SHIRAZ BELBLIDIA JOINS THE LAB AS A GRADUATE STUDENT
June 15, 2023
A warm welcome to Shiraz, a transplant from CA who joins us with a BA from Barnard (Biochemistry) and MS from Georgetown (Science Policy and Advocacy)!
LAB COOKOUT ON GOVERNORS ISLAND
June 13, 2023
We had our (now annual?!) lab cookout on Governors Island. BBQ, sheep, bead bracelets, tree climbing, card games - lots of fun! Thank you Rachel for organizing and Ashley for shopping and the awesome logo.
THE LAB HEADS TO ATHENS, GEORGIA, FOR ASV 2023
June 15, 2023
Come see posters and flash talks from the lab on the evening of Monday, June 26 in W46 (Grace) and W39 (Joaquin)!
Learn about unpublished data on SARS-CoV-2 transmission and on new antiviral SERPINs.
MEIKE IS PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
March 1, 2023
Meike is promoted to Associate Professor (without tenure). Thank you all who contributed to the success of the lab!
BRUNO RODRIGUEZ RODRIGUEZ GRADUATES
November 29, 2022
Bruno successfully wrapped up his thesis "In vivo and in vitro models for the study of SARS-CoV-2 transmission and the development of antiviral therapies", 1.5 years after transferring to the Dittmann lab. Congratulations Bruno!
October 31, 2022
We dressed up as each other and ate Indian Food.
Can you guess who is who?
July 22, 2022
The lab celebrated summer, coinciding with the Peruvian National Holiday and matching Peruvian food.
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!
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!
GRACE CIABATTONI JOINS THE LAB AS PHD STUDENT
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!
ASHLEY FISHER JOINS THE LAB AS RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
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.