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Lab Members

Principal Investigators

Deborah FowellDeborah Fowell, Ph.D.
KMRB 3-9641
Phone: (585) 273-3680

Differentiation of CD4 T lymphocytes in infectious and autoimmune disease

Minsoo KimMinsoo Kim, Ph.D.
Phone: (585) 276-3917

Dynamic regulation of leukocyte adhesion and migration

Jim MillerJim Miller, Ph.D.
KMRB 3-9649
Phone: (585) 275-9698

Molecular and cellular events that regulate T cell signaling and activation

David TophamDavid Topham, Ph.D.
KMRB 3-9631
Phone: (585) 273-1403

Conducting clinical and translational research on respiratory pathogens, immunity, and infectious disease, including the study of environmental factors that affect immune responses to influenza and vaccination, seeking new approaches to enhance immunity, reduce pathology, and prevent disease.


Yurong GaoYurong Gao, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Develop new multiphoton imaging capacities and image analysis tools for various experiment settings

Luis Martinez-SobridoLuis Martinez-Sobrido, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Phone: (585) 276-4733

Molecular biology, immunology, and pathogenesis of negative-stranded viruses (Influenza viruses, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Metapneumovirus, Arenavirus, Thogoto virus, Ebola virus, Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus), positive-stranded viruses (Dengue virus, SARS coronavirus, Hepatitis virus), and RNA and DNA (cytomegalovirus and vaccinia virus)

Postdoctoral Scholars

Hen PrizantHen Prizant, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Interaction between pathogen and effector T cells in infected tissue

Research Staff

Valeria AlbertiValeria Alberti
Laboratory Technician IV

Stefanie FinglerStefanie Fingler
Research Program Manager
Phone: (585) 275-9297

Angie HughsonAngie Hughson
Sr. Technical Associate
KMRB 3-9892
Phone: (585) 273-2902

Kris Lambert EmoKris Lambert Emo
Technical Associate II
KMRB 3-9852
Phone: (585) 273-1408

Erin LeeErin Lee
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (585) 273-1400

David OleksynDavid Oleksyn
Technical Associate I

Tyler ReidTyler Reid, M.S.
IT Desktop Support/Programmer
KMRB 1-9649
Phone: (585) 273-5332

Emma ReillyEmma Reilly, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Graduate Students

Ninoshka FernandesNinoshka Fernandes
BME Ph.D. Graduate Student

Mechanosensing by CD4+ T cells during Inflammation.