Members of the Institute for Human Infections & Immunity are University of Texas Medical Branch faculty actively engaged in the study of infectious diseases and immunity.
Membership in the IHII:
(1) UTMB faculty are members of the Institute if they are members of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, the Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, or the Center for Tropical Diseases. Other UTMB faculty who have demonstrated research interests related to infection and immunity may establish membership in the IHII upon application by sending a CV and brief statement of interests to Shannon Speakes at email@example.com.
(2) Scientists who are actively engaged in studies related to infection and immunity at other institutions, upon nomination of a member of the IHII and approval of the Executive Committee of the IHII.
(1) Pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows working in the laboratories of members of the IHII are eligible for Associate Membership in the IHII. To ensure that the Institute is able to maintain an accurate list of associate members, IHII members should provide the IHII office with a list of their current laboratory students and postdoctoral fellows no later than 15 August of each year.
(2) Other pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows employed at UTMB may apply for Associate Membership in the IHII by forwarding a letter to the IHII office indicating their reasons for desiring associate membership in the IHII, accompanied by a current CV.