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

$ 10.7 M

FY20 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

Seminars are held on Wednesdays at 9 AM unless otherwise noted. Seminars will be held in Coverdell Rm. S175 unless otherwise noted. E-mail for seminars noted as virtual.

Sep 8 2021 *12:15 PM*Chester JoynerUniversity of GeorgiaEstablishing new approaches to advance P. vivax liver-stage research
Sep 15 2021 (VIRTUAL)Rino Rappuoli and Emanuele AndreanoToscana Life SciencesDeveloping therapeutic monoclonal antibodies against SARS CoV-2 Spike
Sep 29 2021Frances LundUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamInflammatory cytokine mediated control of effector and memory B cell development and function
Oct 20 2021Miria CriadoUniversity of GeorgiaViral and host interaction: Different approaches to understand and improve control measures of avian influenza viruses

Latest CVI news and stories

UGA-led COVID study seeks more applicants

January 2021: In September 2020, the College of Veterinary Medicine announced SPARTA (SARS SeroPrevalence and Respiratory Tract Assessment), a study…

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