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Nisha Nagarsheth
e-mail address: nnagarsh@umich.edu

Mentor: Weiping Zou, MD, PhD

Research Description

I am focusing on the epigenetic regulation of the chemokines CXCL9 and CXCL10, in the context of  tumor development, tissue homeostasis, and T cell responses.



Kryczek I1, Lin Y1, Nagarsheth N1, Peng D, Zhao L, Zhao E, Vatan L, Szeliga W, Dou Y, Owens S, Zgodzinski W, Majewski M, Wallner G, Fang J, Huang E, Zou W. Th22 cells shape colorectal cancer stemness via epigenetic regulation. Immunity. 2014; 40(5):772-84.

Mousseau G, Clementz MA, Bakeman WN, Nagarsheth N, Cameron M, Shi J, Baran P, Fromentin R, Chomont N, Valente ST. An analog of the natural steroidal alkaloid cortistatin A potently suppresses Tat-dependent HIV transcription. Cell Host & Microbe. 2012; 12(1):97-108. PMCID: PMC3403716.



Nagarsheth N, Lin Y, Kryczek I, Dou Y, Zou W. Th22/IL-22 reshapes human colon cancer stemness. 26th Annual Moses Gunn Research Conference, Ann Arbor, April 2013

Nagarsheth N, Quintyne NJ. Devising a Noncancerous Model System to Study Multipolar Spindle Formation. American Society for Cell Biology: San Diego, CA 2010


The Miller Fund Award for Innovative Immunology Research, 2014

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Individual Predoctoral Fellow (Parent F31), 2014

NSF Honorable Mention, 2011 and 2012

Bernard Maas Fellow, 2011



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