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 Title Department Institution
15-Jan Rodrigo Abreu Post-Doctoral Associate Center for Vaccines and Immunology UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
29-Jan Scott Jamison Scientific Director Life Sciences ThermoFisher
5-Feb Genevieve Fouda Assistant Research Professor Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Duke University
12-Feb Dr. Kirk Haltaufderhyde Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Institute for Immunology and Informatics University of Rhode Island
26-Feb Bernardo Mainou Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics Emory University
4-Mar Paul Duprex Director Center for Vaccine Research University of Pittsburgh
8-Apr Melinda Brindley Assistant Professor Department of Infectious Diseases University of Georgia
22-Apr Alison Morris Division Chief Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine University of Pittsburgh
29-Apr Laurence Morel Professor Pathology University of Florida
29-Apr Kenneth Rosenthal Professor Immunology AU/UGA Medical Partnership

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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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