Mescher Lab Post Doctoral Fellow Alumni

Post Doctoral Fellows

Pujya Agarwal, Ph.D

Jodi Goldberg, Ph.D.


Fellowship dates: 1998-2002
Research EmphasisIn vivo augmentation of tumor-specific CTL responses by class I/peptide antigen complexes on microspheres (large multivalent immunogen).

Current Position: Professor of Biology, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
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Lynn Heltemes-Harris, Ph.D.


Fellowship dates: 2009-2015
Research Emphasis:  Cutting edge: IL-12 and type I IFN differentially program CD8 T cells for programmed death 1 re-expression levels and tumor control.

Current Position: Senior Research Associate, Center for Immunology, Farrar Lab, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
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Royce Robinson-Lawler, Ph.D.


Fellowship dates: 1993-1995
Research Emphasis

Current Position: Homemaker, Minneapolis, MN
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Elena Savelieva, Ph.D.


Fellowship dates: 1993-1996
Research Emphasis:  Stimulation of tumor-specific immunity using tumor cell plasma membrane antigen.

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Xiaodan Wang, M.D., Ph.D.


Fellowship dates: 2012-2016
Research Emphasis
: Microarray gene expression analysis, Cellular Immunology (including bone marrow chimeras, organ culture, intra-thymic injection, adoptive transfer, rare cell enrichment.

Current Position: Flow Cytometry Core Manager, University of Minnesota
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Paul Weaver, Ph.D.


Fellowship dates: 1997-2001
Research Emphasis

Current Position: Patent Agent, Kagan Binder Intellectual Property Attorneys, Stillwater, MN
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