.4 million grant to continue his research on dengue virus. The ...

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