Competitive Trainee Fellowships

Sarah Wang, Drew Dudley’s lab Notice of Award for her F30 NRSA fellowship from the NIH entitled, “Mechanisms of perivascular melanoma dispersal and survival in the brain.”

Ian Liyayi, Alison Criss’ lab Notice of Award for his F31 NRSA fellowship from the NIH entitled, “Understanding the role of Ngo1049 in subverting host-mediated metal starvation in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.”

Collin Dube, Roger Abounader’s lab First “PWP Scholar” supported by the “Sarah J. Parsons-Michael J. Weber- J. Thomas Parsons (PWP) Fellowship in Oncology Research” endowment in partnership with the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology.

Michael Kovacs, Tajie Harris’s lab NIH F30 fellowship “The role of meningeal lymphatic vasculature in regulating immunity and intracranial pressure during central nervous system infection” 09/07/2021-09/06/2025

Amaris Cardenas, Criss lab NIAID NIH F31 fellowship “Investigating the role of lipooligosaccharide sialylation in Neisseria gonorrhoeae-neutrophil interactions.” 11/01/2021 to 10/31/2023

Ashley Bolte, John Lukens Laboratory NIH F30 “CNS lymphatic dysfunction in traumatic brain injury.” 7/1/20-7/1/23

Jamie Null, Dudley lab NCI F31 fellowship “Fibroblast lineage tracing in metastatic and pre-metastatic microenvironments.” 7/1/2020-7/1/2023

Sayo McCowin, Petri Lab: NIH NIDDK F30 fellowship “Polymorphisms link Protein Kinase C-a to Cryptosporidia susceptibility in 1st year of life” 7/1/20-7/1/24

Jon Suzich, Cliffe Lab: NIH F30 National Eye Institute. The role of repressive nuclear bodies in latent herpes simplex virus infection. July 2019 – June 2022

Erin Weddle, Agaisse Lab: NIH F31. NIAID. Role of the T3SS effector protein IcsB in Shigella flexneri infection. September 2019- August 2022

James McCann, Dudley Lab:  NIH; F31 CA213793 2017-2020 A microRNA mediating vascular directed fibrinolysis and tumor progression

Andrea Daamen, Bender Lab: The American Association of Immunologists; AAI 2018-2019

Alyse Frisbee, Petri Lab: NIAID F 31 Balancing TLR2 and IL-33 immune pathways to protect during epidemic C. difficile infection

Mahmut Parlak, Lorenz Lab:  The American Association of Immunologists; AAI 2017-2018

Kristen Penberthy, Ravichandran Lab: NIH; Role of the PP2A-FoxO1 Axis in Treg Function and Allergic Airway Inflammation

Justin Perry, Ravichandran Lab: CRI Irvington; Regulation of phagocyte physiology during cancer cell clearance

Sho Marioka, Ravichandran Lab:  Kanae Foundation; Boosting apoptotic cell clearance prevents obesity via ameliorating endoplasmic reticulum stress and inflammation

Sarbajeet Nagdas, Kashatus Lab:  NIH; F30 CA220680 Physiological Role of Dynamin-Related Protein 1 in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma 2016-2019

Timothy Rosean, Erickson Lab: The American Association of Immunologists; AAI 2017-2018

Laura Shankman, Ravichandran Lab: American Cancer Society; Fellowship Attenuating Chemotherapy Immune Response through Improved Cell Clearance

Becky Stanhope, Derre Lab: Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) Characterization of a Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane protein as a molecular tether mediating endoplasmic reticulum-inclusion membrane contact sites