A. and R. Pietrangeli Memorial Fund and ALFA NeuroChem Awards
2006 Winner Announcement
Congratulations to our 2006 A. and R. Pietrangeli Memorial Fund Award and ALFA NeuroChem Award winners!!!
Anne Fortier receives the A. and R. Pietrangeli Memorial Fund award:
Anne Fortier is a PhD student under Dr. Philippe Gros' supervision. She submitted the abstract "Functional Study of Birc1e/Naip5 as Host Susceptibility Gene to Legionella pneumophila" for the Society for Leukocyte Biology Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, on November 9-11, 2006. Anne was chosen to give an oral presentation for the Presidential Award Competition.
Loic Guillot receives the ALFA Neurochem award:
Loic Guillot is a PDF under Dr. Salman Qureshi's supervision. He submitted two abstracts for presentation at the May 2007 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society to be held May 18-23, 2007, in San Francisco: "Acapsular Cryptococcus neoformans induces chemokine expression bybronchial epithelial cells" and "Resistance to experimental Cryptococcus neoformans infection in SJLmice is associated with an enhanced innate immune response."