Center for Vaccines and Immunology

Leading the way in immunology and vaccine development

Established in 2015, the Center for Vaccines and Immunology (CVI) is made up of a premier team of researchers that are leading the way in basic and translational research in immunology and vaccine development.

CVI Faculty

CVI at a glance




GRA Scholars


Industrial Agreements

$ 4.6 M

FY19 grant funding

UGA is the logical home for the CVI thanks to its diverse, world-renowned expertise within the areas of infectious disease, veterinary medicine, ecology and public health. With UGA’s world-class biocontainment research resources coupled with the expertise of scientists from nearby institutions, CVI investigators can focus on translational studies to test and assess the efficacy of vaccines and immunotherapies in development by industry, governmental and academic institutions.

CVI Seminar Series

All seminars are held in the Coverdell Center, room S175 at 11 a.m.

Date Speaker Institution Topic
Oct 09 2019- 11:00 Gregory Ippolito, Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin On the relationship between cellular and serological antibody responses
Oct 16 2019- 11:00 Andrea Sant, Ph.D. University of Rochester Medical Center Role of CD4 T-cells in immunity to influenza virus
Nov 06 2019- 11:00 Daniela Rajao, Ph.D. University of Georgia TBD
Nov 13 2019- 10:00 Brian Baker, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame Structural and physical underpinnings of specificity in cellular immunity
Dec 04 2019- 11:00 Paul Duprex, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh TBD
Dec 11 2019- 11:00 Biao He University of Georgia Developing Parainfluenza Virus 5 as a Vaccine Vector

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CVM faculty member to lead new NIH Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Center

The University of Georgia has signed a contract with the National Institutes of Health for an initial award of $8…

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