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  1. New Call for Postdoctoral Fellows!

    July 1, 2023

    Now accepting applications to the CIHMID Postdoctoral Training Program. Applications are due Sept 10, 2023.

  2. CIHMID Summer Symposium

    July 1, 2023

    REGISTER HERE:   CIHMID is pleased to announce our annual Summer Research Symposium to be held on Wednesday August 9, 2023. The Symposium will be held in Stocking Hall on the Ithaca campus and will a full day of research presentations from members of our community. A call for submitted abstracts will be released […]

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    CIHMID/CCFI Postdoc Travel Grants

    June 24, 2022

    The Cornell Center for Immunology (CCFI) and Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease (CIHMID) are pleased to offer support to postdoctoral researchers who plan to attend scientific conferences during the 2022-2023 calendar years. CCFI and CIHMID will provide host labs up to $500 (total) to cover conference costs (registration, travel) for any postdoctoral researcher in […]

  4. CIHMID URE students presenting their research, summer 2021

    CIHMID/CCFI Joint Symposium

    January 24, 2022 Spring

    REGISTER HERE:  CIHMID, and the Cornell Center For Immunology (CCFI) will present a joint research symposium, open to the Cornell community. And despite the uncertainty surrounding Covid, and the Omicron variant specifically, CIHMID and CCFI are confident our joint symposium will be safe, and accessible for all attendees. As of right now our plan is to […]

  5. CIHMID 2021 Administrative Report

    May 14, 2021

    CIHMID is pleased to release our 2021 Administrative Report summarizing the structure of the institute and major activities to date.

  6. Dr. Leifer on COVID-19 vaccine

    January 21, 2021

    Dr. Cynthia Leifer gave an excellent interview with local news source, The entirety of the article appears below. article ITHACA, NY — The COVID-19 vaccine is here, and people have questions. Is it safe? Are there long-term effects? How was it produced so quickly? How long will immunity last? To answer some of […]

  7. Angert named CALS Dean!

    January 20, 2021

    Professor Esther Angert, CIHMID faculty member and former Chair of Microbiology, joins the CALS senior leadership team. Congratulations, Esther! LINK to full story:

  8. A researcher in the Whittaker lab examines samples

    Whittaker lab: Coronaviruses and Musteloidea

    January 1, 2021

    The Whittaker lab has a new paper out in mBio that looks deeper into coronaviruses and their relationship to the superfamily Musteloidea. PAPER:  

  9. Pawlowska: Food safety and fungi

    December 3, 2020

    Assoc. Prof. Teresa Pawlowska discusses her lab’s work on food safety and fungi. The full text of the Cornell Chronicle story is below. CORNELL CHRONICLE STORY By Krishan Ramanujan A new grant will investigate how bacteria that live inside the cells of fungi may shape the biology, evolution, biodiversity and function of these fungi – […]

  10. Brito lab: HIPR-FISH paper in Nature

    December 1, 2020 Spring

    The Brito lab has published a paper in Nature in collaboration with the De Vlaminck Lab; “Highly multiplexed spatial mapping of microbial communities.” PAPER: