Fulkerson Lab

  • Training in the Lab

    The Fulkerson Lab provides training for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, pediatric fellows, medical students and undergraduate students. We are committed to a team approach to our science and research program and highly value input from all members of the lab. In addition to one-on-one meetings, the members of the Fulkerson Lab meet once a week to review data, discuss ideas and review progress. We also have bimonthly Lunch & Learn sessions in which we gather together to learn about a new technique or delve deeper into a new area of research from invited speakers. Sharing our work with the scientific community is an important aspect of the training experience as it allows us to develop presentation skills and to gain feedback and insight from other knowledgeable investigators.

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  • Current Lab Members

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    + Kaila Schollaert-Fitch, MS

    Kaila (above mid-right) is the lab manager and project lead for the Eosinophil Progenitor Differentiation research. She has been with the Fulkerson Lab since March 2010. She earned her Master’s degree in Microbiology from Indiana University, Bloomington and enjoys baking and traveling.

    + Carine Bouffi, PhD

    Carine (above far left) is a postdoctoral research fellow. She joined the Fulkerson Lab in May 2013. In France, she earned her PhD researching mesenchymal stem cells and their ability to reduce inflammation in arthritis. Her current research projects are focused on gene regulation in eosinophil progenitors using both murine bone marrow and human stem cell culture systems. She loves to cook and play basketball.

    + David Morris, MD

    David (above far right) is a postdoctoral clinical fellow in the Division of Allergy and Immunology. He joined the Fulkerson Lab in July 2013. His research project is focused on characterizing eosinophil progenitors mobilized from the bone marrow in patients with allergy and eosinophilic diseases.

    + Michael Stephens

    Michael is an undergraduate working in the Fulkerson Lab while attending Thomas More College. He is optimizing specific assays, such as the eosinophil peroxidase assay (EPO), for the Eosinophil Progenitor Differentiation research.


  • Daily Life in the Lab

    Lab Meetings
    At the Bench
    2013 SMURRF
    2014 NSRF Award
    Mouse Work
    2013 SURF
    2014 Frank G. Brooks Award
    Tissue Culture
    2013 ARTrust Award
    2014 ARTrust Award
    Flow Cytometry
    Celebrating Achievements
    Data Club
    Lunch and Learn
    Allergy Fellows
 
  • Allergy / Immunology Fellowship

    Our division offers fellowship training in pediatric and adult allergy / immunology in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati. Patricia C. Fulkerson, MD, PhD is a supporter and former fellow of this outstanding program.Read More
  • Pediatric Residency Training Program

    The Pediatric Residency Training Program at Cincinnati Children’s is one of the largest in the country and offers core pediatric and various combined pediatric residencies with fellowship opportunities in numerous subspecialties. Patricia C. Fulkerson, MD, PhD completed a research-track pediatric residency with this exceptional program.Read More
  • Medical Scientist Training Program

    The Medical Scientist Training Program is a combined MD/PhD program run jointly by the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s. Patricia C. Fulkerson, MD, PhD earned her medical and philosophical degrees with this rigorous training program.Read More