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Lyndsay Avery - PhD '18: Tim-3 co-stimulation promotes short-lived effector T cells, restricts... IDM Dissertation Defense
Lyndsay Avery - PhD '18: Tim-3 co-stimulation promotes short-lived effector T cells, restricts...
Wed 4/25/2018 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Scaife Hall

Lyndsay Avery's Dissertation, Tim-3 co-stimulation promotes short-lived effector T cells, restricts memory precursors, and is dispensable for T cell exhaustion, includes findings that have significant implications for the development of anti-Tim-3 antibodies as therapeutic agents. 


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Parichat Duangkhae - PhD '18: Defining Dengue Virus Infection in Human Skin IDM Dissertation Defense
Parichat Duangkhae - PhD '18: Defining Dengue Virus Infection in Human Skin
Tue 4/3/2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Parichat Duangkhae's Dissertation, Defining Dengue Virus Infection in Human Skin, may provide a mechanism for the epidemiologic observation that African ancestry protects against severe dengue. Her findings highlight the importance of skin and the complex interplay between resident and immune skin cell populations in DENV infection and dengue pathogenesis.


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Diana Campbell Delucia - PhD '18: Cellular cholesterol regulation of HIV-1 trafficking during... IDM Dissertation Defense
Diana Campbell Delucia - PhD '18: Cellular cholesterol regulation of HIV-1 trafficking during...
Thu 3/1/2018 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Diana's dissertation, Cellular cholesterol regulation of HIV-1 trafficking during macrophage-mediated trans infection, suggests that targeting the ability of MΦ to drive HIV-1 dissemination in trans could significantly enhance HIV-1 therapeutic strategies. 


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Ben Policicchio - PhD '17 IDM Dissertation Defense
Ben Policicchio - PhD '17
Thu 12/7/2017 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Ben's dissertation, Use of Integrase Inhibitor to Assess the Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Response During Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Rhesus Macaques, hopes to aid in the hunt for an elusive vaccine and/or cure against HIV by showing CD8+ cells kill cells containing virus prior to integration.


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Zach Swan - PhD '16 IDM Dissertation Defense
Zach Swan - PhD '16
Fri 12/9/2016 2:00PM - 4:00PM
A216 Public Health

Zachary Swan of IDM presents a PhD Dissertation Defense entitled "Contributions of Macrophages in Lymph Nodes and Gut Mucosa to SIV Disease Control and Progression”


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