Lab News

Alexander Ploss Receives 2015 Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award!

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Congratulations to our Principle Investigator, Alexander Ploss, for receiving an award from the American Society for Microbiology. The award is intended to "Recognize and award excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. The awards are presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS.". Congratulations Alex!!

To read more about this award, please click here. For coverage of this news on social media, please click here and here.

Interview with Alexander Ploss

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Alexander Ploss was interviewed by The American Journal of Medicine regarding the research focus of his lab, as well as the demands of treating the virus. You can read more about this interview here

Benjamin Winer Receives Poster Award!

Benjamin Winer received a poster award for his presentation at the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society for Microbiology-Theobald Smith Society conference! Congratulations Ben!

Alexander Ploss Receives TSS Young Investigator Award!

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We are pleased to announce that Alexander Ploss has received the TSS Young Investigator Award by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society for Microbiology-Theobald Smith Society!! He will be presented with this award on April 30, 2015 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ (several Ploss laboratory members will attend this meeting). Congratulations Alex!!

To read more about this press release on the Princeton University website click here. To read about the awards TSS have please click here.

 

Undergraduate Michael Chang Receives Award!

Our newly installed undergraduate, Michael Chang, has received the $1,500 Health Grand Challenge Senior Thesis Research Award for his work in Peru! Congratulations Michael!