Tina Arkee, M6G



MSTP Learning Community: Flocks

MSTP Entry Date: June 1, 2014

PhD Program:



Gail Bishop, MD

Roles of TRAF3 in regulation of T lyphocyte biology

Thesis Defense:  December 15, 2021


2016-2018 - MSTP Wellness Committee

2018-2020 - MSTP Wellness Committee (Co-Chair)

2016-2017 - MSTP Recruitment Committee

2016-2017 - MSTP Applicant Task Force

2017-2018 - APSA Midwest Regional Meeting Planning Committee

2020-2021 - MSTP Wellness Committee


2015 - Carol A. Bowman Creative Writing Contest - Honorable Mention

2018 - AAI Trainee Abstract Award

2019 - TNF Superfamily Conference Trainee Travel Award

2019 - UI CCOM Trainee Scholar Travel Award

2021 - Ballard-Seashore Dissertation Fellowship Fall 2021

2021 - AAI Trainee Abstract Award


2018 Spring - MICR 3112/MICR 3164: Pharmacy Microbiology/Nursing Microbiology


2013 - BS, Microbiology & Immunology - University of California at Irvine


ORCiD: 0000-0003-4983-8958

Arkee T, Bishop GA. TRAF family molecules in T cells: Multiple receptors and functions. J Leukoc Biol. 2020 Jun;107(6):907-915. doi: 10.1002/JLB.2MR1119-397R. Epub 2019 Nov 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 31749173; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7239704.

Rogers KJ, Shtanko O, Stunz LL, Mallinger LN, Arkee T, Schmidt ME, Bohan D, Brunton B, White JM, Varga SM, Butler NS, Bishop GA, Maury W. Frontline Science: CD40 signaling restricts RNA virus replication in Mϕs, leading to rapid innate immune control of acute virus infection. J Leukoc Biol. 2021 Feb;109(2):309-325. doi: 10.1002/JLB.4HI0420-285RR. Epub 2020 May 22. PubMed PMID: 32441445; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7774454.

Arkee T, Hostager BS, Houtman JCD, Bishop GA. TRAF3 in T Cells Restrains Negative Regulators of LAT to Promote TCR/CD28 Signaling. J Immunol. 2021 Jun 18;. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2001220. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34145060; NIHMSID:NIHMS1700091.

Li H, Hostager BS, Arkee T, Bishop GA. Multiple mechanisms for TRAF3-mediated regulation of the T cell costimulatory receptor GITR. J Biol Chem. 2021 Aug 18;297(3):101097. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101097. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34418432; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8441216.