2013 Lab Posts


Bowling Party! On 12/6/13 the Barlow and Kraft Labs met up for a bowling party/friendly competition. Many rounds later with the aid of some Kraft members playing for the Barlow team, it was concluded that the Barlow Team won! We received the joint plastic light-up trophy as shown in the following photograph and the title of Bowling Champion. Go Team!

Bowling Group Picture
12/6/13 Barlow Bowling Team: Back - John, Sam, Suzie
Front - Ben, Robert, Mital, Amanda, Mandy, Aimee, Chantal


Our lab group hosted investigators for our annual NSF-BREAD project PI meeting. All the project investigators, post-docs and grad students traveled from Copenhagen, Nairobi and New York to Vermont in early October when foliage was still at its peak. The meeting was held at the North Hero House on Lake Champlain. Attending the meeting this week were:

We also invited 2 guest scientists:

On Thursday October 10 we hosted a T cell response mini-symposium on the UVM campus. Speakers and presentations included:


Mital Pandya, PhD candidate, presented her research progress to the UVM Immunobiology core. Her work on typing class I MHC expressed genes and analysis of peptide-MHC class I interactions in Foot and Mouth Disease vaccination of cattle was well received and generated significant discussion.


The new website is up. The lab website has launched. Enjoy! -Mandy