Recent News

MIMG students in the Path 1 research track publish two articles in PLoS ONE about phages they isolated and characterized, under the supervision of Drs. Amanda Freise, Kris Reddi, and Jordan Moberg Parker. Articles available HERE and HERE.

Lili Yang lab’s off-the-shelf cell therapy technology licensed by biotech startup Appia Bio. Read more HERE.

Lab of Lili Yang receives CIRM TRAN1 award which will support the development of an off-the-shelf CAR-iNKT cell therapy for multiple myeloma. Details HERE.

Upcoming Events

UCLA/Kyoto University Seminar Series #3: “New Developments in Cancer Research”

Speakers: Dr. Minoru Takata & Dr. Paul Boutros

When: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Where: Zoom

Registration info: https://www.qnmc.icems.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

Selected Publications

Yang lab publishes two papers back-in-back on Science Immunology and Nature Communications, reporting the identification of a new immune checkpoint and the repurposing of an old antidepressant for cancer immunotherapy. More information HERE and HERE.

MIMG faculty members Amanda Freise and Jordan Moberg-Parker co-author research article about microbiome analysis in the undergraduate classroom. Click HERE to read.