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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

B. Paige Lawrence
Research Interest: Influence of environmental factors on the development and function of the immune system

Postdoctoral Scholars

Christina Post
Christina Post, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Effects of exposure to perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) on antiviral immunity

Research Staff

Anthony Franchini
Research Interest: To focus on studies to discern the mechanism via which environmental factors modify the function of the immune system.
Colleen O'Dell
Colleen O'Dell, M.S.
Research Specialist II

Graduate Students

Kristina Fenner
Research Interest:

Studying the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells during viral infection 

Alicia Healey
Alicia Healey
IMV - Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology Ph.D. Program
- T32 Predoctoral Training Program in Immunology
Research Interest:

Investigating how AHR activation modulates neutrophil recruitment to the lung during viral infection

Research Assistants

Reena Caplash
Reena Caplash
Undergraduate Student
Research Interest: Examining how AHR regulates the T follicular helper cell function
Harrison Kern
Harrison Kern
Undergraduate Student
Research Interest: AHR regulation of stem cell differentiation