2017 Lab Retreat & Scavenger Hunt

November 16, 2017
Scharschmidt lab teams braved the rain to claim the ultimate bragging rights at scavenger hunt champions.

2017 UCSF/UCB Immunology Retreat

September 25, 2017
Another weekend of excellent science and company at Asilomar. Congrats to John on winning a poster award. A lab field trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium marked the occasion for a long overdue updated lab photo.

Paper out in Cell Host & Microbe

March 28, 2017
Excited to see our latest work in collaboration with the Rosenblum lab out in Cell Host & Microbe. Wondering what drives Tregs into skin early in life - give it a read (Hint: commensals and hair follicles are key players)!

HSW12 Halloween Happy Hour

October 22, 2016
Thanks to the neighboring Molofsky and Zikherman labs for co-hosting a UCSF Immunology Program happy hour with us. We did HSW12 proud with our Young Frankenstein theme.   

2016 Lab Mug

July 26, 2016
If imitation is the highest form of flattery then hopefully João Xavier won't mind that we've decided to follow in his lab tradition of designing an annual lab mug. Admittedly our quick adoption of this tradition was facilitated by the fact that my husband was at the time working for Shutterfly,...

Inaugural Lab Dinner & Kim's Send-Off

July 09, 2016
Having reached a lab quorum of 4 people for a period of two weeks, we decided it was time to celebrate. Dinner, drinks and some hotly contested rounds of the game Wits and Wagers were evening highlights. Our favorites wits and wagers question: On what % of dollar bills can infectious pathogens be...