Mueller Lab Graduate Student Alumni

Graduate Students

Jody Bonnervier, Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2003
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Regulation of Primary CD4 T Cell Cycle Progression."

Current PositionScientist, R & D Systems, Minneapolis, MN
Contact:Jody.Bonnevier@rndsystems.com


Lokeshchandra Kaleker, Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2016
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "The Role of Anergy in Peripheral Tolerance."

Current PositionPost Doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco
Contact Info: Lokeshchandra.Kalekar@ucsf.edu
 

 

Erika Nell Malvey-Dorn, M.D., Ph.D.

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Program: Microbiology
Defense Year: 1998
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "The Functional Consequences of T Cell Tolerance Induction In Vivo."

Current PositionPediatrician, President and CEO, All About Children Pediatrics, Minneapolis, MN
Contact Info952-943-8200


David Richards, Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2004
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Examining the Role of Foreign-mHAg-Specific CD4(+)T Cells and Foreign-MHC-Specific CD8(+) T cells in the Development of Obliterative Airways Disease Following Transplantation."

Current PositionHead of Immunology, Immunology Department, Apogenix GmbH, Im Neuenheimer Feld 584, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
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Stacy Dalheimer Sandquist, M.S.

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Program:  
Defense Year: 2006
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Sharing of Class I MHC Molecules between Donor and Host Promotes the Infiltration of Allografts by mHAg-reactive CD8 T Cells."

Current PositionScientist, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
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Shirdi Schmiel, Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2017
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Analysis of Adenosine 2a Receptors During the Immune Recognition of Foreign and Self-Antigens"

Current PositionPost Doctoral Fellow, Linda Sherman Lab, The Scripps Research Inst., San Diego, CA
Contact Info: letr0003@gmail.com
 

 

David Telander, M.D., Ph.D.

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Program: MIMP
Defense Year: 1998
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Clonal Anergy: Its Biochemical Basis and Functional Consequences."

Current PositionSurgeon at Retinal Consultants Medical Group, Inc., Sacramento, CA
Contact Info:  adminmailbox@retinalmd.com


Tracy Vanasek, Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2004
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Cell Cycle Progression Regulates in vivo Clonal Anergy Induction."

Current Position: Regulatory and Technical Director at RES Specialty Pyrotechnics, Minneapolis, MN
Contact: tracy.vanasek@respyro.com 


Cory Yarke, M.D., Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2007
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Regulation of CD4+ T Cell Clonal Expansion by TCR and CD28 Signaling"

Current Position: Internal Medicine Specialist, St Cloud Hospital,  St Cloud, Minnesota 
Contact(320) 251-2700

Ruan Zhang, Ph.D.

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Program: MICaB
Defense Year: 2007
Advisor: Dan Mueller
Dissertation Title: "Regulation of CD4+ T Cell Activation, Proliferation and Anergy Induction by the E3 Ligase Cbl-b."

Current PositionScientist II at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
ContactRuan_Zhang@dfci.harvard.edu