Jeanmarie receives Porter Physiology Fellowship

May 15, 2019
Congrats to Jeanmarie on receipt of a Porter Physiology Development Fellowship from the American Physiolgical Society to support her project focused on elucidating the role of skin barrier physiology in shaping the immune response to skin commensal bacteria!  

From Curiosity to Cure

March 22, 2019
Tiffany was excited to be among the reserach faculty selected to present their research motivations and goals at the 2019 SOM leadership retreat in the form of a short TED-like talk. After the retreat these short talks were filmed for wider distripbution. Check out Tiffany's talk. 

Welcome Antonin and Clemence

February 13, 2019
The lab received a French "infusion" these past two weeks with the arrivals of Antonin Weckel and Clemence Cornuot. Antonin recently finished his PhD under the supervision of Agnès Fouet in the Barriers and Pathogens group at the Cochin Institute. He brings additional microbiological and new...

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)!