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Andrea Amitrano, Andrea Amitrano
Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

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Chris Anderson, Ph.D.Chris Anderson Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Topham Lab

Developing agent-based model to understand influenza immunogenicity.

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Alessandra Araujo, Alessandra Araujo
Graduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

Role of Toll Like Receptors and Commensal Bacteria in Secondary Responses to T. gondii

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Shringkhala Bajimaya, Shringkhala Bajimaya
Graduate Student
Takimoto Lab

Mechanism of paramyxovirus assembly

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Jonathon Baker, Jonathon Baker
Graduate Student
Quivey Lab

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Maureen Banach, Maureen Banach
Graduate Student
Robert Lab

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Margaret Barlow, Margaret Barlow
Graduate Student
Lord Lab

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David Barnard, David Barnard
Graduate Student
Pavelka Lab

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Nicholas Battaglia, Nicholas Battaglia
Graduate Student
Lord Lab

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Hannah Bell, Hannah Bell
Graduate Student
Fowell Lab

Characterizing effector T cell motility in inflammation and infection 

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Lauren Benoodt, Lauren Benoodt
Graduate Student
Thakar Lab

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Peter Bryk, Peter Bryk
Graduate Student
Ward Lab

Understanding the roles of the F13 protein of vaccinia virus and the mechanisms by which it functions

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Elise Burger, Elise Burger
Graduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

Mucosal immunology; host-pathogen interactions

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Chutikarn Chaimayo, Chutikarn Chaimayo
Graduate Student
Takimoto Lab

Mechanism of influenza assembly, the nuclear export of influenza viral genome, and the molecular mechanism regulating the trafficking of viral nucleocapsids

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Jennifer Colquhoun, Jennifer Colquhoun
Graduate Student
Dunman Lab

Identification of antimicrobials with activity in non-laboratory media.

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Ryan Connor, Ryan Connor
Graduate Student
Maggirwar Lab

Platelet mediated monocyte maturation

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Anthony DiPiazza, Anthony DiPiazza
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

CD4 T cell responses following influenza infection and vaccination; vaccination strategies to induce protection to novel and potentially pandemic strains of influenza viruses

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Megan Dunagan, Megan Dunagan
Graduate Student
Topham Lab

B Cell Memory to Pertussis

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Katherine Ebsworth-Mojica, M.D.Katherine Ebsworth-Mojica M.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dunman Lab

Developing the Adenylate Kinase assay for use with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and identifying antitubercular drugs.

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Eva-Stina Edholm, Ph.D.Eva-Stina Edholm Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Robert Lab

Characterization of viral antigens and ligands interacting with Nonclassical MHC class I

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Lacey Favazzo, Lacey Favazzo
Graduate Student
Gill Lab

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Ninoshka Fernandes, Ninoshka Fernandes

Mechanosensing by CD4+ T cells during Inflammation.

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Guillaume Fiches, Ph.D.Guillaume Fiches Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab

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Lauren Fischer-Brooks, Lauren Fischer-Brooks
Graduate Student
Dewhurst Lab

Role of SEVI in the migration of HIV particles in cervical mucus as well as the natural role(s) for SEVI as an antimicrobial agent.

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Huachao Huang, Ph.D.Huachao Huang Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab

Functional genomics for discovery of HIV Latency-promoting genes (LPGs)

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Joseph Jackson, Joseph Jackson
Graduate Student
Maggirwar Lab

Anti-platelet activity of minocycline

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Maxime Jean, Maxime Jean
Graduate Student
Zhu Lab

HIV latency, antiretroviral drug discovery for HIV

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Letitia Jones, Letitia Jones
Graduate Student
Maggirwar Lab

Modeling Platelet-Mediated Dysfunction of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice

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Atif Khan, Ph.D.Atif Khan Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Thakar Lab

Developing computational pipelines using machine learning algorithms to find clusters of genes that correlate with clinical phenotype

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Tae-Hyoun Kim, Ph.D.Tae-Hyoun Kim Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Minsoo Kim Lab

Studying migration of neutrophils in inflammatory condition with imaging tools

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Weili Kong, Ph.D.Weili Kong Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab

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Marina Koroleva, Marina Koroleva
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

The effect of vaccine protein composition on the immune B cell response

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Christopher Kovacs, Christopher Kovacs
Graduate Student
Quivey Lab

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Courtney Lavery, Courtney Lavery
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

Identification of APCs in the lungs that can interact with CD4 T cells after infection with Influenza A

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Scott Leddon, Ph.D.Scott Leddon Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Jim Miller Lab

Understanding the Specificity and Function of Follicular CD4 T Cells in Response to Protein Vaccination

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Americo  Lopez-Yglesias, Ph.D.Americo  Lopez-Yglesias Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Yarovinsky Lab

How the transcription factor T-bet coordinates both innate and adaptive immune cells in order to mount a protective type I immune response against the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.

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Andrew Martin, Andrew Martin
Graduate Student
Yarovinsky Lab

The effect of IFN-gamma on monocyte’s ability to eliminate Toxoplasma

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Daniel Martinelli, Ph.D.Daniel Martinelli Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Pavelka Lab

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James McGuinness, James McGuinness
Graduate Student
Ward Lab

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James Miller, James Miller
Graduate Student
Gill Lab

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Taylor Moon, Taylor Moon
Graduate Student
Elliott Lab

P2Y2 signaling in apoptotic cell clearance and HIV-1 infection

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Aditi Murthy, Aditi Murthy
Graduate Student
Lord Lab

Impact of hypoxia on IFNg-dependent immune responses in tumor microenvironment and its implications for radiotherapy.

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Gowri Muthukrishnan, Ph.D.Gowri Muthukrishnan Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
RHIC Core Lab

Development and qualification of new multiplexed immunological techniques for the evaluation of responses to vaccines in clinical translational research; High dimensional flow cytometry and analysis

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Aitor Nogalez-Gonzalez
, Ph.D.Aitor Nogalez-Gonzalez  Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Martinez-Sobrido Lab

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Rohith Palli, Rohith Palli
Graduate Student
Thakar Lab

Comparing conventional techniques to characterize resting-state fMRI brain activity to our Mutual Connectivity Analysis (MCA) approach using realistic simulated fMRI data

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Kun Hyoe Park, Kun Hyoe Park
Graduate Student
Robert Lab

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Hen Prizant, Ph.D.Hen Prizant Ph.D.

Interaction between pathogen and effector T cells in infected tissue

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Anuj Rattan, Ph.D.Anuj Rattan Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Sant Lab

The effector CD4 T cell specificities during influenza infection

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Emma Reilly, Ph.D.Emma Reilly Ph.D.

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

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Lauren Rice, Lauren Rice
Graduate Student
Butler Lab

Understanding protein interactions in the VapBC toxin-antitoxin system and identifying the RNA targets of VapC endoribonucleases.

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Alexandra Safronova, Ph.D.Alexandra Safronova Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Yarovinsky Lab

Gut microbiota, host defense and immunity: analysis with integrative omics approach

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Dillon Schrock, Dillon Schrock

The role of the extracellular matrix in facilitating CD4+ T cell migration and localization specifically as it pertains to Tfh function in the germinal center.

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Jishyra Serrano, Jishyra Serrano
Graduate Student
Sant Lab

MHC class II molecule structure and functional changes in the recognition of CD4 T cells

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Sydney Simpson, Sydney Simpson
Graduate Student
Zhu Lab

Small molecule discovery targeting KSHV latency

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Denise Skrombolas, Ph.D.Denise Skrombolas Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Frelinger Lab

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Andrew Smith, Andrew Smith
Graduate Student
Dewhurst Lab

Role of a polymerase defect in function of the live attenuated influenza A virus

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Sara Snell, Sara Snell
Graduate Student
Gill Lab

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Brenda Tesini, Ph.D.Brenda Tesini Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Topham Lab

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Alissa Trzeciak, Alissa Trzeciak
Graduate Student
Minsoo Kim Lab

Long-term brain dysfunction driven by acute sepsis-associated encephalopathy

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Kelly Vore, Kelly Vore
Graduate Student
Gill Lab

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Brandon Walling, Brandon Walling

Evaluating T cell migration and chemokine dependence

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Rachel Warren, Rachel Warren
Graduate Student
Dewhurst Lab
O'Reilly Lab

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Emily Weber, Emily Weber
Graduate Student
Maggirwar Lab

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Dawei Zhou, Ph.D.Dawei Zhou Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab

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