Surgical Research

Surgical Research

Division News

  • Congratulations to Oliver Dienz, PhD!
    January 20, 2021 by Division of Surgical Research
    Congratulations to Oliver Dienz, PhD in the Boyson Lab on being first author in the publication: “Critical Role for SLAM/SAP Signaling in the Thymic Developmental Programming of IL-17– and IFN-γ–Producing γδ T Cells” in the Journal of Immunology.
    Read full story at Journal of Immunology
  • “SARS-CoV-2 Disrupts Splicing, Translation, and Protein Trafficking to Suppress Host Defenses”
    January 20, 2021 by Division of Surgical Research
    Dr. Majumdar was a co-corresponding author in the publication “SARS-CoV-2 Disrupts Splicing, Translation, and Protein Trafficking to Suppress Host Defenses” in the journal Cell.
    Read full story at Cell
  • SPARK-VT Award!
    January 13, 2021 by Division of Surgical Research
    Congratulations to Dev Majumdar, PhD on his receipt of a SPARK-VT award! The Majumdar Lab will work to develop a method to map and measure the repertoire of B cells that are binding to antigens from SARS-COV2.
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  • NIH R03 Award!
    January 13, 2021 by Division of Surgical Research
    Congratulations to Jonathan Boyson, PhD on his receipt of an NIH R03 award! Dr. Boyson is the PI for a project entitled “Defining the SAP-dependent and SAP-independent gamma delta TCR repertoire.”
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  • "REPAIR: Regenerative Electronic Patch through Advanced Intelligent Regulations".
    January 13, 2021 by Division of Surgical Research
    Congratulations to Gary An, MD and Chase Cockrell, PhD of the An-Cockrell Lab at UVM Larner College of Medicine on being a participant of a multi-institution research team led by the University of Pittsburgh that recently secured a $22 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Bioelectronics for Tissue Regeneration (BETR) program.
    Read full story at An-Cockrell Lab

Our Mission

 

The mission of the Division of Surgical Research is to enhance patient care through the advancement of biomedical knowledge, and to employ cutting edge technologies to pursue new therapeutic breakthroughs. The research in the Division spans a variety of disciplines, and encompasses clinical, basic, and translational research.

 


Faculty

Jonathan E. Boyson, PhD  Bio | Lab
Division Chief, Associate Professor, Roger G. Allbee Professor of Surgery

Thomas P. Ahern, PhD, MPH  Bio
Assistant Professor

Robert Chase Cockrell, PhD  Bio | Lab
Assistant Professor

Kalev Freeman, MD, PhD  Bio | Lab
Associate Professor

Dev Majumdar, PhD  Bio | Lab
Assistant Professor

Brian L. Sprague, PhD  Bio | Lab
Associate Professor & Green & Gold Professorship in Surgical Research

Administrative Assistant