Student Highlights

Fellowships / Grants

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

Tiffany Shi, 2020
Role: PI
Project Title: Single Cell Analysis of Alloreactive CD8+ T Cells in Kidney Transplant Rejection

Jake Stevens, 2020
Project Title: CD8+ tissue-resident immunity to primary and heterotypic Influenza A controlled by commensal microbiota

Pablo Alarcon, 2019
Role: PI
Project Title: Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Influenza Infection Severity

Angela Cannata, 2019
Project Title: Mucosal Associated Invariant T cells in the Obese-asthma endotype

2023 Publications

Oates JR, Sawada K, Giles DA, Alarcon PC, Damen MSMA, Szabo S, Stankiewicz TE, Moreno-Fernandez ME, Divanovic S. Thermoneutral housing shapes hepatic inflammation and damage in mouse models of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Front Immunol. 2023 Feb 17;14:1095132. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2023.1095132 PMID: 36875069

Rossi AP, Tremblay S, Castro-Rojas CM, Burg AA, Roskin KM, Gehman JM, Rike-Shields A, Alloway RR, Brailey P, Allman D, Hildeman DA, Woodle ES. Effects of in vivo CXCR4 Blockade and Proteasome Inhibition on Bone Marrow Plasma Cells in HLA Sensitized Kidney Transplant Candidates. Am J Transplant. 2023 Mar 3:S1600-6135(23)00307-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajt.2023.02.022. PMID: 36871629

Wilburn AN, McAlees JW, Haslam DB, Graspeuntner S, Schmudde I, Laumonnier Y, Rupp J, Chougnet CA, Deshmukh H, Zacharias WJ, König P, Lewkowich IP. Delayed Microbial Maturation Durably Exacerbates Th17 Driven Asthma in Mice. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2023 Jan 9. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2022-0367OC. PMID: 36622830

Li G, Song B, Singh H, Surya Prasath VB, Leighton Grimes H, Salomonis N. Decision level integration of unimodal and multimodal single cell data with scTriangulate. Nat Commun. 2023 Jan 25;14(1):406. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-36016-y. PMID: 36697445

Cazares TA, Rizvi FW, Iyer B, Chen X, Kotliar M, Bejjani AT, Wayman JA, Donmez O, Wronowski B, Parameswaran S, Kottyan LC, Barski A, Weirauch MT, Prasath VBS, Miraldi ER. maxATAC: Genome-scale transcription-factor binding prediction from ATAC-seq with deep neural networks. PLoS Comput Biol. 2023 Jan 31;19(1):e1010863. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010863. eCollection 2023 Jan. PMID: 36719906

Virolainen SJ, VonHandorf A, Viel KCMF, Weirauch MT, Kottyan LC. Gene-environment interactions and their impact on human health. Genes Immun. 2023 Feb;24(1):1-11. doi: 10.1038/s41435-022-00192-6. Epub 2022 Dec 30. PMID: 36585519. Review.

Ando S, Perkins CM, Sajiki Y, Chastain C(MS), Valanparambil RM, Wieland A, Hudson WH, Hashimoto M, Ramalingam SS, Freeman GJ, Ahmed R, Araki K. mTOR regulates T cell exhaustion and PD-1-targeted immunotherapy response during chronic viral infection. J Clin Invest. 2023 Jan 17;133(2):e160025. doi: 10.1172/JCI160025. PMID: 36378537

Catli G, Gao W(MS), Foley C, Özyilmaz B, Edeer N, Diniz G, Losekoot M, van Doorn J, Dauber A, Dundar BN, Wit JM, Hwa V. Atypical STAT5B deficiency, severe short stature and mild immunodeficiency associated with a novel homozygous STAT5B Variant. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2023 Jan 1;559:111799. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2022.111799. Epub 2022 Oct 17. PMID: 36265659

Eshleman EM, Shao TY, Woo V, Rice T, Engleman L, Didriksen BJ, Whitt J, Haslam DB, Way SS, Alenghat T. J Clin Invest. 2023 Feb 15;133(4):e162190. doi: 10.1172/JCI162190. Intestinal epithelial HDAC3 and MHC class II coordinate microbiota-specific immunity. PMID: 36602872