Kris Hogquist is a 2015 inductee into the AHC Academy of Excellence in Health Research.

March 23, 2016

Kris Hogquist is a 2015 inductee into the AHC Academy of Excellence in Health Research.

You can see her plaque on the wall in the PWB/Moos concourse. The citation reads "Kristin Hogquist is widely recognized by the international scientific community for her many important contributions in the field of immunology.  Her work helped to put the University of Minnesota on the map as a major international center for immunology research.”


The AHC Academy of Excellence in Health Research is intended to serve as the highest recognition of excellence in research by AHC faculty. Those selected have enhanced the research identity of the University of Minnesota through sustained nationally- and internationally-recognized biomedical or health-related research in their field. Initiated in 2003 and continuing annually, the Academy for Excellence has 40 inductees in Health Research.  Dr. Hogquist has led the way in T cell development in the thymus. Her lab studies how selection processes shape the T cell repertoire to achieve a highly effective and self-tolerant adaptive immune system.  

To learn more about the Hogqusit lab