• Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research
    This summer, Annalisa Huckaby (West Virginia University Undergraduate Student and SURE fellow) and Gage Pyles (West Liberty University undergraduate student and INBRE fellow) worked in the laboratory […]
  • The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awards the Barbier lab a Research Award
    West Virginia University just published a press release on a new award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to the Barbier Lab. The funds will be used to develop a multivalent vaccine against the […]
  • Van Liere 2018
    This year, the five graduate students from the Damron and Barbier laboratories presented their work at the Van Liere Research Symposium. Emel Sen-Kilic’s work was featured as an oral […]
  • Pittsburgh Bacterial Pathogenesis 2018
    Emel Sen-Kilic, Dylan Boehm, and Ting Wong showcased the work from the laboratory as oral presentations and posters at the 2018 Pittsburgh Bacterial Pathogenesis Meeting. […]

5 months ago
Who would have guessed: vaccination against Bordetella pertussis protects against Pseudomonas aeruginosa!!!
7 months ago
Hiring postdocs! Interested in therapeutic antibody research or Lyme disease vaccine development? Check out these positions here: and
1 year ago
New publication from the lab on long-term pertussis vaccine protection in mice! Very proud again of all the team is accomplishing every day and of their excellent work 🙂 Congratulations!
2 years ago
So proud of my team! Articles of Significant Interest in This Issue
2 years ago
Exploring new possibilities for vaccine development!