Current Immunology Grant Trainees

 

2019-2020 T32 Training Grant Recipients

Bolivar-wagers
Sara Bolivar Wagers
boliv004@umn.edu

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD./PhD), 2016
Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student 2018
Mentor: Bruce Blazar

Research Interest: Transplant immunology; regulatory T cell immunotherapy for the treatment or prevention of acute Graft Versus Host Disease.



pomeroy
Emily Pomeroy
epomeroy@umn.edu

Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student, 2016
Mentor: Branden Moriarty

Research Interest: Basic biology of NK cells and implications for their use in immunotherapy

 

Rhee 
Stephanie Y. Rhee
rheex016@umn.edu

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD./PhD), 2015
Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student 2017
Mentor: Bruce Blazar

Research Interest: Transplantation immunobiology, with a specific focus on interventions to prevent and treat chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) 


 

F Sjaastad
Frances Sjaastad
sjaas004@umn.edu

Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student 2016
Mentor: Thomas Griffith

Research Interest:Understanding the mechanisms responsible for sepsis-induced immune suppression

 

L sjaastad
Lucy Sjaastad
sjaas005@umn.edu

Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student 2017
Mentor: 
Mike Farrar

Research Interest: Development and function of regulatory T-cells

 

titcombe
Phillip Titcombe
titco008@umn.edu

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD./PhD), 2017
Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student 2018
Mentor: Dan Mueller

Research Interest:  Self-specific B cell evolution in autoimmunity