iCubed featured in documentary "The Science of Survival"
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  • Experts see flaws in promising dengue fever vaccine candidate

    July 22, 2014

    Courtesy: Deutsche Welle The most advanced vaccine candidate against dengue fever could prevent many deaths, its developers say. But some experts warn that the substance could even make things worse rather than effectively treat it. “We are on course to make dengue the next vaccine-preventable disease,” John Shiver, senior vice president for ...

  • Registration now open for 8th Annual Vaccine Renaissance Conference

    July 10, 2014

    Registration is now open for this October’s eighth annual Vaccine Renaissance Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The conference will take place October 13-16, 2014. 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 ...

  • URI professors and Lifespan create new healthy lifestyle program

    July 9, 2014

    KINGSTON, R.I. – July 7, 2014 — The new Vida Sana/Healthy Life program that’s offered to uninsured, mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants at the Clínica Esperanza/Hope Clinic in Providence, has been shown to decrease the chronic risk factors for 60 percent of the participants. The key to the success of the program, ...

  • New immunogenicity analysis tool emerges from URI-Dartmouth-EpiVax collaboration

    July 8, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – July 8, 2014 – A public-private partnership born out of the University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics (iCubed) has resulted in a new web-based tool designed to help manufacturers of protein-based therapeutics improve the safety of their manufacturing processes, avoiding problems that caused the ...

  • URI researcher says harsh winter was no match for deer ticks

    June 23, 2014

    KINGSTON, R.I. – June 20, 2014 – As spring becomes summer this week, those frozen polar vortex days of January and February 2014 are now mostly a faded memory. But it was just a few short months ago when there was a great deal of hopeful thinking in Rhode Island ...

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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