NEWS

from the lab

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SUMMER CELEBRATIONS

July 22, 2022

The lab celebrated summer, coinciding with the Peruvian National Holiday and matching Peruvian food.

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JOAQUIN PASSES HIS QUALIFYING EXAM IN THE IMMUNOLOGY PROGRAM

July 14, 2022

Joaquin Rodriguez-Galvan passes his Qualifying Exam and is now officially a PhD Candidate. Congrats!

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MOHAMMAD SADIC GRADUATES

May 9, 2022

Dr. Mohammad  Sadic is the first student to graduate from the Dittmann lab. Congratulations Mohammad and all the best for your return to the wards!

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GRACE CIABATTONI JOINS THE LAB AS PHD STUDENT

April 2022

Grace will fit right in with both with a BS in Molecular Biology and BA in aSpanish and Hispanic Studies from Lehigh University. She will be working on our neonate mouse model of transmission. Welcome Grace!

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ASHLEY FISHER JOINS THE LAB AS RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

March 2022

We are very happy to welcome Ashley to the team. Ashley comes with a BA in Cellular/Molecular Biology with a Double Minor in Deaf Studies + Spanish from SUNY New Paltz, and with a ton of in-lab experience. She will be supporting our mouse team and advancing our studies on HIV resistance. 

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LAB'S SECOND PUBLICATION, IN JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY

February 23, 2021

de Vries M., Mohamed A.S., Prescott R.A., Valero-Jimenez A.M., Desvignes L., O'Connor R., Steppan C., Devlin J.C., Ivanova E., Herrera A., Schinlever A., Loose P., Ruggles K., Koralov S.B., Anderson A.S., Binder J., and Dittmann M. A comparative analysis of SARS-CoV-2 antivirals characterizes 3CLpro inhibitor PF-00835231 as a potential new treatment for COVID-19.J. Virol. 2021. Feb 23

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KEATON CROSSE JOINS THE LAB AS POST-DOC

January 2021

Joining from Dr. Karls Helbig's lab in Melbourne, Keaton will work on ELF1's superpowers. We hope the season transition from sunny summer to snowy NYC is not too harsh and are looking forward to working with him.

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WORK FEATURED IN GERMANY'S "DER SPIEGEL"

November 11, 2020

The lab's work on SARS-CoV-2 antivirals is featured in Germany's leading weekly magazine, "Der Spiegel

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AUSTIN SCHINLEVER JOINS THE LAB AS PHD STUDENT

July 2020

In the midst of the pandemic, Austin joins the lab to work on what makes super warrior ELF1 attack. We are very excited!

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LUNCH & LEARN:
SARS-COV2

March 2, 2020

Meike presents molecular details of SARS-CoV2 life cycle and tropism for first year medical students.

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MEIKE GIVES SPOTLIGHT ON FACULTY LECTURE

December 9, 2019

Meike presents the lab's mission and ongoing projects to the NYUMC community.

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LAB'S FIRST PUBLICATION IN PLOS PATHOGENS

November 4, 2019

The lab's first paper on the transcription factor ELF1 is now published in PLOS Pathogens.

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MEIKE RECEIVES CHRISTINA FLEISCHMANN AWARD

October 20, 2019

Meike receives Christina Fleischmann Award for Young Women Investigators at Cytokines 2019 in Vienna, awarded by the International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS).

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RACHEL PRESCOTT JOINS THE LAB AS PHD STUDENT

May 28 , 2019

We are very happy that Rachel picked our lab to work on influenza virus - Staphylococcus aureus co-infections. Rachel will be co-mentored by Meike and by our neighbor Victor Torres.

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ANA MAYELA JOINS LAB AS POST DOC

March 18, 2019

We are excited that Ana Mayela Valero-Jimenez is joining the lab to work on the characterization of our Elf1 mouse model.

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CLARA WINS BEST PRESENTATION

January 22, 2019

Clara Si wins Best Presentation at the 34th Symposium of Virus-Host Interactions. Congratulations Clara!

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