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Post-Doctoral Fellows and Students

Andrea Amitrano, M.S.
Andrea Amitrano M.S.
Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

T cell metabolism in the tumor microenvironment

Alessandra Araujo, M.S.
Alessandra Araujo M.S.
Graduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

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

Sara Blick,
Sara Blick
Graduate Student
Elliott Lab

Role of CD47 in macrophage clearance of pyrenocytes

Amelia Clark, M.S.
Amelia Clark M.S.
Graduate Student
Topham Lab

Abdul Embong,
Abdul Embong
Graduate Student
Topham Lab

Ninoshka Fernandes,

Mechanosensing by CD4+ T cells during Inflammation.

Alexa Fiala,
Alexa Fiala
Volunteer/Intern
Jim Miller Lab

Alicia Healey,
Alicia Healey
Graduate Student
Fowell Lab

Rakshanda Jha,
Rakshanda Jha
Summer Co-Op
Topham Lab

Ma Rie Kim,
Ma Rie Kim
Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

Marina Koroleva, M.S.
Marina Koroleva M.S.
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

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

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

Justin Leach,
Justin Leach
Graduate Student
Topham Lab

Americo  Lopez-Yglesias, Ph.D.
Americo  Lopez-Yglesias Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
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.

John Lozada,
John Lozada
Undergraduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

Andrew Martin,
Andrew Martin
Graduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

The effect of IFN-gamma on monocyte’s ability to eliminate Toxoplasma

Savannah Moritzky,
Savannah Moritzky
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

Exploring the importance of CD4+ T cells during the immune response and memory to influenza vaccine.

Seble Nagatu,
Seble Nagatu
Undergraduate Student
Fowell Lab

Sean Nelson, M.S.
Sean Nelson M.S.
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

Jonathan Pinney, M.S.
Jonathan Pinney M.S.
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.”

Hen Prizant, Ph.D.

Interaction between pathogen and effector T cells in infected tissue

Anuj Rattan, Ph.D.
Anuj Rattan Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Sant Lab

The effector CD4 T cell specificities during influenza infection

Alexandra Safronova, Ph.D.
Alexandra Safronova Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Yarovinsky Lab

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

Cooper Sailer,
Cooper Sailer
Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

Noah Salama,
Noah Salama
Graduate Student
Fowell Lab

To characterize long-term, post resolution polarized resident macrophage cell types and ascertain their phenotypic role in maintaining the tissue polarized state

Malavika Satheesh,
Malavika Satheesh
Undergraduate Student
Jim Miller Lab

Ian Smith,
Ian Smith
Summer Co-Op
Topham Lab

Alissa Trzeciak, Ph.D.
Alissa Trzeciak Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Minsoo Kim Lab

The study of mechanisms that regulate neutrophil recruitment and resolution during sepsis.

Kevin-Kien Vo,
Kevin-Kien Vo
Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab