Binstadt Lab

The Binstadt Lab

Graduate Students and Post Doctoral Fellows in the lab are working on understanding the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases with particular emphasis on immune-mediated cardiovascular disease.

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Graduate Students

Stefanie Haasken, Ph.D.

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Program: 
MICaB
Defense Year:2012
Advisor:Bryce Binstadt
Dissertation Title: "Immunity and Tolerance in the K/BxN Model of Spontaneous Arthritis and Endocarditis"

Current Position: Proposal Writer, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)
Contact Info: shaasken@sitcancer.org


 

Lee Meier, Ph.D.

Lee Meier
Program: 
MICaB
Defense Year:2019
Advisor:Bryce Binstadt
Dissertation Title: "Defining Mechanisms of Inflammation and Fibrosis in Cardiac Valve Disease"

Current Position: Medical student, University of Minnesota Medical School
Contact Info:  meie0158@umn.edu   
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Post Doctoral Fellows

Rachel Graham, Ph.D.

Rachel Graham

Fellowship dates: 2018-2019
Research Emphasis
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Rachel worked on single-cell RNA sequencing including the filtering and mapping of large datasets (Bash), and statistical analysis and visualization (R) in serum transferred arthritis treated with and without ultrasound on the spleen.  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-08721-0  

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Hubert H Lim Lab, University of Minnesota 
Contact Info: rgraham@umn.edu 
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Patricia Hobday, MD

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Fellowship dates: 2013-2014
Research Emphasis
:  
Fcγ receptor III and Fcγ receptor IV on macrophages drive autoimmune valvular carditis in mice. 
Macrophage scavenger receptor 1 (Msr1, SR-A) influences B cell autoimmunity by regulating soluble autoantigen concentration.

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Minnesota 
Contact Info: hobd0007@umn.edu 

 

 

Research Associates

Raini Dutta, Ph.D.

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Research Associate 2016-2017
Laboratory of Bryce Binstadt

Research Emphasis/PublicationsLiaison between Medtronic and UOM (Dept. of Biomedical engineering and CFI) for a DARPA funded project for establishing the therapeutic effectiveness of a proprietary medical device on the peripheral nerve to treat inflammatory conditions.

Current Position: Staff Toxicologist, Supply Chain Engineering, Wright Medical Group, Bloomington, MN
Contact Info: rainidutta@gmail.com
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