Past Students

NameDissertationCurrent position
Alexander, Carla-Maria "T Regulatory Cells and the Germinal Center"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 18, 2011
Immunology/Flow Cytometry/Client Satisfaction Specialist,
Nexgen Pathology

Benson, Rebecca"Innate and Adaptive Activation Receptors Protect B Lymphocytes from CD95-induced Apoptosis"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 10, 2006
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Pediatrics,
University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Bilal, Mahmood"The role of GRB2 family of adaptor proteins in T cell receptor-mediated signaling"
Advisor: Jon Houtman, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 15, 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Boyden, Alexander"Influenza A Virus Induces Regulated T Cell-driven B Cell Responses"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: August 10, 2012
Postdoctoral Research Scholar,
Pathology,
University of Iowa

Brincks, Erik"Ligand in the CD8 T Cell Response to Influenza Virus Infection"
Advisor: Thomas Griffith, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 7, 2009
Senior Scientist,
NewLink Genetics

Brown, Kevin"Regulation of B Cell Activation by CD40 and the Epstein-Barr Virus Oncoprotein LMP1"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 17, 2001
Clinical Associate Professor,
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery,
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Buchta, Claire"Mechanisms of TLR Signaling and Cooperation in B Lymphocytes"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: March 14, 2014
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Cardiovascular Research Center,
University of Virginia

Butler, Noah"Structural and Biological Basis for the Selection of Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Escape Variant Viruses in Mice Infected with a Coronavirus"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: August 22, 2007
Associate Professor,
Microbiology and Immunology,
University of Iowa

Butler, Noah"Structural and Biological Basis for the Selection of Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Escape Variant Viruses in Mice Infected with a Coronavirus"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: August 22, 2007
Assistant Professor,
Microbiology and Immunology,
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Carlin, Lindsey"Natural Killer Cell Activation, Trafficking, and Contribution to Immune Responses to Viral Pathogens"
Advisor: Kevin Legge, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 17, 2013
Technical Sales Consultant,
Miltenyi Biotec

Carlson, Michael"Humoral Immunity in Mice After Allogeneic Gone Marrow Transplantation"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: September 15, 2006
Scientific Consultant,
Flow Cytometery - Midwest,
Beckman Coulter

Castilow (Hamarstrom), Elaine"Mechanisms of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine-Enhanced Disease"
Advisor: Steven Varga, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 13, 2008
Scientific Director,
Hematology/Oncology,
Medscape

Chapman, Nicole"The Related Kinases FAK and Pyk2 Serve Distinct Functions in TCR-mediated T Cell Activation"
Advisor: Jon Houtman, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: September 26, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow,
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Cozine, Cassy"Characterization and Regulation of Isotype Switched B Cells In the Primary Germinal Center Response "
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 5, 2006
Assistant Professor of Biology,
Biology,
Coe College

Cozine, Cassy"Characterization and Regulation of Isotype Switched B Cells In the Primary Germinal Center Response "
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 5, 2006
Assistant Professor of Biology,
Natural Sciences & Mathematics,
University of St. Mary

Crowther, Joy"Pulmonary Surfactant Protein A Interactions with Human Macrophages: Binding and Trafficking of SP-A, and Alteration of the Respiratory Burst"
Advisor: Larry S. Schlesinger, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 11, 2005
Industry Scientist,
R&D,
Nektar Therapeutics

Crowther, Joy"Pulmonary Surfactant Protein A Interactions with Human Macrophages: Binding and Trafficking of SP-A, and Alteration of the Respiratory Burst"
Advisor: Larry S. Schlesinger, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 11, 2005
Freelance Biomedical Writer and Editor
Curtiss, Miranda"Role of Tim-1 in Immune Responses"
Advisor: Paul Rothman, M.D., FACP
Dissertation defense date: April 20, 2011
Fellow-Allergy & Immunology,
Graduate Medical Education-Hospital,
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dandekar, Ajai"The Role of B Cells and Gamma-Delta T Cells in the Pathogenesis of Mouse Hepatitis Virus Induced Demyelination"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 2, 2004
Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,
Microbiology, Pulmonary Medicine,
University of Washington

Davis, Richard"Neutrophil Responses to Infection with Leishmania Parasites: MHC Class II-expression and Parasite Life-stage Interactions"
Advisor: Mary Wilson, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: August 3, 2016
Postdoctoral Associate,
Internal Medicine,
University of Iowa

Erickson, Loren"CD40-Dependent Activation of Murine B Cell Subsets"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 17, 1997
Associate Professor,
Department of Microbiology,
University of Virginia

Esparza, Greg"The Molecular Requirements for Activation of Specific Toll-like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathways"
Advisor: Jerrold Weiss, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 25, 2012
Medical Student,
University of Iowa

Fang, Nan"Regulation of SLP-76 Tyrosin Phosphorylation and its Association with other Molecules"
Advisor: Gary Koretzky, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 2, 1999
Associate Director,
Biotechnology,
Qiagen

Fowler, HailieAdvisor: Christine Petersen, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 18, 2015
Production Scientist,
Integrated DNA Technologies

Fraczek, Laura"Complement Factor H Regulation in the Central Nervous System"
Advisor: Brian Martin, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 30, 2011
Senior Technical Support Scientist,
Abbott Laboratories

Gantt, Kira"The Roles of TgF-Beta and Macrophage-dirived Oxidants in Leishmania chagasi Infections"
Advisor: Mary Wilson, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 29, 2002
Education Program Manager,
Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Gorman, Jacob"Regulation of T Cell Responses by the Surface Receptor Tim-3"
Advisor: John Colgan, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 14, 2014
Senior Scientist I,
Oncology Discovery Group, Immune-Oncology,
AbbVie

Graham, John "CD40-induced TRAF degradation in immune regulation"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 22, 2010
Associate Research Scientist,
The Jackson Laboratory

Grant, Julieann"Tumor Immunotherapy in the RM-1 Mouse Model of Prostate Cancer"
Advisor: Timothy Ratliff, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 19, 2006
Assistant Professor,
Internal Medicine,
University of Michigan Health System

Gravis, Demetrius"Regulation of CREB-mediated Transcription in B Lymphocytes"
Advisor: Arthur Krieg, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 24, 2002
Assistant Professor,
Biology,
Beloit College

Gullicksrud, Jodi" T Cell Factor-1 Regulates CD4+ and CD8+ T Cell Responses in a Stage-specific Manner"
Advisor: Hai-Hui Xue, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 22, 2017
Postdoctoral Researcher,
University of Pennsylvania

Gurung, Prajwal"Regulation Of Immune Responses By Apoptotic Cells"
Advisor: Thomas Griffith, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 12, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Immunology,
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Hadzic, Tanja"The Role of Low-molecular Weight Thiols and Interleukin-2 in T Cell Proliferation"
Advisor: Michael Knudson, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 15, 2004
Drug Development Fellow,
Quintiles

Hamilton, Sara"Primary and secondary CD8+T cell responses after Listeria monocytogenes infection or peptide-coated dendritic cell immunization"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 17, 2003
Assistant Professor,
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology,
University of Minnesota

Haxhinasto, Sokol"Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Synergistic Activation of B Lymphocytes by the B Cell Antigen Receptor and CD40"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 1, 2003
Principal Scientist,
Immunology,
Boehringer Ingelheim

He, Qiong"Mechanism of Linezolid-induced NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation"
Advisor: Fayyaz Sutterwala, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 2, 2012

Hemann, Emily"Pulmonary dendritic cells and CD8 T cells facilitate protection following influenza A virus vaccination and infection"
Advisor: Kevin Legge, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 30, 2014
Postodoctoral Associate,
Department of Immunology,
University of Washington

Herrmann, Tara"Calmodulin Kinase II is Important to Multiple Cellular Processes Required for Dendritic Cell Activation"
Advisor: David Kusner, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 26, 2006
Director of Clinical Strategy,
Solid Tumor Oncology,
Medscape Education

Hornick, Emma"The contributions of NLRs to pathogenic and protective immune responses during influenza virus infection"
Advisor: Fayyaz Sutterwala, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 4, 2018

Hsing (Huang), Yina"Molecular Mechanisms and Functional Consequences of CD40-Mediated NF- kB Activation"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 6, 1999
Assistant Professor,
Pathology,
Dartmouth College

Ingersoll, Sarah "The Role of Complement Anaphylatoxins in CNS Pathology and Glial Cell Function"
Advisor: Brian Martin, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 29, 2010
Senior Associate Scientist,
Amgen

Itani, Farah"Infection with Neuroantigen-encoding Listeria: Induction of CD8 T Cell Responses and Suppression of Demyelinating Disease"
Advisor: Nitin Karandikar, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 11, 2017
Postdoctoral Researcher,
Alios Biopharma Inc.

Jabbari, Ali"Memory CD8 T Cells Responses: Initiation, Early Kinetics, and Secondary Memory Generation"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: February 6, 2006
Associate Professor,
Dermatology,
University of Iowa

Janczy, John"Mechanisms for activation and inhibition of inflammasomes"
Advisor: Fayyaz Sutterwala, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: March 31, 2014
Head of Research and Development,
Nanoly Bioscience, Inc.

Janowski, Ann"Inflammasome-independent role of NLRC4 in suppressing melanoma progression"
Advisor: Fayyaz Sutterwala, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: March 25, 2016
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Internal Medicine,
University of Iowa

Kemp, Troy"TNF-Related Apoptosis Inducing Ligand (TRAIL/Apo-2L): A Novel Mechanism for CpG ODN and BCG-Induced Anti-Tumor Activity"
Advisor: Thomas Griffith, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 14, 2005
Scientist I,
Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.

Khan, Shaniya"The generation and differentiation of memory CD8 T cell responses in health and disease."
Advisor: Vladimir Badovinac, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 22, 2015
Medical Writer,
Advanced Clinical

Kim, Marie"Manipulation of effector and memory CD8 T cells via IL-2-antibody complexes"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 3, 2015
MSTP Student,
MSTP Program,
University of Iowa

Kim, Taeg"Immunopathogensis of Murine Coronavirus-induced Demyelination"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 18, 2004
Research Assistant Professor,
Department of Pathology and Carter Immunology Center,
University of Virginia

Kirsch, Jeffrey"The Role of Intracellular Thiols in Mediating CpG DNA Immunostimulation"
Advisor: Arthur Krieg, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 14, 2000
,
Deceased

Kniewel, Ryan"MS - Expression of CD154 in Mouse B Cells"
Advisor: Arthur Krieg, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 19, 2001
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Biotechnology,
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Knudson, Cory"The impact of robust memory T cell responses against respiratory syncytial virus"
Advisor: Steven Varga, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 17, 2015
Postdoctoral Associate,
Thomas Jefferson University

Kraus, Zachary"TRAF5: A Key Positive Regulator of Lymphocyte Activation"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 7, 2009
Staff Scientist,
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Langlois, Ryan"Plasmacytoid and respiratory dendritic cells control the magnitude of the virus-specific CD8 T cell response to lethal dose influenza virus infections"
Advisor: Kevin Legge, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 12, 2010
Assistant Professor,
Microbiology,
University of Minnesota

Latinis, Kevin"Analysis of Signaling Events Involved with Activation Induced Cell Death in T Cells"
Advisor: Gary Koretzky, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 27, 1997
Assistant Professor,
Allergy, Clinical Immunology, and Rheumatology,
University of Kansas Medical Center

Lees, Jason"Mechanisms of CD8+T-cell tolerance to a prostate antigen"
Advisor: Timothy Ratliff, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 6, 2004
Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Lemke, Caitlin"PRRSV Infection of Neonatal Piglets Induces Immune Dysregulation and Modulation"
Advisor: John Butler, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 11, 2006
Research Scientist,
Internal Medicine,
University of Iowa

Li, Yiyun"Th1 and Th2 Stimuli Differentially Activate Murine B Cells"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 6, 2000
Professor of English,
English,
University of California - Davis

Lin, Wai"TRAF3 regulates B cell survival and IL-6 recepton signaling"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 9, 2015
Postdoctoral Associate,
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Liu, Hsin-Ming"The Potential of Immunostimulatory Oligodeoxynucleotides Containing CPG Motifs as Adjuvants in Tumor Antigen Immunization"
Advisor: George Weiner, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 27, 1998
,
Pharmaceutical Company

Lorentzen, Daniel"A Novel Antimicrobial Mechanism of Cystic Fibrosis and Healthy Airways"
Advisor: William M. Nauseef, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 1, 2009
Associate Attorney,
McKee, Voorhees, & Sease, PLC

Lu, Ping"Identification of Gon4-Like as a Factor that is Essential for B Lymphopoiesis and Capable of Mediating Transcriptional Repression"
Advisor: Paul Rothman, M.D., FACP
Dissertation defense date: August 26, 2010
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Pediatric Ontology,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Makkouk, Amani"Biodegradable Microparticles for In Situ Immunization Against Cancer"
Advisor: George Weiner, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 18, 2014
Scientist,
Pharmacology Group,
Calithera Biosciences

Malik, Zulfiqar"Inhibition of Calcium Signaling Affects Phagosome Maturation and Intracellular Survival of M. Tuberculosis"
Advisor: David Kusner, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: March 30, 2000
Private Practice Physician,
Hematology & Oncology,
Norton Cancer Institute

Mambetsariev, Nurbek"Mechanisms of TRAF3 Mediated Regulation of B Cell Survival"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 13, 2016
Medical Student,
MSTP Program,
University of Iowa

Markes, JhanelleDissertation defense date: December 18, 2015
Martin, Matthew"Time-dependent Alterations in Memory CD8 T Cell Function after Infection"
Advisor: Vladimir Badovinac, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 10, 2015
Postdoctoral Research Scholar,
Pathology,
University of Iowa

Masterson, Joseph"MS - Leishmania chagasi Inhibits CD4+ T Cell Proliferation Down-modulation of CD25 Expression"
Advisor: Mary Wilson, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 21, 2003
Operations Manager,
Biotechnology,
X-Zell Biotech Co. Ltd

McDermott, Daniel"Priming and Tracking the Virus-specific T Cell Response"
Advisor: Steven Varga, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 12, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Immunology & Microbiology,
University of Colorado, Denver

McGill, Jodi"The Role Of Pulmonary Dendritic Cells In Regulating The Antigen-Specific CD8 T Cell Response Following Influenza Virus Infection"
Advisor: Kevin Legge, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: February 17, 2010
Assistant Professr,
Immunology,
Kansas State University

Moore, Carissa"Degradation of TNFR Associate Factors (TRAFs): Characterization and Consequences"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 5, 2006
R & D Scientist,
Biotechnology,
Streck, Inc.

Musci, Michael"The Role of SLP-76 and SLAP-130 in the Regulation of T Cell Antigen Receptor Signal Transduction"
Advisor: Gary Koretzky, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 16, 1997
Private Practive Physician,
Hematology/Oncology,
Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers

Nada, Mohanad"Cancer Immunotherapy with Human Vγ2Vδ2 T Cells"
Advisor: Craig Morita, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 28, 2016
Postdoctoral Research Scholar,
Internal Medicine,
University of Iowa

Nanra, Jasdeep"Developmental and Functional Characteristics of Murine Marginal Zone B Cells"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 17, 2003
Principal Scientist,
Immunology,
Pfizer, Inc.

Ness, Kristin"Cytokine Requirements for the Differentiation and Expansion of IL-17A- and IL-22 Producing Human Vgamma2Vdelta2 T Cells"
Advisor: Craig Morita, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: September 20, 2011
,
Deceased

Netland, Jason"Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Molecular Biology, Pathogenesis, and Vaccine Design "
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 23, 2009
Postdoctoral Associate,
Immunology,
University of Washington

Norian, Lyse"The Transcriptional Regulation of CD95L (Fas Ligand) in Activated T Cell"
Advisor: Gary Koretzky, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 6, 2000
Assistant Professor,
Urology,
University of Iowa

Ontiveros, Evelena"Analysis of mouse hepatitis virus, strain JHM neuropathogenesis using targeted recombinant technology"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 23, 2003
Assistant Professor,
Oncology,
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Parlet, Corey"Mechanisms by which chronic ethanol consumption impairs cutaneous immunity"
Advisor: Annette Schlueter, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 11, 2014
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Department of Microbiology,
University of Iowa

Peri, Delila"Third Generation Monoclonal Antibodies and Their Mechanisms of Action Against B Cell Lymphomas"
Advisor: George Weiner, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 12, 2012
Medical/Technical Writer II,
St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Peters, Anna"Dysregulation of CD40 Signaling Pathways in Enhanced B Cell Activation and Autoimmunity"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 18, 2009
Clinical Fellow,
Pediatric Gastroenterology,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Pham, Nhat-Long"Regulation of Memory CD8 T Cell Differentiation"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 14, 2009
Assistant Professor,
Radiation Oncology,
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Porter, Brandon"Infection, Antigen Presentation, and the CD8+T Cell Response"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: May 16, 2005
Hospitalist,
Internal Medicine,
St. Peter's Hospital

Rosean, Timothy"The Tumor Microenvironment is Critical for the Development of Plasma Cell Neoplasia in Mice"
Advisor: Siegfried Janz, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 13, 2014
Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Research,
University of Virginia

Sarikonda, Ghanashyam"Nonpeptide Antigens and Antigen Presentation to Human Gamma Delta T Cells"
Advisor: Craig Morita, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 4, 2008
Team Lead/Senior Scientist,
Genoptix Inc.

Scorza, Breanna"Interaction of Human Keratinocytes with Leishmania spp.: A Comparative Study of Leishmania infantum and Leishmania major"
Advisor: Mary Wilson, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 12, 2017
Postdoctoral Associate
Scroggins, Sabrina"Generation and Characterization of Regulatory Dendritic Cells for the Amelioration of Acute Graft versus Host Disease"
Advisor: Annette Schlueter, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: September 30, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Obstetrics & Gynecology,
University of Iowa

Shi, Yan"Characterization of an Epstein-Barr Virus-Specific CD8 T Cell Response"
Advisor: Charles Lutz,
Dissertation defense date: September 8, 1997
Associate Professor,
Microbiology & Immunology,
University of Calgary

Shinall, Stephen"Insights into the Immunobiology of the Germinal Center Reaction Gained From Analyses of Germinal Center B-Cell Populations"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: March 15, 2002
Senior Manager,
Regulatory Affairs Advertising and Promotion,
AbbVie (formerly Abbott Laboratories)

Starbeck-Miller, Gabe"The Regulation of CD8 T Cell Responses by Inflammatory Cytokines and FcgammaRIIB"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 17, 2014
Senior Scientist I,
Immuno-Oncology,
AbbVie

Steinke, Farrah"Novel roles for TCF-1 and LEF-1 in directing CD4+ T cell fate and silencing Cd4 genes in CD8+ T cells"
Advisor: Hai-Hui Xue, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: February 13, 2015
Assoiciate Research Scientist,
Kemin Industries

Tabayoyong, William"Engraftment of Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells is Regulated by NK Cells"
Advisor: Nicholas Zavazava, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: March 11, 2010
Fellow,
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Takahashi, Kazuko"Ontogeny and Function of Murine Marginal Zone B Cells"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: August 22, 2000
Instructor,
Yokahama University

Templeton, Steve"Activation, Maturation, and Recruitment of Leukocytes to the CNS during Infection of Mice with Variants of MHV-JHM"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 20, 2007
Assistant Professor,
Microbiology and Immunology,
Indiana School of Medicine - Terre Haute

Thalhofer, Colin"Leishmania infantum chagasi Induces A Dynamic Cellular Inflammatory Response"
Advisor: Mary Wilson, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 22, 2011
Postdoctoral Research Scientist,
AgonOx

Thompson, Christopher"The Role of Macrophage Sphingosine Kinase 1 in Phagocytosis, Phagosome Maturation, and Mycobacterial Infection"
Advisor: David Kusner, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 5, 2005
Assistant Professor,
Biology,
Loyola University - Maryland

Tian, Jun"Platelet Modulation of Immune Responses"
Advisor: Timothy Ratliff, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 4, 2001

Trandem, Kathryn"The Anti-inflammatory Response In Mice With Coronavirus-induced Encephalomyelitis"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 15, 2010
Resident,
Urology,
Baylor College of Medicine

Trujillo, Jonathan"T cell responses to S-glutathionylated and heteroclitic viral epitopes in mice infected with a neurotropic coronavirus"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: February 25, 2013
Resident,
Internal Medicine, PSTP Program,
University of Chicago

Vacaflores Salinas, Aldo"New roles for an old cytokine: Characterizing how exposure to IL-12 alters human CD4 and CD8 T cell responses"
Advisor: Jon Houtman, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 1, 2016
Molecular Lab Director,
Cochabamba, Bloivia

VanOosten (Anderson), Rebecca"Cancer Immunotherapy by TRAIL Induced Apoptosis"
Advisor: Thomas Griffith, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 31, 2007
Associate Biosafety Officer,
Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institutes of Health

Verma, Shilpi"Characterization of murine splenic CD21hiCD23+Bc"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: February 22, 2008
Senior Scientist,
BD Biosciences

Vijay, Rahul"Prostaglandin Modulation of Immune Responses"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: November 16, 2015
Postdoctoral Associate,
Microbiology,
University of Iowa

Wallis, Alicia"TRAF3 as a Regulator of T Lymphocyte Activation"
Advisor: Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: July 11, 2017
Senior Scientist I,
B-MoGen

Wang, Siao-Yi"Interactions Between Complement and Cellular Mediated Mechanisms in Antibody Therapy of Cancer"
Advisor: George Weiner, M.D.
Dissertation defense date: January 29, 2009
Resident,
Internal Medicine,
The University of Chicago

Weiss, Kayla"The induction and regulation of CD4 T cells following respiratory syncytial virus infection"
Advisor: Steven Varga, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 4, 2014
Postdoctoral Associate,
Microbiology and Immunology,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Wheeler, Dorthea"Understanding Microglia in the Immune Response to Mouse Hepatitis Virus Infection"
Advisor: Stanley Perlman, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: October 30, 2017
Student/MSTP Program,
MSTP Program,
University of Iowa

White, Doug"Effector Mechanisms of CD8+ T Cells in Adaptive Immunity to Lysteria Monocytogenes"
Advisor: John Harty, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: December 8, 1998
Director,
Rheumatology Section,
Gundersen Luthern Health Systems

Wolniak, Kristy"Regulation of the Primary Germinal Center B Cell Response in Normal and Autoimmune Mice"
Advisor: Thomas Waldschmidt, Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: June 7, 2005
Assistant Professor,
Northwestern University

Zhao, Lichao"Regulation of Leukocyte Adhesion by an ADAMs Family Membrane Prostease"
Advisor: Morris Dailey, M.D./Ph.D.
Dissertation defense date: April 17, 2000
Assistant Professor,
Pathology,
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center