Two junior undergraduate students from the Immunology and Medical Microbiology program recently received awards at the 45th Annual Autumn Immunology Conference held on November 18 - 21 in Chicago.

Kensey Bergdorf was awarded the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Undergraduate Award for best abstract titled, "Inhibition of glioblastoma multiforme tumors following exposure to N-(3, 4-dichlorophenyl)-N-methylpropanamide (NMeDCPA)," authored by Bergdorf and John Barnett, Ph.D. 

John Nowery took home the Trends in Immunology Award for best undergraduate poster presentation titled, "Nitric Oxide Stimulates JAK1-dependent Inflammatory Gene Expression in Primary Astrocytes," authored by Nowery and Gordon Meares, Ph.D.