Sept 4, 2017

Adam has joined the lab from the Harvard Virology program as a PhD student!

July 17, 2017

Bonisile is visiting the lab from the laboratory of Thumbi Ndung'u as part of her graduate work.

July 5, 2017

Christine has joined the lab from the Crickmore Lab after graduating from Northeastern University!

June 30, 2017

Chris has left the lab to become a PhD student at Washington University in St. Louis!

June 5, 2017

Scott has joined the lab from the Vaccine Research Center after graduating from Brandeis

Feb 1, 2017

Jackie's review of antibody gene transfer for HIV prevention was published online today in Current Opinion in Immunology!

June 20, 2016

Yentli has joined the lab from the Ploss lab at Princeton.

May 20, 2016

Ben has left the lab to become an MD/PhD student at UT Southwestern! We wish him the best

April 18, 2016

Evan has joined the lab from the laboratory of Welkin Johnson at Boston College

April 15, 2016

We have received a Transformative Research Scholars Award from the Department of Medicine at MGH!

January 21, 2016

We have received a Research Scholars Award for HIV research from Gilead Sciences!

January 19, 2016

Martin has joined the lab from the laboratory of Eric Hunter program for his postdoctoral fellowship!

Aug 21, 2015

Allen has joined the lab from the Harvard Systems Biology program as a co-advised PhD student with the Chakraborty lab at MIT!

Aug 10, 2015

Jackie has joined the lab from the Harvard BBS program for her PhD research!

July 23, 2015

Cailin's other review of vectored antibody delivery for a range of applications (beyond HIV) was published online today in Current Opinion in Immunology!

June 26, 2015

NIH/NIDA has announced that we have been awarded an Avenir New Innovator (DP2) Grant!

See the posting on the Ragon Institute website for more details.

Jun 2, 2015

Roy and Hilena have joined the lab for the Ragon Summer Research Program

Feb 24, 2015

Cailin's review of VIP for HIV was published online today in Current Opinion in HIV & AIDS! It will be available in print in the May issue.

Sept 17th, 2014

Our collaborators have published the use of antibodies to treat established Hepatitis C infection in Science Translational Medicine!

Aug 26th, 2014

Cailin's graduate work describing VIP for Malaria was published online today in PNAS!

July 2nd, 2014

Henry has graciously agreed to serve as our Lab Mascot!

June 12th, 2014

Cailin, Ben and TJ have joined the Balazs lab!

Mar 24th, 2014

Chris has joined the Balazs lab as a technician! Welcome!

Mar 6th, 2014

Our paper was featured on the Nature Medicine Podcast!

Scroll to 18:35 for the start of our segment

Feb 9th, 2014

Our new paper showing that VIP can protect against vaginal HIV transmission is published online!

January 9th, 2014

The Balazs lab opens at the Ragon Institute!

June 9th, 2013

Broad protection against influenza infection by vectored immunoprophylaxis in mice

This Week in Virology (TWiV) 236: Flu gets the VIP treatment
January 18th, 2013
Huffington Post:

The Huffington Post - News Story

November 5th, 2012

Advances in Humanized Mice Symposia - Harvard Medical School:

November 30th, 2011

Antibody based protection against HIV infection by Vectored Immunoprophylaxis.

November 30th, 2011

NBC4 Southern California News:


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