News & Events

2018

UGA BMB Retreat

Southeastern Regional Pneumococcal Symposium 2018

We attended the Southeastern Regional Pneumococcal Symposium in Memphis, TN. Dustin and Jeremy presented posters and Paeton gave an oral presentation.

Miles for Moms 5k 2018

Pi Day

Avci Lab celebrates Pi Day with pizza!

Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Jerey Duke received the Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship for 2018 from the University of Georgia

NIH T32

Javid Aceil received the NIH T32 Glycoscience training fellowship for 2018-2020

 

2016

Invited Talks

Dr. Avci delivered invited talks at the annual meetings of American Association of Immunologists in Seattle, WA (where he also chaired the session) and  Society for Glycobiology in New Orleans, LA. He also gave a seminar at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, GA.

NIH Funding

Avci Lab received a 5-year NIH R01 grant to investigate molecular mechanisms of adaptive immune responses induced by carbohydrate antigens.

http://columns.uga.edu/news/article/uga-researchers-work-to-pave-way-for-new-type-of-vaccines/

Immunology 2016 Meeting

StudentsWe attended the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA

2015

Invited Talks

Dr. Avci delivered invited talks at the annual meetings of Vaccine Research Conference for the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, MD and  Glycosciences Symposium in Athens, GA.

CURO Research Assistantship

Webpage front page imageNikhil Gangasani received the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities research fellowship for Summer 2015

Annual Lab Party

students

Miles For Moms 5k 2015

Avci Lab ran the Miles for Mom 5k in support of the East Georgia Cancer Coalition

Students at 5K

CURO Research Assistantship

Seema Mustafa received the CURO undergraduate research assistantship for Fall 2014.

The lab attending Seema’s poster presentation of her research.

The lab attending Seema’s poster presentation of her research.

NIH T32

Paeton Wantuch received NIH T32 glycosciences training program fellowship for 2015-2017

2014

Invited Talks

Dr. Avci delivered invited talks at the annual meetings of American Chemical Society, American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Canadian Society for Chemistry

NIH Funding

The Avci lab is the co-recipient of an NIH R21 research grant in collaboration with the University of Texas El Paso.

Lab Departure

studentsHarika Kotu departed the Avci Lab to begin working for Matrivax Inc. in Boston, MA.

Annual Lab Party

students