ICAAC Young Investigator Award
Joshua Obar, PhD, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Montana State University—Bozeman, has been honored with a 2013 ICAAC Young Investigator Award for his research on factors affecting the regulation of immunological memory responses to infection.
Obar earned his BA in Microbiology from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2001 and went on to complete his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from Dartmouth College in 2006. He performed his PhD thesis research in Edward Usherwood’s laboratory at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, where his graduate work focused on understanding how latent viral infections affect the formation, maintenance, and function of memory CD8 T cells.
To read more, see the American Society for Microbiology announcement.