Ravichandran Laboratory

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Kodi S. Ravichandran

Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Microbiology

Pinn Hall, Room 4067

University of Virginia

PO Box 800734

Charlottesville, VA 22908

phone: 434-982-2593 Fax: 434-982-1071

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Lab Managers:

, Scott Walk

Scott Walk, M.S.
Laboratory Manager
email: sw7g@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593


, Lisa Haney

Lisa Haney
Laboratory Manager
email: lh2y@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593


Post-Doctoral Fellows:

, Sanja Arandjelovic, Ph.D.

Sanja Arandjelovic, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
email: sa2h@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
My interest lies in understanding the mechanisms by which signaling pathways involved in the clearance of dying cells regulate autoimmune diseases, with particular focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis.


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Iker Etchegaraiy, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
email: jie3c@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
My interest lies in ….


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Claudia Rival, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
email: cmr3b@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
I am interested in investigating the effect of boosting cell clearance on pathological conditions.


Graduate Students:

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Brady Barron
Graduate Student
email: bb9xa@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
I am interested in the connection between the clearance of dead cells and the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes.



Sofia Gasperino
Graduate Student
email: slg7s@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
I’m interested in how apoptotic cells affect macrophage metabolism and signaling within the surrounding tissues.


Shannon Kelley

Shannon Kelley
Graduate Student
email: smk9zp@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
My research interest includes understanding the role of tyrosine phosphorylation in regulating tumor and apoptotic cell clearance by professional and non-professional phagocytes.


, Chris Medina

Chris Medina
Graduate Student
email: cbm2mn@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
I am interested in understanding the metabolite signaling axis between dying cells and the tissue neighborhood and how channels such as Panx1 can regulate this intercellular communication during diseases such as allergic airway inflammation.


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Mike Raymond
Graduate Student
email: mr8yk@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
I am interested in….


Turan Tufan

Turan Tufan
Graduate Student
email: tt7z@virginia.edu
phone: 434-982-2593
My research interest focuses on how the ‘glycome’ of a phagocyte is regulated during phagocytosis.


Undergraduate Students:

Currently none


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