April, 2019: Postdoctoral Fellow Julie Frouard and Rotation Student Ben Wheeler start in the lab. Welcome!

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February, 2019: Lab has received a P50 pilot grant on characterizing interactions between seminal plasma and endometrium

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August, 2018: Collaborative pDC study with University of Aarhus now online!

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June, 2018: Two manuscripts, a semen amyloid review and a primary research study on Zika virus, have just been with our collaborators at Ulm University, Germany.

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March, 2018: The NIH Director's Blog has featured the lab's recent study characterizing HIV-infected cells in lymphoid tissues.

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February, 2018: The lab is featured in an article in the San Francisco Business Times.

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January, 2018: Congrats to Johanne Egedal in the lab for receiving the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund scholarship to present an oral talk at the HIV and Co-Infections: Pathogenesis, Inflammation and Persistence Keystone meeting!

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August, 2017: NIH P01 grant in collaboration with lab of Dr. Warner Greene to study identify biomarkers of HIV latency has just been awarded!

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Summer, 2017: Roan lab publishes in Cell Reports a “cellular atlas” of HIV-infected cells by using mass cytometry to characterize HIV infection and remodeling of CD4+ T cells.
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Summer, 2017: Roan lab research just published in Elife finds proteins linked to HIV transmission could actually be beneficial for reproduction.
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Winter, 2016: Roan Lab’s recent paper published in PLOS Pathogens demonstrated that one of the most abundant cells of mucosal tissues, stromal fibroblasts, potently increase the efficiency by which HIV infects their primary targets: helper T cells.
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Fall, 2016: We are excited to have received notice of award for NIH grant R01 "Elucidating the mechanism of progesterone-induced permissivity in the upper female reproductive tract"!