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Personnel

Principal Investigator

Michael ElliottMichael R. Elliott, Ph.D.
KMRB 3-9625
Phone: (585) 273-4793
michael_elliott@urmc.rochester.edu

Regulation of macrophage function in innate immunity

Postdoctoral Scholars

Fatima Rivera-EscaleraFatima Rivera-Escalera, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
fatima_riveraescalera@urmc.rochester.edu

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.”

Technicians and Staff

Hannah WhiteheadHannah Whitehead
Laboratory Technician III
hannah_whitehead@urmc.rochester.edu

Graduate Students

Taylor MoonTaylor Moon
Graduate Student
taylor_moon@urmc.rochester.edu

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.

Jonathan PinneyJonathan Joshua Pinney
Graduate Student
Jonathan_Pinney@URMC.Rochester.edu

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.”