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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Michael ElliottMichael R. Elliott, Ph.D.
KMRB 3-9625
Phone: (585) 273-4793

Regulation of macrophage function in innate immunity


Charles ChuCharles Chu, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor

Translational Research in Lymphoid Malignancies

Postdoctoral Scholars

Fatima Rivera-EscaleraFatima Rivera-Escalera, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate

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.”

Research Staff

Hannah WhiteheadHannah Whitehead
Laboratory Technician III

Graduate Students

Sara BlickSara Katharina Blick
PWD Ph.D. Graduate Student

Role of CD47 in macrophage clearance of pyrenocytes

Jonathan PinneyJonathan Joshua Pinney, M.S.
IMV Ph.D. Graduate Student

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.”