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August, 2023: Chineme and Surya Prasad Devkota started PhD (Microbiology) from Fall 2023. Welcome and best wishes to both!


August, 2023: Chineme completed his Masters ! Congrats, Chineme!


July, 2023: Lab received a ‘COVID-19 & Respiratory Virus Research Award’ from the American Lung Association (ALA). Thank you so much ALA for supporting our research!


July, 2023: Sandeep published a paper at STAR Protocols. In this paper, we describe in detail the protocol for intranasal infection of RSV in neonatal mice, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and whole lung immune analyses. Congrats, Sandeep!

March 17th, 2023: Chinemerem receives first place award for "Best Poster Presentation" at the ASM Missouri Valley Conference. Congratulations, Chineme!

March, 2023: Prabhu receives the "Heart Research Award" from the John Cancer Research Center for his pneumonic sepsis project. Congratulations, Prabhu! 

January 14th, 2023: Chinemerem, Prabhu, Michael, and Sandeep present their research at the Kansas-IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Symposium in Overland Park, KS


December, 2022: Lab received a pilot project award from University of Kansas Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease CoBRE  (December 2022). Thank you CBID for supporting our research!

September, 2023: Baral Lab receives the "Enders Family Expansion Award" for the lung cancer research

September 13th, 2022: Chineme presents his research at the JCRC Data Blitz Conference at Kansas State

May 13th, 2022: Allison and Jared finish their undergraduate degrees from Kansas State. Congratulations to our new alumni!

April 21st, 2022: Michael Presents his research at the OURCI K-State Undergrad Research Symposium

April 14th, 2022: Michael presents his research at the Division of Biology Undergraduate Research Forum at Kansas State

January 31st, 2022: Pankaj becomes the newest associate member of the Johnson Cancer Research Center (JCRC)

October 7, 2021: Pankaj gave a talk to Department of Microbiology, molecular genetics and immunology, KUMC

August, 2021: Sandeep Adhikari and Prabhu Joshi (Milan) joined our lab for their PhD. Welcome aboard, Sandeep and Milan

July 23rd, 2021: Today is a sad day as we must say goodbye to Kristin Moore as her internship with us is over. Kristin will continue to do wonderful things at Langston University!

June, 2021: Our lab is awarded with K-INBRRE Developmental Research Project Award for our work on neuroimmune interactions during respiratory infection. June 1st 2021: Today we welcome Kristin Moore into the lab. She'll be working with us the rest of this summer!


May 26th 2021: We've started our first RAW cell culture!

January 25th 2021: We welcome our newest member of the lab, Michael Bartkoski


January 19th 2021: We welcome our newest member of the lab, Chinemerem Onah.


December 2020: We welcome our second member of the

lab, Jared Long.


October 2020: Allison Moore is the first member of the lab.

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