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 will be held remotely via Zoom. E-mail for passcodes.

Date Speaker Institution Topic Meeting ID
Sep 14 2020- 11:00 Kenneth Rosenthal, Ph.D. AU/ UGA Medical Partnership LEAPS: A platform for peptide vaccines and immunomodulators 920 1661 4027
Oct 19 2020- 11:00 Noah Sather, Ph.D. Seattle Children’s Research Institute TBA 961 0460 1429
Nov 02 2020- 11:00 Jerry Woodward, Ph.D. University of Kentucky TBA 977 3353 0265
Nov 16 2020- 4:00 Katherine Kedzierska, Ph.D. University of Melbourne TBA 920 4404 0795
Dec 07 2020- 11:00 Laura Haynes, Ph.D. University of Connecticut TBA 918 5124 7854
Dec 14 2020- 11:00 Brandon Dekosky, Ph.D University of Kansas TBA 952 8824 4430

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