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Principal Investigator

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

Regulation of macrophage function in innate immunity

Postdoctoral Scholars

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

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

Graduate Students

Taylor MoonTaylor Moon
Graduate Student

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

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.”