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Shahad Ahmed
Shahad Ahmed
First Year
Haley Aull
Haley Aull
First Year
Sebastian Bosch
Sebastian Bosch

Research Interest:

Understanding the Interaction of HIV With Human Microglial Cells, and its Relevance to HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)

Tina Bui
Tina Bui

Research Interest:
Chronic inflammation in obesity/type 2 diabetes exacerbate S. aureus osteomyelitis. By examining gut microbiota-associated mechanism(s) which can restore immune homeostasis in obese/type 2 diabetics, we can identify potential therapeutics and prognosis markers to improve infection outcomes.
Amelia Clark
Amelia Clark, M.S.

Research Interest:

Modulation of the cell-autonomous molecular clock by metabolic stress, and its role in the anti-tumor immune response. 

Kala Hardy
Kala Hardy

Research Interest:

Shutoff activity of coronavirus

Alicia Healey
Alicia Healey

Research Interest:
Investigating how AHR activation modulates neutrophil recruitment to the lung during viral infection
Thomas Henson
Thomas Henson
First Year
Justin Leach
Justin Leach

Research Interest:

Elucidating the Molecular Basis of the Temperature Sensitivity of the Live-Attenuated Influenza Virus (LAIV) and Using that Knowledge to Create a Safer and More Effective Influenza Vaccine

Michael Lutz
Michael Lutz

Research Interest:
Host adaptation of influenza virus
Ferralita Madere
Ferralita Madere

Research Interest:

Elucidating Complex Interactions Between Viral and Bacterial Components of the Female Reproductive Tract Microbiome in AIDS-Associated Immunosuppression and Bacterial Vaginosis

Lyvia Markle
Lyvia Markle
First Year
Andrew Martin
Andrew Martin

Research Interest:
The effect of IFN-gamma on monocyte’s ability to eliminate Toxoplasma
Katya McDonald
Katya McDonald
First Year
Briaunna Minor
Briaunna Minor, BS

Research Interest:

Tumor Immunology; Estrogen signaling in immune cell infiltrate of a mouse model for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).

Mary Moran
Mary Moran, MPH

Research Interest:

Role of S. aureus virulence factors in promoting epidermal viral infectivity: Relevance for atopic dermatitis

Catherine Pizzarello
Catherine Pizzarello, BS

Research Interest:

The role of human milk oligosaccharides in the regulation of intestinal epithelial cell cytokine expression

Allison Ryan
Allison Ryan
Noah Salama
Noah Salama, BS

Research Interest:

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

Jordana Schmierer
Jordana Schmierer

Research Interest:

Role of influenza PA on host adaptation

Michael Sportiello
Michael Sportiello, BS

Research Interest:

Resident memory T cells, influenza immune response, influenza vaccine development, applied bioinformatic methods

Ian Stone
Ian Stone
Third Year
Megan Ulbrich
Megan Ulbrich

Research Interest:
Using multidisciplinary approaches to uncover novel effector protein (VopX) functions.
Natalie Vance
Natalie Vance
First Year
Chantelle White
Chantelle White

Research Interest:
Investigating the influence of intrinsic and extrinsic viral factors on the development of CD4 T cell mediated immune responses to infection