September 2023:
DR. Emily Cribas officially defended her thesis! Congratulations Dr. Caribas!

September 2023:
The lab welcomes our new Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Subham Mridha!

July 2023:
Congratulations to Nontokozo Mdluli for starting her PhD program at Drexel University!

June 2023:
The lab welcomes its new Research Specialist, Ellie Hulit!

June 2023:
Dr. Zahidul Alam recently accepted a professorship at East Carolina State University. Congratulations Z!

May 2023:
DR. Ying Yang officially defended her thesis and did a fantastic job. Congratulations Dr. Yang!

March 2023:
Joshua Denny was awarded a Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation research fellowship for his project title “The Role of Diet in Ameliorating Colitis” Great work Joshua!

February 2023:
Congratulations to Ying Yang Co-first author on the lab’s most recent publication in Mucosal Immunology. Nice work Ying!

January 2023:
Check out the lab’s new review article in Frontiers in Immunology!

June 2022:
Congratulations to Zahidul Alam for receiving the Peggy Cotter Award Early Career Travel Award for ASM Microbe 2022!

May 2022:
Congratulations to Kevin Mears for passing his preliminary exam and officially matriculating as a PhD candidate.

April 2022:
Congratulations to Jeff Maslanka for passing his preliminary exam and officially matriculating as a PhD candidate.

February 2022:
The lab welcomes its new member, Ying Yang! Ying is a PhD student in the MVP program.

September 2021:
Congratulations to Zahidul on is excellent short talk at Clostpath XII!

July 2021:
The lab was officially award an NIH-NIAID R21 grant to study immune mechanism that influence C. difficile physiology!

June 2021:
The lab welcomes two new graduates students! Kevin Mears (MVP) and Jeff Maslanka (IGG).

April 2021:

The lab is currently a seeking talented, energetic postdoctoral fellow to join our team. The position is federally funded from our newly award NIH-NIAID R01 grant.

March 2021:

Congratulations to Emily Cribas. First author on the lab’s most recent publication in Infection & Immunity. Nice work team!

February 2021:

Penn Medicine News highlights the lab’s latest publication on the immune system’s role in FMT efficacy

January 2021:

A full team effort culminated in the lab’s publication in Nature Communications on the immune system’s role in fecal microbiota transplantation treatment of C. difficile. Thanks to all who’s work contributed to this publication!

December 2020:

Check out our publication in Gut Microbes on non-toxigenic C. difficile endogenous to the mouse microbiota

Novermber 2020:

Check out Emily Cribas’ flashtalk at the SciPolNetwork Media

October 2020:

Congratulations to Emily Cribas and her team for their award winning abstract in Policy Memo in the Journal of Science Policy & Goverance!

September 2020:

Congratulations Jeffrey Maslanka on matriculation into the Penn Immunology Graduate Program

September 2019:

Congratulations to Emily Cribas on receiving a T32 predoctoral fellowship – Training in Microbial Pathogenesis and Genomics! Nice job!

April 2019:

Congratulations to Ashna Sethi on receiving a  Mary L. And Matthew S. Santirocco College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant from the College Alumni Society

April 2018:
Penn Medicine News features C. diff research in the Abt Lab