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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

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.


Mark SangsterMark Y. Sangster, Ph.D.
Research Professor
KMRB 3-9629
Phone: (585) 273-3109

B cell responses to influenza infection and vaccination; B cell memory; mucosal immunology; mathematical modeling of B cell responses

Kristen ScheibleKristen Scheible, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Neonatal immunology; T cell function in preterm infants

Research Staff

Francisco ChavesFrancisco Chaves
Technical Associate II

Jason EmoJason Emo
Technical Associate

Flow cytometry; immunophenotyping of lymphocytes in infant blood

Theresa FitzgeraldTheresa Fitzgerald
Technical Associate

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

Intravital imaging techniques; T cell trafficking in the respiratory tract

Donna NeuDonna Neu
Sr. Info Analyst
Proj. Manager - RPRC/NYICE

Phuong NguyenPhuong Nguyen
Staff Scientist

Emma ReillyEmma Reilly, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Determining the requirements for maintenance and function of influenza-specific resident memory T cells

Emily TuttleEmily Tuttle
Technical Associate

Research Assistants

Amelia ClarkAmelia Clark, M.S.
Undergraduate Student