We are very proud and excited for the future of our dear post doc Jie that is leaving us for a fantastic industry/academia joint position in China! (September, 2017)
Congratulations to our newest postdoc Sebastien for been awarded a position in the Penn Virology Training Grant (August, 2017)
A super busy summer has officially come to an end. We thank our summer students Ali Sanz, Gregorio Benitez, Ker-Cheng Chen, and David Yang for their hard work! (August, 2017)
We welcome grad student Tomaz Manzoni to the LopezLab! (June, 2017)
We welcome our newest postdoc, Dr. Sebastien Felt, to the LopezLab! (June, 2017)
@CBLPHL: Turmoil of feelings after a lovely farewell for a dear lab member. Best of luck Alex! looking forward to hear about your future successes! (June, 2017)
The Lopez Lab is happy to welcome our summer students Gregorio Benitez (Brown, UPenn SUIP program), David Yang (UPenn, SAS), and Ali Sanz (Penn Vet)! (June, 2017)
Carolina was elected member of The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Program Committee. (May, 2017)
Carolina was elected member of the American Society for Microbiology ASM Council on Microbial Sciences. (May 2017)
Congratulations to our graduate student Devin Fisher for passing her prelims! (May, 2017)
Emmanuelle represented the lab brilliantly in the GRC Viruses and Cells in Italy! Great talk and many good comments afterwards (May, 2017)
Carolina was awarded a Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Grant from the Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) and the Provost’s Office in recognition of her sustained commitment to mentoring undergraduates doing research. (March, 2017)
We are very happy for our undergrad student Geyon Lee Garcia (from Temple) that will be joining the Penn-PREP program next year. (March, 2017)
Carolina is now a Penn Fellow! This is a selective program from Provost office that provides leadership development to select Penn faculty in mid-career. (January, 2017)
We welcome undergrad student Ker-Cheng Chen to the LopezLab (January, 2017)
We thank our fall rotation students Sangya, Andrew, and Tomaz for great rotations and the new data that they generated! Sad to see you go...(Dec, 2016)
Our review on the innate immune response to RSV is out in Vaccine! (Sept, 2016)
We welcome Geyon Lee Garcia, a Temple University Undergrad, as a MARC-USTAR Scholar in our lab (Aug, 2016)
Congratulations to Emmanuelle for passing her prelims with flying colors! (May, 2016)
We are very happy that our Penn-PORT postdoc Jennifer Grier got the job she wanted! (May, 2016)
We welcome Devin Fisher to the lab as a grad student. (May, 2016)
We are very proud of Lauren Chun, one of our graduating undergrads that was awarded the Joseph Leidy Award for Research Achievement! Way to go Lauren! (May, 2016)
CONGRATULATIONS to our student Emmanuelle Genoyer for receiving the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! (April, 2016)
Jia's protocol paper is out! Do you want to know how to prepare influenza virus stocks free of defective viral particles?...go here.
Latest publication by López Lab members was featured in the January issue of the Penn Vet Research Newsletter. See the article here.
GREAT news from our undergraduates moving on to the next step in 2016: Derek Standlee is going to Tufts University for Vet School and Lauren Chun is going to work as Research Specialist A at UCSF!
We welcome Christiana Shaw to the lab! Chris is a Freshman Undergrad ready for a research adventure.
Best of luck for Jia that left us to go back and finish her PhD in China. We'll miss her!
Jie's paper on the description of the molecular motif that makes SeV DVGs a potent stimulatory molecule was accepted in mBio!
For a press release on our DVG in RSV paper click here.
Yan's paper was accepted in PLOS Pathogens!...Congratulations Yan!
Latest publication by López Lab members was featured in the July issue of the Penn Vet Research Newsletter. See the article here.
We welcome Emmanuelle Genoyer as our first Penn Grad student in the lab! (June, 2015).
Congrats to our newest undergrad Lauren Chun for her Spring 2015 Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Fund from the College Alumni Society in the amount of $1000.
Congratulations to Jie for her travel award to the AAI meeting in May, 2015!
GREAT news from our undergraduates moving on to the next step in 2015: Emily is staying in UPenn for Vet school, Lakshmi is going to Rutgers for her PhD, and Cristhian Cadena is going to Harvard for his PhD. Best of luck to all of you, and stay in touch!
Dr. López was a keynote speaker at the annual Nexos Chile-USA meeting. See a highlight of the meeting here.
Jennifer Grier won second place for her Poster in the Immunology Retreat!
Congratulations to Jie Xu that is now funded by the AAI! See the announcement here.
We thank Deepika Jain for all her help in the lab and wish her best of luck in her future endeavors.
Dr. López was interviewed by Nexos Chile-USA about being a woman in science. Read the interview here (in Spanish).
Latest publications by the López Lab were featured in the April issue of the Penn Vet Research Newsletter. See the article here.
Carolina López was awarded an AAI Junior Faculty Travel Grant, IMMUNOLOGY 2014TM.
Latest publications by the López Lab were featured in the January issue of the Penn Vet Research Newsletter. See the article here.
Won's paper was accepted! January, 2014.
We welcome Jennifer Grier PhD, Jia Xue, and Jie Xu PhD to our laboratory!
Xiomara's paper was accepted in Vaccine!
Karla and Won's paper has been accepted in PLoS Pathogens!
Best wishes to Xiomara Mercado-Lopez and Won-keun Kim that went back to their respective countries to continue their careers! August, 2013.
Dr. López was awarded the Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence. See article here.
CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Won-keun Kim! for his graduation from MSSM on June, 2013.
Good luck to Karla Tapia that went back to Chile! and welcome to Yan Sun that joins us as a postdoctoral researcher, January, 2013
Kudos to Cristhian Cadena, our summer SIUP student that won an award for his poster presentation at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students!
Congratulations to Xiomara Mercado-López Ph.D. and Deepika Jain Ph.D. for winning prizes for their posters at the Vet School Annual Faculty Retreat!, 2012
Dr. López was one of 15 young scientists selected to participate in the closed door Herrenhausen Symposium on Viral Pathogenesis, Seeon, Germany, June 4-7, 2012, organized by Nature Medicine.
Congratulations to Won-keun Kim for submitting his first manuscript!
We welcome Dr. Susan Weiss that has joined the lab for a Sabbatical.
The López Lab was featured in the October issue of the Penn Vet Research Newsletter. See the article here.
Xiomara Mercado-López was awarded a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health- Related Research Programs, NIH. June, 2011.
Won-keun Kim was awarded an AAI Trainee Travel award, AAI, IMMUNOLOGY 2011TM.
Carolina López was awarded an AAI Junior Faculty Travel Grant, IMMUNOLOGY 2011TM.