News

Tiffany receives NIH New Innovator Award

October 08, 2018
Tiffany was named as a 2018 New Innovator Awardee in the official announcement on Oct 2nd. Check out the news piece describing the project and the other outstanding UCSF awardees (6 in total!) here. We look forward to getting started on this exciting work!   

Congrats to Geil & Jeanmarie

August 16, 2018
Jeanmarie and Geil passed their qualifiying exams with flying colors. The lab celebrated with a cake and (slightly belated) happy hour. Congrats to the first two official PhD candidates of the Scharschmidt lab! 

Welcome back John!

June 29, 2018
John returned this week from a two week trip to Germany for the International Symposium on Dendritic Cells followed by some time at home in the U.K. He was warmly welcomed back to lab with a decorated desk and bench - complete with everyone's favorite "John-isms"

Tiffany Receives Leo Foundation Silver Award

May 18, 2018
Tiffany was named as the recipient of the 2018 Leo Foundation Silver Award winner at the International Investigative Dermatology Meeting in Orlando Florida. Check out the documentary video on our lab!

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...