Past Students

Name Sort descending Dissertation Started PhD earned Current position
Carla-Maria Alexander T Regulatory Cells and the Germinal Center Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Tina Arkee Role of TRAF3-CD28 Interactions in the Regulation of T Cell Signaling Medical School: University of Iowa (MSTP)
Rebecca Benson Regulation of B lymphocyte activation and apoptosis Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Roger Berton Sepsis-Induced Alterations of Naïve CD8 T Cell Compartment
Mahmood Bilal The Role of Grb2 family members in T cell Receptor (TCR)-mediated signaling events Associate of Pathology, HLA Laboratory Director in Training University of Iowa
Dana Bohan Investigating early events during enveloped RNA virus infection: understanding cell tropism, routes of infection and virus utilization of cellular receptors Scientist I, SARS-CoV-2, Vir Biotechnology
Alexander Boyden Influenza A Virus Induces Regulated T Cell-driven B Cell Responses Assistant Research Scientist, Pathology University of Iowa
Ashley Brate The Role of CNS-Specific CD8+ T cells in Relapsing-Remitting Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Associate Scientist, Cygnal Therapeutics
Erik Brincks Roles for TRAIL in the Immune Response to Influenza Virus Infection Director, Translational Research Lumos Pharma
Kevin Brown Regulation of B Cell Activation by CD40 and the Epstein-Barr Virus Oncoprotein LMP1 Associate Professor, Otolaryngology University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Claire Buchta (Rosean) Mechanisms of TLR Signaling and Cooperation in B Lymphocytes Scientist I, Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc.
Noah Butler Structural and Biological Basis for the Selection of Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Escape Variant Viruses in Mice Infected with a Coronavirus Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa
Lindsey Carlin Natural Killer Cell Activation, Trafficking, and Contribution to Immune Responses to Viral Pathogens Clinical Applications Manager , Miltenyi Biotec
Michael Carlson Humoral Immunity in Mice After Allogeneic Gone Marrow Transplantation Midwest Sales Manager, MaxCyte, Inc.
Elaine Castilow (Hamarstrom) Mechanisms of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine-Enhanced Disease Senior Manager, Scientific Communica Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc
Nicole Chapman The Related Kinases FAK and Pyk2 Serve Distinct Functions in TCR-mediated T Cell Activation Staff Scientist, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Cassy Cozine Characterization and Regulation of Isotype Switched B Cells In the Primary Germinal Center Response Assistant Professor, Biology Coe College
Sequoia Crooks Investigating the basic mechanisms underlying memory CD8 T cell function and persistence Research Associate, Genentech
Miranda Curtiss Role of Tim-1 in Immune Responses Fellow-Allergy & Immunology, Graduate Medical Education-Hospital The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Derek Danahy Polymicrobial sepsis influences CD8 T cell responses and alters host susceptibility to infection and cancer Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology, Agios Pharmaceuticals
Ajai Dandekar The Role of B Cells and Gamma-Delta T Cells in the Pathogenesis of Mouse Hepatitis Virus Induced Demyelination Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine University of Washington
Richard Davis Neutrophil Responses to Infection with Leishmania Parasites: MHC Class II-expression and Parasite Life-stage Interactions Director, Clinical Microbiology Providence Sared Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital
Andrew Dosch The Role of Tim3 on CD8 T cells Following Influenza A Virus Infection
Loren Erickson CD40-Dependent Activation of Murine B Cell Subsets Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology University of Virginia
Greg Esparza The Molecular Requirements for Activation of Specific Toll-like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathways Medical Resident, Christiana Hospital
Nan Fang Regulation of SLP-76 Tyrosin Phosphorylation and its Association with other Molecules Associate Director, Biotechnology Qiagen
Hailie Fowler Production Scientist, Integrated DNA Technologies
Laura Fraczek Complement Factor H Regulation in the Central Nervous System Senior Technical Support Scientist, Abbott Laboratories
Kira Gantt The Roles of TgF-Beta and Macrophage-dirived Oxidants in Leishmania chagasi Infections VT-CALS Grant Coordinator, Virginia Tech
Jacob Gorman Regulation of T Cell Responses by the Surface Receptor Tim-3 Senior Scientist II, Immune-Oncology AbbVie
John Graham CD40-induced TRAF Degradation in Immune Regulation Associate Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory
Julieann Grant Tumor Immunotherapy in the RM-1 Mouse Model of Prostate Cancer Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine University of Michigan Health System
Demetrius Gravis Regulation of CREB-mediated Transcription in B Lymphocytes Assistant Professor, Biology Beloit College
Brett Gross Therapeutic Vaccination for the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer Postdoctoral Associate, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Jodi Gullicksrud T Cell Factor-1 Regulates CD4+ and CD8+ T Cell Responses in a Stage-specific Manner Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
Prajwal Gurung Regulation Of Immune Responses By Apoptotic Cells Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine University of Iowa
Tanja Hadzic The Role of Low-molecular Weight Thiols and Interleukin-2 in T Cell Proliferation Global Head, Clinical Scientists at IQVIA
Sara Hamilton Primary and secondary CD8+T cell responses after Listeria monocytogenes infection or peptide-coated dendritic cell immunization Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology University of Minnesota
Jessica Haverkamp (Tanner) Initiation and Regulation of Effector T Cell Responses in the Prostate Senior Scientist, Merck Research Labs
Sokol Haxhinasto Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Synergistic Activation of B Lymphocytes by the B Cell Antigen Receptor and CD40 Associate Director , Immunology Regeneron
Qiong He Mechanism of Linezolid-induced NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation
Emily Hemann Pulmonary Dendritic Cells and CD8 T Cells Facilitate Protection Following Influenza A Virus Vaccination and Infection Assistant Professor, Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity The Ohio State University
Tara Herrmann Calmodulin Kinase II is Important to Multiple Cellular Processes Required for Dendritic Cell Activation Associate Director of Scientific Training, AstraZeneca
Emma Hornick The Contributions of NLRs to Pathogenic and Protective Immune Responses during Influenza Virus Infection Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa
Yina Hsing (Huang) Molecular Mechanisms and Functional Consequences of CD40-Mediated NF- kB Activation Associate Professor, Dartmouth School of Medicine
Sarah Ingersoll The Role of Complement Anaphylatoxins in CNS Pathology and Glial Cell Function Scientist II, Nektar Therapeutics
Farah Itani Infection with Neuroantigen-encoding Listeria: Induction of CD8 T Cell Responses and Suppression of Demyelinating Disease Scientist, Cellular Immunology Johnson & Johnson
Ali Jabbari Memory CD8 T Cells Responses: Initiation, Early Kinetics, and Secondary Memory Generation Associate Professor, Dermatology University of Iowa
John Janczy Mechanisms for Activation and Inhibition of Inflammasomes Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Ann Janowski (Miller) Inflammasome-independent Role of NLRC4 in Suppressing Melanoma Progression Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oncology University of Iowa