Recent News

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.

Timothy O’Sullivan awarded the 2021 Life Sciences Excellence in Research Award. Details HERE.

Benjamin Bonavida awarded the 2020 – 2021 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. Details HERE.

Upcoming Events

UCLA – Kyoto University Online Seminar Series #2: “COVID-19 Biology”

Wednesday, December 1st; 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Speakers: MIMG’s Genhong Cheng & KU’s Takao Hashiguchi
Registration Details HERE

MIMG Fall ’21 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Friday, December 3rd; 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hershey Hall 158
All are welcome!

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.

Dr. Otto Yang interviewed for Scientific American article regarding Covid-19 testing. Click HERE to read.