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Meet Our Faculty

Dirk Schnappinger

Dirk Schnappinger, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Rm. BB-1104
Tel: (646) 962-6216
Fax: (646) 962-0573

Molecular Microbiology

Recent Publications

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Programs of Study

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News And Updates

T Cell Behavior Determines Which Tumors Respond to Treatment

Immunotherapy unleashes the power of the immune system to fight cancer. However, for some patients, immunotherapy doesn’t work, and new research may...

CinA Protein Contributes to Drug Tolerance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have identified a protein in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) that contributes to drug tolerance, a phenomenon...

Events

April 30, 2021 - 4:00pm

Diversity Week - Making Precision Medicine Socially Precise

Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor and Vice Chair, Departments of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences and Medicine Director, Center for Genes, Environments & Health University of California, San Francisco

February 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

Department Of Microbiology And Immunology Monthly Research In Progress Seminars

Sarah Schrader, MD/PhD
Candidate Nathan Lab
“Perturbation of arginine biosynthesis in mycobacteria elicits  tolerance, persistence, and MIC-shifted resistance to antibiotics with  other targets”

Tingting Li, PhD
Guo Lab
“Gut bacterial transamination impacts host amino acid homeostasis and physiology”

Please email Deidre McIntosh-Brown, dem2017@med.cornell.edu. for ZOOM details.

Meetings will occur from 12:00-1:00 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month from October 12, 2020-July 12, 2021 Via Zoom