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Andrea Amitrano,

Andrea Amitrano

Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

T cell metabolism in the tumor microenvironment

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Alessandra Araujo,

Alessandra Araujo

Graduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

Role of Toll Like Receptors and Commensal Bacteria in Secondary Responses to T. gondii

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Sara Blick,

Sara Blick

Graduate Student
Elliott Lab

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Amelia Clark,

Amelia Clark

Graduate Student
Topham Lab

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Ninoshka Fernandes,

Ninoshka Fernandes

Graduate Student
Fowell Lab
Program for Advanced Immune Bioimaging

Mechanosensing by CD4+ T cells during Inflammation.

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Roisin Flanagan,

Roisin Flanagan

Undergraduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

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Jonathan Kasper,

Jonathan Kasper

Undergraduate Student
Jim Miller Lab

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Marina Koroleva,

Marina Koroleva

Graduate Student
Sant Lab

The effect of vaccine protein composition on the immune B cell response

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Kevin Ladd,

Kevin Ladd

Undergraduate Student
Sant Lab

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Courtney Lavery,

Courtney Lavery

Graduate Student
Sant Lab

Identification of APCs in the lungs that can interact with CD4 T cells after infection with Influenza A

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Yifei Lin,

Yifei Lin

Undergraduate Student
RHIC Core Lab

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Americo  Lopez-Yglesias, Ph.D.

Americo  Lopez-Yglesias Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Yarovinsky Lab

How the transcription factor T-bet coordinates both innate and adaptive immune cells in order to mount a protective type I immune response against the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.

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Taylor Moon,

Taylor Moon

Graduate Student
Elliott Lab

Investigating the role of the ATP/UTP receptor P2Y2 in cell migration, HIV-1 infection and apoptotic cell clearance.

“I have a strong interest in college level teaching and have gained a great deal of classroom experience through the pre-college program at the University of Rochester. For more information, please visit my teaching ePortfolio.

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Savannah Moritzky,

Savannah Moritzky

Graduate Student
Sant Lab

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Taylar Mouton,

Taylar Mouton

Undergraduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

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Sean Nelson,

Sean Nelson

Graduate Student
Sant Lab

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Jonathan Pinney,

Jonathan Pinney

Graduate Student
Elliott Lab

Investigating the molecular mechanisms that govern macrophage phagocytosis of mAb-opsonized targets in cancer immunotherapy.

“I am interested in becoming a scientist in industry where I will have the opportunity to combine experimental and computational analyses to develop new and improve current scientific tools.”

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Hen Prizant, Ph.D.

Hen Prizant Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Fowell Lab
Program for Advanced Immune Bioimaging

Interaction between pathogen and effector T cells in infected tissue

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Anuj Rattan, Ph.D.

Anuj Rattan Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Sant Lab

The effector CD4 T cell specificities during influenza infection

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Fatima Rivera-Escalera, Ph.D.

Fatima Rivera-Escalera Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Elliott Lab

Investigation of cellular mechanisms and immunologic consequences of efferocytosis and antibody-dependent phagocytosis by tissue-resident macrophages in vitro and in relevant mouse models of disease

“I would like to continue my career in biomedical research either as a principal investigator in academia or as a scientist in industry.”

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Alexandra Safronova, Ph.D.

Alexandra Safronova Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Yarovinsky Lab

Gut microbiota, host defense and immunity: analysis with integrative omics approach

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Gaia Sartorelli,

Gaia Sartorelli

Undergraduate Student
Fowell Lab

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Malavika Satheesh,

Malavika Satheesh

Undergraduate Student
Jim Miller Lab

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Dillon Schrock,

Dillon Schrock

Graduate Student
Fowell Lab
Program for Advanced Immune Bioimaging

The role of the extracellular matrix in facilitating CD4+ T cell migration and localization specifically as it pertains to Tfh function in the germinal center.

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Alissa Trzeciak,

Alissa Trzeciak

Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

Long-term brain dysfunction driven by acute sepsis-associated encephalopathy

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Brandon Walling,

Brandon Walling

Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab
Program for Advanced Immune Bioimaging

Evaluating T cell migration and chemokine dependence

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