Research in Progress

Research-in-Progress (RIP) is a place for graduate students and postdocs to present their ongoing research results and to receive feedback from other researchers (i.e. students, postdocs, faculty). Questions and discussions provide technical solutions and help bring new ideas to current research. Lunch is provided.

Every Wednesday in MR6, Rm 3501, from 12pm to 1pm (unless otherwise indicated).

RIP — Fall 2018
Sept. 26 Stephanie Melchor
Ewald Lab
title: “Toxoplasma gondii induces IL-1 dependent cachexia and liver fibrosis in mice.”
Oct. 3 Maura Belanger
Pompano Lab
title: “Staining of primary splenocytes with bright blue fluorescent boron-based nanoparticles”
Oct. 10 Michael Schappe
Desai Lab
title: “Corpses for Charon: regulation of phagosome maturation during apoptotic cell clearance”
Oct. 17 Oscar Onyema
Krupnick Lab
title: “Downregulation of Alloimmunity by Eosinophils as a Unique Method of Immunosuppression for the Lung Allograft”
Oct. 24 Jeffrey Wilson
Platts-Mills Lab
title: “Clinical and epidemiologic investigations into the α-Gal syndrome: insights into IgE sensitization to galactose-α-1,3-galactose and implications beyond food allergy?”
Oct. 31 Aaron Stevens
Bullock Lab
title: “Vaccination controls tumor growth through in situ modulation of T cells”
Nov. 7 Awndre Gamache
Brown Lab
title: “Self-awareness drives NK cell activation and host resistance to murine cytomegalovirus infection
Nov. 14 Robin Lindsay
Engelhard Lab
title: “Do innate immune cells alter T cell presence within the tumor microenvironment?”
Nov. 28 Jake Eccles
Woodfolk Lab
title: “Human Rhinovirus Infection Highlights B-cell Effector Memory”
Dec. 5 Aditi Upadhye
McNamara Lab
title: “Chemokine receptor regulation of B-1 cell natural antibody production”
Dec. 12 Jelena Medved
Luckey Lab
title: “Pou6f1 – A Novel Regulator of Immune Memory

 

RIP — Spring 2019
Jan. 16 Anthony Rodriguez
Engelhard Lab
title: “Adaptive and innate immunity polarize cancer-associated fibroblasts into organizer cells that orchestrate tumor-associated tertiary lymphoid structure formation”
Jan. 23 Bocheng Yin
Ewald Lab
title: “Proteomic study on various interesting micro-structures aided by precise spatial labeling”
Jan. 30 Jhansi Leslie
Petri Lab
title: “Unraveling the Role of Histo-Blood Group Antigens in Susceptibility to Gastrointestinal Pathogens”
Feb. 6 Abhinav Arneja
Luckey Lab
title: “Cytokine signaling regulation of memory CD8+ T lymphocyte homeostatic self-renewal”
 
Feb. 27 Marit Melssen
Engelhard/Slingluff Lab
title: “Integrin expression on tumor infiltrating CD8 T cells affects differentiation state and functional capacity”
Mar. 6 Claire Rosean
Rutkowski Lab
title: “Commensal dysbiosis enhances breast cancer dissemination and promotes resistance to immunotherapy”
Mar. 13 Xiaoyu Zhao
Ewald Lab
title: “The inflammatory caspase response to Toxoplasma gondii infection in BMDCs”
Mar. 20 Morgan Simpson
Petri Lab
title: “Investigating the Role of TLR2 Signaling in Exacerbation of Clostridium difficile Colitis”
Mar. 27 Amanda Lulu
Engelhard Lab
title: “Investigating the basis for pre-existing immune memory in healthy individuals to cancer-associated phosphopeptides”
Apr. 3 Andrea Daamen
Bender Lab
title: “c-Myb is critical for maintenance of glucose metabolism and proliferation across the pre-BCR checkpoint”
Apr. 10 Marissa Gonzales
Bullock Lab
title: “TBA”
Apr. 17 Tzu-Yu Feng
Rutkowski Lab
title: “TBA”
Apr. 24 Iker Etchegaray
Ravichandran Lab
title: “TBA”
May 1 Alyse Frisbee
Petri Lab
title: “TBA”
May 15 Philip Seegren
Desai Lab
title: “TBA”
May 22 Allie Donlan
Petri Lab
title: “TBA”
Maureen Cowan
Harris Lab
title: “TBA”
May 29 Jack Cronk
Brown Lab
title: “TBA”
Anupam Prakash

Luckey Lab
title: “TBA”