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Vision/Mission

Vision

To be a center of outstanding basic immunology research, highly respected for conducting innovative and rigorous research that leads to major discoveries into the mechanisms of immunity.

Mission

The Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology at URMC will:

  • Pursue high quality, rigorous research into fundamental mechanisms of immunity
  • Focus on innovative, discovery research that is driven by hypothesis testing and data exploration
  • Acquire/develop cutting-edge technologies
  • Teach and mentor the conceptual and experimental skills required for rigorous research
  • Maintain and expand a strong network of basic and clinical collaborations
  • Foster a collaborative culture of critical thinking and vigorous discussion

Research

The research programs in the Center are highly synergistic among the faculty within the Center and have close and extensive collaborations with clinical and basic research labs across the Medical Center complex. The CVBI is thoroughly integrated into a strong graduate program in Immunology, Microbiology and Virology, and occupies exceptional research space in proximity to state-of-the-art core facilities.

Research Programs

Seminars and Meetings

RIPS

Research in Progress Seminars
Fridays 8:30-9:30am
KMRB 3.9624

MBI

Graduate Student Seminar
Thursdays 12-1pm
SMH K307 (3-6408)

Center Research Meeting

Thursdays 4-5pm
KMRB 3.9624

Program for Advanced Immune BioImaging (P01) Monthly Meetings

1st Tuesday of month 4-5pm
KMRB 3.9654

MBI Seminars

Guest Seminars
Mondays 12-1pm
locations vary

Dept. Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminars

Wednesdays 2-3pm
SMH K307 (3-6408)
Guest speakers & thesis seminars.
Dates and times will change depending on availability