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Microbiology and Immunology Archives

Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs

Dec. 12, 2016—"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.

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Nine professors honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Sep. 9, 2015—The extraordinary achievements of nine Vanderbilt endowed chair holders were lauded at a Sept. 8 celebration during which generous donors were thanked.

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Young stem cells counter kidney aging

Dec. 15, 2011—Young bone marrow cells alleviate aging-related kidney changes in mice.

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Balancing act in the gut

Nov. 11, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers have identified an antigen important to balancing the immune response to bacteria in the gut.

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Host countermeasure hinders HIV

Sep. 8, 2011—New details about a host mechanism that fights off HIV may reveal strategies for therapies to treat or prevent HIV infection.

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Cells open doors for reovirus

May. 13, 2011—The cellular factor Src helps reoviruses enter cells.

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Host cell factors keep toxin at bay

May. 3, 2011—Researchers have identified genes that may influence sensitivity of human cells to a bacterial toxin.

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