June 2022
Our team continues to grow! We are pleased to receive Dr. Shih-Wen Hu as part of the Wolfgang Lab. His public health and translational perspectives will be very valuable for the Wolfgang Lab projects.

June 2022
Isaac Hughes joined us as a new Lab member of the Wolfgang Lab. Isaac’s experience and personal goals will bring new interesting perspectives to the Wolfgang Lab.

June 2022
Congratulations to Cameron Prince for his admission to graduate school at the great Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona! We are excited that one of our Lab members will be studying abroad. We wish all the best for Cameron.

May 2022
We are excited to receive Claire Reist in the Wolfgang Lab. Claire will be performing high-level molecular biology research during the summer.

April 2022
A new post-doc position is now available in the Wolfgang Lab!
For more information, send us a message using the contact section of our webpage.

April 2022
Wolfgang Lab in Pseudomonas conference 2022 presenting three different research projects on Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

February 2022
The Wolfgang Lab heads to the Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting (MAMPM) in Wintergreen, Virginia to present their research.

January 2022
Evan Drage has selected the Wolfgang Lab for his spring rotation. We are excited to see him learn in the lab.

January 2022
Cameron Prince officially is now a member of the Wolfgang Lab.

December 2021
Matt Greenwald has passed his oral preliminary exam and had his thesis topic has been approved. He now advances to a Ph.D. Candidate!

November 2021
Ph.D. student Matt Greenwald has been awarded a fellowship from the Synergy CF program! This fellowship provides 3 years of support for Matt to study how interactions between oral anaerobic bacteria and Pseudomonas aeruginosa impacts lung infection in early CF disease.

November 2021
Our proposal to establish a Center for Therapeutic Systems Biology of Respiratory Infections Diseases (CTSB-RID) has been selected as a finalist for the Creativity Hubs Pilot Award program at UNC. The CTSB-RID will assist UNC researchers and clinicians in tackling the next pandemic. The Center aims to investigate the underlying cellular and molecular signaling pathways that account for respiratory viral disease and differential outcomes at the clinical level.

2021-2022 UNC Creativity Hub Finalists

August 2021
Ben Darwitz, a first-year PhD student, has joined the Wolfgang Lab for his first rotation.

September 2021

*The conference has been delayed until April 2022 from its original date in Sept. 2021.

Matthew Higgs and Cristian Roca will be presenting a poster and oral presentation respectively at the 2021 Pseudomonas Conference. Check out their exciting work in person Sept. 27 – Oct. 2, 2021 at the conference in Atlanta, Ga.

September 2021
Matthew Greenwald and Taylor Franklin will be presenting posters at the 2021 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC). Check out their research in person Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2021 at the conference in San Antonio, TX, or during the virtual conference experience.

August 2021

The Wolfgang lab is now on Twitter. Check us out @mwolfganglab.

July 2021

Matthew Higgs and Cristian Roca were officially welcomed to the Microbiology and Immunology department at the Graduate Student Welcome event and white coat ceremony.

June 2021

Cristian Roca has been accepted into the UNC Translational Medicine T32 from the NIGMS. This program is aimed at augmenting the student-research PI team with a clinical co-mentor who helps guide the student’s research and immerses the student in clinical experiences, vocabulary, and the overall culture of clinical research.

May 2021
The Wolfgang Lab says goodbye to lab member Suzanne Meinig as she moves to an exciting new position at a local contract research organization (CRO). Suzanne was with the Wolfgang Lab for 5 years and will be incredibly missed, but we wish her the best in her next venture.

April 2021
The Wolfgang lab welcomes two new graduate students, Matt Higgs (left) and Cristian Roca Avendano (right).