Wistar Wire

Darien Sutton
Over the past few years, Zika has been raising concerns among health professionals and the public alike. On Nov. 9 the public was invited to a Q&A, with a distinguished panel, to discuss the emergence of the virus and the development of future vaccines and therapies.
Immunology, Vaccines
Ben Leach
David B. Weiner, Ph.D.
David B. Weiner, Ph.D.
David Weiner and his colleagues and pharmaceutical partners have demonstrated the effectiveness of their vaccine in a preclinical trial.
Vaccines
Ben Leach
(l to r) Amanpreet Kaur, Marie Webster
(l to r) Amanpreet Kaur, Marie Webster
Marie Webster will be able to transition from a postdoctoral researcher into a principal investigator, while Amanpreet Kaur will jumpstart her postdoctoral research.
Awards, Cancer, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Wistar President and CEO Dario Altieri discussed the importance of collaboration, while HIV-1 Immunopathogenesis Laboratory Director Luis Montaner was recognized for medical research excellence.