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Principal Investigator

B. Paige LawrenceB. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.
MRBX 3-11108
Phone: (585) 276-3873

Delineating mechanisms by which environmental exposures during different life stages alter immune function; discovering how environmental factors modulate epigenetic programming of the developing immune system, and the consequences of these changes on susceptibility to infectious, allergic, or autoimmune disease later in life.


Ellen HenryEllen Henry, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral Scholars

Anthony FranchiniAnthony Franchini, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

To focus on studies to discern the mechanism via which environmental factors modify the function of the immune system.

Technicians and Staff

Catherine DoneganCatherine Donegan
Laboratory Technician

Colleen O'DellColleen O'Dell
Laboratory Technician

Graduate Students

Catherine BurkeCatherine Burke
Graduate Student

Jessica MeyersJessica Meyers
Graduate Student

Investigating how developmental activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor affects dendritic cell function in the response to viral infection

Christina PostChristina Post
Graduate Student

Transgenerational exposures as environmental modifiers of immune system function

Keegan VaughanKeegan Lynn Vaughan
Graduate Student

Investigating aryl hydrocarbon receptor regulation in hematopoietic stem cells