Medical Microbology & Immunology

Medical Microbology & Immunology

Departmental News

This page contains incrementally updated information, arranged chronologically.

Dr. Anna Selmecki was recently elected to the Creighton University Graduate Board.

The Department's Center for Anti-Infectives & Biotechnology will again offer a summer minicourse on antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, May 16-18, 2017.  Contact the course director, Dr. Nancy Hanson, for details.

Details regarding a recent NIH award to Dr. Patrick Swanson for his research on the role of the cytokine interleukin-10 (IL-10) in suppressing antibody production in certain autoimmune disorders can be found here.

At the recent President's Convocation, Dr. Nancy Hanson received the 2017 University Research Award in Health Sciences.

At the recent 48th Annual Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum - March 4, 2017 - 3 of 9 awards went to students in our department.

2nd Place Graduate Student Oral Presentation

Jeff A. Shaw  "Transketolases in Salmonella enterica Contribute to Resistance Against Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species"

Advisor: Dr. Travis J. Bourret

3rd Place Medical / Professional Student Poster Presentation

Hayden Z. Smith  "Development of a Real Time Assay for Imp Metallo-B-Lactamases Using a Bioinformatic Approach"

Advisor: Dr. Nancy D. Hanson

Sigmai Xi Award of Merit for Graduate Student Oral Presentation

Lucas B. Harrison  "Phenotypic and Genomic Evaluation of Isogenic Mutants of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Hypersusceptible to Multiple Classes of Antibiotics"

Advisor: Dr. Nancy D. Hanson


 A summary of departmental research expertise (via Elsevier Scopus) may be found here.

The overall breadth of Creighton University research may also be visualized via the Elsevier Scopus resource.