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Altman Lab
Amnon Altman, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Amnon Altman, Ph.D., and his team study T lymphocytes—white blood cells formed in the thymus that are essential in the body’s fight against infection and disease.

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Ay Lab
Ferhat Ay, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Institute Leadership Asst. Prof. of Computational Biology, Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Ferhat Ay, Ph.D., works to understand gene regulation in complex organisms and diseases.

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Benedict Lab
Christopher Benedict, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research

Christopher Benedict, Ph.D., studies the strategies that viruses use to escape detection by our immune system.

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Cheroutre Lab
Hilde Cheroutre, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Hilde Cheroutre, Ph.D., and her team study the development, function, and regulation of T lymphocytes, a type of white blood cells.

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Croft Lab
Michael Croft, Ph.D.
Director, Scientific Affairs
Professor, Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation

Michael Croft, Ph.D., and his team focus on a number of molecules that are members of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and tumor necrosis factor receptor (TNFR) family.

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Crotty Lab
Shane Crotty, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research

Shane Crotty, Ph.D., and his team study immunity against infectious diseases. They investigate how the immune system remembers infections and vaccines.

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Hedrick Lab
Catherine Hedrick, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Catherine "Lynn" Hedrick, Ph.D., and her lab members study and target monocytes to aid in the prevention of cancer. The lab also investigates neutrophil heterogeneity in cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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Hogan Lab
Patrick Hogan, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Patrick Hogan, Ph.D., studies cells at the nano level – seeking to understand how protein-protein interactions on the submicroscopic scale can have gargantuan impacts on human health and disease.

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Kawakami Lab
Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation

Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D., and his team study allergic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy, and atopic dermatitis.

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Kronenberg Lab
Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D.
President & Chief Scientific Officer
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research

Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D., and his team study T cells – white blood cells responsible for recognizing and responding to foreign invaders, such as microbes.

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Ley Lab
Klaus Ley, M.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation

Klaus Ley, M.D., and his team study inflammation in health and disease. The lab is focused on mechanisms by which immune cells reach sites of inflammation, as well as investigating atherosclerosis.

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Peters Lab
Bjoern Peters, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Bjoern Peters, Ph.D., and his lab members are focused on the development of computational tools to address fundamental questions in immunology.

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Rao Lab
Anjana Rao, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Anjana Rao, Ph.D., focuses on understanding how signaling pathways control gene expression, using T cells and other cells of the immune system as models.

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Saphire Lab
Erica Saphire, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research

Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D., studies, at the molecular level, how and why viruses are pathogenic. This work provides the roadmap for medical defense.

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Schoenberger Lab
Stephen Schoenberger, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Stephen Schoenberger, Ph.D., is focused on achieving a mechanistic understanding of the generation and regulation of T cell responses in the context of in vivo infection and tumor development.

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Sette Lab
Alessandro Sette, Dr.Biol.Sci.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research

Alessandro Sette, Dr. Biol. Sci., defines in chemical terms the specific structures (epitopes) that the immune system recognizes and uses this knowledge to measure and understand immune responses.

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Sharma Lab
Sonia Sharma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Sonia Sharma, Ph.D., and her lab members lead unbiased, genome-scale approaches to unravel innate immunity, the body’s early immune response to microbial pathogens and neoplastic cells.

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Shresta Lab
Sujan Shresta, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research

Sujan Shresta, Ph.D., and her team study the immunology and virology of mosquito-borne human pathogens such as dengue virus and Zika virus.

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Vijayanand Lab
Pandurangan Vijayanand, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
William K. Bowes Distinguished Professor, Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Pandurangan Vijayanand, M.D., Ph.D., and his lab members employ genomics tools to understand, diagnose and treat pulmonary disease such as asthma, lung cancer and infectious diseases, including the novel coronavirus.

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von Herrath Lab
Matthias Von Herrath, M.D.
Professor
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation

Matthias von Herrath, M.D., is committed to clinical translation of immune-based interventions in autoimmune and metabolic diseases, the latter in particular being an exciting emerging field.

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