Current postdoctoral fellows affiliated with the Immunology Program are listed below. Please click on their names to view more infromation about them.

 

Name Mentor Projects
E-mail
Kelsi Anderson Mary O'Riordan

Define the role of chloride flux on the vacuole environment and escape of L. monocytogenes;
Determine how LLO is regulated in response to chloride flux; Identify the role of CFTR trafficking in intracellular infection

kelsiand@umich.edu
Megan Ballinger Theodore Standiford Examining the role of cAMP compartmentalization in host defense functions of alveolar macrophages;  Examining the increased susceptibility to bacterial infections of the lung in newborn compared to adult rats mnhender@umich.edu
William F. Carson Steven Kunkel Sepsis; CD4+ T cells; Lymphocyte/Monocyte Precursors & Progenitors; Granulomatous Lung Inflammation
 
wfcarson@umich.edu
Karen Angelica Cavassani Steven Kunkel Role of Tregs in the immunossupression observed in post-septic immune system/ kcavassa@umich.edu
Rafael Contreras-Galindo David Markovitz Endogenous retrovirus, HERV-K, breast cancer and lymphoma, replication of endogenous retroviruses, association of HERV-K to breast cancer and lymphoma
rafaelc@med.umich.edu
Jamison Grailer Peter Ward

Cell culture, ELISA, mouse models, in vitro assays, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, RT-PCR, Western blot

jgrailer@umich.edu

Toshihiro Ito
Steven Kunkel

The role of Notch system during pulmonary granuloma formation (BCG/Schistosoma mansoni egg; Th1/Th2 granuloma)

toshihir@umich.edu

Sihyug Jang

Nicholas Lukacs

Roles of dendritic cells and notch signaling in RSV and allergy mouse model.

sihyug@umich.edu
Deanna Kulpa Kathleen Collins

MHC-I trafficking in marophages

kulpadea@umich.edu
Philip Lapinski Philip King

Function of RASA1 in T cell development and function, as well as in maintenance of lymphatic channels

philipel@umich.edu

Ana Paula Moreira

Cory Hogaboam

The involvement of TLR6 during Aspergillus fumigatus-induced asthma; Role of Serum amyloid P in macrophages activating events in chronic fungal asthma.

anapaula@umich.edu
Sumanta Mukherjee Nicholas Lukacs

Real Time PCR (Taqman and Sybr Green), Cytokine Multiplex, Co-Immunoprecipitation, Westerns, Immunocytochemistry and Intracellular cytokine staining

sumanta@umich.edu
Julie Rumble Benjamin Segal

EAE and cytokines

jrumble@umich.edu
Matthew Schaller Steven Kunkel

Role of Notch in antigen driven chronic lung inflammation; Impact of immunological signals on adult stem cells

mschalle@umich.edu
Tomomi Toubai Pavan Reddy

The pathophysiology of graft-versus host disease and graft-versus-leukemia effect in allogeneic hematopoetic stem cell transplantation,GVHD, GVL, antigenpresenting cells, DC vaccine, cross presentation, CD94+T cells, MSC

tomomit@umich.edu
Shanshan Wan Weiping Zou & Theodore Welling

Patient-derived Tumor Xenograft (PDX) Models, Mouse models, Flow cytometry, Cell sorting, ELISA, Western Blotting, Real-time PCR, microRNA PCR, Bioinformatic analysis

shawan@umich.edu
Neil Warner Gabriel Nunez

Nod2, innate immune response, protein-protein interactions, post translation modifications

neilwarn@umich.edu
Zbigniew Zaslona Peters-Golden Regulation of macrophage alternative regulation by eicosanoids
zaslona@umich.edu
Ende Zhao Weiping Zou Bone marrow and Treg cells; Homeostasis of human T cells; Senescence of human T cells; Th17 cells and immunity endezhao@umich.edu
Lingqiao Zhu Cheong-Hee Chang

Role of RasGRP1 and Notch in thymocyte-selected CD4+ T cell development

zhulin@umich.edu



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